All posts by Dr. Karen Leham, MD

About Dr. Karen Leham, MD

Dr. Karen Leham is double board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Reproductive Endocronology and Infertility. Dr. Leham completed her residency at Loyola University, followed by a fellowship at UCLA.
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    Can I try to get Pregnant while taking Zoloft?

    Many women worry about taking medications such as Zoloft when they are trying to get pregnant. They might not be sure what the best idea is, whether or not they should go off of their medications or...

    • Posted January 26, 2015
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    Are there any Side Effects with Progesterone fertility treatment?

    One of the most common side effects of a progesterone fertility treatment is PMS like symptoms. This may mean that you have headaches, irritability, mood swings, depression as well as all the other side effects that you...

    • Posted January 19, 2015
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    What home Remedies are there to get Pregnant with twins?

    Many women are looking for home remedies to increase their chances of getting pregnant with twins. While there are no guaranteed methods to get pregnant with twins, there are some things that you can do to increase...

    • Posted January 12, 2015
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    Can you get Pregnant with Endometriosis and Fibroids?

    Nearly 16% of infertile women suffer from endometriosis. It can be extremely painful and is common among women in their late 20s and 30s. Endometriosis is also often associated with miscarriages as well. Fibroids are another issue...

    • Posted January 8, 2015
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    Is it Possible to get Pregnant Naturally after IVF?

    IVF, also known as in vitro fertilization, is a great assisted reproductive technique that helps many couples to become pregnant when they otherwise wouldn’t be able to. However, lots of women don’t understand that it is actually...

    • Posted January 2, 2015
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    Can I get Pregnant Naturally with Low Progesterone?

    Progesterone is a very important hormone in the body that is responsible for preparing the lining of the uterus for pregnancy and also for maintaining a healthy pregnancy. If a woman has levels of progesterone that are...

    • Posted December 29, 2014
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    Tips on How to Get Pregnant Quickly

    When couples are looking to become pregnant, it is likely that they are looking to do so quickly. It is natural to be eager to begin the process of becoming a parent and many parents begin looking...

    • Posted December 2, 2014
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    How To Get Pregnant With Twins

    There are many couples who desire to become pregnant with twins. While your chances of becoming pregnant with twins may be difficult to determine, there are still some things that you can try that has the ability...

    • Posted November 28, 2014
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    Getting Pregnant after Tubal Pregnancy

    If you have had a tubal pregnancy in the past, your future fertility may be affected by this occurrence. At times, a tubal pregnancy may affect the health of your Fallopian tubes and may damage the surrounding...

    • Posted November 24, 2014
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    Advice for Getting Pregnant Over 40

    Many women, these days, are waiting until they are older to become pregnant. There are number of reasons that they may wait. For example, many women are starting families later in life because they are waiting longer...

    • Posted November 11, 2014
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