Category: Reproductive health

5 Healthy Pregnancy Snacks for All Your Cravings

The number of children born with low birth weight in the United States is estimated to be 8.35 percent. To prevent your child from becoming a part of this statistic it is best to ensure that you get proper nutrition. Pregnancy can bring a lot of cravings with it. You need to ensure that you are...

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Did You Know That You Can Preserve Your Fertility?

Fertility preservation is a technique that gives patients an opportunity to have kids in the future. This technique can be done to both males and females. However, it is good to understand that not all males and females are candidates for fertility preservation. Fertility preservation is done to people who are at risk of losing their...

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Hysteroscopy Procedure to Treat Causes of Abnormal Bleeding

What is abnormal bleeding? Why do women experience it? Abnormal uterine bleeding is a condition where a woman suffers from heavy bleeding during the time of their menstrual cycle. In this situation, the bleeding is so heavy that a woman tends to change their sanitary pads every hour and more than one tampon a day. Causes...

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How Good Nutrition Can Influence Your Fertility

You and your spouse are trying to get pregnant. And you’re doing everything you can. You’re timing intimacy when you are most likely to conceive. You’re removing stress. But you might be overlooking something so simple: your diet. Believe it or not, your diet can influence your fertility. In order to get pregnant faster, you are...

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Exploring The Most Common Male Sexual Health Problems

As a man in this day and age, there are tons of problems that you have to worry about. If you’re not careful and do not monitor your health, there is a good chance that you’re going to experience a sexual health problem at some point or another. Some of these problems are avoidable, but others...

maternal age and infertility

Maternal Age and Infertility

The number and quality of oocytes decrease even at an earlier age, but they are clinically displayed at the age of 35. Moreover, the incidence of birth defects and miscarriages increases with maternal age. The Hutterites are an isolated community living a simple, patriarchal lifestyle which excludes any form of contraception. This community gives us therefore...

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Weight and Infertility

Obesity is associated with a range of adverse health consequences. Widely recognized are the increased risks of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and some cancers. Obesity and low body weight can impact on reproductive function by causing hormone imbalances and ovulatory dysfunction. Abnormal weight is usually defined as a high BMI (kg/m2) of >25 and a low BMI...

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Reproductive Age in Women

In today’s society, the first pregnancy delay phenomenon led to increased infertility rates associated with maternal age (Stephen and Chandra, 2006). Thus, a high percentage of couples depend on assisted reproductive techniques to achieve a pregnancy. Increasing infertility incidence correlated with female age is primarily caused by changes in ovarian function, otherwise attested by decreasing ovarian...