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3 Reasons to See a Fertility Specialist

Posted on October 31st, 2018

For many couples, talking to a fertility specialist is an essential part of trying to start a family. Sometimes, it is even a good idea to schedule a consultation before you and your partner start trying to conceive. With so much help offered nowadays, many men and women are becoming […]

What NOT to Say to a Woman Who May Be Struggling to Conceive

Posted on September 17th, 2018

When trying to start a family, most of us just assume it will happen easily. Difficulty conceiving coupled with the idea that you may need to use alternative methods to start your family can be heartbreaking. Close friends and family offering advice can make it even worse. If you know […]

Can Men Be Infertile?

Posted on August 20th, 2018

When a couple is experiencing difficulties becoming pregnant, the issue can sometimes be traced to the male partner. Over one-third of infertility cases can be caused by male reproductive problems either due to low sperm count or an inability to ejaculate. For men who desire to become fathers, male infertility […]

How Do I Choose the Best Egg Donor for Me?

Posted on July 31st, 2018

A woman’s age, genetics, and medical conditions can play a significant role in her fertility. Women under 35 years of age experiencing fertility issues are likely to have a successful outcome using their own eggs during an in vitro fertilization cycle. However, women past the age of 35 may benefit […]

What You Need to Know About Sperm Extraction and Egg Donation

Posted on June 25th, 2018

The frustration and sadness of not being able to start a family of your own can be emotionally overwhelming. Genetics, lifestyle, and age can affect a couple’s ability to become pregnant. At Reproductive Fertility Center, our team’s primary focus is helping you achieve your family goals. Understanding what could be […]

Is Tubal Reversal Safe?

Posted on May 14th, 2018

Many women who choose to have their tubes tied (tubal ligation) do so to prevent an unexpected pregnancy or because of external pressure from their partner or family and friends. Some women who undergo this procedure may come to regret their decision later in life. Thankfully, tubal reversal surgery is […]

The 7 Steps of IVF Treatment- Start to Finish

Posted on April 30th, 2018

IVF  (In Vitro Fertilization) treatment has been available for around 40 years and has helped millions of people worldwide overcome fertility issues. If you are new to the idea of IVF, it can be overwhelming.  Below, we have broken it down into 7 steps, with a brief explanation of each.  […]

Myths About Sexual Practices That Affect Fertility

Posted on April 23rd, 2018

For many couples, becoming pregnant is a goal that requires active effort and attention to even the smallest details, even during sexual intimacy. Childbearing is an integral part of the human experience, and as such, there are countless myths and superstitions surrounding fertility, or the capacity for a man or […]

Common Myths About IVF

Posted on April 16th, 2018

1. IVF is the only option available for couples trying to conceive.  There are many assisted reproductive procedures available including timed intercourse, IUI (intra-uterine insemination), ovulation induction and others.  IVF is only one of the treatments available.  Talk to your fertility doctor to determine which is right for you. 2. […]

Are Long Periods a Sign of Infertility?

Posted on April 9th, 2018

A woman’s period generally lasts between 5-7 days.  A period that lasts longer than that may be a sign of an underlying condition that might cause, or contribute to, infertility.  Having normal menstrual cycles is usually a sign that the brain and the ovaries and uterus are communicating and working […]

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