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Does a Mediterranean Diet Boost Embryo Quality?

Does a Mediterranean Diet Boost Embryo Quality?

Yum... fish, olive oil, nuts, beans...that pretty much sums of some of my favorite things to eat and it's part of what experts call a "Mediterranean diet". Oh and let's add garlic to that list too! A really interesting study was just released which looked at how these "Mediterranean diet" foods...

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Eating (McDonald’s) French Fries After IVF?

Eating (McDonald’s) French Fries After IVF?

Fast Food Break! If you've been part of the IVF-community, you've probably seen at least a few dozen posts of women making the drive to McDonalds after their embryo transfer. Is there something about embryo transfers that makes everyone crave a greasy burger with french fries? Do fertility clinics...

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Does Being Underweight Influence IVF Outcomes?

Does Being Underweight Influence IVF Outcomes?

I know, no one likes to talk about weight! We've all heard that having a healthy weight is important when you're trying to conceive. Most of those talks focus on how being overweight can be a problem. But we also know that a complete loss of ovulation is often seen in women who are very...

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Which Fertility Drugs Cause False Positives on Pregnancy Tests

Which Fertility Drugs Cause False Positives on Pregnancy Tests

Worried About Your Fertility Drugs Causing False Positives? If you are taking any fertility drugs, you might have come across stories of women reporting false positives after taking these meds. But do all fertility drugs cause false positives? No, not at all! If you're taking Clomid or Femara...

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