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Rachel Gurevich

Updated Articles and Resources

By Rachel Gurevich

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Finding the Best Fertility Clinic for You Created: Friday, November 16, 2012 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      To find the best fertility clinic, you'll need to do some research. Here are questions to ask, issues to consider, and where to get the information you need to choose the best clinic for you.
    • Fertility Health Quizzes for Your Worrisome Symptoms Created: Friday, June 03, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      Worried about your symptoms? Take our fertility health quizzes for PCOS, endometriosis, PID, depression, infertility, and more.
    • How to Have a Baby When You've Been Trying to Conceive for Awhile Created: Thursday, July 21, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Learn beyond-the-basics tips on how to have a baby when you've been trying for awhile to get pregnant, and when you should seek help.
    • Clomid for Men: When and How It's Used for Male Fertility Created: Monday, July 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Clomid can help men with fertility problems or those suffering from low testosterone. Learn about side effects, treatment protocols, and success rates here.
    • Does an HSG Hurt? Created: Thursday, November 13, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      Does an HSG hurt? Learn how it may feel, how to cope, and when to call the doctor after the test.
    • Before You Buy a Basal Body Temperature Thermometer Created: Wednesday, December 03, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Basal body temperature thermometers are marketed and sold specifically for women trying to get pregnant. But do you really need a BBT thermometer? Learn what you need to know about BBT thermometers in this article, before you buy one.
    • How to Know If Your Period Is Normal Created: Friday, June 10, 2011 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Learn all about what's a normal period and what's not, from bleeding, cramps, spotting, vaginal odor, luteal phases, days between periods, and other period symptoms.
    • 12 Things Not to Say to Someone with Infertility Created: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Have a friend with infertility? Avoid foot-in-mouth disease and be sure not to say these 12 things! Plus, learn why these statements are untrue or unkind." itemprop="descriP='t3'" --> itemprop="des...
    • Positive Thoughts on Twins and Multiple Pregnancy Created: Friday, February 10, 2012 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      You already know about the risks of a multiple pregnancy, but if you're in for the long haul, remember the positive side to multiples is important. Here's the bright side on having twins or more.
    • What If Your Semen Analysis Results Are Abnormal? Created: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      What happens if your semen analysis results come back abnormal? What if you have low sperm count? Learn what to expect, from testing to treatment, here.
    • Understanding Semen Analysis Results Created: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      How to understand your semen analysis results, including what's normal, what's not, and why. Details on semen volume, sperm count, sperm concentration, motility, morphology, and more."
    • 10 Things to Stop Doing If You Want to Support Someone with Infertility Created: Thursday, March 22, 2012 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Want to support someone with infertility? Here are 10 things you should NOT do if you want to help an infertile friend or family member." itemprop="description" Thursday, August 29, 2013 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Your questions answered on bleeding, cramps, stress, pregnancy symptoms and testing, bed rest, sex, and coping during your IVF Two Week Wait -- the longest two weeks of your life!
    • What Is Secondary Infertility? Created: Wednesday, August 04, 2010 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Secondary infertility is when you can't get pregnant after you've already had at least one child. What causes secondary infertility? And can be done? Learn what you need to know here.
    • Twin Pregnancy Risks Created: Wednesday, February 08, 2012 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Twin pregnancy comes with risk, both to the mother and babies. Learn more about twin pregnancy risks here." itemprop="description"> Thursday, July 17, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Starting your own trying to conceive or infertility blog is not only a great way to cope and express yourself, but also a way to get support and help others. Learn how to start your blog here."
    • How (and Why) to Keep a Fertility Calendar Created: Tuesday, March 29, 2011 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Keeping a fertility calendar can help you get pregnant faster, or if you have trouble conceiving, help your doctor evaluate your symptoms. Learn how and why to keep a fertility calendar here."
    • Day 3: Fertility Friendly Lubrication Created: Saturday, May 21, 2011 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      In this lesson, you'll learn all sperm friendly lubricants and which lubricants to avoid when trying to get pregnant. This is part of a free online health course, 6 Days to Better Baby Making Sex."...
    • Using an Ovulation Calendar Created: Monday, June 22, 2009 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      An ovulation calendar is an online tool that attempts to predict when you might ovulate, based on the length of your menstrual cycles. How does an ovulation calendar work? And is it accurate? Learn...
    • Coping with Infertility Created: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      The emotional impact of infertility is very high. Get research on infertility's dark side and how to cope better." itemprop="description">> Monday, April 16, 2012 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Infertility and depression often go hand in hand. Why does infertility cause depression? Can depression cause infertility? How can you feel better? Get the answers here." i--#if expr="$zTP='t3'" --...
    • How to Improve Your Sex Life When Trying to Get Pregnant Created: Thursday, January 13, 2011 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Get practical tips to improve your sex life during infertility or when trying to conceive.
    • Female Fertility and Smoking Created: Wednesday, October 07, 2009 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      It’s no secret that smoking is detrimental to your health, and so it’s probably no surprise that smoking can affect your fertility. How does smoking affect female fertility? Get the det...
    • Frequently Asked Questions on Cervical Mucus Created: Saturday, June 05, 2010 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Cervical mucus is one of many ways to track ovulation and time sex for pregnancy. Learn everything you need to know about cervical mucus, from how to track it to what’s normal and what’...
    • Body Basal Temperature (BBT) Charting Created: Thursday, February 19, 2009 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      BBT charting, or body basal temperature charting, is a popular way to detect and track ovulation. Learn everything you need to know about BBT charting, including how to detect pregnancy with a BBT ...
    • What Is Male Infertility? Created: Thursday, April 23, 2009 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Learn about male infertility, including treatments, causes, and diagnosis.
    • Day 3 FSH Levels Test Created: Wednesday, August 20, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Get the basics on the day 3 FSH test, a common fertility test used during an infertility workup.
    • When the Pregnancy Test is Negative Created: Monday, May 28, 2012 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      When the pregnancy test is negative, you may naturally feel extremely disappointed. Is it foolish to remain hopeful? What does a negative test really mean? Learn more here."
    • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Symptoms Created: Friday, August 05, 2011 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), a disease that may lead to infertility and can be deadly, may have severe, mild, or silent symptoms. Learn about PID signs and symptoms here.
    • Triphasic Body Basal Temperature Charting and Pregnancy Created: Thursday, January 15, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      Many women, including myself, scan their BBT charts each month in search of early pregnancy signs. One coveted BBT chart pattern is what is known as a triphasic chart. What is a triphasic chart? And is a triphasic chart a reliable early pregnancy sign? Find out in this article on triphasic charts as an early pregnancy signs.
    • How soon can you get pregnant after you start trying? Created: Wednesday, December 31, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      Learn how quickly you can expect to get pregnant and what to do if you don't succeed. You'll also find resources on how to get pregnant sooner!
    • Lying On Your Back After Intercourse When Trying to Conceive Created: Monday, December 07, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      Can lying on your back after sex help you get pregnant? How long should you lie there? Find out here.

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