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Category: In Vitro Fertilization

The Best Self Care Techniques During IVF

Self-care is essential at any time of life. Defined as “any activity we do to deliberately take care of ourselves” self-care can be as simple as clearing your calendar of unimportant “stuff”, shutting down your devices for a bit, or taking a walk. You needn’t schedule a trip to a spa, or go “off the […]

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What Should I Look For When Choosing a Surrogate?

Choosing a surrogate to carry your biological embryo, conceived via IVF, is a decision many couples face, and which should not be taken lightly. Well-meaning family, or friends, may voice frightening opinions, and you and your partner may be concerned about the legal aspect of the process. How do you know what to look for […]

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Solving the Mystery of Unexplained Infertility

A diagnosis of unexplained infertility can be frustrating, and defeating, for many couples. After seemingly countless tests and procedures designed to uncover the reasons behind your inability to become pregnant, you still don’t have an answer. What’s more, until you have an idea of the source of your infertility, you aren’t sure how to proceed […]

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What to Look For When Choosing a Sperm Donor

Deciding to become pregnant using donor sperm is a big step. No matter what circumstances brought you to this decision, it’s not to be taken lightly. Single women who opt to become pregnant, lesbian couples looking to grow their family, or couples dealing with male infertility, all come to the point of choosing a sperm […]

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Failed IVF Can Be Devastating. Here’s What To Do Next

A failed IVF can be devastating for you and your partner. You may feel lost, at loose ends, and profoundly depressed. But, you aren’t quite ready to give up your dream of growing your family. What’s next for you and your partner? Every couple, or individual, forges a different path when dealing with infertility treatments. […]

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IVF and Age Restrictions

“Age is only a number”, or so we tell ourselves. And for the most part it’s true. The old cliché “you’re as young as you feel” is quite applicable these days. People are living longer, healthier, and more productive lives, and, thanks to the advances in cosmetic procedures, there’s no need to let the signs […]

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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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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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6 Things You Need to Know About IVF Before Applying

In vitro fertilization, or IVF, is possibly one of the most widely recognized treatments for infertility in the world. The high success rate for IVF, combined with the ever-growing technology in the area of fertility, makes IVF one of the first courses of treatment for couples, or individuals, who are trying to conceive. The basics […]

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What Are the Chances of Twins With Different Fertility Treatments

The mere mention of fertility treatments usually causes anyone within ear shot to comment on your odds for multiples, such as twins, triplets, or reflect on Octo Mom (remember her?), offering opinions, citing examples, and basically getting in your business. You already know and probably understand that multiples are a risk in many fertility treatments. […]

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