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Vaping During Pregnancy
Vaping During Pregnancy
Pervasive advertising has lead to the assumption among many that e-cigarettes are safer than conventional smoking. Many women who smoke switch to vaping during pregnancy and believing that it is…
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…
ovarian reserve
Ovarian Reserve Markers
Ovarian reserve is a term that is used to determine the capacity of the ovary to provide eggs that are capable of fertilization resulting in a successful pregnancy. Several noninvasive…
Smoking and Fertility
Women Who Smoke
Women who smoke experience a one year’s delay to conception.  This delay can be greater with more cigarettes smoked daily and for a longer duration of time.  Women who smoke…
Lifestyle Effects on Fertility
Your Lifestyle Affects Your Fertility
A recent paper in the January issue of Fertility and Sterility continues to point to the negative effects of smoking, weight extremes, alcohol use, and stress on pregnancy rates in…