What you should know about COVID-19 and Fertility Treatment.
We have been planning and organizing to safely resume In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and intrauterine insemination (IUI) cycles on May 4th.
Helpful News & Resources
This year, World Immunization Week started April 24th. This reminds us to revisit the importance of immunizations for women before, during, and after pregnancy. If you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy, you will need certain vaccinations, which will depend on your age, lifestyle, types of travel, travel… Continue Reading
April 24-30 is National Infertility Awareness Week, a time of the year that is very important to our team at the Center for Reproductive Medicine. During this significant week, we’re reminded that infertility can be a difficult and life changing time for people who want to conceive. We want to remind you th… Continue Reading
Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive a child despite attempting to conceive for at least a year. If you and your partner are suffering with fertility issues, you’re not alone. With more than five million cases in the United States every year, infertility affects more people than you might thi… Continue Reading
What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is a disorder that affects the tissues that line the uterus (the endometrium). When endometriosis occurs, the endometrial tissue grows outside of the uterus. It can grow into the ovaries, bowel and tissues lining of the pelvis, which can cause severe pain and discomfort… Continue Reading
What is the Zika virus? The Zika virus is a virus that can be spread by a certain breed of mosquitoes, called Aedes aegypti, found throughout North, Central, and South America. When a pregnant woman becomes infected with the virus, it can lead to the development of microcephaly in the unborn child. Microce… Continue Reading
What is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects more than three million women of reproductive age every year. PCOS is characterized by enlarged ovaries that contain small collections of fluid-filled follicles or cysts in each ovary. Women with PCOS are more likely to hav… Continue Reading
Most people know that our fertility decreases as we get older. But there are many other factors to consider, as well. If you’re planning for a family in the future, it’s important to understand your fertility, the factors that affect it, and what you can do to increase your chances of conceiving. Facto… Continue Reading
If you have been struggling to conceive, fertility medications and treatments can increase your chances of conception. Fertility medications are typically the first treatment option for women with ovulation disorders. These medications can be administered orally or injected. Fertility medications aid in re… Continue Reading
What is IVF? IVF (in vitro fertilization) is one of the most effective forms of assisted reproductive technology used to treat fertility or genetic problems and to assist with conception. IVF is performed when mature eggs are retrieved from the ovaries and fertilized by sperm in a lab, creating an embryo.… Continue Reading
What is egg freezing? Egg freezing, also referred to as mature oocyte cryopreservation, is an approach used to preserve a woman’s reproductive future. To freeze a female’s eggs, the unfertilized eggs are first collected from the ovaries, then frozen and reserved for later use. When a woman is ready to… Continue Reading
Planning for pregnancy means more than simply setting up your gift registry. The decision to have a child is life changing, and preconception planning is important to a successful pregnancy and delivery. See your doctor It’s important to make sure you discuss with your doctor your health history and… Continue Reading
Conceiving is not always as easy as some expect it to be, but there are a few things you can do to start enhancing your fertility. Sometimes, simple lifestyle changes can boost your fertility enough to conceive. Below are some helpful tips. Maintain a healthy weight If you’re looking to conceive, it… Continue Reading