Pre-Pregnancy

Keeping A Fertility Journal Could Help You Conceive

Having trouble conceiving a baby or undergoing fertility tests and treatments is a little like starting a new job: confusing, emotionally taxing, and often overwhelming. Information flies at you from all directions, medical terms that you’ve never heard of are bandied about and you feel like your emotions have gone on a never-ending roller coaster ride. One way to track …

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Pre-Pregnancy

Dispelling fertility myths and half-truths

Birth control pills reduce fertility. (Fiction) Dr. Randy Morris, a Chicago-based board-certified reproductive endocrinologist, says there is no evidence that the use of birth control pills affects future fertility. “In fact, birth control pills are very short-acting,” Dr. Morris says. “Therefore, birth control pills never make much of an impact on the body’s ability to reproduce. If anything, using the …

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