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Articles from October, 2020

A Few Potential Signs You May Have a Fertility Problem

A typical rule of thumb when it comes to trying to conceive is that if you have been trying to get pregnant for one year without success or for six months if you’re 35 or older without success, then your infertility specialist at NCCRM will likely diagnose you with infertility. You might be thinking that…. read more

The Do’s and Don’ts When It Comes to Increasing Male Fertility

According to The Mayo Clinic, a normal sperm count for males is 15 million to 200 million per milliliter and a low sperm count is 15 million or less per milliliter or less than 39 million sperm total per ejaculate. Though some men with a low sperm count successfully father children, we also know that…. read more

Symptoms and Causes of Blocked Fallopian Tubes

Fallopian tubes are thin tubes located on each side of a woman’s uterus that help lead the mature egg from the ovaries to the uterus. When an obstruction prevents the egg from traveling down the tube, this is referred to as having a blocked fallopian tube, also known as tubal factor infertility. This can occur…. read more

Types of Ultrasound Scans for Infertility

Ultrasound scans are an essential part of infertility testing and fertility treatments in women, and can also be used throughout a woman’s pregnancy for a variety of different reasons. There are several types of ultrasounds that can be done depending on what stage you are at in your pregnancy journey. Here are some of the…. read more

Common Questions Answered About Tubal Ligation Reversal

Tubal ligation is a surgical procedure in which a woman’s fallopian tubes are blocked, cut, or sealed to prevent her eggs from traveling from the ovaries to the fallopian tubes, where they could be fertilized by sperm. Some women choose to have their fallopian tubes tied as a form of contraception and sterilization. But just…. read more

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