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Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Nicole Knight, AHCJ


Nicole Knight is a freelance healthcare writer based in Southern California. A former reporter with the Orange County Register, she most recently covered reproductive health for the nonprofit site Rewire.News. She is a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists and the American Society of Journalists and Authors. Follow her on Twitter @nicolekshine.

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Tubal Flushing — Does It Get You Pregnant?

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How the Priya Fertility System Will Accurately Predict Your Fertile Window

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Pinpointing Ovulation when Trying to Conceive

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Am I ovulating? Top 5 Ovulation FAQs

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Am I ovulating? Top 5 FAQs Ovulation

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Can fibroids prevent you from getting pregnant?

It’s natural to feel concerned if you suspect you have uterine fibroids. First off, know you’re...

Avoiding Pregnancy
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Is hormonal birth control bad for me?

Hormonal birth control has long been hailed as a method for women to gain independence from...

Women's Health
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

How can I fix insomnia naturally?

These days, a good night’s sleep can feel elusive. Fully one-quarter of women experience at...

Fertility Awareness
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Do fertility and ovulation charting apps work to get pregnant or avoid pregnancy?

In recent years, millions of women have turned to apps to track their menstrual cycles and...

Fertility Awareness
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

How do I know when I'm fertile?

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How Long to Try Before IVF

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How to Get Pregnant With a Retroverted Uterus

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Does sex every day reduce sperm quality?

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What is the most effective fertility drug?

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3 Signs of Ovulation

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Getting Pregnant
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Should you take vitamin D when trying to conceive?

Vitamin D is called the sunshine vitamin because you can reap its benefits by soaking up just a...

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Nicole Knight, AHCJ

What causes ovarian cysts and can they harm my fertility?

Ovarian cysts are often normal and usually nothing to worry about. Most women get them. In fact,...

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It's (finally) getting easier to get insurance coverage for infertility

To mark National Infertility Awareness Week, we’re discussing assisted reproductive technologies...

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Can a healthy microbiome prevent miscarriage?

Miscarriage is common, occurring in at least one in four pregnancies. Medical experts generally...

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IVF series, part IV: Will IVF work for me?

More than 75,000 infants were born in the United States due to in vitro fertilization (IVF) in...

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Nicole Knight, AHCJ

IVF Series, part II: What should I try before IVF?

After years of avoiding pregnancy, when it comes time to actually try to conceive (TTC), you may...

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Are there supplements to help me get pregnant?

When you’re trying to conceive, it’s natural to consider increasing your daily intake of...

Women's Health
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

5 Yoga Poses for Stress Relief

You know the feeling. Your mind is racing, and so is your heart rate as you juggle the competing...

Birth & Labor
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Is birth really more likely to happen when the moon is full? And other labor myths

Whether you’re nearing the 40-week mark of pregnancy or past it, it’s common to consider...

Nicole Knight, AHCJ

4 Questions That Will Make Your Journey to Pregnancy Easier

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5 Mocktails to Drink This Season When Trying to Conceive

When you’re trying to get pregnant, you know that nixing boozy beverages is best for you and...

Women's Health
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Do periods really sync with other women and the moon?

For centuries, women’s periods have been shrouded in superstition, myths, and stigma. So it’s no...

Women's Health
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Why is my period so heavy, part II: Treatments for heavy bleeding

Heavy menstrual bleeding can prevent you from living your best life, but the unfortunate reality...

Fertility Awareness
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Can I ovulate without an LH surge or fertile CM? And Other Ovulation Questions

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Miscarriage: When to See a Doctor

Losing a pregnancy can be heartbreaking. Sadly, miscarriages are relatively common. According to...

Avoiding Pregnancy
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Can tracking ovulation prevent pregnancy?

Hormonal birth control definitely has several upsides, but many forms come with side effects...

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Does infertility treatment make you gain weight?

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Can I use LH instead of BBT to avoid pregnancy?

Whether you’re new to Fertility-awareness Based Methods (FABM) or an old hand, it’s natural to...

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Should you choose IUI or IVF when your partner has low sperm count?

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How to check cervical position

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Does HPV affect my fertility?

You've probably heard of human papillomavirus (HPV) and its link to cervical cancer, but maybe...

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When can I try to get pregnant after a miscarriage?

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Are there signs of being infertile for women?

If you’ve been trying without success to conceive for six months or more, you may be...

Avoiding Pregnancy
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Hormonal birth control isn't working for me. What are my options?

If you're shopping for alternatives to the pill and other forms of hormonal birth control,...

Women's Health
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

How sleep problems and shift work affect fertility in women and men

If you spend much of the night tossing and turning, you're not alone. Between 50-70 million...

Women's Health
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What really works to relieve PMS symptoms?

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Women's Health
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Progesterone 201: How does progesterone affect my chances of getting pregnant?

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Progesterone 101: How does progesterone affect my period and fertility?

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Frequently asked questions about chemical pregnancy

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What foods are clinically proven to help with fertility?

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What can affect the accuracy of my BBT and how to solve it

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