Fertility

What to know about sperm production

If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. A male’s body is constantly creating sperm, but sperm regeneration is not immediate. On average, it takes a male around 74 days to produce new sperm from start to finish. Although the average time is 74 […]

Fertility

Ovulation bleeding: What to know

Ovulation bleeding is vaginal bleeding during or immediately before or after ovulation, which occurs roughly in the middle of a menstrual cycle. Changes in estrogen levels are often the cause of this type of bleeding, and light spotting around ovulation does not usually signal a serious problem. Some people refer to ovulation bleeding as “estrogen […]

Fertility

Normal sperm count: Everything you need to know

Sperm are male reproductive cells present in the ejaculate. A doctor can tell someone their sperm count using a test called semen analysis. The average sperm count is between 40 million and 300 million sperm per milliliter. This number can vary between testing centers, with the above range coming from Resolve, a nonprofit fertility association. […]

Fertility

Natural ways to boost fertility

Many genetic and environmental factors can affect fertility in men and women. However, it is possible to increase the chances of having a successful pregnancy using natural methods. This article will discuss evidence-based, natural methods for increasing fertility in both men and women. In women, reducing stress and exercising often can boost fertility. In men, […]

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Does Clomid work for male infertility?

Clomid is the former brand name of the drug clomiphene citrate, which doctors use to treat infertility in females. Sometimes, however, they may also prescribe it off-label for males with infertility. Infertility can affect both males and females. According to the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development, infertility results from: male reproductive issues […]