Thousands of women are going through something similar to Julia, but so many feel all alone on this journey. If you’re struggling to have a baby, know that you’re not the only one, although it may feel like it at times. Our goal with sharing this fertility story is to provide a sense of comfort ... Read more
Julia is 38 years old. She and her husband have been trying to get pregnant for over a year, but unfortunately it turns out to not be as easy as they were expecting. “Julia” is an alias; while she’d prefer to use her real name for her fertility story, she’s currently looking for a job ... Read more
When you test your fertility with LEVY, you will always check your basic reproductive hormone levels (including FSH, LH, TSH, Prolactin, Estradiol, Progesterone, Anti Mullerian Hormone, Testosterone, DHEAS, SHBG, and Free Androgen Index). We also make a custom recommendation for other biomarkers to test based on your personal health background. It’s super important that you ... Read more
FSH, LH, estrogen, progesterone… If you’re struggling to have a baby, you’re probably becoming an expert on all things hormones. AMH is another big one to be aware of, as it relates to how many eggs you have. In this article, we do a deep dive into AMH.
What’s the real difference between IVF and ICSI and is one more successful than the other? In this article, we answer all of your burning questions about these fertility treatments to help you understand what to expect and choose the one that’s right for you.
Having a miscarriage is a devastating experience. Unfortunately, it happens more often than many people may realize. Studies show that up to 20% of pregnancies end in miscarriage, making it the most common complication that can happen in pregnancy. If you’re reading this because you’ve recently suffered a pregnancy loss, we are so sorry. Although ... Read more
Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections worldwide. But in most cases (around 80%), an infection causes no symptoms and goes undetected for a long time. Without early detection and treatment, a chlamydia infection can have far-reaching health consequences. For instance, it can cause scarring on female reproductive organs which may result ... Read more
When a couple has been trying unsuccessfully to get pregnant for over one year, it’s a good idea for both partners to get checked to see if there are any medical conditions preventing pregnancy. Studies show that in up to 50% of couples who are struggling to conceive, it’s due to male factor infertility. Men ... Read more
If you’re trying for a baby, you probably already know that smoking and obesity reduce fertility. But what if we venture into the slightly more obscure? In this article, we dug into the science on male fertility to bring you this list of 7 facts you may not have heard.
If you’re currently experiencing difficulty conceiving, you’ve likely heard some of these old wives’ tales mixed in with some not so helpful advice from well-intentioned family members or friends. So let’s put a stop to it and bust 8 of the most common fertility myths, with the help of the latest and greatest in reproductive health research.
Folate is a key nutrient that helps your body work as it should, and it’s even more important during conception and pregnancy. This vitamin plays a key role in a baby’s first weeks of development in the womb. If a pregnant mother is folate deficient, she has an increased risk of neural tube defects, which ... Read more