Weight

There is a weight range that is considered to be ideal for fertility which is based on your Body Mass Index (BMI). A BMI of 19-25 is considered to be within the normal range. We know that being overweight or underweight can reduce your chances of conceiving. Women who...
Stress management

Stress management

Dealing with infertility can be stressful. The experience of uncertainty can be profound. Emotions of fear and anxiety can become pronounced and overbearing. Learning how to manage stress more effectively may not only increase your chances for a successful pregnancy,...

Impact of high temperature on sperm

Sperm parameters can be affected if exposed to high temperatures. For instance, sitting in a hot tub day after day should be avoided, even if a man has no known fertility problems. Repeated exposure to high temperature through hot tubs or hot baths can affect male...

Impact of smoking on fertility

Studies on male smoking have shown a decrease in the quality of sperm. Sperm motility refers to the swimming capability of sperm. If sperm cannot swim properly, they may have trouble reaching the egg and fertilizing it. In men who smoke, researchers found a decrease...
Watch the Beverages

Watch the Beverages

Drinking too much coffee or too much alcohol can impair a woman’s fertility. Excess intake of coffee is not good. Experts say that drinking more than five cups of coffee a day, the equivalent of about 500 milligrams of caffeine is associated with lower...