Smoking cigarettes. Not getting enough sleep. Drinking too much alcohol. Being overweight. These lifestyle choices may not seem significant when it comes to procreating, but they can affect male fertility and may eventually cause problems.Team Ovry | Tue, Oct 12, 21
For many women who give birth, the word “mom” becomes part of their identity. But does it become their entire identity? Here are what some parents had to say about motherhood while balancing other responsibilities and trying to stay true to themselves.
When it comes to detecting pregnancy, a test is always best—but there are many indicators, like tender breasts or frequent urination, that are signs of early pregnancy, especially when experienced at the same time.
You asked. We answered. We have responses to your questions about our pregnancy test strips, from accuracy to how to read your results to when to consult your doctor.
Coming to the decision to freeze your eggs is not an easy one. Our friend Monique walks us through her journey and everything that comes before undergoing the procedure.
There are still barriers that prevent people from sharing their stories about miscarriages, yet one in four pregnancies end in one. We want to highlight the strong, resilient, and at times, vulnerable women who have decided to speak up about what they’ve gone through.
Male infertility contributes to more than half of all cases of childlessness around the world, yet infertility remains a woman’s social burden. A crucial part of the process to take the burden off of women is to have men understand their own bodies and advocate for themselves.
At 30 years old, Brooke Roth, group fitness instructor for The Class and Ride Cycle Studio, learnt that her AMH (egg count) was very low. After several failed fertility treatments, she was able to conceive naturally and now has two toddlers. Brooke shares the ups and downs of her fertility journey and about the importance of staying true to your journey.
Infertility now affects 1 in 6 Canadian couples. As more people speak up about their infertility, it’s helpful to hear their stories—and not just the success stories that we see in the movies or on Instagram.
Trying to Conceive
While miscarriages can be difficult to talk about, it’s important to know they’re common and it’s possible to get pregnant after having one.