30 12, 2016

Attempting conception after miscarriage

Miscarriage can be a traumatic experience, a time when the world seems to come to an end. Yet everything is not lost as a miscarriage does not necessarily indicate that a woman cannot conceive again. It is just a matter of time, but it is important to know when the right time is. Should you

28 12, 2016

Age and fertility: How bright are your chances?

When it comes to female fertility, age is not just a number, there is much more to that. In fact, age is a key determinant of fertility in both the sexes, and it is one of the major reasons of female infertility. It would be easier to understand the relationship between age and female fertility

26 12, 2016

Pregnancy after Tubal Ligation

Birth control is one big issue for couples who do not want children for some time and this is the reason they look for safe, convenient and effective birth control measures. At the same time, it is feasible to know what would be their chance of conceiving once they want children and how soon it

23 12, 2016

What causes vaginal itching?

Amongst the commonest and probably the most embarrassing health issues for women is vaginal itching, which affects the sensitive genital areas of a woman. The condition, as implied by its name, affects the vaginal opening itself, in addition to the vulva, including the labia and clitoris. It can be aggravated into a burning sensation as

21 12, 2016

Home pregnancy test: How accurate is it?

The excitement and anticipation of a woman who misses her period after months of trying to conceive can be well imagined. Those who have been going through treatment for female infertility would be even more eager to verify the pregnancy because the stakes are definitely higher for them. The first thing that a woman would

19 12, 2016

All about Pap smear

A woman may come across a variety of gynecological issues during her lifespan, with some as minor as irregular menstruation and vaginal dryness to major ones such as female infertility and cancers of reproductive organs. Amongst the most common types of cancers of reproductive organs is cervical cancer, which claims thousands of lives every year.

16 12, 2016

Pregnancy for women over 40

Pregnancy is a blissful phase for a woman but it can turn into a challenge once she comes of age. Mid-thirties are seen as a fertility milestone by most doctors and pregnancy for women over 40 is an uphill task. At the same time, lifestyle changes have resulted in more and more couples postponing parenthood

14 12, 2016

Are IVF babies healthy in body and mind?

The advancement of Assisted Reproductive Techniques has come as a boon for thousands of childless couples who have been able to experience the joy of progeny with these. At the same time, questions have always cropped up about the credibility of these procedures because, after all, they involve fiddling with nature. There are people who