The Chicago Cubs, the World Series, and Infertility

The Chicago Cubs, the World Series and infertility have more in common than you realize. I am the first to admit I have never been a die-hard baseball fan….. until recently.  Somehow the Chicago Cubs have captivated an awful lot of my time and attention and I am...

Simple Changes to Reduce PCOS

September is PCOS Awareness Month. One of the most important steps a woman with PCOS can take is changing her lifestyle to include sensible eating and regular exercise. Here are some reasons why. Lifestyle changes are the first and best steps to managing PCOS. This...

PCOS, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

PCOS, Polycystic Ovarian Disease Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common cause of infertility in women. It is characterized by anovulation (lack of ovulation) or oligoovulation (irregular ovulation), ovaries containing numerous cysts, insulin resistance and...

De-stress for Fertility Success

Can stress cause infertility? More and more research is confirming the answer to that question is yes, and there are many possible reasons for this answer. When couples are stressed out they are far less likely to have intercourse. They are also much more likely to...

Infertility Does Not Discriminate

Infertility can strike anyone. It does not discriminate; however it can affect everyone differently. Historically, women of color have been portrayed as hyper-fertile, leading to the misperception that they are immune to infertility. Therefore when the unthinkable...