10 things you didn’t know about infertility

If you are reading this, is very likely that you may have recently received a diagnosis of infertility. Maybe you have been scouring the Internet for information to help you on the journey you are about to face. You aren’t alone. Let us help you get started with some...

What is Well-timed Intercourse?

When you are trying to conceive and doing your research on the subject, you will often come across the phrases “well-timed intercourse” or “timed intercourse.” The two statements mean the same thing, but what do they actually mean? Well-timed intercourse simply refers...

How to tell when you are ovulating

Many women can predict when they will ovulate by charting their menstrual cycle. If your cycle is not regular, however, it can be more difficult to ascertain when you will ovulate next. Here are a few ways to predict ovulation. Chart your periods. If your cycle is...

Considering artificial insemination?

It’s not a term you hear anymore, but artificial insemination as a treatment for infertility is still very widely practiced. It has a new name: intrauterine insemination (IUI), and it is an excellent low-tech treatment for some types of infertility. What is the...

Who are egg donors? Why should you become one?

Often our blog is directed primarily at couples facing infertility, but this time we want to invite a different audience in as well: potential egg donors. Learning about egg donors, who they are, and how they are chosen may help infertile couples feel more comfortable...