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Ovulation problems

Ovulation problems are when your body is unable to release an egg from your ovaries during your monthly cycle therefore, if no egg is released you are unable to conceive. Leer Más »

FSH: follicle stimulating hormone

FSH (follicle stimulating hormone) is a fertility hormone produced by your pituitary gland. FSH plays a very important role in conception as it sets up the whole process each month during your menstrual cycle, together with LH. Your ovarian follicles mature in your ovariesFree image courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net FSH’s main responsibility is the growth and maturation of your ovarian follicles, ... Leer Más »

LH: luteinising hormone

LH (luteinising hormone), also known as lutropin, is an important fertility hormone which affects your ability to ovulate. It is produced in the pituitary gland and is the hormone ovulation tests measure to determine when you will be ovulating. Ovulation tests measure your LH levelsFree image courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net LH has an important role throughout your entire menstrual cycle. In ... Leer Más »

Estrogen

We know this is probably not a new hormone for most mums-to-be, because it’s always busy at work in the female body. However, during pregnancy this hormone ups its game and does even more than normal. Estrogen is actually a group of 3 hormones: estrone, estradiol and estriol (which the placenta produces). All three are important for the development and ... Leer Más »

Egg quality

What is egg quality? All women have a fixed number of eggs in their body, which are released during ovulation and which can be fertilised by a sperm in order to create a baby. Many people believe that how many eggyou have is important, however, this is one of those situations in which quality is better than quantity. Egg quality ... Leer Más »