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Ovulation Predictor

Ovulation Predictor

Ovulation Predictor An ovulation calculator or ovulation predictor like our handy tool below can help you track your cycle and increase your chances of getting pregnant. All you have to do is enter your details and this ovulation predictor tool will tell you what days you are likely to be most fertile. It works like a charm whether you’re trying to target those days you should be ‘getting busy with it,’ or even if you’re proactively trying to avoid that fertile window. The ‘cycle’ length counts the first day of your period until your next one. As in: the first day you started […]

Coping with Infertility

Coping with Infertility

In a world where infertility is considered a stigma even today, the psychological impact of not being able to have children can be quite disastrous for a woman’s mental health. The overwhelming sense of being incomplete can cause a major emotional vacuum, which may even lead to a need for psychological treatment in many cases. But the journey from the discovery of infertility to taking external support is often a tedious one. Experts suggest various ways of coping with infertility, with acceptance being a key aspect of it. Accept the fact The first step to coping with your lack of fertility […]

Side Effects of Fertility Drugs for Women

Side Effects of Fertility Drugs for Women

The most popular and common treatment for infertility in women is fertility drugs taken either orally or through injection. In fact, fertility drugs are used to complement other kinds of treatments too, including in vitro fertilization (IVF). Unfortunately, fertility drugs come with their own set of woes, with many side-effects resulting from their regular use. As with any treatment pertaining to your health, it doesn’t hurt to get more than one professional opinion and to ask lots of questions so you can fully understand the potential side effects of fertility drugs. Problems of using Clomid or Serophene Clomid (clomiphene citrate) […]

What Causes Infertility?

What Causes Infertility?

If you’re looking to find out what causes infertility, be careful not to overanalyze or be overly critical of yourself. Your infertility may be the result of several known or unknown factors. Quite often, infertility is due to unexplained causes, which may be related to psychological factors. However, there are many health and medical reasons that could be responsible for your infertility. Aging as a cause of infertility Age is one factor that has a direct impact on your fertility levels. The number and quality of a woman’s eggs reduce with age and women have less chance of conceiving after […]

Ways to Increase Fertility

Ways to Increase Fertility

The increasing rate of infertility in recent years and the problems caused by it has prompted much research into the ways of enhancing fertility. There are several reasons that can lead to infertility and, more often than not, the problem is caused by a combination of factors. In many cases, there is no medical reason for infertility. Lifestyle factors, nutritional deficiencies and emotional stress are all known to contribute to infertility. Natural ways to boost fertility Given the multi-factorial nature of infertility in most cases, natural ways are known to be quite effective in improving fertility. Diet and lifestyle changes […]

Signs of Infertility in Women

Signs of Infertility in Women

If you’re having problems conceiving, it could be a sign of infertility. But the inability to get pregnant is only one, albeit the most important, sign of infertility in women. There are actually many symptoms to show that you’re infertile. While some of these signs could indicate a serious medical problem, requiring medical treatment, others are less dangerous and are usually curable with natural remedies and simple changes in your diet and lifestyle. More often than not, there are either none or very few overtly visible symptoms of infertility in women. Problems with your menstrual cycle Any issues with your […]