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My partner and I are hoping to get pregnant soon, but my cycles have always been very irregular. They range from 18 – 35 days. I’ve been trying to keep track to see if there is a pattern, but they seem to be all over the map. With such irregular cycles, how can we figure out when I’m ovulating and when I’m likely to be most fertile?

Written by our medical expert Dr. Beth Taylor, co-founder and co-director of Olive Fertility Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia.  The basics of prerequisites to getting pregnant on your own are: good sperm, good uterus, open tubes and good eggs that are ovulated monthly.  Determining when and if you are ovulating is one of the most important […]

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I’m 35 and have always wanted to become a mother. However, I am not in a stable relationship and I don’t have the money to freeze my eggs or have a child on my own. I feel like I’m in a double bind, with my anxiety going up as my biological clock winds down. What are my options? And how do I prepare for the possibility of not being able to have children?

Written by our mental health expert, Dr. Karen Kranz. You are in a very difficult and painful position and I have worked with many women struggling with exactly your concern. In terms of options, you may choose to get your fertility assessed at a fertility clinic. However, this may or may not alleviate your anxiety.  […]

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