Lab Tests to Consider When Trying to Get Pregnant

Lab Tests to Consider When Trying to Get Pregnant

Most people don’t think about investigating their reproductive health before they decide that they’re ready to start a family. But for many people, getting pregnant isn’t as easy as expected. In many cases, a couple needs to be actively trying to conceive for one...
The Ins and Outs of Tracking Your Menstrual Cycle

The Ins and Outs of Tracking Your Menstrual Cycle

Tracking your menstrual cycle can provide important information about hormonal and reproductive health. Not only does it provide insight into the regularity and length of your cycles, but it also helps to determine whether or not ovulation is occurring.  Over time,...
Does Caffeine Affect Fertility?

Does Caffeine Affect Fertility?

One of the most common questions asked around preconception health is the impact of caffeine consumption on fertility. Many people can work towards optimizing their diet and lifestyle to improve their chances of getting pregnant, but they draw the line at removing...
The Dark Side of IVF: Understanding IVF Risks

The Dark Side of IVF: Understanding IVF Risks

IVF for Everyone? With Ontario’s newly introduced funded IVF cycles, thousands of Canadian couples have turned to IVF to start their families. For many couples with infertility, IVF has given them a chance at a family that they otherwise wouldn’t have had. In other...
The Gut-Fertility Connection

The Gut-Fertility Connection

What Does Gut Health Have to Do With Fertility? Your gut does much more than just digest, absorb, and excrete food. Your gut influences the health of every system in your body. It’s responsible for the proper function of your immune system, how you think and feels,...
Estrogen Dominance: Are Your Hormones Imbalanced?

Estrogen Dominance: Are Your Hormones Imbalanced?

Does This Sound Like You? Do you routinely experience breast distension, headaches, or irritability before your period? Do you have fibrocystic breasts, endometriosis, or fibroids? Have you gone to the doctor only to be told that it’s normal to experience PMS and that...