Archives for Trying to Conceive

Does COVID-19 affect your menstrual cycle?

We cannot miss out the huge impact COVID-19 pandemic has had on humanity. COVID-19 infection is usually associated with respiratory symptoms, such as cough, fever or shortness of breath. Nevertheless, it can also impact other systems of our body such as the digestive, nervous or cardiovascular system. A growing body of evidence suggests that COVID-19 infection can affect your menstrual cycle as well. Talking generally, this can be caused by the virus itself or by the stress it causes on the body. Let’s not also forget the lifestyle adjustments needed, which can also impact the menstrual cycle. Let’s break down
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Categories: I'm not Pregnant, Main Categories, Menstruation, Teens, and Trying to Conceive.
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Problems conceiving: Testing

Many couples nowadays have problems conceiving. Women under the age of 35 who have been trying to conceive for more than 1 year or women over the age of 35 who have been trying for more than 6 months, should consult a doctor. Infertility is not just a female issue. Infertility can affect both partners. Fertility experts agree that, on average, 30% of the cases of infertility can be attributed solely to the female, 30% solely to the male, 30% a combination of both partners, and in 10% there is unexplained infertility.   Here are the steps you should take when you
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Categories: I'm not Pregnant and Trying to Conceive.
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Reasons you missed your period – Part 2

In the previous blog, we discussed some of the main reasons for missing your period other than pregnancy – stress, intense exercises, PCOS, thyroid problems, etc. Here are some other reasons for lack of menstruation.   What is amenorrhea? Amenorrhea means the absence of menstruation. There are two types of amenorrhea – primary and secondary. Primary amenorrhea is defined as the failure of initiation of the first menstrual cycle by age of 16. Secondary amenorrhea happens when a woman who has had normal menstrual cycles stops getting her monthly period for more than 3 months. The menstrual cycle is regulated
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Categories: I'm not Pregnant, Menstruation, and Trying to Conceive.
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Оvulation – all you need to know

Ovulation is one of the most important phases of the menstrual cycle. Read this blog for additional information about what is ovulation and what happens to your body when you are ovulating. What is ovulation? Apart from menstruating, women’s menstrual cycle consists of three phases – follicular phase, ovulation and luteal phase. Ovulation is the release of a mature egg from one of the ovaries. After that, special structures of the fallopian tubes, called fimbriae, carry the egg from the ovary toward the uterus. When does ovulation occur and how long does it last? Ovulation usually occurs midway through your
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Categories: I'm not Pregnant, Main Categories, Topics, and Trying to Conceive.
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Top 5 Kama Sutra Positions

While simple positions may be your go-to, nothing can spice things up in the bedroom like some Kama Sutra positions can! Whether you’re an adventurous athlete or a rigid rider, you are sure to find a new favourite in our top 5 Kama Sutra positions! What Is The Kama Sutra We’ve all heard about the Kama Sutra and know it’s a sacred, ancient book that’s all about doing the nasty in new, beautiful and peculiar ways! That’s about all most people know, but there’s so much more to this little book! It was originally written in Hindu, and it dates
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Categories: I'm not Pregnant, Main Categories, Sex, Tip & Tricks, and Trying to Conceive.
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Boosting Your Chance Of Conception Using Vitamins & Supplements

While trying to get pregnant it is important to take the right vitamins and supplements, not only can this improve fertility and increase your chances of conception – it can also reduce the risk of problems in your baby’s development in the early stages of your pregnancy. Not sure which supplements to take on your journey to becoming a parent? Read on and find out which supplements are the best, how they increase your chances of conception and how much you should be taking. Importance Of Vitamins & Supplements Getting a nourishing regimen of prenatal vitamins and supplements is important,
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Categories: I'm Pregnant, Tip & Tricks, Trying to Conceive, and When Expecting.
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The Scientific Process Behind Conception

Most people’s knowledge about ovulation and reproduction is limited to ‘sperm meets egg, egg meets uterus’ and bang, you’re pregnant! But conception involves way more than just combining two reproductive cells. In fact, you only really have a small window of a few days every month to get pregnant. Keep reading to learn the interesting process of ovulation and conception that . . . you probably didn’t know. Understanding Your Cycle Just like the moon and seasonal changes, the female body also goes through phases, known as ‘cycles’. The menstrual cycle is regulated by the complex interaction of hormones: luteinizing
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Categories: I'm not Pregnant, Main Categories, Tip & Tricks, Topics, and Trying to Conceive.
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In Vitro Fertilization (IVF): What It Means & When Is It Necessary?

Everyone knows where babies come from… or do they? In today’s time, technology and medicine can assist reproduction that doesn’t require sexual interaction. This is especially beneficial for people in same-sex relationships, those struggling to conceive naturally, single women looking to get pregnant without a partner and so many others – on condition of a viable egg and sperm cells. But even these can be donated in today’s time! But what does IVF ACTUALLY entail? Are there any risks? And when is it necessary? We’ll take you through the ins and outs of IVF. What is IVF? IVF stands for
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Categories: I'm not Pregnant, Main Categories, Topics, and Trying to Conceive.
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Kinks and Fetishes: What Do They Mean?

Kinks and fetishes – what do they mean? We’re sure you’ve heard these terms going around, if not among your friend circles, then certainly on the internet and popular TV shows. However, contrary to popular belief, these terms do not mean the same thing. Kinks aren’t fetishes but fetishes are kinky. Confused? Don’t worry – we’ll break it down for you. What is a Kink? In simple terms, a kink is something that both turns you on and is generally non-traditional or atypical sexual and intimate desires, practices, or fantasies. While ‘non-traditional’ will be subjective to each person’s culture, generally
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Categories: Main Categories, Sex, Topics, and Trying to Conceive.
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10 Weird and Dangerous Contraceptives That You Should NEVER Try

It may be hard to believe since our grandparents and great-grandparents seemed to have a never-ending list of children, but the idea of contraceptives is actually as old as time. However, contraceptives definitely haven’t only been the neatly packaged combination pills we have access to now. There have been some weird and sometimes bizarre use of contraceptive methods, and some are still used today encourage you to NEVER try any of them. Try not to be totally terrified as we discuss some of these “so-called” contraceptives. 1. Lemon Yes, you read correctly. A literal lemon cut in half and used
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Categories: I'm not Pregnant, Main Categories, Sex, Teens, Tip & Tricks, Topics, and Trying to Conceive.
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