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What Causes Infertility? It’s Complicated!

April 20, 2021
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For many of us, our reproductive years go something like this…birth control, birth control, birth control, baby, birth control, birth control. We spend the vast majority of our reproductive years actively trying to prevent pregnancy, desperately avoiding any minor slip-up that may lead to a wayward sperm and a determined egg meeting at a time […]

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What are the different types of donor arrangements and which one is right for me?

March 31, 2021
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Understanding the different donor arrangements will empower you and your family to choose the right one for your fertility journey.  When using third-party reproduction (TPR), a treatment that involves someone other than the intended parents, there are different types of gamete (sperm or egg) donor arrangements to consider. These arrangements include Directed (also referred to […]

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Artificial Insemination

Should I use ICSI?

March 12, 2020
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The general idea behind In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is that an egg is removed from a woman’s body and fertilized in the lab. Traditionally, sperm are placed in a lab dish next to an egg and left to fertilize the egg on their own. But this conventional method doesn’t always work.  We know that of […]

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What is the IVF process?

February 5, 2020
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Step-by-Step Through In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) When natural conception isn’t working, we turn to our trusted physicians to explore alternative routes to starting a family. One of the most widely-known treatments in reproductive medicine today is in-vitro fertilization (IVF). It’s one of the most advanced and effective fertility treatments on the market. And with thousands […]

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Embryo Grading: The Good, The Poor, and The Baby Making Kind

June 19, 2019
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During the in vitro fertilization (IVF) process, embryos created in the lab are graded by the embryology team to determine which embryos have the best appearance under the microscope. Fertility clinics grade embryos with different nomenclature but each grading system enables the team to distinguish between good, average, and poor quality embryos in order to […]

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Am I a good candidate for IVF?

January 23, 2019
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  Am I a good candidate for IVF? Infertility is much more common than people may think! In the U.S., infertility affects approximately one in eight couples. The causes of infertility may vary between individuals but they can be divided into roughly three major groups—attributes of the female partner, male partner, or a combination of […]

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In Vitro Fertilization

Artificial Insemination Process

November 27, 2013
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Most of us have heard of artificial insemination, but few of us may be familiar with the actual process. Artificial insemination is a medical procedure in which donor sperm is taken and placed into the female with the goal of fertilizing an egg and creating a viable pregnancy. Artificial insemination (which is sometimes called “intrauterine […]

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IUI, Intra-Uterine Insemination Success Rate

IUI Success Rates

November 9, 2013
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What is IUI? Intra-Uterine Insemination (IUI), also known as artificial insemination, is a common method of infertility treatment that places sperm directly into a woman’s uterus. In the United States, IUI success rates are high, making this advanced procedure a good choice for many couples. When is IUI Successfully Used? There are a number of […]

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Egg Donation Process

October 27, 2013
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When do women use the egg donation process? Some women who desire to become pregnant find that, for any number of reasons, they are unable to use their own eggs. Some of the more common reasons women turn to the process of using donor eggs include early menopause, poor egg quality, genetics, age, or other […]

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IUI, Intra-Uterine Insemination Success Rate

What Is IUI?

October 27, 2013
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IUI is a form of artificial insemination in which a doctor injects sperm directly into the uterus – hence the term intrauterine. The IUI procedure places sperm in the uterus around the time of ovulation. A catheter is used to place a number of washed sperm directly into the uterus. The end result is as […]

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