There are many things that can have an impact on your cycle, and late periods happen. Even women who have 28-day cycles that usually run like clockwork can have a late period every now and again. It does not necessarily mean that you have miscarried, but there is something called a chemical pregnancy that may or may not have occurred.
Ah, the miracle of birth. Surely, it does not feel so miraculous to a laboring mother. But if you know anything about conception, you know that it is a small miracle that you are sitting here reading this right now. Out of many millions of sperm that made the journey to your mother's egg, the one with your DNA is the one that succeeded. If it had
When you are trying to conceive, it is easy to focus on the male orgasm. After all, without the male orgasm, there would be no sperm to fertilize the egg. It is important, but let us not forget about the female orgasm. It is not as common as the male orgasm – only about 25 percent of women always climax during sex – but it is almost as
If you are having fertility issues, it may seem like your body is working against you. Well, you may take comfort in knowing that even in completely healthy and fertile women, there is only a small opportunity of conception each cycle. It is all part of the process, and this is exactly why conception in itself is such a miracle. What is
There is no such thing as too much sex, right? When it comes to trying to conceive, the answer is yes. Experts recommend having sexual intercourse every couple of days during the woman’s fertile window. What happens when a woman has too much sex? For women, having sex everyday is not really an issue, as long as it is
If you have been doing everything right and have not yet been able to conceive, you may be thinking that something’s not quite right. How do you know if you or your partner, or both of you are infertile or sub-fertile? 40 percent of infertility cases lie with the female, 40 percent with the male, 10 percent with both and 10 percent unknown.
Are you hearing the “tick tock” of your biological clock sounding louder and louder each year?
There is a good reason for that. After a certain age, statistically, it becomes more difficult for a woman to conceive. And once menopause hits, it is impossible.
But many women, especially these days, are waiting to
Accidents and unplanned pregnancies happen. And these days, if you think an unplanned pregnancy may take place, women have more options than waiting and deciding whether to opt for an invasive surgical abortion. The morning after pill, also known as emergency contraception, is considered as a type of birth control that you can use for up to five