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Thyroid – Infertility Connection

  Photo Credit: Fox News Thyroid conditions are the leading cause of infertility, let alone maintaining a pregnancy. Having a low thyroid condition leaves a negative impact on a woman’s reproductive health. Unfortunately, the thyroid-infertility connection is more common than most realize.So, What Is The Thyroid and What Does It Do?Not sure what the thyroid is and its function? That’s okay –...

Lack of Sleep Affects Kids’ Brains Differently Than Adults

 Photo Credit: Kids Harbor  You certainly don’t need scientific evidence to prove to you that sleep deprivation is harmful to your health; however, what you do need to understand is that lack of sleep affects children differently than adults. According to a statement from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three adults isn't getting the proper...

Making Time For Togetherness After Baby

As your new bundle of joy enters the world, it's natural to feel so in love with your baby, especially when he or she looks up at you with those big eyes! When you finally get to bring your baby home, you spend all your time feeding, changing, and cuddling them up -- you know, the normal mom thing!...

Tests to Consider for Infertility

Approximately twelve percent of women between the ages of 15-44 in the United States experience difficulty trying to conceive and carrying an unborn baby to term. Scheduling an appointment with your OBGYN or even an infertility clinic is beneficial. Infertility occurs due to numerous factors, which is why it’s crucial to be knowledgeable with the tests that you should...

Little-Known Causes of Miscarriage

Miscarriage is such a taboo subject; nobody wants to talk about it, but it is a topic that should be discussed. Women should know they are not alone. According to Mayo Clinic, 10 to 20 percent of all known pregnancies result in miscarriage; however, the actual number is likely higher as most miscarriages end so early during pregnancy and...

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