What To Expect if You Are Preparing for a Frozen Embryo Transfer

If you are preparing for a frozen embryo transfer, or FET, you are in good company. The majority of transfers taking place at Idaho Fertility Center are Frozen Embryo Transfers. This process involves taking frozen embryos from a former IVF (in-vitro fertilization) treatment cycle and thawing the embryo(s) so it(they) can be implanted back into your uterus. Our team is... read more »

We Welcome You to Join Us as We Honor National Infertility Awareness Week

Our infertility specialists at the Idaho Fertility Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho, along with the rest of our dedicated team work hard to make sure you receive the care you deserve as you travel the road to parenthood. We want you to know that you are not alone! Right now we are supporting and promoting National Infertility Awareness Week® (NIAW)... read more »

Using Controlled Ovarian Hyperstimulation to Increase Fertility

As 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, the follicle ruptures and releases its egg during ovulation while... 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 or gestational carrier isn't biologically related to the baby she... 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 problems. Essentially, you will be giving or receiving elements of... 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 which treatments can help you in your efforts to conceive.... read more »