Category: Trying To Conceive


Coal Mining Deregulation and Its Potential Impact on National Reproductive Health

The Problem

Senate Republicans, under the auspices of our current administration, voted to dismantle the Stream Protection Rule (SPR) in 2017. SPR was a significant achievement, and pivotal element of the Obama-era’s body of environmental safeguard legislation. SPR required coal mining companies to monitor the environmental effects caused by mining, and to restore mined areas back to their original, p...

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Developing a Relationship with Intended Parents (That Really Works): A Guide for Surrogates

Becoming a surrogate mother, (also known as a gestational surrogate), can be an awesome, life changing experience. The relationship between a surrogate, and the intended parents (IPs) she works with, is a pivotal one. Like all good relationships, this very important connection requires effort, and the establishment of ground rules, boundaries, and expectations. Just like those of the IPs...

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Path2Parenthood's Gay Woman's Guide to Becoming a Mom

This informational handbook is designed to give you an overview about family building for lesbian women. For lesbians, there are a number of viable routes that can be considered when achieving motherhood is the goal. Whether you are part of a couple or a single woman, your first decision will be to determine if you wish to have a biologically...

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Cup It

Urologist Nerds Drinking Beer Episode Eight:

If you're a guy into playing sports, extreme or otherwise, you need to cup your junk. Find out why from the Nerds.

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How Healthy Are My Swimmers?

Urologist Nerds Drinking Beer Episode Seven:

If you think your semen is the barometer to overall health, you may be right. There are factors which may affect overall sperm quality. These include:

Undescended or twisted testicle Hormonal Imbalance Chromosomal Defects Celiac Disease Varicocele Infection Anti-Sperm Antibodies Tumors Environmental Toxins Obesity Alcohol and Drug Abuse Anabolic Steroid Abuse ...

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Three Joints vs. YOUR Joint

Urologist Nerds Drinking Beer Episode Six:

Ok, so you smoke pot. Maybe you drink a couple beers after work some nights. No big deal. But, if your partner isn't getting pregnant and you guys have been trying for awhile, it may have something to do with lifestyle. Too much of anything can be bad for you and the...

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