Blog: All Things Conceivable

Finding hope to be a parent at all times, especially now
Finding hope to be a parent at all times, especially now
2020-04-03

Perhaps you have been striving for years now to become a parent. You’re eyeing another Mother’s Day and Father’s Day on the horizon. You’ve gone through all the steps on the fertility journey and have determined that surrogacy is the right answer for you to have a biological child of your own. And, …

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 50% of women who deal specially with an infertility diagnosis. In recent years, many female celebrities such as Lena Dunham, Julianne Hough, Jillian Michaels, …

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 ovulatory disorder but is often either misdiagnosed or there is a tremendous delay in a proper diagnosis. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, affecting roughly one in ten …

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 of the most common ovulatory disorders, accounting for 25 percent of infertility cases and can potentially create other medical issues such as diabetes, …

How to Know if You Need Infertility Counseling
How to Know if You Need Infertility Counseling
2018-11-06

If you’re undergoing fertility treatment and have noticed an increase in feelings of depression or anxiety, it’s likely not your imagination – research shows that the emotional distress associated with infertility is just as intense as it is for someone dealing with cancer, HIV or chronic pain. …

Estrogen for Fertility Patients
Estrogen for Fertility Patients
2018-08-28

While IVF medication protocol may vary from patient to patient, one consistent is estrogen. A supplement, often in the form of Estrace, or estradiol, is most commonly prescribed and is essential for a gestational carrier or any woman utilizing donor egg or donated embryos. But why do fertility …

High Prolactin and Infertility
High Prolactin and 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 can be key to a successful pregnancy. If you’re struggling with infertility, you may have heard about a hormone called prolactin. Read on to learn more about how …

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 something seems to come easily for so many others, it can feel like salt in a fresh wound. For couples dealing with infertility, the anguish is very real and packs …

Infertility Solutions – IVF & Surrogacy
Infertility Solutions – IVF & Surrogacy
2018-04-20

Exploring Solutions to Infertility When a couple is faced with unexplained infertility, the first step is often to research their choices. While some may try to conceive naturally or pursue adoption, infertility IVF remains one of the more popular medical options. Anyone who has explored these …

6 Common Infertility Treatments
6 Common Infertility Treatments
2016-12-29

Infertility is more common than you think. According to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), about 11% of the reproductive age population is affected by infertility. That’s 6.7 million women in the United States. Luckily, infertility isn’t the end; there are alternative methods, …

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