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IUI vs IVF: Which Is Right for You?

The fertility journey is full of emotions and hard decisions, leaving many couples feeling overwhelmed by the treatment options available to them. Two of the most common options are intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Examining IUI vs IVF, each treatment has benefits and drawbacks. But which is right for you? About IUI Intrauterine […]

Is In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Painful?

If you’re considering fertility treatments, you may have questions about what to expect. According to the Mayo Clinic, IVF is the most effective form of assisted reproductive technology (ART). So it makes sense that those experiencing infertility have questions about the treatment. One thing many women ask fertility doctors is, “Is in vitro fertilization (IVF) […]

Coping with Infertility During the Holidays

Couples who are facing infertility may dread the inevitable questions from family and friends about when they will have a baby during the holiday season. There can also be the internal pressure of concealing grief from a failed pregnancy attempt. However, there are ways to cope and make the holidays enjoyable in spite of the […]

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF): Side Effects and Risks

For those struggling to get pregnant due to fertility issues, in vitro fertilization (IVF) may be an option. IVF is a type of assisted reproductive technology (IVF) in which eggs are retrieved, fertilized with a sperm sample in a lab. The fertilized egg, or embryo, is then transferred to the uterus. If you are considering […]

How to Check Infertility in Men

Not everyone shares the same path when it comes to having a baby. It is estimated that up to 15% of couples struggle with fertility issues. In about a third of those cases, male infertility is a factor. There a number of ways to test for infertility in both women and men, but not everyone […]

IUI Procedure: What to Expect

When a couple is facing infertility or a woman without a partner wants to get pregnant, there are different fertility treatments that can help. The most common is intrauterine insemination (IUI), often referred to as artificial insemination.  In IUI, sperm is transferred directly into the uterus. Because there is no egg retrieval or fertilization outside […]

How to Prepare Your Body for Pregnancy

Preconception health is the term used to describe your health before you get pregnant. Not only can having optimal preconception health increase your chances of getting pregnant, but it will also contribute to the health of your future child. Here are a few highlights on how to prepare your body for pregnancy.

Can Fibroids Affect Your Fertility?

When it comes to infertility, there can be a variety of causes, and often there is more than one factor in play. If you are trying to cover all of your bases to determine what the problem may be, and therefore how to treat it, you are probably trying to learn all you can about […]

Are Fertility Treatments Covered by Insurance?

Pregnancy is already expensive on its own, and adding fertility treatments to the mix does not make matters easier. You know you want to have a family, but you may be unsure of how you can afford to make it happen. We believe that cost should never be a barrier to trying for the family […]