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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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In Vitro Fertilization Treatment Success

Posted October 24, 2016 in Blog

In vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment success is generally reported based on the female partners age group as well as the clinical success rate of the specific clinic. Usually the success rate is highest among patients under age 35 and also those using an egg donor. The success rate starts to decrease when the woman whose […]

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What is Low Fertility? How is it Treated?

Posted October 12, 2016 in Blog

Low fertility or sub-fertility is defined as inability to conceive after trying for 6 months to a year, depending upon the age of the woman. Usually in a woman under 35 a 12 month trial is recommended, and for a woman over the age of 35, a 6 month trial is recommended. Sub-fertility can have […]

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Are Long Periods a Sign of Infertility

Posted September 16, 2016 in Blog

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 well. When things are working […]

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When to Seek Help for Fertility

Posted September 16, 2016 in Blog

The dawning realization that you may not be able to conceive now that you have begun trying can be shocking. Most of us assume that once we have chosen to start a family, it will just happen. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. In fact, 1 in 8 couples (or 12% of married women), […]

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The IVF Diet

Posted September 09, 2016 in Blog

Diet – what foods we fuel our body with – plays an important role in our overall health, and this includes our reproductive health, according to fertility expert Peyman Saadat, M.D. It’s well known that lowering the amount of carbohydrates, particularly simple carbohydrates, and increasing fruits, vegetables, healthy protein and fats is good for your […]

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Telling Your Family about Fertility Treatment

Posted August 30, 2016 in Blog

One of the many issues that Dr. Peyman Saadat has seen come up for those of us struggling with fertility is what to tell our family and friends. Sometimes even the most caring relative or friend can offer suggestions or advice that can be hurtful simply because they are unaware. You might wish to decide […]

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