The medical definition of recurrent miscarriages or Recurrent Pregnancy Loss (RPL) is ‘three or more consecutive losses of recognized pregnancies before the 20th week or 5th month of pregnancy’. Did you know that about 15% of pregnant women experience a miscarriage during childbearing age? Just 2% of pregnant women experience two pregnancy losses in a
Are you frustrated that you are not getting pregnant as quickly as you hoped? Do you find yourself wondering “Will it ever happen?” The health of your eggs can affect whether fertilization and implantation will occur. But, it also affects the viability of a pregnancy. And, the options usually given to women include: using an
When couples go to see a fertility specialist, they want answers. 1 in 5 couples is given the heart-wrenching diagnosis of ‘Unexplained Infertility’ after a standard fertility workup. This can be one of the most difficult diagnoses to receive because there is not an obvious issue for you to correct. ‘Unexplained Infertility’ means that the
Can You Chart Your Most Fertile Times? Did you know that there are tools you can use to help you plan the best times for sex? If you are struggling with your fertility or have are trying to get pregnant, a good starting place is your menstrual cycle. You can time ovulation by charting your
Infertility is a lot more common than most people think. It affects around 1 in 6 couples. Around 5% of infertile couples turn to IVF to help them conceive. There are fertile people who pursue IVF for other reasons too. Currently, approx. 1 in 50 babies are now born using IVF. Should You Start IVF?