Category: Treatment Options

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) […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Am I a Candidate for Mini IVF?

If you are struggling with infertility, you have probably asked your fertility specialist about many different types of fertility treatments. You might have even done research on them. But you may not be aware of minimal stimulation IVF, which is more commonly referred to as mini IVF.

4 Common Misconceptions About IVF Treatment

If you are at all familiar with fertility treatments, whether from personal experience, knowing someone who used one, or just hearing about them in the media, you have probably heard of in vitro fertilization (IVF). In vitro fertilization is one of the most commonly used assisted reproductive treatments.

What is Gestational Surrogacy?

Not every couple has a partner that is able to carry a pregnancy. Women in some heterosexual relationships can’t physically carry a pregnancy because of illness, injury, or for unexplained reasons. Couples with two male partners that wish to have a genetically related child need to use a surrogate to achieve their goals. There are […]

How Does IVF Work?

In 2015, the most recent year for which data is available, nearly 73,000 babies were born in the United States with the help of assisted reproductive technology (ART). In vitro fertilization, commonly known as IVF, is one of the oldest and most frequently used ART procedures.

Fertility Options for Same-Sex Couples

The decision to start a family is exciting! Like couples faced with infertility or difficulty conceiving, same-sex couples face unique challenges. But, thanks to modern Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART), more LGBTQ couples than ever before have the opportunity to fulfill their dreams of starting a family. The process of figuring out where to start can […]