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Fertility

If you’re struggling to get pregnant, it could be due to infertility. Unfortunately for many of us, men and women, suffer from infertility issues. Learn different ways to get pregnant, such as embryo adoption and donation methods. Also learn what after immediately following conception, as the fertilized egg travels through the fallopian tubes and implantation occur.

  • Embryo Adoptions >

    Struggling to get pregnant? Tried infertility steps to conceive? There’s a new method out there to help couples build the family they’ve want, allowing the mother to be pregnant for full term and giving them the joy of the journey.

  • Embryo Donations >

    Donating your embryo’s can be an amazing way to give back. You can save them for yourself or adopt your embryo’s out to another family who is struggling to conceive. Learn where to go and how to donate your embryos.

  • Fertility Supplements >

    For a couple trying to conceive, it is important to explore all possible options. See a fertility specialist regularly, have sex as often as possible, get plenty of rest, eat healthy foods, and try taking fertility supplements. Fertility supplements don’t just help a woman produce the necessary levels of hormones; they also improve her reproductive […]

  • Fertilization >

    Fertilization occurs when the sperm meets the egg and creates a fertilized egg. Learn what happens before and after this occurs, and how to increase your chances of getting pregnant.

  • Implantation >

    During implantation, the fertilized egg attaches itself to the mother’s uterine lining. Find out how it gets there, and what happens after it’s attached in this comprehensive article.

  • Infertility >

    Infertility, defined as the inability to become pregnant (conceive) after one year of unprotected sex, is common among women in the United States, affecting about 11 percent of married and unmarried women aged 15 to 44. If you are more than 35 years old and have not conceived after six months of trying, consider making an appointment with a reproductive endocrinologist (an infertility specialist) today.

  • Myomectomy >

    Myomectomy is a procedure used to treat uterine fibroids, a condition that affects approximately 6 percent of women globally, causing vaginal bleeding, discomfort during sexual intercourse, and fertility problems. It is a common procedure, one that is performed roughly 65,000 times a year in the United States alone.

  • Ovulation Disorders >

    An ovulation disorder is any condition that affects the normal ovulation process. Other factors, such as stress and diet, can also adversely affect ovulation, so you should not assume that you have an ovulation disorder just because your attempts to conceive have been unsuccessful. If you have been unable to become pregnant after trying for at least one year, then you may want to consider seeing a fertility specialist who can determine whether you have an ovulation disorder that is affecting your ability to conceive.

  • Superfetation (or “Getting Pregnant While Already Pregnant!”) >

    Under ordinary circumstances, a normal pregnancy will result in the birth of a single baby, or perhaps twins or multiples. In the extremely rare event known as superfetation, however, an additional fetus can be conceived days or even weeks after its elder sibling

[Page updated June 2014]