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Is the Egg Freezing Procedure Painful?

Egg freezing is gaining popularity for women interested in preserving their eggs for a future pregnancy. But what’s involved, and does it hurt? Our award-winning Reproductive Endocrinologist demystifies the procedure and explains its benefits.
Jun 7th, 2023

Is IVF Right for Me?

Are you confused about all the options available when considering fertility treatments? Our team’s goal is to help you sort through the chaos and find the best solutions for your needs. Read more about who might benefit from IVF.
May 1st, 2023

The Link Between Acupuncture and Improved Pregnancy Rates

Physicians are increasingly aware of the benefits of acupuncture for reducing pain and decreasing stress. Research shows it can also improve pregnancy rates. Read why our well-known team has recommended acupuncture for years.
Apr 1st, 2023

Should I Freeze My Eggs?

Egg freezing may be the solution if you want to postpone pregnancy but worry about that biological clock ticking in the background. It’s also an option for women facing therapies that may affect future fertility. Read more about freezing your eggs.
Feb 3rd, 2023

The Link Between Endometriosis and Infertility

Endometriosis, a common cause of infertility, can trigger disabling pelvic pain and heavy menstrual bleeding for weeks every month. Learn about endometriosis, its influence on fertility, and the remedies we offer for this painful disorder.
Jan 6th, 2023

Myths and Facts About Insemination

If you’re considering insemination, you may feel overwhelmed by all the information coming your way. Our team can help clear the confusion. Check these facts about insemination and its role in treating infertility.
Dec 9th, 2022

I Have PCOS — Will I Ever Be Able to Get Pregnant?

PCOS can make becoming pregnant difficult. It is, in fact, a leading cause of infertility, but it’s also one of the most treatable causes of infertility. Our team discusses the link between PCOS and infertility and how our specialists can help.
Nov 3rd, 2022

Evaluation and Treatment for Recurrent Miscarriages

If you’ve struggled with recurrent miscarriages, you know it’s a heartbreaking experience for expectant parents. Fortunately, many women with multiple miscarriages can have a successful pregnancy. Learn more about recurrent pregnancy loss.
Oct 1st, 2022

Consider These Treatment Options for Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids can cause heavy menstrual periods and other unpleasant symptoms. Depending on size, location, and number, these benign tumors can also interfere with fertility. Check out these facts about fibroids and their treatment.
Sep 1st, 2022

Who Is at Risk for PCOS?

PCOS is a common hormonal disorder that can interfere with your fertility or ability to carry a pregnancy to term. Fortunately, it’s also treatable. Our team discusses the effects of PCOS, your risk factors, and therapies that help.
Aug 1st, 2022

4 Common Causes of Infertility

Are you struggling with infertility? We help you achieve your dream by accurately diagnosing and successfully treating fertility problems. Check these facts about four common causes of infertility and how we can help.
Jul 1st, 2022

What They Never Told You About Female Fertility

Numerous factors play a role in female fertility. If you’re struggling to become pregnant, the problem could relate to your age, your partner, the amount of exercise you’re getting, or none of the above. Learn the facts about female infertility.
Apr 1st, 2022

How We Diagnose Infertility

Often, the first question someone struggling with infertility asks is: Why? Answering that is the top priority for your fertility specialist as well. Learn why diagnosing infertility is the first step toward achieving your dream.
Feb 1st, 2022

Helping a Loved One Through Fertility Issues

Are you hesitant to reach out to a friend or family member undergoing fertility treatments because you aren’t sure what to say? We discuss the ways you can support those who are experiencing the emotional highs and lows of infertility.
Jan 3rd, 2022

The Importance of Tests Before Tubal Reversal

Reversing the effects of a tubal ligation is an increasingly viable option for many women seeking to have a child. Our expert explains the procedure and the need for a fertility evaluation and other tests in advance of the surgery.
Oct 22nd, 2021

What a Semen Analysis Can Tell Us

When you’re concerned about fertility, the process of finding out what is causing it can seem overwhelming. Our team is committed to breaking it down for you in easily understood steps. Here’s what you need to know about the semen analysis.
Sep 8th, 2021

What Does a Basic Infertility Workup Entail?

Confused about infertility treatments and how to get started? Our nationally recognized team explains the basics, starting with an infertility workup and how we proceed from there to help make your dreams reality.
Aug 6th, 2021

What Every Woman Should Know About Her Eggs

Have you ever wondered what’s happening to your eggs before they get started on that long journey down your fallopian tubes? And how does that relate to fertility? Our expert explains.
Jun 22nd, 2021

Are Some People More at Risk of Infertility Than Others?

You may be surprised to learn that infertility is a relatively common issue that affects about 15% of couples who’ve been trying to conceive for at least a year. Learn the common risk factors for infertility and how a specialist can help.
May 5th, 2021

What Does Home Insemination Entail?

