Dilation and Curettage (D&C)
Dilation and curettage (D&C) is a procedure to remove tissue from inside your uterus. Doctors perform dilation and curettage to diagnose and treat certain …
An ectopic pregnancy occurs when an embryo implants somewhere other than the uterus, such as in one of the fallopian tubes.
Endometriosis and Infertility
Endometriosis is a disease that affects women of reproductive age and that may be associated with both pelvic pain and infertility.
Fibroid & Fertility
Uterine fibroids are tumours which grow from cells forming the muscle of the uterus. In some cases, fibroids can cause fertility problems.
Hormonal contraception refers to birth control methods that act on the endocrine system.
During the time of the menopausal transition (perimenopause), your periods can stop for a while and then start again. Therefore, the only way …
Optimizing Male Fertility
Healthy sperm — simple tips to increase male fertility. … Understand how lifestyle factors can affect your sperm and what you can do to improve your fertility.
Optimizing Natural Fertility
Before attempting pregnancy, a woman should make sure she is healthy enough for pregnancy by adopting a healthier lifestyle and taking prenatal vitamins.
Pelvic pain is pain in the lowest part of your abdomen and pelvis. In women, pelvic pain may refer to symptoms arising from the reproductive or urinary systems …
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a health problem that can affect a woman’s hormone levels, periods, and ovulation. This can affect fertility and pregnancy.
Prediction of Fertility Potential in Women
A woman’s reproductive potential declines with age. This is reflected in the decreased ability to conceive (become pregnant) and increase in the rate of …
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Recurrent Early Pregnancy Loss. Early pregnancy loss is defined as the termination of pregnancy before 20 weeks’ gestation or with a fetal …
Smoking & Fertility
Smoking cigarettes can impair both a woman’s and a man’s fertility. Smoking affects how receptive the uterus is to the egg. And in men, smoking can reduce …
Stress & Infertility
While stress does not cause infertility, infertility most definitely causes stress. Infertile women report higher levels of stress and anxiety than fertile women, and …
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