Drinking Before Pregnancy Is Known

Drinking before pregnancy is known

Most know that drinking during pregnancy is associated with harm in exposed offspring, but what are the effects of drinking before pregnancy is known? Less understood is whether maternal alcohol consumption before one knows whether they are pregnant is associated with harm. A meta-analysis published in Alcohol Clinical Experimental Research 2014 Jan;38(1):214-26 showed a small […]

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Fertility Coalition Fertility Quiz

Boston fertility experts compared notes at this year’s annual American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) meeting. After travelling over 10,000 miles to attend the Boston fertility meeting, Dr. Robert J. Norman received the ASRM Distinguished Researcher Award.  Dr. Norman is the Director of The Robinson Institute and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University […]

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Weight Management for Health and Fertility

Weight management is important when trying to become pregnant.  The best chance of success occurs in women of ideal body weight, which is a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 20-28.BMI is a function of height and weight which for example for a woman 5 feet 5 inches tall would be a weight between 120 to 165 pounds. Calorie consumption and expenditure is critical for […]

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