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Quote: Around half of all pregnancies in women over 40 end in miscarriage.

Quote: Patients over 40 may have a miscarriage rate as high as 50%. 
Miscarriage rates for 40-year-old women are about twice that for 20-year-old women.

Quote: Generally, the rate of infertility in women over 40 is 30% greater than in younger women, while the miscarriage rate in women over 40 is about 50% using ART

Here is hope! I was just looking on the BFP Over 40 [Big Fat Positive on a pregnancy test] post on Fertility Friends website and thought the following numbers might be helpful:

May - 28 BFP - 13 losses
June - 7 BFP - 2 losses
July - 13 BFP - 7 losses
August - 12 BFP - 7 losses
Sept - 15 BFP - 7 losses
October 21 BFP - 6 losses
November 13 BFP - 3 losses

Total: 109 positive pregnancy tests within 7 months, with 45 losses

So the ratio is just over 60% success! And these are women who have struggled to get pregnant, so they often have a higher risk. The average 40 year old woman will have a much higher success rate!

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TODAY'S BOOK SUGGESTION:
Image: Pregnancy MiraclePregnancy Miracle
by Lisa Olsen

-- A 279-page, instantly downloadable e-book presenting a 5-step, sure-fire, 100% guaranteed, clinically proven holistic and ancient Chinese system for permanently reversing your infertility and your partner's infertility disorders and getting pregnant quickly, naturally and safely within 2-4 months without drugs, dangerous surgeries, side effects, or expensive infertility treatments.

It's probably the most powerful infertility reversal system ever developed, and currently the best-selling e-book of its kind on the entire Web!

Here's what the author Lisa Olson had to say about her incredible program:
After 14 years of trial, error and experimentation, I finally discovered the answer to infertility and developed a fool-proof system to getting pregnant the natural way - no drugs, or surgery necessary.


It took a lot of research to get to where I am today, to know exactly what works and what doesn't. Yes, after desperate trial and error, countless of useless treatments, disappointments and agony, a simple holistic system opened the door to my new and much brighter life of motherhood.

I was also excited to see that my other infertility related symptoms had diminished. After years of waiting I was finally free from Infertility! I have become a proud mother of two.

"And now I'm finally revealing my secrets in this new 'encyclopedia' of pregnancy called, Pregnancy Miracle."

"I will be your own personal coach, take you by the hand, and lead you through the lousy advice, hype and gimmicks... and directly to the sort of inner balance perfection that will end your battle with infertility forever and help you become a proud mother of your healthy children."

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What is FSH?

Here is an oversimplified and unscientific definition of FSH: FSH stands for follicle-stimulating hormone.

It is a hormone that is produced by the pituitary gland that, in the female, stimulates the ovaries to develop a follicle – the housing that surrounds the egg prior to ovulation – each month.

It can be thought of metaphorically as the gas pedal which causes the ovaries to ovulate each month.

As women age, it becomes more difficult for the ovaries to ovulate and so the level of FSH rises (in order to push down the gas pedal further) over time.

When a woman enters menopause, her ovaries are depleted and the gas pedal stays depressed permanently; that is to say the FSH level remains high.

If you’ve ever been told you have High FSH, Bad Eggs, or Diminished/Poor Ovarian Reserve, then you’ll want to read this: HighFSHinfo.com

Includes an overview of meds used in ART, a list of high FSH-friendly RE’s and several research articles on high FSH.

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TODAY'S BOOK SUGGESTION:
Image: Perfect Hormone Balance for Fertility: The Ultimate Guide to Getting Pregnant, by Robert A. Greene M.D. and Laurie Tarkan. Publisher: Three Rivers Press (April 29, 2008)Perfect Hormone Balance for Fertility: The Ultimate Guide to Getting Pregnant
by Robert A. Greene M.D. and Laurie Tarkan

-- You have more than one hundred hormones circulating in your body – reproductive hormones, pregnancy hormones, sex hormones, metabolic hormones, and stress hormones – relaying messages from tissue to tissue, organ to organ, brain to body, and body to brain.

An equilibrium, a perfect balance in both partners, often determines your ability to conceive and support a pregnancy.

When your body is imbalanced, conception becomes very difficult. Luckily, hormonal imbalances can be corrected.

