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Birth Control Cleanse: Can it Help?

If you’ve been taking birth control pills for a long time, you’ve probably been told that you need to have fertility cleansing before getting pregnant. You’ve probably also heard about fertility herbs such as milk thistle, dandelion, burdock, dong quai, red raspberry leaf, or goldenseal. I learned about Birth Control Cleanse by Premama a couple of months […]

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Best Fertility Tools and Supplements for PCOS

Many women with polycystic ovarian disease (PCOS) often wonder whether they ovulated during a given menstrual cycle. The fertile window is very short and generally lasts five days, typically from four days before egg release to the day of ovulation (included). However, due to hormone imbalance, which is typical in women with PCOS, this makes it […]

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Household Products to Avoid When Trying for a Baby

Now you’ve decided to start trying for a baby, it’s necessary that you decrease your exposure to chemicals that can affect your fertility. Here are some household products that you should avoid.Scrubs, Soaps, and Creams with ParabensThese common household products are not as safe as you might think. In fact, if you’re trying to conceive, […]

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Herpes and Fertility: What You Need to Know

One question that has repeatedly come up from couples planning to conceive is the link between herpes and fertility. Note that this article is referring to genital herpes and not shingles, which is caused by the varicella-zoster virus. Varicella-zoster belongs to a group of viruses called herpes viruses, which includes the viruses that cause cold […]

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Link Between Diet and Delayed Pregnancy

If you’re a fan of fast food and you’re trying to conceive, think twice before feasting on burgers and French fries–a diet of junk food and no fruits leads to delayed pregnancy, a recently published study suggests. A Brief Look at the Methods Participants included 5,598 women living in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, […]

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Do You Know When You Are Ovulating?

Whether you are trying to get pregnant or not, you should watch out for signs to know when you are ovulating. It is relatively easy to look out for these signs, and it takes just a little practice to master them. As you may already know, ovulation happens when your egg is released from one of your ovaries. […]

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How to Track Ovulation With Irregular Periods

Many women who wish to get pregnant worry about how they can track ovulation with irregular periods. While it is very distressing, especially when you’re trying to get pregnant, there are many available solutions to help you track ovulation. You might find it challenging to track irregular periods and knowing when it is best for you […]

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Some Misconceptions about Fertility Tracking

Some couples put a lot of thought into getting pregnant and sometimes get caught up in the stress and frustration of trying to conceive. While some couples choose to let nature take its course, some invest in fertility tools–basal thermometers, ovulation predictor kits, fertility monitors, etc–plan intercourse, and still do not conceive. Could these tools be the problem? […]

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