Daily Archives: May 8, 2015

15 Factors That Affect a Woman’s Fertility

1 of 17 What causes infertility? by Amanda MacMillan Most people know that a woman’s fertility decreases as she gets older, but even during her most fertile (and otherwise healthy) years, lifestyle choices and external factors can affect a woman’s chances of having a healthy baby. “Women who want to increase their chances of… Read More »

10 Ways to Boost Your Odds of Getting Pregnant

1 of 12 Oh, baby by Hallie Levine Sklar From Health magazine Some women get pregnant effortlessly; others spend months or even years trying to conceive. Why? Experts concede it’s still largely a mystery. “We have hints—factors like when your mom went through menopause and how regular your cycles are—but they don’t tell us everything,”… Read More »

Pregnant? Diet Changes to Make Right Now

1 of 21 Eating right by Kate Rope You’re pregnant. Congratulations…and don’t panic! If healthy eating hasn’t been a habit, don’t worry. Now is the perfect time to make a change you (and your family) will benefit from for decades. And because the first trimester is one of the most important periods of your baby’s… Read More »

Trying to Get Pregnant? 10 Proven Sperm Killers

1 of 12 Sperm and fertility By Erica Kain When it comes to conceiving a child, there are lots of things that can go wrong—sperm allergies, poor egg quality, and ineffective sperm. Of the approximately 1 in 10 couples who are infertile, it has been estimated that male factors alone contribute to 30% of these… Read More »