What You Need to Know About Tubal Reversal Surgery

Posted in General | Tagged Tubal reversal, Tubal reversal surgery, IVF, ASRM, Pregnancy August 31, 2018

Simply put, tubal reversal is a medical procedure that unblocks or reconnects the fallopian tubes. If you have undergone tubal ligation — i.e., had your “tubes tied” — you might believe you’ve waved goodbye to your chance at pregnancy. However, tubal reversal microsurgery has been successfully restoring the ability to conceive naturally since the 1970s, and it now has a success rate as high as 80%. Unfo…

When It Feels Like Everyone You Know Is Pregnant

Posted in General | Tagged Infertility support, Infertility stress, Pregnancy July 10, 2018

Big life moments often feel like they come in groups. At one point, it may feel like everyone you know is engaged, then you’re planning out one weekend after another with weddings, and, suddenly, baby showers are part of the plan. Dealing with conflicting emotions Many fertility patients know that it’s 100 percent possible to be happy for pregnant friends or family members, and also feel a deep sen…

PCOS, Infertility and Pregnancy

Posted in Ovulation | Tagged PCOS, Pregnancy, Infertility, Miscarriage, Gestational diabetes, Preeclampsia June 25, 2018

With a range of symptoms that often fall under the radar of a proper diagnosis, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition many women are unaware they have until they struggle to conceive and/or carry a healthy pregnancy to term. Women who have PCOS have a higher risk of needing a C section. They are also at a higher risk for conditions such as gestational diabetes and preeclampsia. To have…

Life after Fertility Treatment: What Happens Now?

Posted in General | Tagged Pregnancy, Fertility treatment, Infertility, Fertility support group October 11, 2017

Spending days, weeks, months and even years to reach a goal is often physically and emotionally exhausting. Fertility testing and treatment can hold any number of ups and downs, but a positive pregnancy test is a symbolic graduation for fertility patients. You and your partner can move on from your fertility clinic, transitioning to an obstetrician for the remainder of the pregnancy. This is an…