Do Common Household Products Harm Male Fertility?
No one should in good conscience seek to avail themselves of a scientifically backed excuse to avoid housework, but with subprime fertility in men affecting more than a third of couples trying to have children, it’s wise to take every reasonable precaution to preserve the integrity of one’s fertility.
Father’s Day gifts for the hopeful dad
Father’s Day gifts for the hopeful dad He may not be a dad, yet—but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate Father’s Day a little early. Here’s our guide to gifts that show appreciation for the hopeful dad in your life, and help bring the dream of fatherhood a little closer to reality. Undies that safeguard … Continued
An Interview with Halle Tecco, Natalist Founder & CEO
As part of our work around Father’s Day, we have partnered with Natalist to help couples trying to conceive think about testing options for both men and women. Legacy’s CEO, Khaled Kteily, sat down with Natalist CEO Halle Tecco to learn more about her background and goals. This is part of a broader discussion, including … Continued
What you need to know about sperm testing
Sperm analysis involves checking a sample for overall sperm health. Whether in a clinic or with a home test, sperm testing can help medical professionals determine and potentially treat the cause of infertility. Sperm samples are tested for several attributes of sperm health, to include: the amount of sperm in 1 millimeter (ml) of semen, … Continued
The Negative Impact of Smoking and Sperm Health
Smoking drastically impacts sperm count, motility, and morphology. We all know that smoking creates exceptional risks for our health. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), tobacco kills up to half of its users, killing more than 8 million people every year (of which 1.2 million die from complications due to secondhand smoke). In both … Continued
The Impact of Exercise on Sperm Health
Research indicates moderate exercise increases sperm production. It’s not a new concept, physical exercise is great for your health. Individuals who regularly exercise tend to live longer, healthier lives. Regular aerobic exercise, such as running, jogging, and swimming (to name a few), are linked to a long list of both mental and physical benefits. Physical … Continued