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Who should sign up? This is geared to help the woman with subfertility. If you have been trying to conceive for awhile and have been unsuccessful this is for YOU. This class is open to you if you have been trying for 6 months or 6 years. We think this may really benefit those women with irregular menstrual cycles and/or those women who have been told to diet and exercise to improve their fertility. This is open to you whether you have not yet...

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Fertility 101

1% of couples experience infertility. Infertility is defined as one year of trying to conceive without success. As women age, the chance of conceiving in any month declines from a high of 25% per month at age 20 to 5% per month to age 40.  We recommend an evaluation after that first year of trying . If you are > 35 years old after only 6months of trying, experts suggest an evaluation. This is not a contradiction; although it may take an...

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Lifestyle Intervention

Lifestyle intervention provided benefits when compared to minimal treatment for secondary reproductive, anthropometric and reproductive outcomes. These included endpoint values for total testosterone (mean difference (MD) -0.27 nmol/L, 95% confidence interval (CI) -0.46 to -0.09, P = 0.004), hirsutism or excess hair growth by the Ferriman-Gallwey score (MD -1.19, 95% CI -2.35 to -0.03, P = 0.04), weight (MD -3.47 kg, 95% CI -4.94 to -2.00, P...

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Women, weight and fertility

Women, weight, and fertility: the effect of body mass index on the outcome of superovulation/intrauterine insemination cycles. Souter I, Baltagi LM, Kuleta D, Meeker JD, Petrozza JC. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21195401# Source Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA....

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The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada. RECOMMENDATIONS

1. Weight loss, exercise, and lifestyle modifications have been proven effective in restoring ovulatory cycles and achieving pregnancy in overweight women with PCOS and should be the first-line option for these women. (II-3A) Morbidly obese women should seek expert advice about pregnancy risk. (III-A) 2. Clomiphene citrate has been proven effective in ovulation induction for women with PCOS and should be considered the first-line therapy....

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