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Cervical Dysplasia

By Yvonne Gattung B.Soc.Sci, ND, Dip Herb Med, MNNZ, MNZAMH, Natural Fertility Specialist Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN), is also known as cervical dysplasia and cervical interstitial neoplasia. It is the potential premalignant changes (and possible abnormal growth), referred to as dysplasia of the squamous cells on the surface of the cervix. The degree of the […]

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Is the Chance of Conception Reduced with one Ovary or Fallopian Tube?

By Yvonne Gattung B.Soc.Sci, ND, Dip Herb Med, MNNZ, MNZAMH, Natural Fertility Specialist Ovaries are the primary reproductive organs of the female. Their function is to produce ova and sex hormones. Like the testes, the ovaries are paired with each ovary being oval in shape, about 4 cm long, 2cm wide and 1cm thick. One […]

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Common Foods to Enhance Fertility

By Yvonne Gattung B.Soc.Sci, ND, Dip Herb Med, MNNZ, MNZAMH, Natural Fertility Specialist “Let your food be your medicine and your medicine your food” Said by Hippocrates, an Ancient Greek Physican (460-377 BC) who believed in the need to respect the healing forces of Nature and related any ailment to poor nutrition and bad eating […]

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Sex selection – influencing the odds

For every 100 girls born, there are between 105 and 106 boys. These figures have been consistent, as long as records have been kept. However, a slightly greater rate of miscarriage and infant death among boys evens things out early on. As women tend to live longer, they outnumber men later in life. Then there are issues such […]

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Your Sperm Are What You Eat

Story on Your sperm are what you eat | Stuff.co.nz When it comes to In Vitro Fertilisation, well-fed sperm are happy sperm, according to a new study that found what men (and drink) is linked to the chances their partner will become pregnant during fertility treatment.

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Contraception

Women’s fertility is cyclic. Women are only fertile a few days each month, whereas men (providing the sperm are healthy) any ejaculation can lead to a conception. Because women are only fertile a few days each month, contraception options such as the pill are overkill. There are also many situations and reasons for women choosing […]

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Success Rates

Results of Studies Conducted by Foresigt, The British Medical Association for Preconception Care in 1995 Study No. 1 – General Population Couples undertaking Preconception Care Miscarriage 1 in 5 1 in 65 Malformation 1 in 36 1 in 396 Study No. 2 – Involved 367 Couples Age of Females 22-45 years, Age of Males 25-59 […]

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High Levels of Cadmium and Lead in Blood linked to Pregnancy delay

A recent study by the National Institutes of Health in the United States, has found that higher blood levels of cadium in females and higher blood levels of lead in males can delay pregnancy in couples trying to become pregnant. The study included 501 couples from 16 counties across Michigan and Texas and the study […]

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Fertility Management

Officially a couple is considered infertile if conception has not occurred within one year’s unprotected intercourse. The number of couples in this category is increasing steadily in both Western and developing countries. Commonly quoted statistics state that one in ten couples are unwillingly infertile and one in six have difficulty conceiving. Normal conception rates for […]

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