Drawing on the latest research in this field – which links underlying hormonal issues with infertility in men and women – Dr. Robert Greene, fertility specialist, ob/gyn, and reproductive endocrinologist, has created the Perfect Balance Fertility Program to help patients attain the optimal hormonal health that is necessary for conception.

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From a post on Power Surge board:

Estradiol levels tend to fluctuate dramatically during the perimenopausal transition. There is significant overlap of the expected range in menopausal women with values observed during normal menstrual cycles.

Estradiol results obtained with different assay methods cannot be used interchangeably in serial testing. To monitor a patient's serial results it is best to ensure that the same methodology is used each time the test is performed.

Estradiol is the primary reproductive hormone in non-pregnant women. This steroid hormone plays an important role in normal fetal development and in the development of secondary sexual characteristics in females.

Estradiol influences the maturation and maintenance of the uterus during the normal menstrual cycle. Levels of estradiol steadily increase during the follicular phase of the menstrual cycle in association with the growth and development of the ovarian follicle.

As the follicular phase proceeds, estradiol exerts a negative feedback control on the pituitary, resulting in a drop in FSH levels. Near the end of the follicular phase, there is a dramatic increase in estradiol levels.

At this point the feedback of estradiol on the hypothalamus becomes positive and produces the mid-cycle surge of LH which immediately precedes ovulation. After ovulation, estradiol levels initially fall abruptly, but then increase as the corpus luteum forms.

At the end of the cycle, levels fall off in anticipation of the initiation of the next follicular phase. During pregnancy, the placenta produces estradiol. Estradiol levels are generally low in menopause due to diminished ovarian production.

Estradiol levels have been found to correlate with follicle size.

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Estradiol Levels :
Reference Interval (pg/mL)Menstruating Female
(Day of cycle relative to LH peak)
Follicular (-12) : 19-83
Follicular (-4) : 64-183
Midcycle (-1) : 150-528
Luteal (+2) : 58-157
Luteal (+6) : 60-211
Luteal (+12) : 55-150

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Estradiol (the most potent estrogen) has a familiar monthly pattern. The monthly cycle begins with the follicular phase, which is followed by the midcycle, then the luteal phase.

The beginning of the estradiol cycle is the follicular phase, which represents the baseline levels of estradiol before estradiol levels are increase with and after ovulation. The midcycle spike is associated with ovulation. Note that estradiol levels are higher during the luteal phase than in the follicular phase.

Estradiol activity in the younger premenopause female is so well defined that the plotting of estradiol levels can be used to evaluate fertility.

During perimenopause there are often erratic shifts and unpredictable spikes of hormones (red line), including estradiol 1, 2, 3.

Hormones may actually fluctuate back and forth between premenopause and postmenopause levels.

These fluctuations can cause migraine headaches, weight gain, mood changes, and bleeding irregularities in both perimenopause and postmenopause women.

In postmenopause, estradiol fluctuations are less severe than during perimenopause, but will continue for years after menopause.

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From an article on Power Surge, Your Hormones.

According to Aeron Lifecycles Laboratories (Pete uses them for his saliva testing) it says the following about estradiol:

"Ranges given for postmenopausal and older populations are representative of normal, unsupplemented hormone levels and not necessarily those which will provide maximum well being. For example, an estradiol level of 0.7 pg/ml falls within the normal range for a postmenopausal woman, but is probably insufficient for heart

(Dearest note: We've had more updated news about hormones and heart protection since this article was written) and bone protection. Titration to more youthful target ranges is important to discuss with your healthcare provider."

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Don't get your knickers in a twist regarding lower estrogen levels.

Remember the recently halted Women's Health Initiative study regarding HRT and heart health.

Although Power Surge recommends that any woman wanting to use HRT at least use the naturally compounded hormones that Pete compounds, I'd first consider an alternative like soy isoflavones which is known to provide heart health -- according to many nutritionists, the FDA, Dr. Chris Northrup, and Dr. Susan Love and Dr. Susan Lark.

All of whom have been guests in Power Surge -- in fact, recently Dr. Susan Lark, a well-known M.D. who's very much into alternative medicine has said, "Start including soy foods in your diet. Take 50-150 mg. of soy isoflavones per day.

Not only will soy help to protect against bone loss; it will help protect against breast cancer as well."


