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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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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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Lab Grown Sperm Could Cure Male Infertility

Sperm has been successfully grown in a test tube for the first time, a breakthrough technology that could eventually help cure male infertility, Japanese scientists said Thursday.In the experiment, researchers at Yokohama City University were able to produce healthy, fertile offspring using the laboratory created sperm. Their findings can be found in the journal Nature.“Until now, none of the attempts have been wholly successful, and when the sperm have been used, the pups born have not been healthy and have soon [...]

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Recent study shows that Sesame could boost male fertility

Recent study shows that Sesame could boost male fertility. Tests at the University of Medical Sciences in Isfahan, Iran, found infertile men who took a daily capsule containing sesame oil saw significant improvements in sperm health.The researchers recruited 25 infertile men for this study and  after 3 months; the results, published in the Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, found sperm counts doubled and motility improved significantly!You can find the full study here : (Effect of sesame on sperm [...]

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Fertility expert dispels myth of boxers over briefs for higher sperm count

THERE are eight things you can do to keep your sperm in peak condition - and wearing boxer shorts isn't one of them. Don't stress about your underwear choice, boys - briefs or boxers make no difference to sperm count, a fertility expert claims. Photo Adam Armstrong. Source: News LimitedA Queensland fertility expert confirms there is no concrete evidence to support the theory that "shooting the breeze'' in boxers, not briefs, boosts sperm quality.Dr David Molloy, Medical Director of Queensland Fertility Group, [...]

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Pregnancy Tips To Increase Your Chances Of Getting Pregnant

It is important to have a healthy body and mind ready for conception. This means reducing toxins and bad habits from your lifestyle. This not only goes for the female but also the male. A man's sperm take months to develop before ejaculation and therefore a toxin free lifestyle is important too.Try taking a holistic approach to maximizing the likelihood of pregnancy, below are a number of simple steps both partners can take to help you on the path [...]

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