Stress in small amounts can be a good thing. Stress can cause us to complete tasks with a higher sense of urgency when approaching a deadline. Chronic stress, on the other hand, can negatively impact physical and mental health. Stress is more likely … [Read more...] about Stress and Women’s Health
Getting Pregnant: When Am I Most Fertile?
Timing is important when trying to become pregnant. While there is a common process involved, it can vary from one woman to the next. That’s why it is essential to understand what’s happening and when it occurs in order to time reproduction. How do … [Read more...] about Getting Pregnant: When Am I Most Fertile?
How Do I Know If I Am Infertile?
About 12 to 13 couples out of 100 in the United States will have trouble conceiving. Infertility means that you have had unprotected, regular sex for at least six months to a year and can’t get pregnant. Other factors may apply as well, like age. … [Read more...] about How Do I Know If I Am Infertile?
Is It Easier or More Difficult to Conceive in the Winter?
When most people think about birth and renewal, they usually think about spring with its flowers and new baby animals. While that sounds charming, it’s actually winter that is the best time to try to conceive. Excessive Heat Affects Sperm … [Read more...] about Is It Easier or More Difficult to Conceive in the Winter?