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Why Stress Can Reduce Your Chances of Getting Pregnant
When either you or your partner is stressed out, it can reduce your sexual appetite. You will feel more tired and it is likely that you won’t actually want sex. This will clearly affect your chances of becoming pregnant as you should be aiming to have sex... Read all »
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Perhaps the biggest mistake that many couples make is to only have sex when they think that they are ovulating. So many couples stick to a strict timetable and there are several problems with this. Firstly it takes the romance out of making a baby. This can decrease yours or your partner’s sexual appetite. It will... Read all »
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How the Food You Eat Can Affect Your Fertility
It is important to remember that what you eat on a daily basis will have an effect on your health. If you eat a diet that is low in nutrients, you will end up developing various illnesses. Your body needs nutrients in order to fight off diseases and to keep the body... Read all »
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Those who seem to be most at risk include business women as they tend to be in denial about how much stress they are under. If you have a busy, hectic life then you may need to stop and look into ways to slow down. Not only will that improve your fertility, but it will also be beneficial for your whole body and... Read all »
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Fertility problems also refer to women who can get pregnant but they can’t stay pregnant. They may suffer several miscarriages after falling pregnant. This can occur for a number of reasons. Below you will find out more about the different types of fertility problems that a couple can suffer.
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Therefore if you have only been trying for a few months then now is not the time to worry! If on the other hand you have been trying for over a year then there are a few signs that you can look out for to see if you could have fertility trouble.
The Most Common Signs of Fertility Problems
It can be difficult to... Read all »
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How Your Mind Can Affect Your Fertility
There are times when you may be told that your fertility problems are all in your head. This is often true. If you are constantly worried and stressed out about your fertility, it can cause problems. When you become stressed it can cause you to suffer irregular menstrual... Read all »
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Fact Number One: Substance Abuse Can Affect Fertility
Substance abuse can have a really serious effect on your fertility. This is particularly true in the case of Marijuana. If your partner regularly smokes marijuana it can affect their sperm count.
Alcohol abuse can be really bad for women trying to get... Read all »
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Home pregnancy tests work much the same way as those carried out by professional labs. Both test for the presence and level of a hormone called hCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) in blood or urine. Blood samples are considered more reliable, but certainly less pleasant, particularly for home tests. Most of them test... Read all »
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There are dozens of factors that affect the odds of conception, some more important than others.
Caffeine intake does affect fertility for both men and women. Brewed coffee has between 100-300 mg of caffeine, while cappucino has between 300-400 mg and decaf (not surprisingly) has only 1-8 mg. Those concerned that... Read all »