Are You a Woman Struggling With Infertility?

When it comes to infertility, our skilled reproductive endocrinologists at Idaho Fertility Center are here to help restore hope for those who are experiencing the pain of infertility. We have found that most types of infertility can be overcome. First, we must determine the cause of infertility as well as... Read more »

Using Controlled Ovarian Hyperstimulation to Increase Fertility

OvulationAs a woman, your eggs typically develop within fluid-filled cysts (or sacs) inside your ovaries known as follicles. During a normal menstrual cycle, a few follicles start to get bigger when you are getting your period, although usually only one or two of these eggs reach maturity. When that happens,... Read more »

Do You Have Questions About Gestational Surrogacy?

In our blog last month, we talked a little bit about surrogacy and briefly touched on gestational surrogacy. In this month's blog, we'd like to expand on this topic by answering some common questions that arise around gestational surrogacy. Q. What is gestational surrogacy? A. In this arrangement, the surrogate... Read more »

Third Party Reproduction and What It Means for You

When an individual or couple need help with conception, there is a way to accomplish this with the help of third party reproduction. This involves using egg donation, sperm donation, embryo adoption, or surrogacy to become parents via third-party donation. This can be especially helpful for those dealing with infertility... Read more »

What You Need to Know About Genetic Testing Prior to IVF Treatment

If you are wanting to conceive and you or your partner have genetic factors that lead to infertility, you may want to undergo genetic testing. Genetic testing allows your DNA to be examined to figure out if your genetics is causing your infertility. From there our fertility specialist can help you determine... Read more »

Moms-To-Be: How Are You Influencing Your Fertility Factor?

For women looking to conceive, there are things you should be aware of that might help or hinder your odds of pregnancy, even if you are in the most fertile phase of your life. Unlike your male counterpart, you are born with a set amount of eggs, and you may... Read more »

Why You Might Want to Preserve Your Eggs

If you are wanting to start a family someday bearing biological children but aren't ready right now because you're going to school, focusing on your career, or have health concerns where treatment might interfere with conception later, you may want to plan ahead and consider preserving your eggs now. Freezing... Read more »

Can Intrauterine Insemination Help Solve Your Fertility Problems?

When it comes to finding a fertility treatment that is fairly simple and performed with or without the help of fertility drugs, look no further than IUI, or intrauterine insemination. Simply stated, the treatment is done by transferring semen which has been carefully washed and concentrated and then inserted via... Read more »

Conditions Involved in Male Factor Infertility

Infertility can be caused by a variety of factors affecting the male or female partner, or both. Though issues involving male infertility can make up as much as 50% of infertility cases, less than half that percentage of men seem to be referred for a medical analysis. We review some... Read more »

Preimplantation Testing Can Reveal At-Risk Embryos

If you are considering in vitro fertilization to help you realize your dream of having a family, there are two separate methods of preimplantation testing for embryos to be aware of.  Both provide helpful information about the embryos and may assist in planning for your transfer.  Risks of a specific... Read more »