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Why a Valentine’s Conception Needs More Than a Card and Roses

NEW YORK, February 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pressure to make Valentine's Day all about sex and passion can feel daunting for 1 in 10 women in the US who face difficulty conceiving. Moreover, over the last three decades, women have been waiting longer to start having children. However, when it comes to fertility, age matters; both women and men are at their most fertile in their early twenties. "Over recent years, establishing a career, getting on the housing ladder and ensuring [...]

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Making babies: You may be doing it wrong, doctors say

Think it helps to have sex more than once a day or raise hips afterward? You have made mistake. But you are not alone, survey shows. Most women know how babies are made. But a new survey suggests they are confused or misinformed on some of the fine points.Researchers from Yale University decided to do the survey after finding some misconceptions about conception among their own patients, says study leader Jessica lluzzi, an obstetrician and gynecologist in New Haven, Conn."We have [...]

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Busting 27 Fertility Myths

Myth 1: I WILL GET PREGNANT AS SOON AS WE STOP USING BIRTH CONTROLYou just stopped using your birth control and your period started immediately coming month after month. This, however, is not a guarantee that you will get pregnant right away. For the majority of couples, getting pregnant doesn’t happen the first month they try to conceive. Studies show that healthy couples only have a 1 in 4 chance of conceiving in any given cycle. Still, our little trick [...]

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