At Home Fertility Monitoring: Caveat Emptor (Let the buyer beware)

The cyclic menstrual cycle is predictable. In the first half of the cycle, care is taken to groom the best egg for fertilization. Once this egg reaches the maturity parameter; ovulation is triggered and the released oocyte sets out on its journey into the fallopian tube. Here it is fertilized by the sperm and then […]

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Birds and Bees Part V

Let me tell you ‘bout the “Birds and the Bees” And the flowers and the trees And the moon up above And a thing called “Love” (Herb Newman) On the day of fertilization, still within the comforting confines of the fallopian tube’s ampullary region, the genetic material of the sperm (male pronucleus) and the genetic […]

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