Unless you’re actively trying to get pregnant, there’s a good chance you know more about what it takes to prevent pregnancy than to conceive. Whether you’re ready for a baby or think you might like to have one someday, health-care professionals say it’s time to learn. As Dr. Sharon Vorona, physician and medical director of Figure 1 — an app that lets health-care providers share photos and info related to their cases with each other for discussion — tells Cosmopolitan.com, “If you know that it’s something that you want in your life, then it’s good to have an understanding of the science behind ovulation and the factors that affect fertility.” Ahead, ten things that you should know about fertility and trying to conceive, or TTC, right now.
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Many men don’t know about risk factors that can lead to infertility, a new study reveals.
In a survey, Canadian men could identify only about half of the activities and medical conditions that can harm their sperm count and reduce fertility. (more…)
Ever made a roomful of 17-year-old girls cry? I have! (more…)