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VIDEO: Michelle Obama & Exploring Your Fertility

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgp3gjE2EIk For more than 50 years, our nation’s first ladies have had a knack for bringing public awareness to crucial issues via their own personal experiences. In 1963, the nation mourned along with Jacqueline Kennedy as her son Patrick passed away days after birth.… Continue Reading

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Infertility Makes Its Way to Netflix

In the new Netflix film Private Life, the experience of couples attempting to conceive makes its way to the world of film. The comedy – which has generated glowing reviews– chronicles the trials and tribulations of a couple struggling to get pregnant. 41-year-old Rachel, played by Kathryn Hahn, and her… Continue Reading

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Egg Freezing In The News

Most people these days look to the web for answers to their questions and important information when they are in the midst of making a decision in their life. The process of learning about egg freezing is no different. It’s a huge decision and people often look online to supplement the information they take… Continue Reading

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The Heat of Summer Is a Great Time to Think About Freezing

In the midst of the sweltering summer we’re living through in the Twin Cities, thoughts of the icy surfaces and bitter cold temperatures of winter are nowhere near top of mind. However, for those who have dreams of starting a family when the time is right, summer can be a perfect time to think of another ty… Continue Reading

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Infertility Doesn’t Take a Summer Vacation

Dew in the grass, toes in the sand, a cold drink in hand, and a balmy breeze are some of the common images or memories that come to mind when you think about summer. While many people take advantage of the relaxed pace and welcoming weather to take a much deserved vacation, fertility issues never go on vacati… Continue Reading

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Let’s Take a Closer Look at Male Infertility

If you spend enough time engaging with social media, you will inevitably come across a meme that makes light of the perils of being a woman and finds a humorous connection to their male counterparts. It goes something like this: MENstruation. MENopause. MENtal breakdowns. Notice how all women’s problems be… Continue Reading

Donor Egg Treatment: One Patient's Story

Donor egg treatment is a lesser known fertility treatment that is often the best option for women who are unable to produce eggs that are likely to result in a successful pregnancy. In fact, it is one of the most successful advanced reproductive therapy (ART) procedures available as long as the eggs used are… Continue Reading

NWHW: National Women's Health Week

National Women’s Health Week: Healthy Steps You Can Take to Help You Conceive

When most women learn they are having a baby, they shift their diet toward healthier foods and whole grains. They also reduce (or eliminate) their exposure to toxins and chemicals. But did you know it is equally important to practice healthy eating, remain physically active and steer clear of substances that… Continue Reading

NIAW: National Infertility Awareness Week April 22-28, 2018

National Infertility Awareness Week

No one ever told you how hard it might be to get pregnant. Throughout your young adult life, you likely took precautions to ensure you didn’t get pregnant before you were ready. And now? You’ve been trying to conceive for months that have stretched an entire calendar year. Infertility is more common th… Continue Reading

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National Endometriosis Awareness Month

March is National Endometriosis Awareness Month. Endometriosis is a disorder in which tissue that normally lines the uterus grows outside of the uterus. Misplaced tissue can also be found on the ovaries, fallopian tubes or intestines. This disorder affects approximately five million U.S. women (6 to 7 percent… Continue Reading