How to stay calm through IVF?

How to stay calm through IVF

Are you stressed about your imminent IVF cycle and wondering if all that anxiety will affect the outcome? Stress is not good for conceiving and you’re probably already looking for tips on how to stay calm through IVF. A Swedish study found that among twenty-two women who went through IVF, the physiological stress levels among those who did not become pregnant were slightly higher than those who did achieve pregnancy… Read More

Do birth control pills affect your natural fertility?

Birth control pills effect on fertility

Whether it’s your first-time using birth control pills, or you have been taking it for quite some time, you may have wondered at one point or another – do birth control pills affect your natural fertility? One common misconception about contraceptives is that they affect a woman’s natural fertility because they might mess up the ovaries’ ability to produce healthy eggs for pregnancy or IVF. Infertility with the use of… Read More

At what age are you the most fertile?

Best age to get pregnant

For most women, age is the most important factor affecting your fertility. Typically, women have higher chances of conceiving upto mid-30s, after which their fertility starts to gradually decline. If there was an ideal age to conceive, or say, to freeze your eggs, what is it for any woman? At what age are you the most fertile? The proverbial biological clock is no myth. Fertility in both men and women… Read More

How many eggs does a woman have?

Female egg count by age

Fertility talk often involves the discussion about female quality and questions about how many eggs does a woman have and how many of them are actually usable. As a 20-week-old baby inside your mother’s womb, you have 6-8 million eggs and that is the most you will ever have. However, only around 300-400 of these eggs will be good for use during your lifetime. If you’re in your early 30s… Read More

How to stay fertile in your 30s?

Eat healthy for better fertility in your 30s

Even though female fertility typically starts to decline during the mid-30s, many women go on to have easy pregnancies even upto 40 years. Are they doing anything special to extend their fertile years? Are you also wondering how to stay fertile in your 30s? Over 20 percent of American women now have their first baby after 35 years of age, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. … Read More