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 »

Could a Medical Condition Be Blocking Conception?

A common infertility stigma is that it’s mainly an issue for middle-aged women who didn’t get pregnant early enough in life. While it’s true that age can affect the ease of conception, a larger truth is that infertility can happen to anyone for a number of reasons. With National Infertility... Read more »

What You Should Know about Infertility

Every year in April, we witness National Infertility Awareness Week, a time to pay special homage to those who have had to define their expectations for a family, as well as address the stigmas that surround infertility. We offer a review of the nature of infertility to support those who... Read more »

The Effect of Endometriosis on Fertility

Have you heard that March is Endometriosis Awareness Month? We are committed to raising awareness of this health condition and how it relates to infertility in women. Whether you have been with diagnosed endometriosis or would like to learn more about the condition, we invite you to learn more about... Read more »

Treating Endometriosis and Associated Infertility

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month, making it a great time to share some helpful information for those with a known diagnosis and for those who may be experiencing these common symptoms.  What is Endometriosis?  Endometriosis is a health condition in which the tissue lining the uterine cavity grows in other... Read more »

What’s next after failed IVF cycle?

The success rate of a single in vitro fertilization  (IVF) cycle can be in the 60's and even 70's percentile.  In comparison, natural conception rates are 20% per month.   IVF greatly increases the likelihood of pregnancy but for those who have been through an IVF cycle and not had success,... Read more »