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Fact or Myth? Test Your Infertility IQ!

Posted on April 28, 2016  by   Leave your thoughts

Test your Infertility IQ during NIAW!Ready to test your Infertility IQ?

 

Celebrities having kids at 50? You’re too stressed; just go on vacation and you will get pregnant in a snap? Designer babies?!? There is a lot of misinformation out there about fertility, IVF treatment, conception and pregnancy. Now is your chance to test your smarts on this multiple choice quiz on fertility myths and facts.

 

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March is Endometriosis Awareness Month

Posted on March 16, 2016  by   Leave your thoughts

Happy March! The move toward springtime and warmer weather reminds us of new life — a dubious reminder if you are suffering from endometriosis and trying to conceive.   Endometriosis is a widespread illness affecting millions of women in the United States. Some of the main signs are painful, heavy periods, pain during or after... Continue Reading

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Why it Pays to Understand Your Insurance Benefits

Posted on February 18, 2016  by   Leave your thoughts

You’re starting fertility treatment. Hooray! Taking charge of your reproductive health is an empowering feeling, but it can also be confusing at times – specifically, when you think about the cost of your full course of fertility therapy. Learn your insurance policy’s infertility insurance benefits That huge stack of papers you received from your insurer... Continue Reading

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Am I Infertile?!!?

Posted on October 8, 2015  by   1 Comment

News and pop culture have spotlighted infertility over the last few years. This is a positive development since it inspires discussion and removes some of the taboo, allowing those dealing with infertility to feel more comfortable opening up about their struggles. The media can get carried away, though, resulting in fear-mongering and public outcry.  ... Continue Reading

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September is PCOS Awareness Month!

Posted on September 30, 2015  by   Leave your thoughts

To close out this year’s PCOS Awareness Month, we at Center for Advanced Reproductive Medicine & Fertility have put together this primer on PCOS for those looking for more information on this pervasive illness.   Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine disorders in women. In the 75 years since its... Continue Reading

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Clomiphene (Clomid) Better than Letrozole for Treating Women with Unexplained Infertility

Posted on August 10, 2015  by   Leave your thoughts

Couples with unexplained infertility — those in whom no significant problems are found after a fertility investigation by their doctor — struggle to find the best treatment.   Until now, fertility experts have generally agreed that the first line of therapy for such couples is a combination of clomiphene (Clomid) and intrauterine insemination, or IUI.... Continue Reading

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Men’s Health Spotlight: The Effect of Occupation and Health on Semen Quality

Posted on June 17, 2015  by   Leave your thoughts

Suboptimal semen quality is a relatively common finding among infertile couples. In up to 30% – 40 % of all infertile couples, the male partner may have one or more semen parameter (mobility, shape or volume) abnormal. Environmental factors and one’s health have long been suspected to play a role in low semen quality in... Continue Reading

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How Common is Male Infertility?

Posted on May 13, 2015  by   Leave your thoughts

Infertility is commonly viewed as a female problem. In fact, the most effective fertility treatment strategies revolve around the woman’s menstruation, hormone testing, blood tests, ultrasounds, and anatomy in general.   But the truth is that 40% of infertility cases are “male factor” — that the reason pregnancy does not occur or is not maintained... Continue Reading

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