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Assisted reproductive technology (ART) has the potential to help many couples overcome their fertility problems. And according to the U.S. government, there are 6.7 million couples of childbearing age who have impaired fertility. Yet for some reason, ART actually plays a role in a relatively tiny ...Continue Reading

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Assisted reproductive technology (ART) has the potential to help many couples overcome their fertility problems. And according to the U.S. government, there are 6.7 million couples of childbearing age who have impaired fertility. Yet for some reason, ART actually plays a role in a relatively tiny ...Continue Reading

Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)

Assisted reproductive technology (ART) has been used in the United States since 1981, after the much publicized “test tube” baby, Louise Joy Brown, was born using these techniques in England in 1978. The most common ART procedure is in vitro fertilization (IVF), the transfer of fertilize ...Continue Reading

Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)

Assisted reproductive technology (ART) has been used in the United States since 1981, after the much publicized “test tube” baby, Louise Joy Brown, was born using these techniques in England in 1978. The most common ART procedure is in vitro fertilization (IVF), the transfer of fertilize ...Continue Reading

The Importance of Board Certification

When seeking an infertility specialist, many people are unaware of the differences in education, qualifications, and professional skills between one doctor and the next. Don’t all doctors who practice reproductive medicine have the same training? Many potential infertility patients are surpris ...Continue Reading

The Importance of Board Certification

When seeking an infertility specialist, many people are unaware of the differences in education, qualifications, and professional skills between one doctor and the next. Don’t all doctors who practice reproductive medicine have the same training? Many potential infertility patients are surpris ...Continue Reading

Infertility Treatments

Infertility is the inability to conceive or have a baby after having tried regularly for a year (or six months if you're over 35). Anyone who has been unable to get pregnant in that time — or who has had more than one miscarriage — should consult a fertility specialist. These days, docto ...Continue Reading

Infertility Treatments

Infertility is the inability to conceive or have a baby after having tried regularly for a year (or six months if you're over 35). Anyone who has been unable to get pregnant in that time — or who has had more than one miscarriage — should consult a fertility specialist. These days, docto ...Continue Reading

What is an Infertility Specialist?

Primary care physicians, OB/GYNs and urologists are generally capable of dealing with basic infertility issues. They can conduct basic blood tests, monitor ovulation, and perform sperm health and post intercourse tests to determine any underlying physical conditions that may be preventing you from b ...Continue Reading

What is an Infertility Specialist?

Primary care physicians, OB/GYNs and urologists are generally capable of dealing with basic infertility issues. They can conduct basic blood tests, monitor ovulation, and perform sperm health and post intercourse tests to determine any underlying physical conditions that may be preventing you from b ...Continue Reading

Infertility Causes

Doctors attribute one-third of infertility cases to male factors, meaning issues with the sperm; one-third to female factors, and one-third to a combination of factors in both the male and female partner. The road to conception Conceiving and bringing a baby to term is a complicated process, and m ...Continue Reading

Infertility Causes

Doctors attribute one-third of infertility cases to male factors, meaning issues with the sperm; one-third to female factors, and one-third to a combination of factors in both the male and female partner. The road to conception Conceiving and bringing a baby to term is a complicated process, and m ...Continue Reading

6 Ways to Cope with Infertility

A new year is upon us, and if you are one of the millions suffering from various causes of infertility, you may be dreading yet another year of events that are centered on children, like baby showers, birthday parties, baptisms, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Chr ...Continue Reading

6 Ways to Cope with Infertility

A new year is upon us, and if you are one of the millions suffering from various causes of infertility, you may be dreading yet another year of events that are centered on children, like baby showers, birthday parties, baptisms, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Chr ...Continue Reading

What is Unexplained Infertility?

There are many different reasons for problems with infertility. However, there are some exceptions when doctors may not be able to figure out why you are having problems, which is called unexplained infertility. The doctors can run test after test trying to figure out why you are unable to successf ...Continue Reading

What is Unexplained Infertility?

There are many different reasons for problems with infertility. However, there are some exceptions when doctors may not be able to figure out why you are having problems, which is called unexplained infertility. The doctors can run test after test trying to figure out why you are unable to successf ...Continue Reading

What Is an Ovulation Induction?

Ovulation induction can be part of the in vitro fertilization procedure or performed to control ovulation and increase the chances of fertilization during an intrauterine insemination or sexual intercourse. Drugs or injections will be administered and these will stimulate the follicles so that seve ...Continue Reading

What Is an Ovulation Induction?

Ovulation induction can be part of the in vitro fertilization procedure or performed to control ovulation and increase the chances of fertilization during an intrauterine insemination or sexual intercourse. Drugs or injections will be administered and these will stimulate the follicles so that seve ...Continue Reading

What is Combined Infertility?

Infertility clinics use various terms to define the kind of issues being faced by a couple. Getting acquainted with such terminology can help immensely if you are facing infertility or if you are contemplating visiting a fertility clinic. One of the commonly-used but confusing terms in this regard ...Continue Reading

What is Combined Infertility?

Infertility clinics use various terms to define the kind of issues being faced by a couple. Getting acquainted with such terminology can help immensely if you are facing infertility or if you are contemplating visiting a fertility clinic. One of the commonly-used but confusing terms in this regard ...Continue Reading

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