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TODAY'S BOOK SUGGESTION:
Image: Perfect Hormone Balance for Fertility: The Ultimate Guide to Getting Pregnant, by Robert A. Greene M.D. and Laurie Tarkan. Publisher: Three Rivers Press (April 29, 2008)Perfect Hormone Balance for Fertility: The Ultimate Guide to Getting Pregnant
by Robert A. Greene M.D. and Laurie Tarkan

-- You have more than one hundred hormones circulating in your body – reproductive hormones, pregnancy hormones, sex hormones, metabolic hormones, and stress hormones – relaying messages from tissue to tissue, organ to organ, brain to body, and body to brain.

An equilibrium, a perfect balance in both partners, often determines your ability to conceive and support a pregnancy.

When your body is imbalanced, conception becomes very difficult. Luckily, hormonal imbalances can be corrected.

Drawing on the latest research in this field – which links underlying hormonal issues with infertility in men and women – Dr. Robert Greene, fertility specialist, ob/gyn, and reproductive endocrinologist, has created the Perfect Balance Fertility Program to help patients attain the optimal hormonal health that is necessary for conception.

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Receptors for vitamin D are found in most of the cells in the body and research during the 1980s suggested that vitamin D contributed to a healthy immune system, promoted muscle strength, regulated the maturation process and contributed to hormone production.

During the last ten years, researchers have made a number of exciting discoveries about vitamin D.

They have ascertained, for example, that vitamin D is an antioxidant that is a more effective antioxidant than vitamin E in reducing lipid peroxidation and increasing enzymes that protect against oxidation.

PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) has been corrected by supplementation of D and calcium.

Vitamin D plays a role in regulation of both the "infectious" immune system and the "inflammatory" immune system.

Low vitamin D is associated with several autoimmune diseases including multiple sclerosis, Sjogren's Syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, thyroiditis and Crohn's disease.

Infertility is associated with low vitamin D. Vitamin D supports production of estrogen in men and women. PMS has been completely reversed by addition of calcium, magnesium and vitamin D. Menstrual migraine is associated with low levels of vitamin D and calcium.

Read more -- Search for Vitamin D on Amazon

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Image: Superfoods: The Food and Medicine of the Future, by David Wolfe. Publisher: North Atlantic Books; 1 edition (April 28, 2009)Superfoods: The Food and Medicine of the Future
by David Wolfe

-- Superfoods are vibrant, nutritionally dense foods that have recently become widely available and which offer tremendous dietary and healing potential.

In this lively, illustrated overview, well-known raw-foods guru David Wolfe profiles delicious and incredibly nutritious plant products such as goji berries, hempseed, cacao beans (raw chocolate), maca, spirulina, bee products, and a host of others.

As powerful sources of clean protein, vitamins, minerals, enzymes, antioxidants, good fats and oils, essential fatty and amino acids, and other nutrients, they represent a uniquely promising piece of the nutritional puzzle.

Each superfood is described in detail, accompanied by easy and delicious recipes.

This accessible guide presents persuasive arguments, based on sound science, for the pivotal role of superfoods in promoting nutritional excellence, health and well-being, beauty enhancement, sustainable agriculture, and the transformation of diet, lifestyle, and planet.

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Image: Time together, by Desi / the Italian voice , on Flickr
Tip#1 - Sleep together naked.
Benefits
helps to keep his testicles cool, improving his sperm count.
this is the way nature intended for us to bond.
for most men, virtually anything done in the nude with one's wife is at least somewhat sexual.
nudity is (or is supposed to be) something we only do with our spouse. Naked activities therefore create a sense of bonding by setting them apart from clothed activities we do with others.
if the goal is skin contact, then the more skin available, the more contact we can have.

Sleeping: Sleeping together is, in our minds, extremely important. Part of sleeping together is falling asleep together and waking up together. It's not just about being in the same place; bedtime small talk and half asleep hugs can create a deep sense of closeness.

Lori and I feel so strongly about sleeping together that when I worked nights I went to bed with her and lay with her until she fell asleep. When I went to bed, she was always there too. Of course this fell short of what's best, which is to spend the whole night in the same bed.

