Recent Developments and the Future of Fertility Technology

Posted in General | Tagged IVF, PGD, ICSI March 16, 2020

In 1978, the concept of fertility was irrevocably changed by technology when the first baby conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) was born. Since then, state-of-the-art technologies and refined laboratory procedures have assisted in the births of almost eight million babies worldwide. In recent years, the technology of IVF has become even more advanced. Fertility Technology Today Today,…

The ABCs of TTC: An Acronym Glossary

Posted in General | Tagged IUI, IVF, ICSI, PGD, PGT, ART March 15, 2020

If you’ve been trying to conceive (TTC) for a while and have recently begun your fertility treatment journey, you have probably come across a lot of new and unfamiliar acronyms. The language of infertility can seem intimidating for someone who is just starting out, but familiarizing yourself with these abbreviations can help you understand the process, enhance your discussions with your doctor, a…

What Happens after Infertility Is Considered ‘Unexplained’?

Posted in General | Tagged Unexplained infertility, Infertility, IVF January 15, 2020

Sometimes, there is no discernible medical reason why a couple or individual is unable to conceive. This is known as unexplained infertility, which essentially serves as a catchall diagnosis for infertility issues that cannot be traced to any apparent hormonal or reproductive malfunction. As results from a seemingly endless stream of medical tests come back without any clarification of the…

How IVF Became a Leading Fertility Service

Posted in General | Tagged IVF, IUI December 17, 2019

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a laboratory procedure during which eggs are fertilized outside of the womb by sperm. From 1987 to 2015, one million babies were born in the U.S. from IVF or other assisted reproductive technologies (ART). There are many reasons why IVF has risen in popularity as a go-to fertility care service, some of which include declining fertility rates, delayed family…

Five Questions About IVF Treatment Answered

Posted in IVF | Tagged IVF, IVF Treatment, IVF Success Rates May 22, 2019

If you’re considering in vitro fertilization (IVF) to build your family, you probably have a lot of questions. To help you navigate this journey with as little confusion and stress as possible, we address five common questions below. 1. How does IVF work? If you choose to undergo IVF treatment, you’ll begin by taking medications to stimulate egg production. Eggs are then retrieved via a minor sur…