More Sex Increases Chances of Pregnancy

More frequent sex increases the chances of a successful pregnancy. Makes sense. But not for the reasons you think! Two newly published research articles discuss studies of heterosexual intercourse outside the fertile window and come to similar hypotheses. The results showed that couples having intercourse outside the fertile window increased their chances of pregnancy compared to heterosexual couples who abstained from sex when it was not the woman’s most fertile time of the month. The researchers’ theory is that intercourse causes a shift toward a more pregnancy-friendly immune response. In the simplest terms, your immune system has two types of immunity: cellular immunity (Th1), […]



New IVF Procedure Can Improve Implantation Rate

Check out this article about new technology that can determine the most optimal time to implant an embryo. Some Reproductive Endcrinologist and researchers believe that some reasons why embryo transfers are not successful is because the uterine lining is not ready to receive. This article talks about how new technology can help time the transfer when there is an optimal uterine environment. It is not ready for prime time as it is costly and involves a uterine biopsy and gene analysis. However IVF technology is advancing at a rapid pace therefore should this prove to improve outcomes in just 1 […]