infertility

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-Mullerian 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:

Clomid Use and Abuse by Gary S. Berger, M.D.

Some women can't get pregnant because they don't secrete enough LH and FSH at the right time during the cycle and, as a result, they don't ovulate.

OVARIAN CRYOPRESERVATION AND TRANSPLANTATION: An Emerging Tool for Fertility Preservation By Kutluk Oktay, M.D.

In the US alone, hundreds of thousands of women and children are subjected to medical treatment (including treatment for cancer). These treatments can result in infertility and premature ovarian failure. What can be done to help perserve fertility? Dr. Kutluk Oktay, gives an overview.

Happy Together Again: Reframing Infertility in Your Marriage by Susan G. Mikesell, Ph.D.

Communicating with your partner can be a very important part of conquering and coping with infertility.

Enhancing Your Relationship During Infertility By Sharon Covington, MSW, LCSW-C

Enhancing your relationship with your partner during infertility treatment can be a real challenge. Sharon Covington MSW, LCSW provides some tips on how to cope.

Keeping Your Sex Life Alive While Coping With Infertility By Judith C. Daniluk, Ph.D.

Tips for keeping your sex life alive while going through infertility. Written by Judith C, Daniluk, Ph.D.

Infertility makes Father's Day forever bittersweet by Jeffrey Collins

Like a lot of men, I'm sure, Father's Day never meant a whole lot to me. For most of my life Father's Day was only about my dad, and whether or not I'd remember to call him on "his day" or whether I'd just mow the lawn in homage to him instead. In my lifetime I've had only one friend who'd said that he'd always dreamed of being a dad. But he seems to be the exception in our crowd, not the rule. I know Father's Day certainly never meant as much to me as Mother's Day meant to my wife.

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