Fertile Talk


As we know, the journey to parenthood can often be a rollercoaster. You have days of excitement and elation, in addition to those of disappointment and uncertainty. Let's travel this wonderful journey together and make some new friends along the way!

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  • Current research and news related to fertility and TTC (trying to conceive)
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ICSI (Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection) and You!

Intracytoplasmic Sperm InjectionCould ICSI (Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection) be the answer for you and your partner?

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Reflexology and TTC!

Is reflexology part of your TTC plan?

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Could a Selenium Deficiency be Causing Your Infertility?

If you are at all like me, a selenium deficiency was not something on the radar in terms of my infertility struggles. 

Facebook and Apple Offer $20,000 for Family Planning!

Did you hear what Apple and Facebook have just committed to?  Both of these companies have pledged to give up to $20,000 to their employees to help pay for infertility treatments, sperm donors and/or egg freezing services.

IVF and Acupuncture News

Oh my goodness, this is so cool!

Olive IVF in Vancouver BC just announced a new program that integrates Eastern and Western medicine practices.  IVF patients can now receive acupuncture before and after their procedure from the onsite practitioners in the new acupuncture rooms!

Is Your Water Bottle Affecting Your Fertility?

Are you struggling with infertility? 

If so, you may want to throw away your water bottle according to a new study done by Jody Flaws of the University of Illinois.

Are Klinefelter or Kartagener Syndrome Causing Your Infertility?

Could Your Partner Be Suffering From Klinefelter and/or Kartagener Syndrome?

If you have been struggling to get pregnant for awhile, one of the easier tests to start with is a semen analysis.  The results may point to irregularities in sperm count, shape or movement and there is a list of potential causes for any of these issues. 

Could Letrozole be the Answer to Infertility?

Traditionally, doctors have prescribed Clomiphene (Clomid) for women struggling to become pregnant because of PCOS and/or irregular cycles.  Because of a recent study, there is a new drug that may soon take its place! 


Letrozole, a drug used most often to treat breast cancer in postmenopausal women is now making its way into the fertility world!

Using Seeds to Increase Fertility Health

Trying to have a baby? Doctors recommend eating seeds!

As part of a fertility friendly diet, women hoping to become pregnant may actually strengthen their fertility health by eating raw seeds.  Seeds contain important nutrients that help get your body ready to conceive and create a safe place for the egg to grow and call home for the next 9 months! 

Are Cholesterol Levels Linked to Infertility?

It looks like there is another good reason to get healthy before TTC (trying to conceive)!

In a recent study conducted by the National Institutes of Health, the University at Buffalo and the Emory University, researchers found a link between high cholesterol levels and infertility.

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Format: 4/23/2019
Increase your chances of getting pregnant! Our Ovulation Calculator will help you predict when you ovulate - your prime time for becoming pregnant.

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