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How Assisted Conception Is Better?

Almost every couple dreams of parenthood. However, owing to the irregularities of the modern days, like unhealthy lifestyle, stress, age or other problems, many couples face infertility issues nowadays. Moreover, personal career goals compel many couples to resort to family planning and delay pregnancy. Nevertheless, the biological clock of the bodies keeps ticking and fertility […]

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Be Positive, But Not Over The Top

The people suffering from infertility issues face tremendous social pressure. Maintaining a positive outlook becomes often difficult, and negativity frequently kicks in. Sometimes, being too positive can cause fatal repercussions.  “Trust me it will work” or “Never give up” can be quite motivating but, it need not necessarily have the same effect, especially to those […]

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About IVF

Before proceeding fertility treatments, a brief idea on this filed would help couples set up their expectation. Therefore, here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about IVF or In Vitro Fertilisation. #1. IVF literally means “fertilization in a glass” In Latin, the term ‘in vitro’ means “in a glass.” This word was used to […]

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How To Choose A Fertility Clinic?

If the next step in your journey to get pregnant is to look for a fertility clinic, it pays to do a little homework first. There are lots of reasons why a fertility clinic might be a good choice. Let’s say you’re having trouble getting pregnant, and so far, your gynecologist has given you advice. […]

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Can You Conceive If You Had Ovarian Cysts?

Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled pouches that develop on the ovaries. They are generally harmless and not cancerous. In most of the cases, cysts can be diagnosed during an ultrasound or any other imaging investigations, which will also let the physician understand the size of the cysts. Although most cysts do not cause symptoms, there may […]

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Does Folic Acid Increase Fertility?

Folate is a B-complex vitamin, to be precise folic acid is also known as vitamin B9. Folic acid plays a vital role in preventing birth defects, preterm deliveries, and many other health issues. The National Institute of Health recommends about 400 micrograms of folate in the diet of an adult. It is a lesser known […]

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Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Day

February is important for all the couples around the globe. Another day in February is as crucial as valentine’s day. The Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Day is observed on February 12th, though the day is celebrated very rarely. Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Day: A day to raise the awareness about health issues related […]

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The Infertility Stigma

Infertility is a condition implying the incapability to conceive a child. As simple as it sounds, this word leaves a deeper scar on a woman’s life than one can imagine. The feeling of motherhood is undoubtedly one of the most special feelings a woman wants and having to know that she might have to remain […]

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Applications of Preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) and Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for achieving pregnancy

Preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) In this procedure, embryos, which are created through In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)  are checked for chromosomal abnormalities before transferring them into a uterus.  Most of the miscarriages occur in the embryos carrying chromosomal abnormalities. To enhance the chances of a successful pregnancy, PGS is sometimes offered to people with recurrent pregnancy […]

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PCOS and its Adverse Effects on Fertility

PCOS or Polycystic ovarian syndrome is an endocrinal disorder which affects women in their reproductive years. It approximately affects 5-10% of young women and often leads to infertility. Women suffering from this condition experience irregular periods, abnormal hair growth, acne, and their ovaries might contain multiple small cysts. PCOS affects the reproductive organs of women […]

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