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At What Age Should I Have a Baby?

Posted on March 1st, 2019

At a certain point in life, many women start to believe their internal clock can begin to affect their ability to have children and that they must become pregnant as soon as possible. While studies have shown women under the age of 35 have a higher chance of conceiving than […]

Tubal Reversal

Posted on February 11th, 2019

  When you decided to have your tubes tied, more than likely you were 100% sure you never wanted to get pregnant. What if your life circumstances change and you choose to conceive again? Good news is, there is still a way to make it happen. Before you schedule your […]

Fertility Treatments for Single Women

Posted on February 4th, 2019

Many women who long to have a child of their own are able to sit down with their loved one to discuss if they are ready for parenthood. However, that may not be the case for everyone. Single women who want to pursue motherhood may encounter different obstacles concerning how […]

What Does a Fertility Specialist Do?

Posted on January 21st, 2019

Fertility specialists are medical doctors trained and certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) who then undergo further training to specialize in fertility-related conditions, treatments, and medical procedures, for both men and women. Fertility specialists are REI doctors—Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. These specialists not only thoroughly evaluate […]

Ovarian Reserve Tests

Posted on December 17th, 2018

There are three important tests of ovarian reserve, and you may have heard their acronyms: Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH), Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH), and Antral Follicle Count (AFC). AMH is a small molecule that works inside the ovary for the follicles (the fluid filled spaces around the eggs) to signal to […]

Breastfeeding Tips for New Mothers

Posted on December 17th, 2018

Congratulations! After lots of hard work you have made it through the fertility treatment process and now you can focus on enjoying time with your new family. Motherhood is a beautiful life event that many women look forward to experiencing. Taking care of your little one requires a lot of […]

Why do I keep hearing about “ovarian reserve?”

Posted on December 13th, 2018

In online searches about fertility, you’ve probably come across the terms “ovarian reserve” or “diminished ovarian reserve,” along with confusing acronyms like “AMH” and “FSH.” An evaluation of ovarian reserve is always part of your workup with your fertility doctor, but can be difficult to understand. At RFC we want […]

How to Talk to Your Partner About Infertility

Posted on November 26th, 2018

One of the many fears young people face when they discover they are not able to conceive is the feeling that they have disappointed their partner. Infertility can occur due to several factors, including problems with ovulation, low sperm count, and genetics. Because this is a very sensitive topic, it […]

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 […]

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