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Could Leptin Help You Conceive?

hypothalamic amenorrheaAre you a hard core runner, dancer or have an extremely lean body? 

If so, chances are that you may be experiencing a condition called hypothalamic amenorrhea.  The symptoms for this problem are the lack of a monthly period, hormonal imbalances, infertility and loss of bone density. 

Is Energy Therapy Part of Your TTC Plan?

Energy Therapy for FertilityHave you ever heard of using Energy Therapy as part of your TTC plan?  I hadn’t until I ran across an Infertility Talk video from Parents TV.



Not a word you hear every day!! It may be a good one to put in your pocket for your next scrabble game though.

As I was reading about sperm abnormalities, I ran across this term. It basically means "round headed sperm" and men who suffer from this condition often struggle with infertility.

Men, Size Does Matter While TTC!

anogenital distance and fertilityDoes size matter?

The answer to this age old question is……    YES! 

According to a recent study published in the journal, Environmental Health Perspectives, there is a male measurement that is believed to impact fertility.  It isn’t the body part that immediately comes to mind though.

3 Fertility Myths

Fertility Myths Myth #1

If you have been TTC (trying to conceive) for awhile, you have probably had someone say to you, “You know, if you just relax you will get pregnant.”  This kind of comment makes me crazy because if it were really that easy, I wouldn’t know so many women who are struggling with infertility! 

Aromatherapy as Part of Your TTC Plan?

Aromatherapy for FertilityAcupuncture, massage, yoga, herbal supplements……

I love that there are so many non-traditional options out there to add to my TTC (trying-to-conceive) toolbox.  I truly believe that it is a combination of both Eastern and Western ideology that will help me become pregnant. 

Surprising TTC Foods and Spices That Will Put You in the Mood For Love!

Natural AphrodisiacsDid you know.......

Fertility Boot Camp

fertility boot campIf you are from the Chicago area, this seminar sounds like a wonderful TTC opportunity!

The Tiffany Kim Institute is offering a one day retreat for couples to learn about practical ways to increase their chances of becoming pregnant and carrying to a baby to term. During the day, couples will be introduced to and learn from experts from the following fields:

Morning? Afternoon? Evening? When is the Best Time to Have Sex When Trying to Conceive?

BestIt turns out that we not only need to pay attention to our biological clock while TTC, but also our internal clock as well!

What Kind of Protein is the Most TTC Friendly?

Fertility DietBeans, peas, nuts, meat or poultry?

Which foods do you think are the most fertility friendly? 

Ovulation Calculator

Format: 4/21/2019
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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