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5 Scary Myths About Fertility for Halloween

5 Scary Myths About Fertility

Fertility horror stories in time for Halloween: True or False? If you’re TTC, no doubt you’ve heard all kinds of crazy things about what you should—or shouldn’t—do to get pregnant.  A lot of old wives’ tales are just that, tales without any science or facts behind them. So don’t...
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5 Reasons Why You May Need a Reproductive Attorneys

Getting a lawyer is probably not something you think of first when you’re TTC. But there are certain types of assisted reproductive technology (ART) that affect your parental rights and even your child’s ability to inherit from you, depending on your state’s laws. Most lawyers...
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Coming Out of the Infertility Closet for the Holidays

5 Tips for Telling Friends and Family There’s so much secrecy around infertility.  When you’re having trouble TTC, you may feel guilty or inadequate, and wonder, “What’s wrong with me?”  Many people keep quiet about their fertility problems because it’s so painful for them to...
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Becoming a Single Mom – A Guide to Conceiving a Baby of Your Own

A Guide to Conceiving a Baby of Your Own Do you want to have a child of your own, but you don’t have a partner? Maybe you feel your biological clock ticking and are worried that it’s too late to wait. Choosing to become a single mom is not an easy decision to make. It ...
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Stress and Fertility

Can Stress Keep You from Getting Pregnant? If you’re trying to conceive and not having any luck yet, you know that not getting pregnant can stress you out. Starting fertility treatment can also be a stressful time. You may have heard stories from other people about being “so...
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Single Mothers and Single Dads…by Choice Is It Right for You?

Do you really want to have a family, but you’re starting to get worried? Maybe Mr. Right hasn’t appeared, or he turns out to be Mr. Wrong or Mr. I’m-Not-Ready-to-Commit. Meanwhile your biological clock is ticking. What’s a girl to do? Confronting the fact that you may be running...
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Are You More Fertile in the Spring? Is He?

Springtime and Fertility Many cultures associate springtime with fertility. Birds building nests and laying eggs, rabbits (who are known to “breed like rabbits,”) and flowers blooming through the snow are common images in the spring, as are baby animals. In Chinese medicine eggs,...
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Fertility Tracker Apps – Will An App Work For You?

Whether you have an iPhone or an Android phone, whatever you want to do, there’s an app for that. That includes fertility tracking! There are many apps, some free and some not, to help you track your menstrual period and predict when your most fertile days will occur. All of them...
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Quitting Fertility Treatment – 5 Clues That Can Tell You “Enough is Enough”

5 Clues That Can Tell You “Enough is Enough” Fertility treatment is an emotional rollercoaster. Every new IVF cycle brings hope that it will be successful and will be the beginning of your new family. Advances in assisted reproductive technology have helped many people become...
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Ectopic Pregnancy – Are You at Risk?

Have you ever heard of ectopic pregnancy? In a normal pregnancy, the egg is fertilized by the sperm in a fallopian tube. The fertilized egg then travels through the fallopian tubes to the uterus, over the course of three or four days. The fertilized egg implants in the uterus and...
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