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Can I Test My Fertility At Home?
Can I Test My Fertility At Home?
Patients often ask “can I test my fertility at home?” At-home fertility tests are available over-the-counter, however, it is important to note that this does not replace the testing that…
What Is A Normal Menstrual Cycle?
What Is A Normal Menstrual Cycle?
The purpose of the menstrual cycle is to prepare the uterus for pregnancy. Understanding how your period affects your chances of pregnancy is an important part of understanding your fertility.…
How Pregnancy Actually Happens
How Pregnancy Actually Happens
The egg’s voyage is a miraculous journey. Ovulation is a volcano-like eruption on the ovarian surface of the follicle where the egg was matured. Some women experience this normal monthly…
What Happens When a Sperm Meets an Egg
What Happens When a Sperm Meets an Egg
While women typically release only a single egg each month, men release millions of sperm during ejaculation with only one lucky winner fertilizing the egg. What happens when a sperm…
Can Inflammation Cause Lack of Ovulation?
Can Inflammation Cause Lack of Ovulation?
Can inflammation cause lack of ovulation? Inflammation is bad. The effects of inflammation are worse and compounding. The associations have been correlated to cardiovascular disease. But also we must consider…
Progesterone and its Role in Pregnancy
Progesterone is a hormone produced by the ovaries and later, if pregnancy occurs, by the placenta. Progesterone is essential to achieve and maintain a healthy pregnancy. In the second half…
Timing Natural Conception
There are only a limited number of days during a woman’s menstrual cycle when sexual intercourse might result in pregnancy. The duration of this fertile period depends on the life…
Recurrent Implantation Failure: Why Me?
Implantation of the embryos depends upon on a well-developing embryo and a synchronous healthy endometrium. It seems deceptively simple. However, for such success to manifest, a highly-organized and amazingly intricate…