Trying to Conceive (TTC)

Should You Freeze Your Eggs? What Impact Does Age Really Have On Fertility?

With the recent announcement of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s engagement, the focus is once again on the effect of advanced maternal age on fertility. Women are waiting longer and longer to start a family and this is having significant impacts on the prevalence of infertility. Meghan Markle is 36 and her and Prince Harry… Read More Should You Freeze Your Eggs? What Impact Does Age Really Have On Fertility?

Charting & Ovulation

Fertility Awareness Method: How to Start Fertility Charting

Whether you are only starting to think about ttc or you’ve been trying for a while, tracking your fertility through an ovulation calendar can be beneficial. Women are incorrectly taught that all women ovulate on day 14, and if you falsely believe this, you may be missing your fertile window. There are many different ovulation… Read More Fertility Awareness Method: How to Start Fertility Charting

Trying to Conceive (TTC)

Having a Baby with an Older Man: Does Paternal Age Effect Fertility?

Everyone knows that advanced maternal age (over 35) is linked to decreases in fertility and a slew of other pregnancy complications. How about paternal age or the age of the dad? After all, it takes two to make a baby. Does the age of the sperm matter? We know of many celebrity dads fathering children… Read More Having a Baby with an Older Man: Does Paternal Age Effect Fertility?

Trying to Conceive (TTC)

When Should You Stop Your Birth Control Before Trying to Get Pregnant?

Birth control is a vital part of your health when you are trying to avoid pregnancy, but deciding when to stop it when you are trying to get pregnant can be challenging. This post will help walk you through the steps of choosing the right to stop taking birth control. Step #1 Choose a pregnancy… Read More When Should You Stop Your Birth Control Before Trying to Get Pregnant?