Fertility Basics

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What are the Chances of Having a Child through Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)?

Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) includes various kinds of infertility treatments aimed to help couples with infertility concerns. According to CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) these involve a surgical procedure where the woman’s eggs are retrieved and mixed with the sperm in Continue Reading

What are the Chances of Having a Child through Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)?

Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) includes various kinds of infertility treatments aimed to help couples with infertility concerns. According to CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) these involve a surgical procedure where the woman’s eggs are retrieved and mixed with the sperm in Continue Reading

Understanding Your Progesterone Levels

Progesterone levels are essential for fertility and low levels may result in an incapacity to become pregnant. In addition to estrogen, progesterone is a sexual hormone that will be secreted during the cycle. Understanding your levels of progesterone is important to detect any possible abnormalities ... Continue Reading

Understanding Your Progesterone Levels

Progesterone levels are essential for fertility and low levels may result in an incapacity to become pregnant. In addition to estrogen, progesterone is a sexual hormone that will be secreted during the cycle. Understanding your levels of progesterone is important to detect any possible abnormalities ... Continue Reading

Understanding the Function of the Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HGC)

The human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) is a glycoprotein hormone composed of two subunits, the alpha-subunit and the beta-subunit, and 244 amino acids. It is produced by the chorionic cells in the fetal part of the placenta during early pregnancy. Under abnormal circumstances, certain types of tumor ... Continue Reading

Understanding the Function of the Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HGC)

The human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) is a glycoprotein hormone composed of two subunits, the alpha-subunit and the beta-subunit, and 244 amino acids. It is produced by the chorionic cells in the fetal part of the placenta during early pregnancy. Under abnormal circumstances, certain types of tumor ... Continue Reading

Understanding the Function of the Luteinizing hormone (LH)

Understanding the function of luteinizing hormone (LH) and its role in reproduction will explain why an LH test is sometimes performed in cases of infertility. LH is gonadotropin. Gonadotropins are hormones that stimulate the reproductive process. LH is also known as lutropin. Production of LH begin ... Continue Reading

Understanding the Function of the Luteinizing hormone (LH)

Understanding the function of luteinizing hormone (LH) and its role in reproduction will explain why an LH test is sometimes performed in cases of infertility. LH is gonadotropin. Gonadotropins are hormones that stimulate the reproductive process. LH is also known as lutropin. Production of LH begin ... Continue Reading

Thinking of Starting a Family? Ovulation Calendars Can Help

If you're serious about getting pregnant, you can improve your chances by using an ovulation calendar. An ovulation calendar provides an estimate of your most fertile time of the month, based on your menstrual cycle. By predicting the days when your body is actively ovulating, you can increase your ... Continue Reading

Thinking of Starting a Family? Ovulation Calendars Can Help

If you're serious about getting pregnant, you can improve your chances by using an ovulation calendar. An ovulation calendar provides an estimate of your most fertile time of the month, based on your menstrual cycle. By predicting the days when your body is actively ovulating, you can increase your ... Continue Reading

Primary vs. Secondary Infertility

Infertility in couples is the state of being unable to become pregnant after a year of having frequent intercourse without using any birth control methods. It may also refer to a state when a female gets pregnant but has recurrent miscarriages. Infertility affects men and women equally. The term pri ... Continue Reading

Primary vs. Secondary Infertility

Infertility in couples is the state of being unable to become pregnant after a year of having frequent intercourse without using any birth control methods. It may also refer to a state when a female gets pregnant but has recurrent miscarriages. Infertility affects men and women equally. The term pri ... Continue Reading

Male vs. Female Infertility: Is It Him?

Fertility problems are a very difficult thing for any couple to go through. They are especially difficult to bear when it seems like all other couples have to do is think about having a baby and, the next thing you know, they’re talking about possible baby names and picking out colors for the nurs ... Continue Reading

Male vs. Female Infertility: Is It Him?

Fertility problems are a very difficult thing for any couple to go through. They are especially difficult to bear when it seems like all other couples have to do is think about having a baby and, the next thing you know, they’re talking about possible baby names and picking out colors for the nurs ... Continue Reading

Laparoscopy Surgery for Infertility

Laparoscopic Surgery, or laparoscopy, is among the most preferred of surgical treatments for curing female fertility issues like blocked fallopian tubes and endometriosis. Laparoscopy is capable of penetrating and cutting through the fibers or adhesions responsible for blocking the fallopian tubes a ... Continue Reading

Laparoscopy Surgery for Infertility

Laparoscopic Surgery, or laparoscopy, is among the most preferred of surgical treatments for curing female fertility issues like blocked fallopian tubes and endometriosis. Laparoscopy is capable of penetrating and cutting through the fibers or adhesions responsible for blocking the fallopian tubes a ... Continue Reading

Infertility: 7 Questions You'll be Asked as a Couple during the Doctor Apointment

Infertility is a problem that affects various couples and the culprit can be identified by a fertility doctor. The very first stage of the culprit identification procedure is a discussion with the doctor, which you and your partner will both have to have separately and then together. When talking to Continue Reading

Infertility: 7 Questions You'll be Asked as a Couple during the Doctor Apointment

Infertility is a problem that affects various couples and the culprit can be identified by a fertility doctor. The very first stage of the culprit identification procedure is a discussion with the doctor, which you and your partner will both have to have separately and then together. When talking to Continue Reading

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

What is in vitro fertilization? What is egg donation? What is tubal reversal? What is intrauterine insemination? Shoud I consider a surrogate mother? What is preimplantation genetic diagnosis? Does my insurance cover infertility treatment? How do I choose an infertilty treatment specialist? What ... Continue Reading

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

What is in vitro fertilization? What is egg donation? What is tubal reversal? What is intrauterine insemination? Shoud I consider a surrogate mother? What is preimplantation genetic diagnosis? Does my insurance cover infertility treatment? How do I choose an infertilty treatment specialist? What ... Continue Reading