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Stress Can Damage Fertility in Men, Not Just Women

Just because a woman cannot conceive does not always mean that it is her fault since stress can damage men’s fertility, as well. Infertility among men can be a very — ahem — touchy subject because most men are less likely to seek a physician’s help if they are stressed or ill. This is not just speculation or some bar talk. According to WebMD, a survey of 1,100 men for the American Academy of Family Physicians showed that about 85 [...]

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Conceive Plus fertility lubricant now available at Boots, Lloyds and Hickey’s pharmacies in Ireland.

Conceive Plus now available at Boots, Lloyds and Hickey’s in Ireland. Conceive Plus now available at Boots, Lloyds, Hickey's. Great news for all couples trying to get pregnant in Ireland! New to pharmacies is patented fertility lubricant Conceive Plus® for use by all trying-to-conceive couples. Conceive Plus® is a FDA cleared fertility lubricant that is formulated to be isotonic and meet a pH range compatible with human sperm survival and migration. It is the only lubricant with Calcium & Magnesium [...]

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Smoking and Trying to Conceive

Smoking and Trying to Conceive Most couples know that smoking while pregnant can lead to pregnancy complications, birth defects, and increased risk of miscarriage. For these reasons, most women who smoke plan to quit when they become pregnant. However, smoking while trying to conceive can also have disastrous effects on both male and female fertility and increase a couple’s time to conception. Smoking and female fertility A group of studies has found that female smokers are 60% more likely than nonsmokers to [...]

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Getting Pregnant When Taking Clomid

Are You Trying to Get Pregnant on Clomid? Clomid is one of the most popular infertility treatments available. It works by inducing ovulation, which can be a major help in trying to conceive for women who have irregular menstruation. If you’re taking Clomid the following tips can help make the most of the increased chances of get pregnant quickly. Use Ovulation Tests Clomid makes your ovulation cycle more regular, but we advise not depending on it entirely. Using an ovulation predictor to determine exactly [...]

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Most Common Causes of Female Infertility

If you are having trouble conceiving, you or your partner may have a fertility problem. Of course, the likelihood of conception is affected by a wide range of factors, including how long you’ve been off birth control, how often you have sex, you weight and general health, and much more. If you’ve been trying for a year or more, however, a more serious problem might be the cause. The following are the most common causes of female infertility: Polycystic Ovarian [...]

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“After 2 years of trying I’m finally 22 weeks pregnant now “

Conceive Plus success stories : "Hello! I know this might be late but I could never be thankful enough for your products. After 2 years of trying I'm finally 22 weeks pregnant now and that's happened when I started using your products. We kinda just used the lubricants and last thing I knew is I was preggy already. So thank youuuuu!!! 😊 " R.G. Heuvel, Facebook, October 12, 2016    "Worked for me & im currently 4 months with my first child", M. M. [...]

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The Best Sex Positions to Conceive

It’s a long-standing debate: can your sex position make a difference in how likely you are to conceive? The bottom line is that it’s possible to get pregnant in any position.Sperm can travel into the fallopian tubes from any angle, even when the woman is on top. Some studies, however, have found that a couple of positions can help to maximize the amount of sperm that enter through the cervix. Missionary Position Missionary is the tried-and- true standard for trying to conceive. The position enables [...]

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The Impact of Weight on Fertility

Being at a healthy weight is important for so many reasons, one of which is fertility. If you're trying to conceive and you or your partner is over or underweight, it may be harder to conceive. Before you start trying to conceive, it’s a good idea to consult your doctor about your general health and, if necessary, work on a plan to reach and maintain a healthy weight following the specific diet (check out the review at Slender Series). Being [...]

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The Effects of Tight Underwear on Male Fertility

You’ve probably heard before that tight underwear or pants can harm male fertility. Research so far has produced mixed results, but there is some evidence that suggests wearing tight garments lowers sperm production and therefore making it harder to conceive. If you’re trying to have a baby, you may want to pay attention to this information and adjust your wardrobe accordingly. As a matter of fact, overly tight clothing can cause a number of health issues for both men and [...]

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Can Acupuncture Improve Fertility?

Acupuncture has been a staple of traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years, and recently it has been gaining popularity in the Western world as well. Some studies suggest that it may even combat infertility and help couples who are trying to conceive. Some women decide to become an egg donor as they give hope to intended parents. Acupuncture uses thin, sterile needles that are inserted just below the surface of the skin. Practitioners of acupuncture believe that energy, or chi, [...]

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