Recent research on pheromones (we call them "airborne hormones") suggests that prolonged exposure to each other's pheromones has profound affects on us. While the details aren't in, it seems likely that the pheromones we get while sleeping together actually make us feel closer, more secure, and more loved; they may even contribute to better physical and mental health!

Sleeping in the nude seems to violate some unwritten rule in America. It may be good for the folks who make pajamas, but why do we "dress" for bed? Not that we are opposed to lingerie, but we see that as something which is put on to be taken off. If we can't be "naked and unashamed" in bed with our own spouse something is wrong.

MEN: Realize that your wife needs non-sexual touch in order to be physically and emotionally healthy. A lack of touch makes it impossible for her to desire or enjoy sex; she might say yes, and she might climax, but she will not truly enjoy it. Her negative responses in these cases are not manipulation, rather you are seeing the result of the way the lack of touch and intimacy affects her brain.

Source: TheMarriageBed.com

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TODAY'S BOOK SUGGESTION:
Image: 3 Steps to Fertility, by Marina Nicholas. Publisher: Carroll + Brown Publishers (February 1, 2006)3 Steps to Fertility
by Marina Nicholas

-- The world of infertility can be complex and daunting.

This book helps couples navigate the world of infertility treatment and tells them how they can maximize their chances of conceiving by following the three essential steps—gaining a full understanding of what conception entails, completing the necessary fertility tests at the appropriate time, and choosing the treatment that will improve their chances of having a baby.

Each infertile couple is unique, and what suits one couple may not suit another.

Some may be more comfortable first looking into complementary therapies while others will opt for immediate in-vitro fertilization.

With detailed information on assisted conception techniques, all possible tests, and how diet, ovulation tracking, hypnotherapy, reflexology, acupuncture, and herbal medicine can improve one's chances of having a baby, this book will help all couples find the right approach for them.

It also will ensure they are both better informed and more open to all forms of treatment as they embark on their journeys to parenthood.

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Doctors are apparently warning women that high doses of drugs taken to stimulate the ovaries in the process of in vitro fertilization (IVF) may damage eggs and womb lining reducing the woman's chance of conceiving.

The reports come in advance of the first annual meeting of the International Society of Natural Cycle Assisted Reproduction (ISNAR).

The world's first test-tube baby, Louise Brown, born in 1978, used an IVF procedure which collected the woman's eggs during ovulation making the most of her natural cycle.

The use of high dose drugs has increased as older women, with less chance of success, are seeking treatment for infertility.

It is believed that one in twenty IVF patients suffer some side effect from the drugs used, this can range from pain and bloating to kidney damage.

Full article: BioNews.org.uk

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TODAY'S BOOK SUGGESTION:
Image: Motherhood After 35: Choices, Decisions, Options, by Maggie Jones. Publisher: Da Capo Press; 1 edition (March 22, 1998)Motherhood After 35: Choices, Decisions, Options
by Maggie Jones

-- How is having a baby different for women in their late thirties and early forties?

If you're between 35 and 45 and trying to have a baby, or have already conceived, here's the reassurance you need ... and the facts you've been waiting for.

Maggie Jones evaluates the advantages as well as the risks of later motherhood.

Whether you are considering your first pregnancy after 35 or are starting a "second" family later in life, Motherhood After 35 is written with you in mind.

The author describes simply and clearly how to have the healthiest pregnancy possible and the options available.

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A new study presented this week at the Radiological Society of North America conference in Chicago showed that a minimally invasive surgical procedure may help restore male fertility.

Some experts believe that male infertility is commonly caused by the formation of varicose veins in the testicle, called varicoceles.

These are a tangled network of blood vessels which form due to blood circulation problems.

They are believed to be relatively common with around 10-15 per cent of men being affected. In many cases they cause no adverse effects, however it is thought they may allow warm blood to pool in the testicle, increasing the scrotum temperature and reducing sperm count and motility.

Full article: bionews.org.uk

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TODAY'S BOOK SUGGESTION:
What to Do When You Can't Get Pregnant: The Complete Guide to All the Technologies for Couples Facing Fertility Problems, by Daniel A. Potter and Jennifer S. Hanin. Publisher: Da Capo Press (June 7, 2005)What to Do When You Can't Get Pregnant: The Complete Guide to All the Technologies for Couples Facing Fertility Problems
by Daniel A. Potter and Jennifer S. Hanin

-- Infertility can be a couple's biggest nightmare, and for many of them, technology is the only place to turn for a chance at successfully conceiving their own child.

