Understanding the Link Between Endometriosis and Infertility

Posted in General | Tagged Endometriosis, Endometriosis Infertility, Infertility March 17, 2020

Endometriosis is a fairly common gynecological disorder in which tissue that is similar to the uterine tissue, known as endometrium, grows outside of the uterus. These growths generally occur on the ovaries, fallopian tubes, and pelvic tissue lining. The symptoms vary greatly from one woman to another, with some women experiencing extremely mild symptoms and others experiencing intense and…

I’ve Been Trying to Conceive for a Year. What Happens Now?

Posted in General | Tagged TTC, Trying to conceive (TTC), Ovulation, Infertility February 19, 2020

Getting pregnant is rarely a straightforward process. If you’ve been trying to conceive (TTC) for a year without success, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it won’t happen. Multiple factors have to align in order for the body to conceive, so getting pregnant might just be a matter of adjusting your approach. Make an Appointment With Your Regular Doctor Before you run straight to the fertility clini…

Five Comments about Fertility Care We Can Leave in 2019

Posted in General | Tagged Fertility, Infertility, Surrogacy, Egg donor January 27, 2020

As if the world of fertility care doesn’t present enough challenges, negative commentary—which can come from even those who are well-meaning—isn’t something anyone should have to experience. Though societal knowledge about fertility, IVF, and third-party services like surrogacy and egg donation has improved in recent years, there’s still a ways to go. We’ve outlined five comments about fertility care we thi…

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…

Three Fertility Goals for the New Year

Posted in General | Tagged Infertility, Fertility, Fertility consultation, Insurance coverage, Support group, Financial packages December 26, 2019

A new year, a new decade, and new opportunities to take advantage of modern family building await in 2020. If you’ve been putting off a fertility consultation or had previously delayed treatment, but are interested in starting again, the new year is an ideal time to contact a fertility specialist. For those who are ready to make that call, there are three fertility goals for the new year you can k…