Monday, January 21, 2008

Caffeine Consumption Raises Miscarriage Rate

There has been a long running debate on whether women who are trying to get pregnant should give up drinking coffee because of the possible negative effect it could have on fertility.  I have always personally recommended quitting, since I would rather err on the side of caution.  Now new research suggests that drinking even one cup of coffee daily will increase your odds of miscarriage.  Read more...

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Caffeine Consumption Raises Miscarriage Rate: Study
ABC News - 14 hours ago
"I am not at all surprised by this study," said Dr. Sherman Silber, director of the Infertility Center at St. Lukes Hospital in St. Louis. ...

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Thursday, January 10, 2008

Spas Cater To Women Trying to Get Pregnant

More and more people are turning to holistic treatments to help them get pregnant, as most of these treatments are geared towards a healthier, more relaxed lifestyle.  Improving diet and reducing stress are areas that can help everyone not just those trying to conceive.  Spas are focusing on this new trend by offering treatments such as acupuncture and massage which may increase the odds of conception.  More....

Spas cater to couples trying to conceive, Canada - 2 hours ago
"You become a big believer when it works for you," says Kristi Slemko, a Calgary woman who credits acupuncture for helping her to get pregnant. ...

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