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Food and Fertility - Fact and Fiction

Food and Fertility - Fact and Fiction

Can eating the right foods help fertility? Or is it more myth than fact. More and more research is emerging that the right foods and healthy lifestyle choices do make a difference in helping to make babies. Read More


Five Natural Methods Increase Sex Drive in Women

Five Natural Methods Increase Sex Drive in Women

Several natural techniques improve women's level of sexual desire just as surely as newly developed sex-enhancement drugs, and without side effects. One of those ambivalent new drugs is Intrinsa, which comes in the form of a testosterone patch. In a recent study that appeared in the New Engla... Read More


In Vitro Fertilization Improves

In Vitro Fertilization Improves

Clinical results from Down Under suggest that recent advances in in-vitro fertilization (IVF) can double the chances of having a baby for women in their early 40s. And the success rate for this group is increasing faster than any other's. The successes resulted from improved media for culturi... Read More


Exercise During Pregnancy Benefits Mother and Baby

Exercise During Pregnancy Benefits Mother and Baby

Exercise up to the end of pregnancy has no harmful effect on the weight or size of the fetus, according to research appearing in the International Journal of Obesity. The study was conducted by Polytechnic University of Madrid and demonstrates the positive relationship between the weight of se... Read More


Getting Sun During Pregnancy May Strengthen Baby's Bones

Getting Sun During Pregnancy May Strengthen Baby's Bones

When women get more sun during the last months of their pregnancies, their babies are likely to have stronger, healthier bones, a benefit that may last their whole lives, a recent study found. The study, conducted in Britain and reported in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism,... Read More


Expert Commentary: Angeline N. Beltsos, M.D. - 10/28/2009

Expert Commentary: Angeline N. Beltsos, M.D. - 10/28/2009

As mentioned in the Sun Times article, Regular exercise, Relaxation, Novelty, Supplements, and Scents are essential and relatively easy things to try. Getting your groove back or at least maintaining your female desire involves many things: Physical, Hormonal, and Emotional. 1. Identify any ... Read More


Ingredient in Breast Milk Helps Protect Babies' Intestines

Ingredient in Breast Milk Helps Protect Babies' Intestines

An ingredient in human breast milk protects and repairs the delicate intestines of newborn babies, according to research conducted by scientists at Queen Mary, University of London. The ingredient called pancreatic secretory trypsin inhibitor, or PSTI, is found at its highest levels in colostr... Read More


Women's Weight Does Not Affect Sexual Activity

Women's Weight Does Not Affect Sexual Activity

Here is one area in which weight may not have a negative effect on a health activity - sex!. In a study published in Obstetrics & Gynecology research showed that overweight women are having more sex than their thinner sisters. Read More


Natural Fertility Method Superior, Study Says

Natural Fertility Method Superior, Study Says

Whereas in vitro fertilization (IVF) achieves pregnancy success rates in Europe of 18.4 percent, a recent study has found a quarter of couples can do the same using natural procreative (NaPro) technology. NaPro technology was developed by obstetrician and gynecologist Thomas W. Hilgers in Oma... Read More


Is It Safe to Drink Small Amounts of Alcohol During Pregnancy?

Is It Safe to Drink Small Amounts of Alcohol During Pregnancy?

The National Institute For Health and Clinical Excellence (or NICE) recently claims that pregnant women can drink up to 1.5 units of alcohol (or one and a half small glasses of wine) without harming the unborn child. This comes after the Department of Health advises that expectant mothers sho... Read More



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