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Fertility Infertility Issues

March 6, 2018

Infertility can basically be defined in two ways. The first definition- most commonly used by experts- can best be described as indifferent and stoic. This definition usually sounds something like this: “Infertility is the result of not being able to get pregnant after a year or more of trying to conceive.” The second definition is […]

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Fertility Infertility Issues

March 6, 2018

Thriving with polycystic ovarian syndrome does NOT begin and end with metformin and glucophage. In fact, these medications are often used indiscriminately by physicians too busy to actually treat the myriad hormonal imbalances affecting a polycystic woman. In fact, the diagnosis itself is problematic since it is really just a term used to mean a […]

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Fertility Infertility Issues

March 5, 2018

Six years is a long time to wait for a baby. Six years of infertility. Six years of heartbreak, depression, anger, and fear. Heartbreak, as procedure after procedure fails. Depression, as your role of wife and daughter diminishes at your failure to reproduce. Anger, as you question why your God has forsaken you. Fear, that […]

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Should the Morning after Pill be used to Prevent Pregnancy – No

March 5, 2018

What a concept! Take a pill, and reverse conception! The morning-after pill does not always prevent pregnancy. Often, it may abort a pregnancy instead. Although it has been labeled an EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTIVE, this after-the-fact pharmaceutical is not a contraceptive. Usually, it does not prevent conception at all, although it may terminate a fertilized embryo. Seen […]

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Fertility Infertility Issues

March 5, 2018

Some people would say, “Of course there’s a link between infertility and depression. Wouldn’t you be depressed if you tried to conceive and couldn’t?” Point well taken. As the layers of this subject are peeled back, and the nature of this “relationship” is revealed, more relevant points will be made, and hopefully, a better understanding […]

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Should the Morning after Pill be used to Prevent Pregnancy – Yes

March 5, 2018

The morning after pill is a medical invention that has caused much debate. Some agree it is a wonderful invention that should be as easily obtained as any other birth control while some pro-life debaters claim the pill should never be prescribed. The debate is if the morning after pill is an early form of […]

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Should the Morning after Pill be used to Prevent Pregnancy – Yes

March 4, 2018

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could bring the rights of women in the USA up to speed? The country claims to be establishing democracy and votes for women in Iraq and Afghanistan and still makes a woman’s right to control her own body a matter of debate. This happens in a nation that rejects […]

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Is Internet Sperm Donating the Wave of the Future

March 4, 2018

With huge costs in dealing with the sperm banks, and scandals associated with some of them, such as less than scrupulous sperm dealers, Internet donating is certainly becoming a wave of the future.  With the explosive growth in the Internet-almost everybody is on it-and accessing information as easily as punching in a few strokes of a […]

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Fertility Infertility Issues

March 4, 2018

All joking aside, you obviously need a willing partner! This is not something you can force someone into. My husband was resistant to any kind of testing; he was, and is, adamant that our fertility issues are not attributed to him. (Not to make him out to be the bad guy – I have a […]

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Mitochondrial Disease and Ivf

March 4, 2018

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a technique that bypasses some forms of fertility by manually combining egg and sperm outside the womb, and then implanting the embryo in the uterus to be carried to term by the mother. Researchers have recently honed the technique in attempts to also use it to limit inherited diseases. Some […]

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