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Male Fertility Issues

Male Fertility Issues

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
The decision to have a child can be exciting and nerve-wracking. But for the approximately one in twenty men who have fertility issues.

How You Can Boost Your Fertility

How You Can Boost Your Fertility

by Crystal (SU)
Boosting your fertility is a good way to prepare for successful family planning with your partner. There are many ways of achieving this, and some of these ways can even help you improve your overall health in the process.

PostOp Care: Recovery after a Vasectomy Reversal

PostOp Care: Recovery after a Vasectomy Reversal

by Natalie (SU)
WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER HAVING SURGERY TO REVERSE A VASECTOMY As many men do, you may have once chosen to have a vasectomy as an effective and permanent means of birth control. But, that was then. Now, you find yourself in the position of desiring children, and wondering if you can reverse that vasectomy you had years ago. One of the best reasons to choose a vasectomy for the purpose of sterilization is the fact that, in most cases, they can be reversed should the man change his mind and decide to have children at a later date. Vasectomy reversal surgery has come a long way, and has a high success rate. Through the use of microsurgery, it is now much more successful at restoring fertility. And, post-operative recovery from the reversal of vasectomies is now a relatively easy process.

How Can Hormone Imbalance Cause Male Infertility?

How Can Hormone Imbalance Cause Male Infertility?

by Stephanie Meadows
Infertility is defined by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine as when a couple is unsuccessful at conceiving a baby (becoming pregnant) within a one-year period of having regular sexual intercourse without the use of birth control. It may come as a surprise, but infertility actually affects about 15 percent of couples trying to conceive.

Vasectomy Reversal: Managing Your Expectations

Vasectomy Reversal: Managing Your Expectations

by Bevon Findley (SU)
Choosing to reverse a vasectomy in order to start or add to a family is a very personal, often emotionally difficult decision that marks the first step towards a potential pregnancy. Vasectomy reversals can be effective, even after a long period of time. Recent advances in microsurgery have dramatically improved the success rate for vasectomy reversals, but you should understand going in that there are no guarantees that you will be able to father a child.