16 12, 2015

Secondary infertility: Why can’t I get pregnant a second time?

Are you already a parent who is planning to add another little member to your happy family? It should be easy to conceive again since you have already been down that road – however some women face unexpected difficulties in having another baby. If you are a parent having difficulty conceiving again for no apparent

30 11, 2015

Did I cause my infertility?

Lifestyle causes that affect fertility in men and women   Infertility is a condition wherein a seemingly healthy couple is unable to conceive a child despite repeated efforts. Time is of the essence here, which means that a couple may be considered infertile if they have not been able to achieve pregnancy in 12 months.

2 11, 2015

Endometriosis (abnormal tissue growth outside the uterus) and Getting Pregnant: What are my options?

Endometriosis is a condition in which tissue that is normally found in the lining of the uterus, known as the endometrium, exists or grows outside of the uterus. If you have endometriosis it means that your endometrial tissue is growing outside the uterus and in other surrounding areas. Most commonly this abnormal tissue growth is

26 10, 2015

Can a woman with Amenorrhea (no menstrual periods) conceive naturally?

Amenorrhea is the absence of the monthly menstrual period. Missed periods in the reproductive age are usually a symptom of an underlying health problem and therefore should not be ignored unless you are pregnant or have reached menopause. Amenorrhea is of two types. Primary amenorrhea is when a female has not had her first period,

20 10, 2015

What are fibroids and how do they impact fertility?

Fibroids in the uterus are non-cancerous growths of muscle tissue that generally grow on the lining of the uterus. Medically known as leiomyoma or myoma,fibroid growths can vary in number and size - from a single relatively large growth to multiple growths. Fibroids are more common than one would think and 70-80% of women get