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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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Too Much Dairy Could Impact Male Fertility

We have seen plenty of studies lately that suggest that an additional serving of dairy may in fact help women become pregnant.  However, the same can not be said for their counterparts.

Does Male Teen Obesity Impact Testosterone Levels Later In Life?

Has Your Husband Been Overweight His Whole Life?

If the answer is yes, then there is a new study just released in the journal of Clinical Endocrinology that may be of interest to you both!

What He Can Expect When She's Not Expecting

What He Can Expect When She’s Not Expecting

By: Marc Sedaka

Could Your Digestive Track Be Linked To Your Infertility?

Why can't I get pregnant?????

You have visited the doctor and he/she has tested for some possible reasons:

Ovulation irregularity? Nope

Not able to pinpoint ovulation? Nope

Careful of Ginseng While TTC

Yikes, I just ran across an article that pointed to the potential harmful effects of ginseng while trying to get pregnant.

A Different TTC Diet

We have talked in the past about different fertility friendly diets.  Western doctors recommend eating things such as leafy green veggies and including a serving of dairy to the TTC (trying to conceive) woman's diet.

Can Walnuts Boost Sperm Health?

There are many theories on why there are more and more studies that indicate that men’s overall semen health has been declining over the years.  Is it because of lifestyle? Diet? Toxins? Pollution?  Whatever the reason, the result has been an increased focus on how to strengthen semen health to get it in baby making form! 

Low Carbohydrate Diets and TTC

Like many other women, you may have been trying to lose those last 5-10 pounds before getting pregnant. You may have upped your exercise, cut out dairy, eliminated sugar or have been tracking what you eat each day.

Ten Minute Purifying Visualization Technique

If you are like me you can daydream about a new little one for hours on end.  I can picture myself holding the baby while it coos looking into my eyes.  I can picture my baby holding onto my little finger while rocking him or her to sleep.  I picture the baby’s room, the cute little outfits, family events and celebratio

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Cup of Coffee With Your IVF?

coffee with your ivfThere has always been some debate on whether or not caffeine works against you while you are TTC (trying to conceive).  However, in a recent study just presented at the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology it seems as if there is good reason to stay away from the cup of Joe if you are opting for IVF or ICSI.

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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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