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Why Men Need Prenatal Vitamins Too!

By: Dr. Jennifer Fitzgerald, ND Conceive Health

Did you know that semen contains trace amounts of every single nutrient the human body uses? This includes higher concentrations of commonly deficient nutrients such as potassium, magnesium and selenium. While the importance of prenatal vitamins in women is widely accepted, rarely do you hear them recommended for men. The following are three (of many)…

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Age and Fertility

By: Dr. Michael Hartman, MD, FRCSC, REI

Age can have a significant impact on both female and male fertility. People often [hear] conflicting information, so you should speak with your TRIO physician to help guide you through the facts and what applies to you. Fertility begins for both men and women at the time of puberty; for men, this process often continues…

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Is Fertility Counselling Useful?

By: Dr. Paul Chang MD, FRCSC, REI

It has been estimated that one in six women today have fertility troubles. With more women trying to have children in their mid-to-late thirties, age related decline in fertility is becoming the number one cause of infertility. What I’m trying to say is you are not alone. My patients often ask me if stress has…

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Maintaining Relationship Unity While Going Through Fertility Treatments

By: Reina Zatylny, MSW, RSW Individual & Couple Therapist

Couples can face many challenges while trying to have a child. One especially difficult challenge that some couples face is keeping their relationship intact as fertility issues often impose emotional and psychological stress on relationships, sometimes leading to discord and separation. Couples who are able to maintain a high degree of unity in the face…

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10 Tips to Improve Your Fertility

By: Dr. Ken Cadesky, MD, FRCSC

Medical Director & Founding Partner, Trio Fertility

Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive after one year of unprotected intercourse. [This] can affect as many as 15 to 20 percent of couples trying to conceive. Although diagnosis and treatment for infertility may be necessary in order to conceive, there are a number of active steps a couple can take to significantly…

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The Cross-Culture Experience of Infertility

By: Dr. Sony Sierra, MD, FRCSC, REI

Coming to a fertility clinic for your first visit can be a difficult step. In North America we estimate that 1 [in] 6 couples experience a delay when trying to start a family or in trying for another child. It is easy to consider that this number is even higher as we see women and…

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