I want to be a mom

You decided, you think it’s the right time, and you’re going to take the step: you want to be a mother. Now you’ll need all kinds of information: calculating your fertile days, measures to take before conception, the signs you might be pregnant… Let us join you in this time full of uncertainty and hope.

Why Can’t I Get Pregnant?

When trying to conceive, it’s important to be patient. However, some women start to worry early on when they’re not able to get pregnant and don’t the reasons why. In this article, we’ll explain some of the things that might…

Is Motherhood Contagious?

There are a number of hypotheses that circulate among the general public about motherhood and its psychological effects on women. One of the theories that drives our ideas of motherhood is the notion of maternal instinct. There is also a…

What Is Hysterosalpingography (HSG)?

Hysterosalpingography (HSG) is a procedure used to determine the fertility of women who want to become pregnant. Since this test isn’t well-known, many patients tend to have a lot of questions and concerns at the beginning of their fertility treatments.…

What Is a Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis?

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) is a recently developed diagnostic technique that’s performed on the embryos before they’re implanted in the uterus. Through this test, you can determine the genetic status of each of the embryos and choose to transfer only…

How to Lower High Prolactin Levels

High prolactin levels can affect your fertility. Usually, the causes of this increase are unknown. This hormonal alteration can be very troublesome but, luckily, with timely and proper treatment, you can avoid its complications and continue your plans of getting…

Brain Changes in Women During Menstruation

Over the years, it has become clear that a woman’s brain changes during menstruation. This is what causes mood swings and other symptoms. The changes that women’s bodies undergo during their menstrual cycle have been the subject of many comments…

Egg Donation: Everything You Need to Know

Egg donation is a reproductive technique that involves in vitro fertilization and is a possible solution for women with certain fertility issues. It allows them to conceive through the donation of healthy eggs from other women. It can involve sperm…

NoMo Women: Choosing Not to Have Children

“Motherhood will be desired or it will not be.” This historic feminist motto is currently a flag that’s flying high. On the one hand, it means that motherhood isn’t something absolutely necessary in women’s lives. On the other, it’s very…

The Relationship Between Vitamin D and Fertility

Doctors and researchers have found links between Vitamin D and fertility, due to its effects on the endocrine system. For this reason, fertility specialists and obstetricians recommend that couples who are looking to conceive make healthy choices and incorporate certain…

5 Natural Birth Control Methods

Natural birth control methods are ways of preventing pregnancy by studying the cycle of ovulation. This way you can avoid barrier methods or ingesting hormones. This type of family planning was the only method available until hormonal and barrier methods of birth…

Habits that Cause Infertility in Men

When a couple decides to have a child and then goes several months without getting pregnant, it’s common for the woman to feel she’s “responsible.” However, it’s worth learning about certain habits that cause infertility in men so they can…

8 Plants and Infusions that Boost Fertility

Besides all of the medicinal benefits of plants and infusions, many of them also help naturally boost fertility. Along with a healthy diet, frequent exercise and good quality sleep, herbs can boost our chances of conceiving. Certain botanical elements have an…

4 Home Pregnancy Tests

Today, we have pregnancy tests that guarantee a very high percentage of accuracy. We have many options when it comes to pregnancy tests. But how did our ancestors find out they were pregnant? Beyond the absences or delays in the…

12 Important Diseases that Influence Fertility

Currently, it’s possible to detect and treat certain diseases that influence fertility in women. In some cases, the issues preventing women from conceiving are very complicated. However, in other cases, they’re common problems. In this article, we’ll share some of…