infertility

In your Forties and Trying-to-Conceive

by Mike Berkley
 
Many women are trying-to-conceive while in their forties. Chances for success are limited and
even if conception is achieved, the rate of miscarriage is high. The reason it is difficult to
conceive is because the woman in her forties has (generally speaking) diminished ovarian
reserve and a reduction in egg quality.

After several failed IVF cycles the usual next step is donor egg. Donor egg has between a 60 and
70 percent success rate.

Infertility Humor

If you've been going through treatment for a long time - have you ever felt like this?

 

 

What do men, directions and infertility have in common?

 

Multiple Miscarriage, Infertility and the Use of Herbal Medicine

Herbs used in Alternative or Complementary Medicine

Always work in concert with your medical professional. There are several herbal medicines which possess antiplatelet and anticoagulant properties. This articles covers some of the herbs with those anticoagulant properties.

Use of Complementary Medicine for Miscarriage Prevention

Improving Egg Quality

Improving Egg Quality with the Use of Mitochondrial Nutrients

Supplementation of mitochondrial nutrients may improve the availability of energy production for the maturing oocyte and the developing embryo and thus reduce aneuploidy and assist in clinical pregnancies and live birth rates.

The Truth about Herbal Medicine

Vitamin D Could Play a Role in Successful Treatment of Infertility

Not a day goes by where we don’t hear something about vitamin D.. What can it do for those who suffer with infertility? While some of the scientific community thinks the jury is still out on whether we should supplement with vitamin D – you might want to take a look at some of the research and decide for yourself if supplementation with D3 might be an important component of your fertility treatment.

2015 Online Angel Award

We live in a truly digital age. It's nearly impossible to do anything or go anywhere without a smartphone or computerized or generated something.  The early nineties was a time when for all practical purposes – the Internet as we know it today was in its infancy.  Today there are all kinds of digital scams, hackers lurking around every cyber corner and a lot of cyber bullying. But there are also many acts of kindness, paying it forward and lots of interactive success stories (more)

Testing Anti-Müllerian Hormone to Determine Egg Reserves by Scott Roseff, MD

Golden egg sitting amoung ordinary white eggs

Golden egg sitting amoung ordinary white eggsEGG QUALITY starts declining when a woman is in her mid-20's!

There is a slow decline in quality from about age 24 to age 30, followed by a fairly quick decline between age 30 and age 35, with a rapid decrease between ages 35 and 40. And, over age 40, egg quality is generally quite poor. All of this may make it difficult to get pregnant...

Sonohysterography: A safer alternative to hysterography

Sonohysterography ("SHG") is an ultrasound-monitored procedure similar to a hysterosalpingogram ("HSG"), and is used to detect abnormalities of the uterus and fallopian tubes or tubal blockage. The indications for its use overlap with those for an HSG. Under these circumstances, it no doubt offers a safer alternative to the conventional HSG.

 

Conventional hysterosalpingography is generally performed in a radiology department. It usually involves:

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