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Your Genetics’ Role in Infertility

Infertility can be caused by numerous different health and lifestyle factors. In some of our past blogs, we’ve focused on lifestyle changes you can make to increase your chances of conceiving, as well as some of the medical conditions that may play a role in infertility. What we haven’t focused on as much is how… Continue Reading

4 Virtual Resources for Infertility Support

Infertility can be very isolating and lonely for women who have a desire to start a family. This is especially true when friends and loved ones around you start getting pregnant. While finding social connections with other people who understand what you’re going through is difficult enough, the coronavirus pandemic brought with it a new… Continue Reading

6 New Year’s Resolutions to Improve Your Fertility

The New Year represents a clean slate to evaluate your goals and to make a plan for how you’re going to achieve them. For many couples across the world, starting a family is the ultimate wish for the New Year. In order to achieve the goal of conceiving, there are certain steps you can take… Continue Reading

Pros and Cons of Becoming an Egg Donor

In the season of giving, many of us search for ways to give back and serve our communities. For many women experiencing infertility, a chance to start a family is the best gift of all. At Carolina Fertility Institute, we rely on egg donations from healthy women aged 21-29. While the process is a commitment,… Continue Reading

7 Gifts for Women Going Through IVF

Although many couples choose to keep their fertility treatments private, if a friend has confided in you about going through in vitro fertilization, your support through the holiday season could make a big difference in their life. The holidays can be stressful enough, but for those coping with infertility, it may be difficult to enjoy… Continue Reading

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7 Lifestyle Choices That May Affect Your Fertility

There are numerous factors that can affect your fertility. Last month, we examined some of the medical conditions that are linked to infertility, so this month we wanted to highlight some of the lifestyle choices and habits that may help shed some more light on underlying causes of infertility. 1. Weight In order to promote… Continue Reading

5 Benefits of Fertility Yoga

If you’re hoping to achieve your dream of becoming a mother, fertility yoga should be on your radar. Fertility yoga is designed to help women nurture, support, and strengthen their reproductive systems so that they can conceive a child. Keep reading to learn how you may benefit from fertility yoga. 1. Less Stress One of… Continue Reading

7 Health Conditions Linked to Fertility Issues

7 Health Conditions Linked to Fertility Issues

If you’re on a fertility journey, then you already know that there often are no clear answers about what’s causing your fertility issues. However, there are some health conditions that are linked to fertility problems and may be making it difficult to conceive.  1. Endometriosis Endometriosis is a common medical condition that is linked to… Continue Reading

Fertility Options for Same-Sex Parents

Because of advancements in assisted reproductive technology (ART), same-sex parents have more options than they used to when it comes to building their families. In the past, options were limited and most couples pursued adoption. Now, there are many fertility options for same-sex parents. Fertility Options for Female Same-Sex Parents Female couples that want to… Continue Reading

How PCOS and Infertility are Connected

September is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month, which is the perfect opportunity to explore the condition and how it affects fertility. Women who have PCOS often try many different treatments and lifestyle changes to help manage their symptoms. But when those women want to get pregnant, they may have to re-evaluate their treatment options.… Continue Reading