conception 

Couple who lost three children expecting triplets

I can't believe I actually got through this entire story without bursting into a thousand tears. Well, to be honest I didn't read the whole thing. But I'm glad I read what I did. Chris and Lori Coble, parents to two girls and a boy, lost all their...

Can you impact your baby's gender before conception?

If you ask most prospective parents whether they're hoping for a boy or a girl, you'll most likely get the standard response: "I just want my baby to be healthy." And that's true. But dig a little deeper, and usually moms and dads-to-be will admit...

Fertility testing for men -- at home

Infertility isn't just a woman's issue. "It takes two to have a baby, as silly as that sounds," said Dr. Harry Fisch, director of the Male Reproductive Center at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. If is having...

Baby arrives after ten years of infertility

I discovered the blogging world through infertility blogs. Though I hadn't experienced the problem myself, so many "infertility bloggers" have amazing stories and writing skills. It was hard not to be drawn in, and to experience the roller coaster of...

Study shows conception more difficult for obese couples

Doctors have long known that being overweight can affect fertility in both men and women individually. Semen quality and hormone levels are diminished in overweight men and too much extra weight can have adverse effects on ovulation, conception and...

U.S. army hospital prepares for births after war leave

In Clarksville, Tennessee, the Fort Campbell army hospital expects there to be about 250 births a day in June and also nine months from now, considering the fact that soldiers are returning from Iraq. Right now, the number of births is about a dozen...

Are you allergic to sex?

So, you want to have a baby. You've been dreaming about cribs and blankets for quite some time now. Only problem? Well, every time you have sex, you end up with red and swollen inner and outer vaginal areas. Could you be allergic to sex? According to...

How old were you when you had your first baby?

On Saturday night, we had a young couple over for dinner. As a matter of fact, they just got married last month, and my husband performed the ceremony. So, perhaps we feel a little proprietary about them. The young woman is as young as I was when I...

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