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Why do I keep hearing about “ovarian reserve?”

Posted December 13, 2018 in Blog

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 you to fully understand this […]

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How to Talk to Your Partner About Infertility

Posted November 26, 2018 in Blog

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 is not something many couples […]

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3 Reasons to See a Fertility Specialist

Posted October 31, 2018 in Blog

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 more proactive about their reproductive […]

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

Posted September 17, 2018 in Blog

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 someone who is experiencing infertility, […]

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Can Men Be Infertile?

Posted August 20, 2018 in Blog

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 can be just as emotionally […]

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How Do I Choose the Best Egg Donor for Me?

Posted July 31, 2018 in Blog

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 from using an egg donor […]

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What You Need to Know About Sperm Extraction and Egg Donation

Posted June 25, 2018 in Blog

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 the cause of your inability […]

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Is Tubal Reversal Safe?

Posted May 14, 2018 in Blog

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 a safe and effective option […]

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The 7 Steps of IVF Treatment- Start to Finish

Posted April 30, 2018 in Blog

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.  Hopefully, this takes some of […]

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Myths About Sexual Practices That Affect Fertility

Posted April 23, 2018 in Blog

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 woman to successfully produce a […]

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