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Good News: Infertility is Going Down Among U.S. Women

The National Survey on Family Growth (NSFG) collects all kinds of information on U.S. women, including what kind of birth control they use. It also asks women and men about their experiences with infe…

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Fertility Awareness: The Lesser-Known Birth Control

Understanding your body's natural cycles can be useful for getting pregnant--and for avoiding pregnancy. Contrary to popular myth, pregnancy is not possible every time a woman has sex. With a littl…

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6 Helpful Health Facts About Carrots

Carrots rank right up there with spinach among earth’s topmost health foods. These cold months are a wonderful time to enjoy them steamed, roasted, baked and grilled. My favorite way is to steam them …

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5 Ways to Improve Your Fertility

If you're like most people you probably have vague recollections of boring high school chemistry classes when you hear the word, "pH."  Don't let chemistry class stop you from accessing one of the gre…

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5 Food Groups That Damage Fertility

by Mary Goyer, MS, Contributor to Holistic Nutrition on AllThingsHealing.com Editor's Note from Neda Smith: Have you been struggling with fertility, having difficulties conceiving? Mary Goyer, wh…

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Getting Pregnant (Or Avoiding It)

Pregnancy is what happens when a guy’s sperm meets up with a woman’s egg and the fertilized egg sticks to the lining of the woman's uterus. So any type of sex where semen gets inside the vagina could…

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Maya Massage: A Healing Practice for Women

My first experience with Maya Abdominal Massage left me feeling rested, connected, and curious about the origins of this unique treatment. Known today as Arvigo Maya Massage, after Rosita Arvigo…

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What is the Manchester Procedure?

The Manchester procedure was introduced in 1888 to preserve fertility in young women by correcting prolapse without removing the uterus and ovaries. Find out what it involves and why it's still around…

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What is the Fertility Awareness Method?

Need a quick tip on how what the fertility awareness method is? Watch this!…

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9 Ways to Increase Fertility Naturally

By Kristin Ohlson, Experience Life You've been trying to start a family without success for the past year or more, you're not alone. As many as one in 10 Americans will experience infertility, ac…

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