Author: Dr. Michael C. Allemand, M.D. Conceiving a pregnancy naturally requires several key steps in order to be successful: Ovulation-the release of an egg from the ovary The pickup of the egg from the pelvis by the fallopian tube The presence of sperm in the fallopian tube after intercourse correctly timed with ovulation Binding and fertilization […]

Happy New Year! 2016 really flew by, and now it’s time to start thinking about what we want to do in the new year. Making better lifestyle choices can ultimately help you be healthier, and improve yours and your partner’s fertility. So many of the choices that you make each day have a huge effect […]

While most women are aware of the immediate need to quit smoking and/or drinking alcohol upon becoming pregnant, not all are conscious of the fact that smoking and drinking may be harming their fertility prior to pregnancy. Believe it or not, the same can be true for males as well.

When couples are actively pursuing a pregnancy, they tend to cut out foods and habits that are unhealthy for themselves and for their future child. Unfortunately, it’s possible for products/substances that we don’t necessarily ingest to have a negative impact on our fertility.

Someone who is overweight or obese is more likely to have problems getting pregnant than someone of a healthy weight. Many are still surprised that obesity can affect a woman’s chances of getting pregnant and having a healthy baby. Being underweight can also reduce a woman’s fertility.  But the truth is that obese and underweight […]

You and you partner are trying to conceive. You quit smoking, cut back on your alcohol intake and start eating a more nutritious diet. While these are all great steps to take in order to boost your fertility, it may not even cross your mind to look into your prescription medications. Prescription medications are classified […]