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Is Something Holding You Back from Pursuing Fertility Care?

Posted in General | Tagged Fertility consultation, Fertility testing, Fertility treatment, Fertility Education Seminar January 15, 2019

Maybe you’ve been trying to conceive for six months to a year with no success, or you’ve experienced two or more consecutive miscarriages (recurrent) and are unsure about trying again, or you’ve been told by your gynecologist to consult with a fertility specialist but have yet to make an appointment in any of these cases. For those who are aware of the need to seek a fertility consultation but have …

Three Ways to Make Talking to Your Partner about Family Planning Easier

Posted in General | Tagged Family planning, Fertility treatment, Partner support, Support group December 20, 2018

Talking about family planning is a life event you don’t want to treat lightly. This means it’s probably not a good idea to bring up the topic when you’re rushing out the door or anytime you’re feeling particularly emotional. Instead, discussing your goals, wishes and concerns about building your family should come from thoughtful, educated thinking. With the prospect of listening and sharing in mind, h…

Five Ways to Be a Good Friend to Someone Having Fertility Treatment

Posted in General | Tagged Infertility support, Fertility treatment, Fertility education, Infertility, IVF December 11, 2018

Bill Watterson — cartoonist and the creator of “Calvin and Hobbes” — famously said, “Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend.” Fertility treatment can be an exciting and, yes, sometimes intimidating prospect. While partners are often a wonderful source of support and comfort, those having fertility treatment need support from friends and family members, too. Here are five ways you can …

Fertility and Family Planning During the Holiday Season

Posted in General | Tagged Infertility, Holiday season, Fertility support, Fertility treatment November 19, 2018

If you’re in the middle of fertility treatment or working toward family planning goals during the holiday season, you might be feeling some added pressure. Not only are you spending time and energy trying to build your family, but the holidays can bring high expectations for spending even more time and energy on gifts, parties, travel and other holiday-related activities. Additionally, you might f…

How to Support Your Partner During Fertility Treatment

Posted in General | Tagged Infertility, Infertility support, Fertility treatment, IVF October 25, 2018

Undergoing fertility treatment can be stressful. You’re committing your time and finances to something you really want — building your family — but you may not be sure how things will turn out. On the bright side, fertility treatments are more successful than ever before. In fact, our IVF success rates are as high as 50%, and our frozen embryo transfer success rates are as high as 63%. If you have …