Women Who Smoke

Smoking and Fertility

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 have twice the risk of a reduction in ovarian reserve, the egg pool that is called upon monthly.  These delays and effects are secondary to […]

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Your Lifestyle Affects Your Fertility

Lifestyle Effects on 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 women who are attempting to conceive. Tobacco Smoking, both in increased frequency and duration can lead to a delay in conception of more than one […]

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Stopping Smoking Prior to Attempting to Conceive

Smoking and Fertility

As alluded to in an earlier blog, clearly there are both actions and inactions that affect the ability to conceive as well as the conceptus itself.  This particular blog centers on the ingestibles and inhalables involved with tobacco. Women who smoke or chew tobacco can face major problems conceiving. These delays and effects are secondary to […]

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