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When Do More IVF Patients Get Pregnant?

It has long been noted by doctors and scientists in the field of reproductive health that there are variations in the number of babies born in different seasons. While there are a variety of theories as to why this is, … Continue reading

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Is Waiting After Miscarriage Necessary?

When a woman has a miscarriage she is sometimes encouraged to take a period of months to both mourn her loss and perhaps allow her body to recover. Even current World Health Organization guidelines recommend a six month waiting period … Continue reading

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Obesity Increases Pregnancy Complications

Many Americans struggle with weight issues. Sixty two percent of women are overweight, considered to be a body mass index (BMI) of 25 or more. And almost half of the overweight women are actually obese, having a BMI of 30 … Continue reading

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Fertility and the Link Between Light and Obesity

For generations humans lived largely with natural lighting. The rhythms of daily life were based on sunrise and sunset. When the sun went down, it usually meant bedtime. Those cycles of light and dark helped regulate some of the body’s … Continue reading

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Omega 3’s and Male Fertility

In recent years omega-3 fatty acids have gotten a great deal of attention for their benefits to heart health. However, new research suggests that one of the omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish, green leafy plants, nuts and seeds, and … Continue reading

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Fertility

Women suffering from Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis (related diseases known collectively as inflammatory bowel disease or IBD) have to deal with harsh symptoms. They have severe abdominal pain along with severe chronic diarrhea. They may also have rectal bleeding. … Continue reading

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Acupuncture and Fertility

When faced with fertility difficulties couples look to a variety of sources for help. One holistic health practice some couples look to is acupuncture. While many people have chosen acupuncture to help with fertility, research has not fully confirmed that … Continue reading

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