National Infertility Awareness Week 2022

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April 24-30, 2022 is National Infertility Awareness Week®. This week of dedication to the struggle of infertility was started by RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association, in 1989. The goal is to change the conversation that takes place around infertility. There’s a lot of misinformation around the issue, and plenty of myths circulating. But those things … Read more

Exercise and Fertility – What You Need to Know

Exercise and Fertility

We’ve all heard the saying of “everything in moderation.”   As it turns out, that holds especially true for exercise – particularly for women concerned with their fertility. Exercise can HURT my chances of fertility? The short answer is YES.   The longer answer is slightly more complicated, but crucial to understanding how you can pursue a … Read more

Worst Food Items for PCOS – Foods to Avoid

Food to avoid if you have PCOS

For the 10-25% of women in America with  Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), better understanding your condition (and how you can affect it!) can be crucial for improving your fertility. PCOS impacts the balance of reproductive hormones, which creates imbalances between the levels of testosterone and estrogen the body would normally produce.   That imbalance can … Read more

Can certain fruits be harmful during pregnancy?

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Here’s how 3 fruits may cause concern if you’re expecting. One would only expect that eating fresh fruits would only be beneficial when you’re pregnant. What could possibly be wrong with fresh, nutritious fruits? It is true that there are several fruits that are nourishing to an expectant mother, although this does not mean that … Read more

4 Foods That Can Harm Male Fertility and Sperm Health

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Keep These Items Off Your Grocery List to Avoid Declining Sperm Count When it comes to sperm health, you may not realize how your shopping list can make an impact on your fertility. Lifestyle choices such as your diet, is a huge way you can make a positive change when trying to conceive. Let’s delve … Read more