What Is Infertility?

What Is Infertility?

Infertility is defined as being unable to get pregnant after trying for a year. Learn more about infertility and how it affects 1 in 8 couples.

Infertility is defined as being unable to get pregnant after trying for a year. Learn more about infertility and how it affects 1 in 8 couples.

Father's Day Reflections
Father's Day Reflections
2021-06-18

As Father’s Day approaches, we’d like to shift our attention to the many intended fathers who are looking forward to adding a little bundle …

The Impact Endometriosis Can Have on Fertility
The Impact Endometriosis Can Have on Fertility
2020-03-06

Endometriosis can often be a very misunderstood and often misdiagnosed medical condition even though it affects one in ten women and 30% to …

Interview with Dr. Serena Chen for PCOS Awareness Month
Interview with Dr. Serena Chen for PCOS Awareness Month
2019-09-25

Interview with Dr. Serena Chen for PCOS Awareness Month September is PCOS Awareness Month. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is the most common …

September is PCOS Awareness Month
September is PCOS Awareness Month
2019-09-03

PCOS Awareness Month is a federally designated month that aims to increase awareness around Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). PCOS is one …

Unexplained Infertility: What It Is and What Are Your Options
Unexplained Infertility: What It Is and What Are Your Options
2019-04-02

Infertility is a medical condition that affects your reproductive system and can prevent the ability of conceiving. It affects …

Hashimoto's Disease: How It Could Affect Your Pregnancy
Hashimoto's Disease: How It Could Affect Your Pregnancy
2019-03-01

Hashimoto’s disease, sometimes referred to as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, is an autoimmune disorder that affects the thyroid gland. Autoimmune …

What is an Immature Ovum?
What is an Immature Ovum?
2019-01-18

One of the more gratifying moments in the midst of a demanding IVF cycle is learning how your body is responding to the infertility …

Hostile Uterus and Cervical Mucus Hostility
Hostile Uterus and Cervical Mucus Hostility
2018-12-21

While a couple may be unable to conceive for any number of reasons, many are related to basic anatomical issues. Conditions must be just …

Ovulation 101: What You Need To Know
Ovulation 101: What You Need To Know
2018-12-07

While most women learned the basics about their menstrual cycle in middle school, many have little working knowledge about the process …

High Prolactin and Hyperprolactinemia Infertility
High Prolactin and Hyperprolactinemia Infertility
2018-08-07

While there are literally dozens of factors that come into play for conception, hormones are a major part of the equation; balancing them …

Infertility and Depression
Infertility and Depression
2018-06-29

Infertility can be an extremely isolating experience. Wanting something that is just out of reach is often excruciating - and when that …

Pregnancy after miscarriage
Pregnancy after miscarriage
2018-06-19

Losing a pregnancy can be one of the most painful experiences a woman goes through. With 10 to 20 percent of known pregnancies ending in …

What is Miscarriage and Coping with the Loss
What is Miscarriage and Coping with the Loss
2017-02-08

Miscarriages are tragic events, and they are more common than most people realize. There are often misconceptions regarding what …

Secondary Infertility: What You Need to Know
Secondary Infertility: What You Need to Know
2016-11-02

What is Secondary Infertility? Have you ever given birth to one child, but for some reason couldn’t get pregnant again? Maybe a best friend …

Study Suggests Link Between Stress and Infertility
Study Suggests Link Between Stress and Infertility
2015-12-17

Stress is a malevolent force in today's society; there can be little wonder that it would have an adverse effect upon fertility. Stress …