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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 […]

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 […]

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