Fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) can be complex, oftentimes involving many decisions along the way. One of the toughest questions couples face is “How many embryos should we transfer?” This is an important qu22estion. Evolving Technology IVF is the process of stimulating the ovaries to produce multiple eggs, which are retrieved, fertilized with sperm, and result in embryos that are then transferred…Comments Off on How Many Embryos Should We Transfer?
During a fertility evaluation, many women are diagnosed with anatomic problems that make it difficult for them to conceive and deliver a healthy child. These problems may include uterine fibroids, endometrial polyps, uterine septa, and problems with the fallopian tubes. Thankfully, the vast majority of these issues can be addressed and corrected through minimally invasive surgery. Below are 5 things you should know about minimally…Comments Off on Minimally Invasive Surgery and Fertility
Did you know that smoking cigarettes hurts your fertility? You know that smoking is bad for you – causing lung cancer, heart disease, and other health risks. But did you know that smoking cigarettes hurts your fertility, too? Even women exposed to secondhand smoke can suffer health risks. It takes 30 days for the harmful substances from one cigarette to be cleared from the blood…Comments Off on Smoking and Fertility: Why You Should Quit
Infertility doesn’t take a holiday, so the added stress of preparing for the whirlwind weeks ahead can leave you feeling even more overwhelmed and oftentimes sad. Restaurants, churches, synagogues, stores, streets, and our neighbors are all in on the celebration, oblivious to our grief. So what’s a hopeful parent to do when preparing for the holidays with infertility? Here are some tips to help you…Comments Off on Preparing for the Holidays with Infertility
A concern for many women entering their 30s and beyond is when their fertility potential will begin to decline. Studies show conclusively that older women suffer more fertility problems than younger women. In our society especially, where women pursue rewarding careers and often delay childbearing in the process, deciding when to pursue pregnancy while facing a ticking “biological clock” can be a daunting choice. The…Comments Off on When Does Female Fertility Start to Decline?
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