Drinking when trying to conceive: Does alcohol affect fertility?
Fertility can be a complicated subject. There are so many factors that can affect fertility for both men and women — some are beyond a couple’s control. However there are lifestyle choices which contribute to fertility and infertility. One of them is drinking alcohol when trying to conceive — this is a factor which is […]
How to increase AMH levels naturally
What is AMH? AMH is actually produced in both male and female reproductive organs but it is usually only measured in women. This is because the follicles developing in a woman’s ovaries produce AMH. The basic concept is that the more eggs you have, the higher your AMH levels are and vice versa. This is […]
How to improve egg quality for pregnancy
The importance of egg quality When fertility is being discussed, how many eggs a woman has left is often prioritised, and while this is indeed part of the equation, fertility is also driven by egg quality. The decline in egg quality is a natural part of a woman’s aging. Although a woman is born with […]
What Are Follicles & How Many Are Normal in Each Ovary?
If you are trying to get pregnant, you may be feeling overwhelmed by all the fertility terminology and confused about what exactly happens during ovulation and conception. Many of us are more than a little rusty from our biology lessons at school. In this post, we break down everything you need to know about eggs […]
Chances of getting pregnant naturally over 40
Are you too old to have a baby at 40 or in your late 30s? Studies show that women’s ovarian reserve goes down significantly after 37 years old, but there are many reasons why you might be trying for a baby at this age. You might be trying for your first baby or you might […]