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What No One Tells You About Fertility Treatment

What No One Tells You About Fertility Treatment

5 things we wish we knew sooner There’s so much about fertility that you just don’t hear until you start trying to conceive—and the layers peel back even more when you dive into treatment. To help you feel prepared for whatever may be ahead in your…

When to See a Fertility Doctor

When to See a Fertility Doctor

The guidelines—and when to ignore themWhen you’re trying to conceive naturally at home, every passing month can feel like an eternity. Wasn’t this supposed to be easy!? It’s common to feel impatient, but also unsure about what’s considered normal and…

Can I Drink Alcohol When Trying to Conceive?

Can I Drink Alcohol When Trying to Conceive?

Plus, our favorite mocktails for dry times Today, we are covering probably the most asked question while trying to conceive: can I drink while trying to get pregnant? So, we are giving you all the facts on whether it’s okay, along with what’s the d…

How to Find a Pregnancy-Safe Sunscreen

How to Find a Pregnancy-Safe Sunscreen

Plus, three of our favorite formulas Everyone needs protection from the sun to keep their skin at its best (quick reminder: UV rays damage cells, causing signs of aging and an increased risk of skin cancer). And when pregnancy hormones come in…

Things to Know About Having Sex to Get Pregnant

Things to Know About Having Sex to Get Pregnant

Like, do you actually have to keep your legs up after? When it comes to sex and trying to conceive, there are tons of questions, myths and mysteries. It’s no wonder: you want to max out your chances of pregnancy, and soon. To help get to the bot…

Can Men Take Prenatal Vitamins?

Can Men Take Prenatal Vitamins?

Here’s how supplements can support sperm health True story: “male factor” (A.K.A. a sperm issue) is a contributing cause in about 35 to 50 percent of infertility cases. Also true: We rarely focus on the sperm side of the equation—especially when it…

How to Find a Great LGBTQ-Inclusive Fertility Clinic

How to Find a Great LGBTQ-Inclusive Fertility Clinic

Tips for finding the best care along your journey to conception To celebrate Pride Month, our doctors teamed up with Mama Glow to share resources for LGBTQ+ individuals who are trying to conceive or thinking about it. For more great information, vi…

4 Simple Lifestyle Changes to Boost Your Fertility

4 Simple Lifestyle Changes to Boost Your Fertility

How to increase your odds (without a major overhaul—promise!)If you’re reading this, chances are that somewhere along the way, you learned that getting pregnant is nowhere near as easy as that high-school sex-ed class made it seem. The reality: about…

Fertility Options for LGBTQ+ Families

Fertility Options for LGBTQ+ Families

We outline the different treatment types—and how to prep for each To celebrate Pride Month, our doctors teamed up with Mama Glow to share resources for LGBTQ+ individuals who are trying to conceive or thinking about it. For more great information,…

​Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D in Pregnancy?

​Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D in Pregnancy?

We break down how much you need and how to get it Because we get it straight from the sun, you’d think that vitamin D deficiency would be pretty rare. But surprisingly, studies show that 70 to 97 percent of Canadians have insuff…

Understanding Sperm Health and How It’s Tested

Understanding Sperm Health and How It’s Tested

Here’s the scoop behind the sample Sperm health tests (or, semen analyses, as doctors call them) can have that daunting report-card feeling. There are a lot of different aspects that get evaluated, and each plays an important role in fertility. To…