Posts From November, 2013

The Basics of an Infertility Workup

A basic infertility evaluation consists of gathering a thorough medical history and conducting a medical examination.  Your fertility specialist will ask a number of questions to help determine the cause of infertility.  Medical, lifestyle, surgical, gynecological and obstetric history will be all be gathered, as well as a complete review of all medical records from Read More …



The Slight Risks of In Vitro Fertilization

There are a number of potential complications arising from having an in vitro fertilization, and they are very similar to the risks associated with Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ISCI). Each of these treatment options can potentially increase the risk of a patient contracting ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, or of having multiple pregnancies at once. Superovulation The first Read More …


Assessing an Embryo for Genetic Defects

For those parents or partners who want to bring a life into the world, there is no fault in wanting to test the potential embryo for any and all potential defects. The most often used method for this screening is a combination of PGD (Preimplantation genetic diagnosis) and PGS (Pre-implantation genetic screening). These two tests Read More …



What Should You Expect With ICSI, Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection?

If your fertility specialist has recommended ICSI, you may be wondering what is involved with the process of IVF with ICSI. First of all, what is ICSI? ICSI stands for Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection. The sperm are literally injected into the egg, with the goal of fertilization of the egg, good embryo development, implantation and pregnancy. Read More …



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