12:24 31st August 2022 | Causes of Female Infertility
Why do hormones really need to be balanced? Where exactly are they tipping over to? In this piece, Dr Chinedu Obikilu explains hormonal imbalance in simple terms
17:53 25th July 2022 | Ovulation
You've probably heard several times that ovulation is the best time to have intercourse. That's not entirely wrong, but this piece will help you understand how best to take full advantage of this information.
10:40 28th January 2017 | Menstrual Cycle
When trying to conceive, it’s important to know what ovulation is and when it occurs. This blog post will discuss the five top signs of how to know when you’re ovulating. Remember, every woman is different, so by understanding your cycle and your ovulation symptoms you can increase the chances of falling pregnant by choosing optimal times for intercourse.What is Ovulation?
It is useful to understand what ovulation is and when it ...
08:05 9th February 2016 | Medical Assessment
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Many people use the terms sterility and infertility as if they are interchangeable. They are not and it is important to understand the difference. Primary Sterility is when a couple is unable to conceive after having unprotected intercourse for a specified period. Secondary sterility is when a couple has had at least one child but has been unable to achieve another pregnancy.
There are two categories of infertility. Primary infertilit...
10:03 10th November 2014 | Ovulation Window
I envy couples that have never had to worry about that interesting window in a woman’s cycle called ovulation. The joy of being able to be intimate with your husband without having one eye on the calendar!!! I have had some of my less-fertility-challenged friends tell me that they too are constantly on ovulation watch – in their case it’s not about trying to catch the egg, but how to MISS it. My reaction is always the same, classic eye ...
04:52 14th May 2013 | Unexplained Infertility
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Before a couple can achieve conception naturally, they must have intercourse and during this process, the man ejaculates, that is, releases his sperm into the woman’s vagina. The sperms swim through the neck of womb (the cervix) into the uterus and down the fallopian tubes where, hopefully, the sperms will meet an egg that has been released from the women’s ovaries if intercourse coincides with ovulation. Fertilization may occur with a ...
04:59 15th March 2013 | Conception
The goal of every pregnancy is the delivery of a healthy baby to a healthy mother. However, this journey to motherhood can be made easier and healthier when it is well planned and prepared for. Several factors affect the ease of getting pregnant as well as the health of both mother and baby in pregnancy and afterwards. Planning your pregnancy helps you avoid or reduce pregnancy complications, give birth to a healthier baby, recover fast...
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