In What to Do When You Can't Get Pregnant, world-renowned fertility expert Dr. Daniel A. Potter and Jennifer S. Hanin—a journalist who conceived twin girls through in vitro fertilization — walk readers step-by-step through the intricate process of having a baby using the latest technologies, sharing insider information on all possible procedures, how to choose the right doctor, what questions to ask, and how to live a healthy "fertile" lifestyle to increase the chances of success.

For the first time, readers will have access to detailed information on the very latest scientific advances in the field, including pre-screening for genetic diseases, gender-choosing, and pre-selecting desirable traits for children.

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Image: Semen contains hormones that might induce a woman to release eggs earlier than normal
Human sperm bound to an egg.
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Semen contains hormones that might induce a woman to release eggs earlier than normal.

According to Rebecca Burch and Gordon Gallup, researchers at the State University of New York, sex researchers are paying too much attention to sperm and not enough to the makeup of the fluid that carries them.



When Burch and Gallup tested samples of human semen, they found luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone, both of which can induce a woman to release eggs earlier than normal. Those hormones were conspicuously scant in semen from primates, like chimpanzees, that advertise their most fertile periods with red, swollen backsides.

Sexual evolution is like an arms race, Burch says. When women evolved concealed ovulation, men most likely developed semen full of hormones to wrest back control of paternity.

Source: DiscoverMagazine.com


TODAY'S BOOK SUGGESTION:
Image: The Baby Chase: An Adventure in Fertility, by Holly Finn. Publication Date: July 8, 2011The Baby Chase: An Adventure in Fertility
by Holly Finn

-- “I’m not over 40 and childless for no reason,” writes Holly Finn. “I smoked in my twenties. I preferred red wine to sparkling water. I ate too much milk chocolate. I liked limericks. I know all the wrong I’ve done. But also, more than any of that, I’ve always longed for children.”

Yet there she was: successful, social, mostly happy, and not a mother. Knowing that her chances of becoming pregnant naturally were quickly fading, Finn decided to gamble: she—like some 85,000 other women in the U.S. each year—would attempt in vitro fertilization.

Almost three years later, she’s still trying, and in the process has become an accidental pioneer (and, at times, a guinea pig) in the ever-evolving science of IVF.

Length: 50 pages

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Benjamin Franklin said that the only certainties in this world are death and taxes. To these, women might add a third: the menopause.

But this year, two separate developments have suggested that Franklin was right after all.

In March came a report indicating that ovaries contain stem cells that might be prompted to carry on making eggs throughout a woman's adult life.

Then, in October, Belgian doctors reported that a woman whose ovaries were damaged by cancer chemotherapy had given birth, possibly owing to a graft of her own preserved ovarian tissue that they had transplanted into her body. Together, these results hinted that women might one day be able to delay starting their families until their forties or beyond.

The scientists working on these projects aim to develop methods to preserve the fertility of women who have been driven through a premature menopause by treatments for diseases such as cancer.

But given that many women in industrialized societies want to delay reproduction while they further their careers, such methods are inevitably also going to be seen as tools for healthy women.

Full article: Nature.com

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TODAY'S BOOK SUGGESTION:
Image: Every Drunken Cheerleader: Why Not Me?, by Kristine Ireland Waits. Publisher: Endurance Publishing (March 1, 2010)Every Drunken Cheerleader
Why Not Me?
by Kristine Ireland Waits

-- If you're eager to have a baby, doesn't the title say enough? Laugh, cry, share, relate - LOVE this book and all it offers to your soul. It's wit, wisdom and warmth from an author you'll quickly see as your sincere fertility-challenged friend.

This information-packed, inspiring story is for women who are struggling with infertility and for those trying to support them. Enjoy an easy-reading journey you'll remember throughout life. Overwhelmed at the idea of dealing with friends' baby showers, insurance, husbands, needles, tears, heartbreak and surprises?

This book captures it all in a delightful way that's packed full of truths and challenges to keep you moving forward. Indulge in a journey - reading this book - that will have you throwing your head back in laughter, curling up in the comfort of feeling understood, having raw honesty give you permission to be exactly who you are.


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