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 »

What Are My Options for Oncofertility?

“Oncofertility” is a term coined by Dr. Teresa K. Woodruff that addresses fertility issues resulting from cancer. Undergoing treatment for cancer can have many effects on your body, including your ability to conceive and carry a pregnancy. If you plan to undergo chemotherapy, radiation, or surgery, our reproductive endocrinologists can... Read more »

Discuss Your Fertility Concerns With a Fertility Specialist

The prospect of infertility or difficulty conceiving is a fear that many couples have, and one that should be discussed with the appropriate medical professional. While speaking with your primary care doctor is a start, you and your partner would do well to bring your fertility concerns and questions to... Read more »

Are You Trying to Conceive? These Tips May Help

Conception is a natural ability, but one that can be more challenging for some couples than others. You can improve your ability to conceive a child by implementing a few new lifestyle changes that boost your fertility. We invite you to try the following methods to optimize your health and... Read more »

Medications and Male Fertility

We live in a day and age in which vitamins, supplements, and various treatments have become popular. These drugs may be prescribed by a doctor, or they may be legal or illegal substances that a person decides to take on his or her own. There are some medications and substances... Read more »

When Should You Seek Infertility Treatment?

You have wanted a baby for a long time, and it seems as if no matter what you do, nothing works. It can be a frustrating and heartbreaking experience. You feel that empty space in your life, you wonder what else you can do, and maybe you are asking yourself... Read more »