Sex After Cancer

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Here are some key takeaways: Talk to your doctor about how cancer treatment will affect your sex life before treatment begins. Your doctor may be able to help you navigate treatment options that can better preserve your sexual functioning. Any type of cancer can affect your sex life, not just …

Prenatal vitamin

Choosing the Right Prenatal Vitamin

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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 vitamin can potentially protect your baby from developing birth defects …

IUI vs IVF

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

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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 which one is best for you? Every couple’s infertility journey …

Mens IVF Guide

Men’s Guide to I.V.F.: How to Navigate Your Role Successfully Before, During, and After Treatment

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Medically, the male role in the I.V.F. cycle involves the sperm retrieval process, which coincides with the woman’s “follicle aspiration” procedure—the procedure used to retrieve the eggs. Men may not realize it, but just as women have a monthly cycle, male sperm production is also cyclical. Basically, what this all …

What Lowers Sperm Count? Stay Cool. Hot Tubs, Jacuzzis, Laptops May Impact Male Fertility

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Key Takeaways From This Article: Heat exposure to the testicles is known to impact sperm production. Sperm is very sensitive to temperature changes and is produced at temperatures lower than body temperature. Men’s choices can impact sperm count, especially when those choices expose the scrotum to excessive heat. Men who …