Trying to Conceive Articles
Frozen embryo transfer (FET) is a fertility treatment option that involves embryos from a previous IVF cycle, (a woman’s own IVF or from a donor) or sometimes involves the use of a laboratory to fertilize a donor egg with sperm prior to growth and embryo freezing.
When trying to conceive, it is vital to have an understanding of how ovulation works in order to improve fertility and increase chances of conception. This includes the ins and outs of your monthly cycle and the best methods for tracking it, as well as what to expect during the two weeks after ovulation.
Home insemination is one of the oldest methods and most affordable methods of artificial insemination. With home insemination, you may use donor sperm from a sperm bank or known donor, perform an intracervical insemination (ICI) by yourself or hire a midwife or OBGYN who is able to perform intrauterine insemination (IUI).
By now, we all understand how our nutrition impacts our health and wellness and this is especially so when we are trying to conceive. What many women do not realize though, is that there are specific nutrients we can add to our diet that will help improve fertility.
The luteal phase, or better known to women trying to conceive as the two week wait (TWW), is the period of time after ovulation before menstruation unless a woman becomes pregnant. The most frequently asked question during this time is “Are those pregnancy symptoms I’m having, or is that my period getting ready to start?”