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30 Year Anniversary of IVF Success

This coming Friday, July 25th, marks the thirty year anniversary of what was then dubbed the world's first "test tube baby". The first baby to be born successfully through IVF will be celebrating a thirtieth birthday on this day and the world of infertility medicine should take a moment to pause and ...Continue Reading

30 Year Anniversary of IVF Success

This coming Friday, July 25th, marks the thirty year anniversary of what was then dubbed the world's first "test tube baby". The first baby to be born successfully through IVF will be celebrating a thirtieth birthday on this day and the world of infertility medicine should take a moment to pause and ...Continue Reading

A Dozen Babies

A woman in Tunisia has recently been reported to be pregnant with a total of twelve babies: six boys and six girls. This was not a natural conception in any way. The woman was using ovulation induction treatment to increase the number of eggs produced. If the pregnancy is carried out successful ...Continue Reading

A Dozen Babies

A woman in Tunisia has recently been reported to be pregnant with a total of twelve babies: six boys and six girls. This was not a natural conception in any way. The woman was using ovulation induction treatment to increase the number of eggs produced. If the pregnancy is carried out successful ...Continue Reading

A Dozen Lies

We recently wrote about a woman in Tunisia who claimed to be pregnant with duodecaplets. Today, the UK's Daily Telegraph exposed the woman as making a false claim and she is not pregnant at all! Due to the large amount of media covering the twelve-fetus pregnancy claim, investigators looked fur ...Continue Reading

A Dozen Lies

We recently wrote about a woman in Tunisia who claimed to be pregnant with duodecaplets. Today, the UK's Daily Telegraph exposed the woman as making a false claim and she is not pregnant at all! Due to the large amount of media covering the twelve-fetus pregnancy claim, investigators looked fur ...Continue Reading

Acupuncture for Infertility: Traditional Treatment of a Modern Problem

Infertility can be a difficult condition for many couples to overcome on their path to parenthood. There are a variety of medical treatments available that can help individuals become parents, like in-vitro fertilization and IUI. But many couples are interested in using more natural methods of alt ...Continue Reading

Acupuncture for Infertility: Traditional Treatment of a Modern Problem

Infertility can be a difficult condition for many couples to overcome on their path to parenthood. There are a variety of medical treatments available that can help individuals become parents, like in-vitro fertilization and IUI. But many couples are interested in using more natural methods of alt ...Continue Reading

Acupuncture Probably Doesn't Improve IVF Success Rates

There are some people who believe that it is a good idea to use acupuncture in conjunction with in vitro fertilization to increase the likelihood that the fertility treatment will be successful. A recent study indicates that there is a good chance that adding acupuncture to your IVF treatments has n ...Continue Reading

Acupuncture Probably Doesn't Improve IVF Success Rates

There are some people who believe that it is a good idea to use acupuncture in conjunction with in vitro fertilization to increase the likelihood that the fertility treatment will be successful. A recent study indicates that there is a good chance that adding acupuncture to your IVF treatments has n ...Continue Reading

Antidepressant Drugs and Male Infertility

Today at the 64th annual conference of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in San Francisco researchers discussed how antidepressant drugs may be linked to male infertility. Such drugs increase DNA fragmentation in the sperm. The study is still in it's preliminary stages, however resear ...Continue Reading

Antidepressant Drugs and Male Infertility

Today at the 64th annual conference of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in San Francisco researchers discussed how antidepressant drugs may be linked to male infertility. Such drugs increase DNA fragmentation in the sperm. The study is still in it's preliminary stages, however resear ...Continue Reading

2009: Designing Your Baby?

The latest controversial fertility procedure to stir up news is about designing your child prior to conception. The Melbourne Herald Sun featured an article about 14 Australian couples seeking out this designer baby idea in Los Angeles. California-based fertility expert and physician Dr. Jeffrey S ...Continue Reading

2009: Designing Your Baby?

The latest controversial fertility procedure to stir up news is about designing your child prior to conception. The Melbourne Herald Sun featured an article about 14 Australian couples seeking out this designer baby idea in Los Angeles. California-based fertility expert and physician Dr. Jeffrey S ...Continue Reading

3 IVF Alternatives

Most women who are having trouble with infertility find that their best bet is to use in vitro fertilization to get pregnant. However, not all women want to go through the IVF process. Some women find that the expense, the time, and the difficulty of the medical procedure just isn't how they want to ...Continue Reading

3 IVF Alternatives

Most women who are having trouble with infertility find that their best bet is to use in vitro fertilization to get pregnant. However, not all women want to go through the IVF process. Some women find that the expense, the time, and the difficulty of the medical procedure just isn't how they want to ...Continue Reading

A Call for Ethics in Egg Donation

There has recently been attention in the fertility industry to the problem of agencies which engage in over-compensation and inappropriately high compensation for egg donors. There are some agencies which have been known to engage in the practice of adding compensation to the egg donor for such thin ...Continue Reading

A Call for Ethics in Egg Donation

There has recently been attention in the fertility industry to the problem of agencies which engage in over-compensation and inappropriately high compensation for egg donors. There are some agencies which have been known to engage in the practice of adding compensation to the egg donor for such thin ...Continue Reading

Acupuncture for Infertility

If you've tried everything else, you might be starting to look at alternative healing methods for treating infertility. And if that's the case, there's a good chance that acupuncture is on the table as one of the things that you might be thinking about trying. Acupuncture is a method of healing tha ...Continue Reading

Acupuncture for Infertility

If you've tried everything else, you might be starting to look at alternative healing methods for treating infertility. And if that's the case, there's a good chance that acupuncture is on the table as one of the things that you might be thinking about trying. Acupuncture is a method of healing tha ...Continue Reading

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