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I developed what I call a "conception smoothie" that is healthy for anyone, but offers some great nutrition for women trying to get pregnant (or who already are).
Did I ovulate?
Depending on the source, it is estimated that perhaps all women do not ovulate at least one cycle per year. How do you know you ovulated?
Growth hormone and conception
Growth hormone is the proverbial fountain of youth, but aside from injecting yourself like a body-builder, how do you get more of it? And what does it do for fertility?
Vaccine update for conception
Vaccines are considered by most doctors to be very important, effective and safe. If you're trying to conceive, you may want to take a pass on most vaccines.
Thyroid function and conception
The thyroid is key to many body functions, including the menstrual cycle. If your thyroid is not working right, conceiving and carrying a pregnancy can be difficult.
GM foods and conception
GM foods may not impact your fertility today, but it will impact the fertility rates in future generations. GM foods will also affect your health, so if you want to see your children grow up, stay away from "fake food."
Dental work and conception
We have discussed dental mercury before in this column, but there is more to cover about dentistry and conception, like nickel.
Risk of birth defects
I think every woman worries about the risk of birth defects when she is pregnant. What happens during conception to cause birth defects?
Conceiving a smart child
Can you impact how smart your child is by what you do before and after you conceive? Yes and no.
Pycnogenol for male infertility
Men are part of the conception equation, too, although we tend to focus on the women. Even though men don't really have an end to their fertile life, they can have sperm problems and need some help. Pycnogenol is an antioxidant that has been proven to help improve sperm morphology in a small stud
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