Home insemination is one of the many effective treatments available to people who are experiencing fertility issues. A nationwide leader in Reproductive Endocrinology discusses the procedure and the potential benefits of home insemination.
Apr 1st, 2021

What You Should Know About Egg Retrieval

An Egg retrieval helps make it possible for someone who is unable to achieve pregnancy with inseminations, or has blocked tubes or male factor infertility (partner has an abnormal semen analysis) to achieve their dream of becoming a parent.
Mar 30th, 2021

Myths and Facts About IVF

Couples struggling with infertility may consider in vitro fertilization (IVF) as a possible means of achieving their dream of becoming parents. Unfortunately, many myths still surround this increasingly popular procedure used to help women conceive.
Feb 1st, 2021

5 Tips for Choosing Your Egg Donation Specialist

Egg donation is a great option for women to achieve pregnancy that have no eggs or very poor quality eggs. Egg donation is more common than you think. Find out more from a top-rated fertility expert.
Jan 1st, 2021

Egg Freezing: What You Need to Know

What can you do if you’re not yet ready to be a parent but want to make sure you can beat the tick-tock of that infamous biological clock that counts down your fertile years? Discover more about egg freezing and why many women are considering it.
Dec 1st, 2020

The Effects of Holiday Stress on Your Fertility

Regardless of what else is going on in the world, the holidays bring their own brand of stress. Find out what holiday stress may mean for your fertility. More importantly, learn from an expert how to help deal with stress over the Holiday season.
Nov 5th, 2020

What Is Preimplantation Genetic Testing?

Miracles can happen when you combine advanced medical technology with the expertise of a renowned Fertility Specialist. Learn how preimplantation genetic testing can help turn daydreams into reality for couples struggling with infertility.
Oct 22nd, 2020

8 Symptoms of Endometriosis

Endometriosis may cause excessive menstrual bleeding, nausea, or severe pelvic pain. Or it might not. You may not even know you have it until you decide to have a child. Find out more about endometriosis and how it can affect fertility.
Sep 14th, 2020

Your Guide to Fertility Vitamins and Supplements

There’s a lot of noise out there about vitamins and supplements solving a multitude of health problems. But can they really help with fertility? Find out what a trusted fertility specialist has to say about that.
Aug 31st, 2020

Preserving Fertility After a Cancer Diagnosis

Preserving fertility is often one of the many concerns faced by men and women who receive a cancer diagnosis at a young age. Learn about the cancer treatments that can affect your fertility and how a Reproductive Endocrinologist can help.
Jun 10th, 2020

How to Choose a Reproductive Endocrinologist

Education, training, success rate, and communication skills matter when selecting a Reproductive Endocrinologist you can connect with and trust. Learn what to consider as you explore your options for choosing the best fit for you.
Feb 1st, 2020

Should We Do PGT When We Do Our IVF Cycle?

If you’re one of the 12% of American couples who face infertility, you probably know about in vitro fertilization (IVF). But if you choose to do IVF, should you do preimplantation genetic testing, too?
Dec 11th, 2019

6 Ways to Ease Stress During IVF

The process of in vitro fertilization (IVF) can be stressful for many reasons. But stress won’t help you reach your fertility goals. Here are five ways you can reduce stress as you go through IVF.
Nov 15th, 2019

What Is the Best Age to Freeze Your Eggs?

Many women are planning the future and ignoring their biological clock by freezing their eggs. But when’s the best time to freeze your eggs so you can have a healthy pregnancy later in life? It may be sooner than you thought.
Sep 18th, 2019


Anyone who has been trying to conceive for at least a year without any luck might be a good candidate for ICSI, or Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection.
Sep 25th, 2019


Have you been trying to get pregnant for a while without any luck and would like to get some facts about IVF, such as what affects your chances for successful treatment?
Sep 25th, 2019


Women who are having difficulty conceiving might be wondering how long to wait between In Vitro Fertilization treatments if pregnancy didn’t occur on the first attempt, or unsure about how long to wait before beginning IVF.
Sep 25th, 2019


For some patients who have their tubes tied as a birth control measure, there may later be a decision in life to want to have children again.
Sep 25th, 2019


FSH, or Follicle Stimulating Hormone, is produced within the pituitary gland of the body and plays a large role in the fertility of an individual.
Sep 25th, 2019


If you have been diagnosed with endometriosis and want to get pregnant, you might appreciate answers to a few of the most frequently asked questions about this disease that affects between 5-6 million women in the U.S. annually.
Sep 24th, 2019


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.
Sep 24th, 2019


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).
Sep 24th, 2019


For those women who have been diagnosed as having a diminished ovarian reserve (DOR), conception may be rather difficult without the help of a fertility specialist.
Sep 24th, 2019


Infertility within a woman is the inability to produce a viable egg for use in conception. There a number of conditions that can cause this, with many of the more common conditions impacting the ability of the uterus to ovulate.
Sep 24th, 2019


A third of the cases of infertility in couples are due to male fertility factors. Typical causes of male infertility range from physical to psychological issues; lifestyle choices are also known to impact male reproductive health.
Sep 23rd, 2019


Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a female hormonal imbalance commonly observed during a woman’s reproductive years. The ovaries appear enlarged in most cases with the presence of multiple cysts on the exterior.
Sep 23rd, 2019


Before you panic about not being able to get pregnant, it’s important to consider and try all the easiest ways of improving fertility first.
Feb 14th, 2019


When couples aren’t able to conceive a baby on their own, it’s important to understand what is really going on. Whether the man has a low sperm count, or the woman has eggs that aren’t viable, fully understanding the issue helps us find the best treatment.
Jan 15th, 2019


When couples can’t conceive, they have to look at the specific issue they have and go from there. Some couples can’t conceive due to poor egg quality. Sometimes, due to heredity or disease, a woman may not have eggs at all.
Dec 15th, 2018