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How Pilling My Kitty Reminded Me Why I don’t Have Children

I’ll be honest. I’m a weenie. Oh sure, I may seem like I have my act together, but if truth be told, there’s a valid reason I chose to not have children. Don’t get me wrong. I love, love, love kids. I love their pudgy little legs when they are just infants, and […]

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A Walk Down Memory Lane

The following is an abbreviated list of medical terms that are still or were routinely used to describe common female conditions and functions. Cover the right side and quickly glance down the list of phrases on the left. After all these years, you’d think someone would have developed more (cough, choke) appropriate means of expressing these concepts.

I don’t […]

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The Major Disparities Between Male and Female Fertility

Let’s see . . . what do these male celebrities all have in common: Steve Martin, Clint Eastwood, Warren Beatty, Larry King, Luciano Pavarotti, Rod Stewart, and Paul McCartney, to name but a few. Take a second to think about it.

OK, time’s up. Answer? They’ve all fathered children when they were in their 60s and their wives were […]

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WHEN TO START CHARTING FOLLOWING SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES

Starting to chart your cycle can be either exciting or intimidating if you don’t have a solid understanding of how your cycle works and what you are ultimately observing and recording. Which, of course, is why I can’t stress enough the need to either read a comprehensive book (preferably my book, Taking Charge of Your Fertility), a Fertility […]

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How to Research Fertility Clinics

Get a referral
The two best ways to get a personal recommendation are from a trusted health professional, or from a friend or relative who has successfully used a particular clinic. They both have their advantages. Medical professionals tend to know the reputation of other doctors. But a happy patient can often explain why they recommend a particular clinic, whether […]

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