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Trouble Getting Pregnant? 12 Ways You Can Increase Your (And Your Partner’s) Fertility

If you’ve been having trouble getting pregnant, you may be wondering whether or not you’re infertile. It’s a common concern when couples have been trying for over a year with no results. The good news is that there’s no reason to fret just yet. It’s likely that you are not completely infertile at all.

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Fertility Recipes for Men

While trying to get pregnant, a womanmay make a lot of changes in her daily life with the intent to boost her natural fertility and increase her chances of conceiving. Often, one of the obvious changes is the food and nutrients she puts in her body. Prenatal nutrients are crucial for a healthy conception and pregnancy. This […]

Making Dads Fertility Telesummit: Wrap up

Millions of men are silently dealing with the emotionally jarring diagnosis of subfertility and infertility. The Making Dads Fertility Telesummit, sponsored by Fairfax Cryo Bank and hosted by Kristen Darcy, gathered some of the top-experienced individuals in the world of fertility for a series of teleconferences covering topics specific to the male partner such as […]

Getting Started: 3 Things To Do Before Trying For A Baby

If there’s one thing you’ve probably realized now that you’re considering starting a family, it’s that timing matters when you’re trying for a baby. As surprising as it might sound, the average woman is only able to conceive a child for about six days out of each month during her “fertile window”. That’s why conception […]

Male Fertility Smoothies!

Trying to give his swimmers a boost? These delicious smoothies with nutrient rich ingredients are the perfect refreshing treat for men trying to improve their general health. The berries in these smoothies are full of antioxidants, which can help to enhance and to protect sperm cells. Trying for a baby? Try the below recipes out today!

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Boosting Male Fertility

Trying for a baby requires that both you and your partner follow a healthy lifestyle. Want to make sure he is doing everything on his part to protect his swimmers? Below are some common contributors to poor sperm health, and should be avoided while trying to conceive.

If you suspect that the issue lies with the […]

4 Tracking Tools To Use When Trying For A Baby

Timing is essential when you’re trying to start a family. Since you can only conceive during a narrow window of time after you ovulate, correctly identifying your ovulation date should be at the top of your trying-to-conceive “to do” list. But with so many ovulation tracking methods available, how do you know which one you […]

Tracking Your Natural Fertility: The Cervical Mucus Method

When you’re ready to start a family, one of the best and least invasive ways you can increase your chances of becoming pregnant is to track the days where you’re most likely to conceive. To do this, you’ll need to track the days you’re most likely to ovulate by using at least one other recognized […]

Prepping for HIS First Fertility Appointment: Everything He Needs to Know

Knowing what to expect and being prepared is always the way to go. Male fertility appointments are fairly common and routine. A CDC study analyzed data from the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth and found that 3.3–4.7 million sexually experienced men younger than age 45 reported seeing a fertility doctor during their lifetime. However there […]

Monitoring Your Fertility: The Basal Body Temperature Method

If you and your significant other are hoping to become parents, then you’ve probably already realized that timing is everything when starting a family. Engaging in intercourse – or, if needed, using home insemination tools – at the right time is crucial for couples who want to get pregnant. The trick, then, is knowing when […]

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