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How IVF Is Done: Step by Step

In vitro fertilization is an effective infertility treatment that involves the fertilization of an egg outside a woman’s body in a specialized lab. Many people are unaware of what is involved in this process, so here’s how it works: Testing & Ovarian Stimulation Before IVF, you will have an evaluation of your uterus and fallopian…. read more

Why Are Egg Donors Needed?

Are you in search of egg donors or would you like to become an egg donor? It is helpful to know why donor eggs are the best option for some women and couples as well as why egg donors are important. Keep reading to find out why a recipient may need donor eggs: Infertility There…. read more

When to Visit a Fertility Specialist

For those that are trying to conceive, it can seem like a never-ending waiting game as the months go by. If you feel as if it might be time to consult with a fertility specialist, follow this guide: Under 35 and Healthy If you are under the age of 35 and healthy, wait a year…. read more

Infertility FAQ

Did you know that infertility affects about 10-15% of couples in the United States? Conception depends on a number of factors, including the production of healthy sperm by the man, healthy eggs produced by the woman, the sperm’s ability to fertilize the egg, the ability of the fertilized egg to become implanted in the woman’s…. read more

Understanding Ovulation & Fertility

Understanding your menstrual and ovulation cycle can help you improve your chances of getting pregnant. That does not mean only understanding the regularity of it, but understanding what happens during each phase. The first phase begins on the first day of your period. Your body releases hormones that make the eggs inside your ovaries grow.…. read more

How Chemotherapy Can Affect Therapy in Women

Cancer, or more often cancer treatments, can interfere with some parts of your body’s processes and affect your ability to have children. Different types of treatments can have different effects. Talk with your doctor about fertility before treatment, as there may be ways to save or protect your fertility before and perhaps during treatment. Options…. read more

Boosting Male Fertility & Increasing Sperm Count

Infertility may not always be treatable, but it can sometimes be improved by a healthy diet, supplements, and other lifestyle strategies. Male fertility usually depends on the quality of his sperm cells. A man’s infertility may depend on genetics, general health, fitness, diseases, and dietary contaminants. Some aspects of sexual function and semen quality that…. read more

Habits To Keep & Avoid During Preconception

When trying to get pregnant, there are things that must be avoided to achieve the best results. Preconception is an important part of your pregnancy journey, not just the nine months of carrying your baby! The first few weeks are vital to the development of the baby, but you should go ahead and cut out…. read more

When/Why Should I Freeze My Eggs?

Many people hear women say they want to freeze their eggs simply because they are getting older and have not had children yet, or are not currently in a relationship. Or maybe they are just not quite ready yet but might be in the future. Some women may have careers that do not allow them…. read more

How Does Hormonal Replacement Therapy Help Menopause?

Is menopause taking a toll on you? Did you know that some of the symptoms you may be feeling are signs of low testosterone? You may be thinking that testosterone is strictly a male hormone, but this is not true. Women have testosterone too, and when women have a low testosterone level, they may suffer…. read more

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