Mar 17, 2011
Posted in Pre Pregnancy

Choosing the Sex of Your Baby – How Far Will You Go?

Choosing the Sex of Your Baby – How Far Will You Go?
Majority of the parents are so gratified on having a baby in good health that the gender doesn’t seem to matter. However, there is another group of couples that so desperately want a girl or boy that they would leave no leaf unturned towards achieving it. Usually, the patient base is of duo types – the foremost one being couples having a number of kids of the analogous gender & keen on experiencing a baby of the other gender. The other group are couples needing advanced fertility therapy for conceiving who feel that in case they really need to be going through it all then they might as well be taking the extra step. In  [...]

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Aug 19, 2010
Posted in Boost Your Fertility, Pre Pregnancy, Staying Fit

The Novel Strong Fertility Ball Yoga Method – Part II

The Novel Strong Fertility Ball Yoga Method – Part II
Actress cum yoga teacher for over two decades, Brenda Strong has outlined several fertility improving postures which are each 2-5 minutes lasting and a total of ten exercises that are to be done in a sequenced pattern. It is advised that each of these poses are to be done in a more gradual way for females who are attempting conception. Outlined herewith are some of these postures that are part of the Strong Fertility Ball Yoga Method that Brenda has devised for using with the fertility ball. Uttanasana Pose Uttanasana or forwards fold pose involves the use of fertility ball for activating the ‘Spleen Chi 10’ which  [...]

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Aug 18, 2010
Posted in Boost Your Fertility, Pre Pregnancy, Staying Fit

The Novel Strong Fertility Ball Yoga Method – Part I

The Novel Strong Fertility Ball Yoga Method – Part I
An eminent speaker for The American Fertility Association and serving on board, actress Brenda Strong of the ‘Desperate Housewives’ fame also dons an equally vital role in non-celluloid. She is a skilled registered yoga teacher assisting females in maximizing their reproductive chances, improving wellness, empowering them to feel good within irrespective of whether or not they conceive or become parents. Strong is a firm believer that one has to learn to unearth inner peace which would help one in ably donning the role of parenthood in the future. Her program dubbed ‘The new Strong Fertility Ball Yoga Method’ helps  [...]

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Aug 5, 2010
Posted in Pre Pregnancy

Scan your family tree before planning a baby

Scan your family tree before planning a baby
One might have inherited one’s mother’s green eyes or one’s grandpa’s freckled look, but does one know what other features are inherited down the generations which are not noticeable. Prior to trying conception, looking closely at one’s kin’s health past is important and could turn out to be the finest decisions one had made – for oneself and future kids. ‘All in the Genes’ There are several thousand heritable conditions - means a disease arising due to absence or flaw in gene – however it is not necessarily true that all these are being passed down generations. At times gene flaws develop due to environment-related  [...]

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Aug 3, 2010
Posted in Fertility, News, Pre Pregnancy, Pregnancy Care

Actress Christina Applegate’s Pregnancy following Breast Cancer Therapy is Safe

Actress Christina Applegate’s Pregnancy following Breast Cancer Therapy is Safe
After having successfully trounced breast cancer, the ex-sitcom celebrity, thirty-eight year old Christina Applegate is moving on to possibly her trickiest role ever – maternity. Lately Applegate announced her pregnancy which has come 2 years following a double mastectomy surgery she underwent in July. She mentioned on ‘Good Morning America’ that around a month’s time post-surgery she was totally free of cancer. For Breast Cancer Survivors – Pregnancy No Hurdle Specialists state that although females do tend to be anxious about conceiving after breast cancer treatment, research findings have indicated that getting  [...]

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Jul 14, 2010
Posted in Fertility, Pre Pregnancy, Staying Fit

Fertility Massage

Fertility Massage
Presently, couples intent on conceiving could avail various options of Fertility massage that share a common objective of reinstating the body to health for promoting the processes of fertilizing, implanting and conception. During the foremost trip to a consultant, one could anticipate a comprehensive evaluation of one’s past and current health (physically as well as emotionally). Since only some of these fertility massage techniques have been technically researched, hence it is imperative to firstly seek your physician’s opinion prior to opting for them in case one is going through in-vitro fertilization cycle or any  [...]

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Jul 12, 2010
Posted in Pre Pregnancy

Significance of Pre-Conception Medical Checkup

Significance of Pre-Conception Medical Checkup
Expectant mothers are subject to a battery of check-ups and testing, but physicians recommend several medical exams for women even prior to getting pregnant. In case a woman has decided to have a child, the foremost thing to be done is visiting an obstetrician and gynaecologist, advisably at least a couple of months prior to attempting conception. Taking this step would give a woman ample time in case needed to seek genetic counselling, if there is a past of gynaecological issues or in case a medical condition has to be managed. On visiting a physician, the couple would be extensively queried regarding lifestyle like  [...]

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