X

Important notice regarding updates to MyFertilityChoices.com - Click here

Unfortunately, due to the lack of funding, as of May 2015, no new information will be posted to this site. The static and weekly content posted since June of 2012 will continue to be available to visitors until the end of March of 2016.

Author Archive

My menstrual cycle is more like 40 days long rather than 28. How do I determine when I’m ovulating? Is it still day 14 even if my cycle is longer?

NOTE: We’re reposting this Ask an Expert post from October 2012 due to popularity and interest from our site visitors.  Written by our medical expert Stephen Hudson, M.D. The quick answer is NO. If a cycle is longer than 35 days, it may be anovulatory (meaning that ovulation did not occur). However if ovulation did […]

continue reading »

A new chapter after my 8 IVFs that didn’t work out

My name is June. Not all of us waited until 40 to try IVF. I got married at 28 to a divorced guy aged 48 and had had a vasectomy after having had his 3 kids. I knew about the vasectomy before we were married, and I knew that the procedure was reversible. Well, what […]

continue reading »

My husband recently found out that he likely won’t be able to have a genetic child because of poor quality sperm. I can tell that he’s hurting and disappointed, but he won’t talk to me about it. How do I support him after this loss?

Written by our mental health expert, Dr. Karen Kranz, Registered Psychologist. It may help to understand that like many men, your husband is likely trying to cope with this loss by not talking. Many people, when deeply hurt, withdraw from others because they either have not had the experience of being supported when in pain, […]

continue reading »

Mother and son’s videos show funny side of single parenting

A mother – son duo’s Vines (short videos) highlight the funny and awkward moments of single parenting. Harmony Smith and her 8 year old son, Elliott want to change perceptions of single parenthood through their short videos. The topic appears to appeal to many as their Vine channel has more than 388,000 followers. The videos […]

continue reading »