If You’re Having Trouble Getting Pregnant

Approximately 1 in 6 couples have difficulty conceiving – so if you’re concerned, you’re not alone. We recommend bringing up desires for fertility at your annual examination simply to discuss preventative measures such as vitamins and prenatal rubella and/or cystic fibrosis testing that may be helpful when trying to conceive…

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Genetic Carrier Screenings Explained

As you prepare to become pregnant or plan for life with a baby, genetic carrier screenings can play an important role in educating yourself about what genes you could potentially pass on to your child, and how they could affect his or her life. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology answers the following frequently asked questions…

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Facts about Infertility

6 Facts About Infertility You Need to Know

Infertility means not being able to get pregnant after 1 year of trying to conceive. In women 35 or older, infertility means not being able to get pregnant after 6 months of trying. Baptist Health recommends that women who are trying or thinking about getting pregnant schedule an appointment with their physician so they are as prepared for a healthy pregnancy as possible…

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