Myths

There are many different myths surrounding fertility and pregnancy. We get to the bottom of the most persistent.

Hair dyeing allowed in pregnancy or not?

Once you are pregnant, there are more and more questions about what you should do or what is still harmless. The same goes for the question "Can I continue to…

Does a heavy flow equal increased fertility?

Are periods just horrible or necessary for fertility? Well, both. For some it's a torment, for others a necessary evil, for even others, it's a jackpot and they ride a…

Can cough syrup boost fertility?

As bizarre as it may sound, one tip for boosting fertility keeps making its rounds: drink cough syrup.   The guaifenesine contained in cough syrup is said to have an…

What is up with synchronised menstruation?

Living together, working together or just gossiping over coffee together every week, can this lead to synchronized menstruation?   After several tests and studies in which women who live in…

Can the Chinese calendar predict a baby’s sex?

A fortune cookie of a different kind.   The Chinese conception calendar is supposed to be able to predict the birth of the unborn child with a surprisingly high probability.…

Do tampons have effects on fertility?

It's one of those things about monthly hygiene. The perfect solution for everyone does not (yet) seem to exist. Every product has its advantages and disadvantages.   Bandages, for example,…

Can sperm boost fertility?

Can sperm do more than assumed?   Male sperm consists mainly of water. Different hormones and proteins are only contained in traces, not in large quantities, as many mistakenly assume.…

Is ovulation set in stone?

Friday the 13th or was it the 14th?    Many women and men still believe that a woman would always ovulate on the 14th day of her cycle. Every cycle.…

Is it possible to measure the moment of ovulation?

If you are right in the middle of planning for a child, you would naturally like to make effective use of the scarce time available in everyday life and not…

Are women more attractive once a month?

Mirror, mirror on the wall, does ovulation make me the most beautiful in the whole world? Please do not reach for the red apple, we are all the most beautiful.…

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