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Ectopic Pregnancy: 6 Things You Need to Know

An ectopic pregnancy is devastating on many levels. The loss of any pregnancy packs an emotional punch, even one that is unviable. Additionally, an ectopic pregnancy can be a life-threatening event for the mother, and, depending on how early you find that your pregnancy is ectopic, your future fertility may be at stake, due to […]

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6 Things You Can Do To Minimize Fallopian Damage

Blocked fallopian tubes are one of the more common causes of infertility in women. The fallopian tube provides the path for ovulation, as well as the site for natural fertilization to occur.  Your fallopian tubes carry the fertilized egg on to the uterus for implantation and pregnancy. Should the path become blocked due to damage, […]

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Single Embryo Transfer: Why We Prefer This Method LA IVF

Those who experience infertility are accustomed to risks that surround pregnancy. Ensuring a successful pregnancy, and the delivery of a healthy baby can often seem too much to hope for. After all of the tests, procedures, hormones, and everything that goes into treating infertility, the most precious thing you can realize-conceiving and carrying a baby […]

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What to Do When IVF Fails

Although treatment for infertility is light years ahead of where it once was, there are no guarantees that these treatments, such as IVF, will work for everyone. In fact, just under 30% of IVF cycles actually result in babies, and for those women over 40, the numbers decrease. The end result of IVF may not […]

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Undergoing Treatment for Infertility: How to Navigate

Infertility is a complicated issue for many patients. Navigating the physical side-hormone injections, getting the timing just right, seemingly endless office visits-is overwhelming enough, but the emotional journey through treating your infertility can be extremely challenging. Setting realistic expectations, by knowing what to anticipate, is one of the best ways to quell the overwhelm that […]

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How To Take Control of Your IVF Treatment/ How to Stay Involved in Your IVF Treatment

Dealing with infertility makes you feel out of control. You have no say over your ability to reproduce, you feel lost regarding your plans for the future, as though you’ve been thrust, unwillingly, into your “new normal”. It’s easy to succumb to the sense that you are no longer in charge. Obviously, you do have […]

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Surgical Treatment Options for Tubal Disease

Tubal disease is a fairly common cause of infertility, according to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. The ASRM reports tubal disease accounts for up to 35% of all infertility cases. When a woman experiences tubal disease, it’s often undiagnosed until fertility becomes an issue. At that point the cause of an inability to become […]

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The Pros and Cons of Exercising to Improve Fertility

Becoming the healthiest version of yourself is one of the finest gifts you can give your future child, and one that will likely improve your fertility. Diet and exercise impact every aspect of your overall health, and play a key role in your reproductive health as well. When you’re dealing with fertility issues, exercise can […]

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Tubal Factor Infertility-Three Big Impactors on Your Ability to Conceive

Infertility, related to tubal factors, is common in more than 1/3 of all cases. The two fallopian tubes provide the pathway for the egg to travel to the uterus, once it’s been released from the ovary. When the egg is prevented from traveling through the tube, due to a blockage within the fallopian tube, this […]

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Calculating Your Menstrual Cycle to Find Your Most Fertile Days

Basic knowledge tells you that your best chance of getting pregnant naturally occurs during ovulation. Many women can estimate their most fertile period by charting their menstrual cycle and having intercourse during those mid-point days between the onset of your periods. But it isn’t always as easy as planning for romance on the 14th day […]

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