Women who ovulate on a regular basis every month may do so on the same day of their menstrual cycle (for example, on day 14 of a 28 day cycle; however, the ovulation is not necessarily the “same” every month. If the woman has both of her ovaries, she may ovulate from the right ovary […]
Historically for decades the best predictor of a man’s fertility has been his semen parameters. These include semen volume, sperm counts, motility, and the morphology (percentage with normal appearance). These are certainly the basics that need to be at certain levels to have reasonable odds at pregnancy, but more and more, we are learning that […]
The 2017 theme for National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW) is “Listen Up!” This year NIAW runs from April 23 – 29, 2017. At AFRM we want to take this moment to spread awareness of infertility that affects millions and offer support to help those affected to reach their family building goals. NIAW is run by […]
FAQ: If a woman misses her period or has a history of abnormal menstrual cycles, can she still get pregnant?
A woman with infrequent or absent periods are able to become pregnant with her own egg as long as she is not of an age at which egg quality is an insurmountable concern and as long as she is not menopausal. The most common cause of infrequent or absent periods is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), […]