How to Set Fertility Care Goals for 2019

Posted in General | Tagged Fertility, Fertility goals, Infertility, Egg freezing, LGBT family building December 26, 2018

Whether you’re actually traveling a long distance or starting your fertility treatment journey nearby, you might be feeling a bit overwhelmed about how to take that first step. Rest assured the first step is not a large one. You can start on your path to fertility treatment by simply identifying your goals and doing a little online research. Your 2019 Fertility Treatment Goals Whatever your s…

Why More People Should Know About Secondary Infertility

Posted in General | Tagged Secondary infertility, Infertility, IUI, Egg freezing, IVF November 27, 2018

Most people think about primary infertility when they hear the word “infertility.” However, secondary infertility is something prospective parents face too. The difference is simple: Primary infertility affects a woman’s first pregnancy whereas secondary infertility affects any pregnancies thereafter. About three million American women of childbearing age who have given birth to one baby struggle to co…

Can I Date During Egg Freezing?

Posted in Egg Freezing, Fertility Preservation | Tagged Egg freezing, Fertility preservation July 24, 2018

The egg freezing process typically takes around 3 to 4 weeks, and it is common for women to wonder whether they are able to date during this time. Freezing your eggs does require a certain amount of time and energy, especially as you will need to attend appointments and recover after the egg retrieval procedure. By asking if they can date during egg freezing, many women are asking in particular…

10 Fast Facts about Egg Freezing (Fertility Preservation)

Posted in Egg Freezing, Fertility Preservation | Tagged Egg freezing, Fertility preservation, Cancer, Premature menopause, Premature ovarian failure, Endometriosis, Egg freezing cost March 8, 2018

Are you considering freezing your eggs? Egg freezing has enjoyed a dramatic surge of interest in recent years due to major companies like Facebook and Apple offering to pay for the procedure for interested employees. For many, the idea of freezing one’s eggs for use at a later time is remarkable, providing women with options that did not exist for their mothers and grandmothers. Fertility S…

Three Ways a Cancer Diagnosis Affects Your Future Family Planning Goals

Posted in Fertility Preservation | Tagged Egg freezing, Sperm freezing, Fertility Preservation, Cancer, Family planning November 10, 2016

The reality of a cancer diagnosis already requires many important and overwhelming decisions. It’s understandable that a physician’s and oncologist’s focus post-diagnosis is treatment, but the future and goals of one’s life once treatment is complete is a great motivation during treatment. As a result, family planning was one factor that was often neglected while discussing cancer treatment -- until r…