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Babymaking 101: The Fertile Window

Babymaking 101: The Fertile Window

The fertile window is the handful of days during a woman’s menstrual cycle when it is possible to conceive. In order to conceive, sex has to take place within the fertile window. (If this is the first time you are hearing this critical information, you are not alone....

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Thyroid Health and Fertility

Thyroid Health and Fertility

Good thyroid function is an important prerequisite for fertility. Your thyroid gland is just below your Adam's apple and it sets the pace of your metabolism. Under function (hypothyroidism) and over function (hyperthyroidism) both cause problems with fertility....

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Easy Impact: Avoid Pop

Easy Impact: Avoid Pop

A nice glass of cold Coca-cola on a hot day takes me right back to childhood and gives me a boost of energy. However, I keep pop in the 'treat' category rather than drinking it on a regular basis because I believe the sugar content is unhealthy. A new study looking at...

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The Role of Endometriosis in Infertility

The Role of Endometriosis in Infertility

Endometriosis is a condition in which tissue that normally lines the uterus grows where it should not. For example, it might grow on an ovary, or on the abdominal wall. Endometriosis can cause many different symptoms, either by causing inflammation or by taking up...

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