Believe it or not, it can only take a little more than an hour from start to finish!
On a good day, it can look something like this:
30 minutes for the sperm to make their way to the fallopian tubes.
Maybe the bunnies are onto something here! They are known for multiplying with ease and surely live up to their reputation around our house. We have tons of new wild bunnies running through our yard each year. They are always munching on the grass and enjoying all our hard work in the garden.
Are you thinking about giving IVF a try? If so, this new procedure will be of interest to you! Researchers have found a way to significantly increase the odds of a successful pregnancy after using IVF!
How you might ask?
I recently picked up a book written by Dr. Jennifer Mercier called, Women’s Optimal Pelvic Health from the local book store. I was paging through it and noticed something called, Mercier Therapy. Have you heard of it before? I hadn’t, but was intrigued.
Have you ever gotten a positive pregnancy test only to have it be negative on a retest a few days later? It is such a heartbreaking and gut wrenching experience, but not as uncommon as you would think.
Intrauterine Insemination or IUI, is a procedure where the strongest and healthy sperm are washed and then inserted into the uterus at the time of ovulation.
Have you ever wondered if your eggs like to listen to music?
At the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology’s most recent conference in London, researchers from Barcelona’s Marques Institute Fertility Clinic asked this very question!
Doctors are more frequently suggesting fertility yoga as a great way to reduce stress and increase reproductive health. Interestingly though, it used to only be encouraged for the woman. Now doctors are recommending fertility yoga to men as well!
Q: How long does sperm live in a woman’s body?