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How Does Age Impact Fertility?

Posted January 22, 2018 in Blog

Fertility can be impacted by a series of factors, such as genetics, lifestyle, age, etc. In fact, fertility is more of a sliding scale than an all-or-nothing issue. Age, however, is one of the most impactful factors in a female reproductive cycle. For some couples who have difficulty conceiving, assisted reproductive technology may be the […]

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Is IVF on the Rise?

Posted December 20, 2017 in Blog

The first in vitro fertilization (IVF) baby was born in 1978 in Britain. Just three years later, the first IVF baby would be born in the United States. Since then, IVF and other assisted reproductive technologies have allowed hundreds of thousands of families to conceive a child they may have otherwise not had. Over the […]

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How to Tell If You Are Infertile

Posted November 17, 2017 in Blog

Even though pregnancy is a common occurrence, becoming pregnant is actually a complex process. Many people struggle with becoming pregnant. If you have been trying to become pregnant for several months and have seen no success, you may begin to worry that you or your partner cannot have children. Many couples stress over the question, […]

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Should I Choose Egg Donation?

Posted July 26, 2017 in Blog

If you are struggling to become pregnant and testing has indicated that you or your partner is infertile, we at Reproductive Fertility Clinic are here to help you explore your options. One of the most successful treatments for couples who are failing to conceive a child naturally is in vitro fertilization. This treatment provides an […]

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Is IVF Right for Me?

Posted June 15, 2017 in Blog

The frustration and sadness that comes with not being able to start your family can be overwhelming. Understanding what is causing the inability to conceive and learning what options are available can help reduce some of that stress. The first step is testing. When a couple with a woman under 35 years old has been […]

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Ovarian Reserve Declines with Age

Posted January 03, 2017 in Blog

The anti mullerian hormone is a substance produced by reproductive tissue. Its values indicate the level of ovarian reserve in a woman. Ovarian reserve (the number and the quality of the eggs) declines with age. Women are born with all the eggs that they will have throughout their lives. When a girl is born she […]

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Definition of Infertility

Posted December 01, 2016 in Blog

The definition of infertility is the inability to conceive for a couple after trying for one year if the female partner is under age 35, and for 6 months if the female partner is above age 35 years old. In women fertility depends on 2 key factors: 1. The ability to produce healthy eggs. In […]

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Infertility

Posted November 16, 2016 in Blog

Infertility is defined as an inability to conceive for 6–12 months, depending on your age. On your first visit to an infertility specialist the doctor will listen to your medical history, review any medical records available, and order a set of labs that will help determine the underlying cause of your inability to conceive. Your […]

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How Do I Know if My Tubes Are Tied?

Posted November 08, 2016 in Blog

Tubal ligation, often referred to as “getting your tubes tied”, is a surgical procedure in which a woman’s Fallopian tubes are cut or burned to prevent pregnancy. This is a very effective form of birth control, because it prevents the egg and sperm from meeting, thus the egg cannot be fertilized. This surgery can be […]

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How does In Vitro Fertilization and Artificial Insemination Differ?

Posted November 02, 2016 in Blog

Intrauterine insemination (IUI) and In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) are 2 commonly used treatments at RFC, under the guidance of Peyman Saadat, M.D. These treatments are used for couples or individuals who may not be able to conceive. IUI is a process in which the woman will be inseminated by her doctor at the time of […]

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