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6 Ways to Improve Your Chances of Getting Pregnant After 40 42

These tips for getting pregnant in your 40s are infused with inspiration from a 51 year old woman who is enjoying a healthy, happy pregnancy. If you want to have a baby, you’re a woman over 40, and you’re considering in vitro fertilization (IVF), you’ll be inspired by Mary Beth’s story… “I woke up one day at age 45 and wondered […]

How to Improve Your Chances of Getting Pregnant After 40

How to Increase Fertility Naturally 5

These six tips for increasing your fertility naturally are inspired by a parable of a journey. You might think of it as a journey towards pregnancy, because it may change your perspective of getting pregnant. One lesson of the parable is to gather jewels of wisdom, inspiration, and information. One such jewel is Fertility for Beginners: The Fertility Diet and […]

How to Increase Fertility Naturally

What to Eat to Get Pregnant 3

In this article, I summarize two recent research studies on eating to get pregnant. One is about fertility and nutrition; the other is about foods that lower blood pressure. Women who watch their weight and closely follow a Mediterranean-style diet high in vegetables, vegetable oils, fish and beans may increase their chance of becoming pregnant, according to dietitians at Loyola […]

eating to get pregnant

How to Find Good Fertility and Pregnancy Information Online 5

How do you protect yourself from fertility and pregnancy myths? By knowing how to find good information online about fertility and pregnancy! There are so many fertility myths, fallacies, and outright lies on the internet. For instance… A reader recently asked me if eating a can of peas after intercourse increases your chances of pregnancy. Nope. Another reader asked if […]

How to Know When You Need to Find a Fertility Doctor 2

It’s hard to decide to go to a fertility doctor when you haven’t been getting pregnant, partly because it feels like it means you’ve lost hope for a natural pregnancy. Plus, it’s expensive! A new book on fertility offers this helpful health – and financial – advice: “Unless your ob-gyn specializes in infertility, works closely with a urologist specializing in infertility, and […]

How Vitamin B12 Deficiency Affects Health and Pregnancy 4

Pregnancy and miscarriage rates are influenced by low vitamin B12 levels or a vitamin B12 deficiency. Here’s how vitamin B12 affects male and female health and pregnancy rates. BestVitality’s Natural Vitamin B12 Supplements are a good way to ensure you’re getting enough vitamin B12 in your diet – especially if you’re trying to get pregnant. Vitamin B12 is important for both male […]

Vitamin B12 Deficiency and Pregnancy

How Endometriosis Affects Your Fertility 2

Endometriosis and female fertility are closely connected. Here’s what the experts say about the effects of endometriosis on getting pregnant. “Approximately 80% to 85% of couples who are trying to become pregnant will successfully conceive within a year,” write John Gordon, MD and Michael DiMattina, MD in 100 Questions & Answers About Infertility. “Thus infertility is defined as the inability […]

How Endometriosis Affects Your Fertility