Are you're excited about fall and welcoming "pumpkin spice everything" back to your life? We have some delicious fertility-boosting foods that you'll want to add to your shopping list! Eating well and working toward an active lifestyle are always in season. Add the following foods to help work… read more
For parents who have lost a pregnancy or a child, the grief can be overwhelming. Often, they feel alone in the process of trying to wrap their heads around this unbearable tragedy. Family, friends and co-workers want to help them get through the process but often can't find the right words, so… read more
With 13 out of 100 couples in the United States dealing with infertility, it is not uncommon to encounter friends or family who have experienced the challenge of becoming pregnant. You may be going through this yourself.
Although infertility often has biological roots, there is a… read more
The average menstrual cycle lasts between two and seven days. A cycle that lasts at least two days is considered medically normal and each person’s cycle is unique. There are times that brief spotting can occur, which isn’t an actual period and can reveal that ovulation didn’t… read more
The number of women and men who are opting to delay parenthood has grown. The average age of first-time moms has changed from 23 in 1994 to 26 in 2018. For first-time dads, the age has jumped to 30.9 in 2015 from 27.4 in 1972.
Even though the birth rate is declining in… read more
Anyone dealing with fertility issues can attest to the stress that the situation can bring as a person tries to grow their family. The challenges of this chronic medical condition can be overwhelming, from testing to discover the issues to the emotionally charged aspects of feeling blue. June is… read more
Sperm donors have made the dreams of people around the world come to fruition by helping them to grow their families. There are between 2 million and 3.7 million children with an LGBTQ parent in the United States and the option of using donated sperm for many was an empowering and life-… read more
Island Fertility wishes you a Happy Valentine’s Day! It is the perfect holiday to help you celebrate love and fertility and to keep that spirit alive, all year long. Whether you, a friend or loved one is dealing with infertility, let’s take this time to join together and celebrate… read more
Small changes implemented consistently will create big results. This applies to all your goals, including conceiving. Here are some resolutions you can make today that can put you on the path to expanding your family this year:
Keep Stress at Bay
Dealing… read more
Dealing with infertility is a highly personal situation. Many people prefer to go the private route and only share their struggle with a few people they trust. Others find support in sharing more publicly, surrounding themselves with a network of friends, family, co-workers, and social… read more