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5 Questions to Ask Before You Get a Hysterectomy

My gynecologist recommended I get a hysterectomy because my periods weren’t just irregular, I was spotting all the time. He said it’s a simple surgery and I’d feel much better afterward. So, I scheduled the surgery without even thinking, “should I get a hysterectomy?” I didn’t ask the gynecologist any questions — nor did I get a second opinion from another doctor.
Signs You Should See a Fertility Doctor

5 Signs You Should See a Fertility Doctor About Getting Pregnant

One of the most important and saddest moments of my life was making an appointment with a fertility doctor. My husband and I were both almost 40 years old. We'd been trying to get pregnant for over a year. We'd read enough pregnancy books and visited enough infertility websites to recognize the signs of fertility problems.

Are Infertility Rates Increasing? Fertility Doctors Say “No”

No, infertility rates are not increasing. Here, fertility doctors explain three reasons infertility rates are not increasing — this is one of the fascinating morsels in 100 Questions & Answers About Infertility ! Women aren’t getting pregnant any less today than they did 50 years ago. This infertility book also explains why women aren’t conceiving babies.

“Approximately 80% to 85% of couples who are trying to become pregnant will successfully conceive within a year,” writes John Gordon, MD and Michael DiMattina, MD in 100 Questions & Answers About Infertility. “Thus infertility is defined as the inability to achieve a pregnancy within 12 months of unprotected intercourse.”

If you’ve been trying to get pregnant for at least a year – and can’t conceive – then you may be coping with infertility. For everything you could think to ask about infertility and baby-making, read 100 Questions & Answers About Infertility. And, read on to learn why people think infertility rates are increasing….Read More »Are Infertility Rates Increasing? Fertility Doctors Say “No”

Surprising Facts About Reproduction, Conception and Birth

These surprising facts about reproduction, conception, and birth are fascinating! This info ranges from the dreams of pregnant women to when a fetus acquires fingerprints and teeth.

Did you know that the largest cell in the human body is the female egg and the smallest is the male sperm? That’s a surprising facts about fertility!

To learn more about conception and birth, Your Developing Baby, Conception to Birth by Peter Doubilet. And read on for some fascinating facts about fetuses, pregnant women, and fertility…Read More »Surprising Facts About Reproduction, Conception and Birth