Journey to Motherhood

by Kirsten McLennan “Would you like to hold him?” These were the words we had been aching to hear for years. On July 5th at 11:49A.M., our beautiful son Spencer was born. It had been a long journey. And like most things worth fighting for, it had been a hard one. Ryan and I married in 2011 and always wanted... read more »

Sisters Through Motherhood

by Leigha Harris A 2 a.m. Skype call, followed by a comment to my husband, "This is going to be hard, but I know we are meant to do it". I could feel this would take us on a journey like no other we had been through together. At the time I had no idea how right I was. You... read more »

The Magic That Happens When a Sperm Meets an Egg and the Sparks Fly

If you are on a fertility journey to start or expand your family, you know how special it is when conception takes place. Did you know... -There are about 40 million to 1.2 billion sperm cells released with every ejaculation, yet only around 2 million of these persistent swimmers actually reach the cervix. According to https://www.livescience.com/32437-why-are-250-million-sperm-cells-released-during-sex.html -For the 2 million... read more »

PCOS Awareness: Get the Help You Need for This Serious Medical Condition

For women living with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) life can be challenging. A common medical condition, it can run in your family line and involves an imbalance in your hormones that affects your metabolism and reproductive system. Close to 7 million women around the United States have issues with PCOS. It is responsible for being the major cause of women's... read more »

How Male Factor Infertility Can Affect Conception

When it comes to fertility issues, one of the factors that often arises is male factor infertility. This involves issues around healthy sperm that can't reach or fertilize the egg. Male factor infertility can encompass problems with either the production of sperm or with the sperm reaching the egg. In fact, around 1/3 to 1/2 of infertility problems center around... read more »

Fertility Acronyms to Help You on Your Journey to Parenthood

When it comes to your fertility journey, it is both unique to your personal situation while also being relatable to those who are on a similar journey. At the Idaho Fertility Center, the goal of our experienced and compassionate team is to make your experience as comfortable and informative as possible. You can rest assured that you are in good... read more »

Fun Events to Help You Thrive on Your Fertility Journey

Here at the Idaho Fertility Center, we are all about providing our clients with ongoing support and resources for their fertility journey. We work with various organizations to help you stay motivated and find the answers you need on your path to parenthood. Our team works with Footsteps for Fertility, Bundled Blessings, Hope for Fertility and the Utah Infertility Resource... read more »

Advantages of IVF Besides High Success Rates

When it comes to solving fertility issues, Idaho Fertility Center has one of the top success rates in the country, thanks to our board-certified Reproductive Endocrinologists and the advanced technological techniques we employ. In vitro fertilization or IVF, allows us special advantages such as diagnosing problems not normally seen, giving us the ability to see and evaluate eggs and the... read more »

The Juice is Worth the Squeeze.

By Israel Walls As a husband and/or a father, we want to provide for our families. Regardless of what it is, it is in our nature to want to give our wives or our children what they need, and sometimes even what they desire. For those of us with fertility challenges, this innate drive can be difficult to fulfill at... read more »