We have developed strong opinions about the value of honesty in relationships. In a word, honesty is crucial. Crucial is derived from the same word that means crux. And honesty really is the crux of the matter in close relationships.
Trying to Conceive
My husband is driving me crazy; so much I sit here writing on the verge of tears.We have been trying to conceive for only 3 months. Just 2 days ago, my husband dumped on me his frustration/impatience about becoming pregnant and how he doesn't feel like even having sex anymore.
Infertility is a common but frequently treatable condition. It affects one couple out of six and becomes more common with increasing age. When should you see a specialists? How can you be prepared for that appointment? Be your own best advocate with a basic knowledge of the comprehensive infertility evaluation, even before going to the doctor.
Assisted reproductive technologies (ART) is a blanket term used to cover in vitro fertilization (IVF) and other procedures designed to produce pregnancy if other methods have been unsuccessful. Learn about IVF -- from ovary stimulation to embryo replacement and procedures such as ICSI and GIFT.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine problem in women, affecting 5 to 7.5 percent of reproductive-aged women. It's only in the past decade that ideas about its causes and treatment are being pieced together. Read on and learn how it is diagnosed and treated.
Dear Fitness Expert,
How overweight is too overweight to be pregnant? Is it dangerous to the baby to be very obese? I'm 23 and at least 100 lbs. overweight and would like to become pregnant within the next 2 years. Any advice?
Can environmental factors such as diet result in condition that may favor conception of a boy or a girl? Find out.
While there are numerous causes of infertility in both women and men, there are some technique that increase your chances of getting pregnant. Have you tried these tips shared by Dr. Moore?
It all started with Emilee getting sick mid September. Long story short, she ended up being hospitalized on September 28th. After all the stress that night, I found I was getting my period. It was kind of the straw that broke the camels back. I just lost it.
Researchers from Magee-Womens Research Institute in Pittsburgh revealed that at least one type of menstrual-related disorder linked to infertility may be the result of stress -- and resolving that stress could return reproductive functions to normal.