At one time, doctors believed that the hormones associated with pregnancy were a good protection against depression. In more recent years, however, there has been a growing body of evidence that depression during pregnancy is a serious problem, affecting 10-20% of all women - the same proportion that women as whole suffer without adding pregnancy into the equation. With figures like that and with the added concern that depression can factor into the health of the baby, it is important to know something about how depression and pregnancy are connected.
Children First: Making the Paradigm Shift from Infertility to Adoption
Moving from infertility to adoptive parenting is a complicated emotional process. In transferring from the process and the culture of infertility and its treatment to the process and culture of adoption, consumers are expected to make a huge shift. The Barrier?
Age and Fertility-A Breakthrough Method to Pregnancy After 40
As you think about getting pregnant at 40, there is advice on every corner, but do you know how to choose the right approach? Science, and especially media, claims that women that are over 40 can get pregnant, but only through evasive procedures. Here is the opportunity for you to learn about fertility and age and how to boost your chances of healthy conception.
In Vitro Fertilization: New Hope for Overcoming Infertility
Infertility is a major concern for a lot of couples. There is even more concern especially on women who want so much to have a child and be called a mother. But with the advances of technology and with the development of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), more and more women can now rejoice that they now can bear a child --- considered by many to be the very essence of being a woman.
Infertility and Talking with Your Doctor
Prepare for your doctors’ appointments with a list of questions, and if more questions come up during the appointment, ask them also.