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Archive for April 2013

Ever wonder how twins are created?

The average length of a woman’s menstrual cycle is 28 days, although it is not uncommon for a woman to have a cycle that that is shorter or longer. During the first half of the menstrual cycle, levels of estrogen begin to rise, which causes the lining of the uterus to thicken. Typically, one of […]

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The pain of male-factor infertility

If a couple has difficulty conceiving a child, it is often presumed that there must be something wrong with the woman. However, many people are surprised to learn that an equal percentage of fertility problems – 30 to 40 percent – are caused by problems with the male partner. In fact, male factor infertility appears […]

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