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Fertility: the Canary in the Coal Mine

Sperm counts have been trending downwards for decades. Women are becoming less fertile. And a new study now suggests that we might be approaching the threshold of mass infertility in men and the possible extinction of the human race. Well, there's no way to sugar coat it; it's all true. Well, maybe not the mass extinction part. But don't despair. Although you can't do anything about how things are trending, you can take steps to move yourself off the trendline and maintain your fertility as others all around are losing theirs.


Fertility Expert Warns Cell Phones Are ‘Cooking’ Men’s Sperm

John Hayward, 22 Feb 2016
From the UK Telegraph comes word of a study that demonstrates men who keep their cell phones in their pockets, close to their testicles, risk “cooking” their sperm, possibly making it difficult for them to have children.

Fertility Secrets: How to create your get-pregnant plan unveiled by 20 holistic experts in new empowerment program

Spring! Fertility! New Life! While "Spring and fertility" seem naturally linked at the hip, this "conception" is fast becoming more the "mythic ideal" than the norm. For more and more would-be mothers and fathers, conception just isn't happening when they'd like it to. Why, and what's to be done about it?

7 superfoods that will prepare your body for pregnancy

These foods are powerhouses for priming your body for pregnancy. Supporting the growth and development of a child is no small feat! And your body will need to be nourished with high-quality organic foods in order to prepare your body for the new life it will soon support.

Research shows that bee pollen can improve skin, increase fertility and more

Bee pollen, also called bee bread, is a small granule of pollen (mixed with other ingredients such as nectar and bee saliva) created by worker bees to help feed the hive. The exact chemical composition of these granules depends on the types of plants from which the worker bees gather the pollen, but they always consists of large quantities of carbohydrates, proteins and nutrients. For this reason, bee pollen has been harvested by people for centuries as a health supplement.

Technion Embryonic Stem Cell Discovery Could Be Breakthrough in Fertility Treatment

An end to egg donation? Israeli researchers from the Technion‘s Rappaport Faculty of Medicine have discovered that the amnion membrane, a part of the amniotic sac, may contain embryonic stem cells that could be developed into human eggs. The discovery was made by doctoral student Ayelet Evron mentored by the Dean of the Faculty, Professor Eliezer Shalev.