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LGBTQ Family Planning

Female-Female Couples As two women looking to add to your family, you may want to set certain goals and expectations for your experience. Will you be using sperm from a known donor (a friend or family member) or from a donor selected from an agency? Will you be using your eggs, your partner’s eggs, or […]

Male Factor Infertility

While there are many potential causes of fertility that are specific to women, men can also contribute to the cause of infertility within a couple. In fact, up to 40% trace their infertility at least partially to the male partner. Sperm motility – the movement of the sperm – and sperm morphology – the shape […]

Egg Freezing

Egg freezing refers to the cooling process that halts all biological activity in eggs, allowing them to be preserved for future use. The technique of egg freezing has been around for decades with the first human birth from a frozen oocyte reported in 1986,1 however it had always been considered experimental. As techniques have improved dramatically […]

In vitro Fertilization

In-Vitro Fertilization is the process of fertilizing an egg outside the body and is the oldest and most frequently used ART procedure. Originally designed to bypass diseased Fallopian tubes, the number of reasons to do IVF quickly expanded to include male factor infertility, endometriosis, unexplained infertility and other conditions. IVF procedures are the basis for many […]

Intrauterine Insemination

Probably more commonly known as artificial insemination, intrauterine insemination is a procedure where sperm are directly transferred into the uterus. An IUI procedure is most often recommended for couples with unexplained infertility, male factor infertility – such as low sperm count or poor sperm motility – or for those using donor sperm. Intrauterine insemination (IUI), sometimes […]