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5 Questions to Ask About Egg Recipiency
Many women are unable to conceive with their own eggs. Women who wish to become pregnant but can't because of lack of egg production may find success by using donor eggs.
Understanding Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common causes of female infertility, affecting as many as 5 million women in the United States. Women with PCOS have problems ovulating which leads to irregular or absent menstrual cycles.
Slowing the Biological Clock: Is Egg Freezing the Answer?
For many women, the question isn't whether to have children or not, but when to do it. Unfortunately, biology plays a big part in dictating the best time for a woman to become pregnant.
Using Intrauterine Insemination For Infertility
When a couple is unable to conceive, one of the first treatments they may explore is intrauterine insemination, or IUI. Perhaps more widely known as artificial insemination, IUI is an advanced way to increase the chances of pregnancy.
Understanding PGS/PGD Testing
PGS/PGD are techniques that test a patient's embryos for possible genetic abnormalities. They are only done during an in vitro fertilization procedure (IVF), at the point in which the eggs have been retrieved and fertilized and developed into embryos in the lab.
How to find the right IVF practice
When a doctor recommends in vitro fertilization (IVF) or infertility treatment, patients have many questions. Where to go for treatment? What physician can be trusted to make the dream of becoming pregnant and having a healthy baby a reality? Will this treatment actually work?