causes of fertility problems


Causes of Infertility for Men and Women Who Can’t Get Pregnant 48

Gene mutations in men and obscure viruses in women can cause infertility. Here’s a basic list of the most commonly known reasons men and women can’t get pregnant, plus four research studies that describe lesser known causes of male and female fertility problems. If you’ve been trying to get pregnant for more than a year, you may be wondering about the signs […]

cant get pregnant infertility cause

5 Ways to Overcome Fertility Problems 2

These five practical tips for overcoming fertility problems are inspired by a parable of a couple who finally conceived a baby after years of trying to get pregnant. The Clearblue Fertility Monitor isn’t a cure for fertility problems, but it can help you get pregnant. Fertility monitors track your ovulation and menstrual cycles, and tell you the best time to have […]

Ways to Overcome Fertility Problems

12 Most Common Causes of Fertility Problems 1

If you’re having problems getting pregnant, you may unknowingly be dealing with the most common causes of fertility problems. Here’s a list of the most common reasons women don’t get pregnant, plus a solution for each problem. The Combo of Ovulation and Pregnancy Test Strips (pictured) is a must-have for women who want to get pregnant. The ovulation test predicts when there is […]

Causes of Fertility Problems

Alcohol and Fertility – How Drinking Affects Getting Pregnant 1

Fertility doctors told me drinking alcohol can affect getting pregnant; they encouraged both me and my husband to stop drinking wine, beer and spirits when we were trying to conceive. But research on fertility and alcohol does not support the idea that a woman should not drink alcohol when trying to conceive. From my research on alcohol and fertility, I’ve learned that […]

How Drinking Affects Getting Pregnant

How Getting Pregnant After Fertility Problems Affects Marriage

The good news is getting pregnant and having a baby after fertility problems will improve your marriage (or so the research shows). The bad news is NOT getting pregnant can negatively affect your relationship – and even cause it to end prematurely (again, according to the research). More good news is that not all couples are affected the same way […]

marriage fertility problems

The Link Between Childhood Cancer and Infertility

Past research shows that survivors of childhood cancer are at risk for infertility, but this new study reveals that pregnancy is just as possible for cancer survivors as for people who have never had cancer. Researchers at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and Brigham and Women’s Hospital used data from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study to look at […]

infertility childhood cancer

What is Fertility? Things You Need to Know About Getting Pregnant 1

Knowing what fertility is will help you conceive a baby – or prevent an unwanted pregnancy! The more you know about fertility, the more power you have. Especially if you’re a woman. A reader emailed me, asking “what is fertility?” It’s perfect timing, because of National Infertility Awareness Week (which is now over…so maybe the timing isn’t so perfect!). Women […]

things you need to know about getting pregnant