March isn’t just about little green leprechauns and a pot of gold, it’s also Endometriosis Awareness Month.
So often, endometriosis is simplified to a case of bad menstrual cramps. But this chronic disease can not only cause excessive pain, it is also a cause of infertility.
Endometriosis is an excessive growth of the endometrium (the cells that make up the lining of the uterus) along the outer uterus,
The team at Texas Fertility Center of New Braunfels understands that secondary infertility brings significant emotional concerns.
Well-meaning family and friends can put pressure on the infertile parents by asking questions such as: “Don’t you want to give your child a little sister?” or “You don’t want your daughter to be an only child do you?”
Parents worry about how their own difficult emotions about secondary infertility will affect their existing children.…
With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, many future mothers may begin to think about their own fertility.
While some may be in the right time frame now to get pregnant and have a child, there are many women– single and committed–that are not quite ready to get pregnant.
However, thanks to advances in fertility preservation options,
Is That Semen Sample Telling the Truth?
Do you have to provide a semen sample? Has a recent analysis delivered unhappy results? The problem may indeed be with your sperm, it may be with the semen analysis itself, or it may stem from some easily correctable health habit.
Margins for Error in Semen Analysis
The way the semen is collected and processed can play a major factor in the results.
To celebrate Men’s Heath Week leading into Father’s Day on Sunday, June 16th, let’s take a look at some specific ways men can improve their sperm production and boost male fertility.
Productive sperm cells must have the requisite oval heads, tails long enough to “whip” them forward, and enough actual motility to reach the egg.