Author Archives: SciEvid

Are Fertility-Friendly Lubricants Helpful?

So you’ve been trying to conceive and have been advised to have intercourse at least two to three times a week. Or have you been told to have intercourse every day during your fertile window? And if you didn’t conceive after the first month, chances are you’re having intercourse a little more frequently than usual. […]

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What You Need to Know Before Taking Norethisterone

Norethisterone, also known as norethindrone, is a non-estrogen containing contraceptive. It is commonly referred to as the mini-pill or progestogen-only pill and works by acting on receptors in your body to mimic or exaggerate the effects of progesterone, a naturally occurring hormone that is produced by the ovaries, placenta, and adrenal glands. The drug is available for […]

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How Reliable Are Home Pregnancy Tests?

Pregnancy tests have been used as far back as the 1970s, with EPT being the first home pregnancy test. Since then, manufacturers have created devices using different forms of technology. Two types of devices are currently available on the market—manual and digital home pregnancy tests. Manual devices typically show a faint line, corresponding to a […]

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