Today, about 1 out of every 5 women in America smokes, even though we know smoking is not good for our health. Women who smoke may have a modest increase in risks for ectopic pregnancy (fallopian tube or peritoneal cavity pregnancy) and miscarriage.
Difficulty in having children is more common than you may think, affecting one in six couples. If you are one of those couples, you probably have questions about why your reproduction system is not working properly. Below, two specialists discuss the science and biology of infertility, addressing some of the most common questions.
If you have been trying to get pregnant, chances are that you have heard, "just relax and you'll get pregnant." Stress can have a dramatic impact on one's reproductive life. Many women with infertility will share with me that they do not feel like "real women" and are not members of the club who have experienced pregnancy and childbirth.
Looking for an explanation of our charting tool? Here it is! For step by step directions, read below and also click here. The Pregnancy.org Base Basal Temperature (BBT) Charting Tool is designed to help women pinpoint their ovulation as an aid in determining ovulation as a method of natural birth control.
Are you totally confused on how to use the charting tool or just need a few helpful hints? Here are the instructions to help it all make sense.
My wife and I have a 4-year-old daughter, we are trying to have another.
I have a few questions:
(1) When is the best time to conceive?
(2) Will current tobacco use have any effect any my sperm count, etc.?
(3) Is 4 too young to be in the delivery room for the next child?
(4) What is the best way to keep one child from being jealous of the new baby?
The beauty of STRAW is that you can get a sense of what stage you are in based on your menstrual patterns, symptoms, and the overall characteristics of a stage, rather than just a certain hormone range or chronological age. Looking at the whole picture makes it clearer that reproductive capacity is unique for each individual.
I was on birth control pills for 8 years. I went off them in October 2003. My husband and I are 23 and have been ttc since March. We both have a clean bill of health and my periods have always been regular.
Can being on the pill for that long disrupt your chances of having children? Also, what is your opinion on fertility monitors? Since they are expensive I thought maybe you would have some advice on which ones are best.Thank you in advance for any help you can give us.
Infertility is a condition that affects approximately one out of every six couples. An infertility diagnosis is given to a couple who is unsuccessful with their attempts to get pregnant over the course of one year. When the problem exists within the female partner, it is referred to as female infertility.
Hoping to get pregnant soon? You've come to the right place! Here's everything you need to know to maximize your chances of conceiving quickly and to get your pregnancy off to the healthiest possible start.