Choosing the Right Prenatal Vitamin

Whether you’re trying to conceive, planning on starting I.V.F., or recently learned you are pregnant, your baby needs essential nutrients to grow and develop. Research links deficiencies in certain vitamins with certain types of birth defects, so taking a prenatal ... Read More

Psychological Health During the Lockdown

During these last chaotic six months, health has been at the forefront of everyone’s minds—maintaining health, protecting health, improving health, and saving health. For many of us, COVID-19 has completely taken over our priorities and we now are watching and ... Read More

Can Too Much Exercise Lead to Infertility?

Exercise is great for your health, can help you maintain a healthy body weight, can reduce stress, and can even help you sleep better. Research published in the journal Sports Medicine even found that 30-60 minutes of vigorous exercise every ... Read More

Are Sperm Counts Decreasing?

When research published in Human Reproduction Update noted that sperm counts have steadily declined between 1973 and 2011, with the average decline being around 53%, the results alarmed many writers, scientists, and doctors. The study, which was a meta-analysis (basically, ... Read More

I.U.I. versus I.V.F.

If you have been struggling to get pregnant, two of the most popular infertility treatment options often discussed are artificial insemination (I.U.I.) and in-vitro fertilization (I.V.F.). What are the differences between these two methods of assisted reproductive technology (A.R.T.) and ... Read More

Preparing for I.V.F. Series: Diet

What you eat as you prepare for your first cycle of I.V.F. can improve your chances of success and promote a healthy pregnancy. While we hear quite a bit about the importance of prenatal vitamins and diet in pregnancy, women ... Read More

Understanding How Weight Affects Fertility

How Weight Can Affect Fertility If you are trying to get pregnant, and are struggling to conceive, you are not alone. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, out of 100 couples, 12 to 13 of them ... Read More