Concerns

How to get pregnant fast with irregular periods

If your menstrual periods are irregular, it may be more difficult for you get pregnant – and it may not. Whether irregular periods will affect your ability to conceive, depends on why your cycle length varies so much. Other health and fertility factors may play a role as well. Irregular …

Common causes of female infertility

A pregnancy is the successful result of an amazingly complex set of processes. The woman’s body must release an egg cell from one of her ovaries (ovulation); the egg must move through her fallopian tube towards the uterus (transport); a sperm cell must get to the egg and penetrate it …

Infertility investigation and diagnosis

Fertility testing and investigation can be a lengthy and frustrating process, but it helps to know what to expect. In this article we cover some of the most common tests and examinations used for infertility diagnosis. It is very common for couples to worry most about the female partner’s fertility …

Late period, negative test — pregnant or not?

Your period is overdue and there are still no signs of it. Trembling with excitement you take the pregnancy test, holding your breath while you wait for the result. After a minute that feels like forever, you open your eyes and see … a single line. The test is negative. …