10 ways to improve your sperm count and boost fertility

When trying to start a family, it’s not just the women who must make healthier choices. What men do is important too, and if you are suffering from infertility due to oligospermia, you may not have to jump straight to ICSI because there are some natural ways to improve your sperm count. Spermatogenesis or the sperm development cycle in humans is just around 74 days and the good news is,… Read More

Adenomyosis – Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Adenomyosis is a medical condition of the uterine walls getting thicker resulting in the endometrium i.e. the inner lining of the uterus, to break through the myometrium (outer muscular wall of the uterus). This results in prolonged periods with heavy bleeding, severe pain in the abdomen or painful intercourse. This condition is found more often in women between the ages of 32 to 50 but in some rare cases, it… Read More

Fertility Preservation in Cancer Patients

Cancer treatments can be harsh on the body and they often put the patients at a great risk of jeopardizing their fertility. But you don’t have to risk your future parenthood because of chemo or radiotherapy, as fertility preservation is cancer patients is totally possible now. The practice of successful fertility preservation has been around for two decades. It has provided cancer survivors with the ability to successfully store their… Read More

Reciprocal IVF

Reciprocal IVF is a form of shared reproduction method that allows same-sex women couples to have a baby. In this arrangement one woman donates the egg, while the other carries the child i.e. the egg of one partner is fertilized with the donor’s sperm, while the other partner becomes the gestational carrier. Although there is a number of options for couples who want to conceive, there are very limited option… Read More

Should you try IUI before IVF?

When first confronted with infertility and researching through your treatment options, you are bound to consider both intrauterine insemination (IUI) and invitro fertilization (IVF). But should you try IUI before IVF? Or is it just a waste of money and time, which can be extremely crucial in fertility treatments? Before you start the treatment, learn about the differences between the two procedures, understand how they work, and finally discuss with… Read More