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Many women who have uterine fibroids are told the only way they can preserve their fertility is by having surgery. Perhaps they are told they cannot ever have children at all, that their only treatment alternative is surgery. A new drug just entering the final phase of clinical testing called ulipristal acetate, or UPA, however, [...]
Progesterone is an essential hormone in pregnancy, and one that serves many purposes. Did you have any idea that progesterone is also responsible for slowing down the processes in your digestive tract? That’s right – progesterone makes you constipated! Constipation is a very common problem in pregnancy. The chances are that it will happen to [...]
Have you just found out that you are expecting a baby? Congratulations! I am sure you are over the moon, perhaps feeling nauseous, and certainly fatigued. Who told you that extreme tiredness is an almost universal early pregnancy symptom before you your your “big fat positive”? Nobody, I bet! So, what is it that makes [...]
When you first start on your journey of trying to get pregnant, you’ll be told that most couples take around six months to conceive. You will also read that trying for a baby can take a year, and that this is completely normal. So, if you have hit that one-year mark, and conception is not [...]
The luteal phase is the second half of a menstrual cycle – the time in between ovulation and the onset of the next period. The average luteal phase lasts 14 days. Although its length can vary a little from woman to woman, as well as from cycle to cycle, there is a problem when the [...]
Millions of women are sufferers of chronic condition called endometriosis – it causes pain in the pelvic area, especially during the menstrual and pre-menstrual cycles, irregular periods, constant fatigue, problems with ovulation, pain in the lower back, pain during sexual intercourse and finally problems when trying to conceive a baby.
If you have been wondering how to get pregnant, for a woman that is trying to conceive, the best chances for it to happen are during her more fertile days of the month when she is ovulating. Ovulation is the release of an egg from the follicle that develops within an ovary. The time and [...]
When a woman decides to try to conceive a baby, there are many things she will be curious about. Because some women will need to be diligent about fertility and will not have an easy time getting pregnant, one of the factors she may be interested in knowing about is basal body temperature. During the [...]