Did you know that polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is the foremost cause of female infertility and yet 50% of women with PCOS aren’t aware of they have the condition? The month of September has been designated as PCOS Awareness Month to help people with PCOS effectively overcome complications associated with this condition.
Egg freezing is a type of assisted reproductive technology that allows women to preserve their eggs for later use. It is an exciting option for women who:
Did you know that about 1 in 3 people in the US will develop cancer during their lifetime? Fortunately, the prognosis is pretty good in most cases thanks to the breakthrough advances in cancer treatments over the last several decades. But what would it mean for your fertility?
A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a developing baby in the womb before completing the 20th week of pregnancy. About 10 to 20% of all pregnancies end in a miscarriage. It can occur due to a variety of reasons which include chromosomal abnormalities in the baby or health conditions in the mother such as diabetes or intrauterine problems. Most often the exact cause is not known.
Did you know that about 1 in 8 couples in the US struggle with infertility? But, you couldn’t tell it is such as common problem as most people are unwilling to discuss it. That’s probably due to feelings of embarrassment, grief, or shame often associated (wrongly) with the condition. Awkward comments or “helpful” suggestions by well-meaning friends and family only tend to heighten the sense of isolation. You might as well be marooned on an island!
The decision to become a single parent isn’t an easy one to make. It may bea choice prompted by not having found a suitable person to start a family with or not being drawn to the idea of a committed relationship but having a strong desire to become a mother or a father.Single parent IVF gives you the chance of fulfilling your dream of having your own biological child.
In vitro fertilization (IVF) is an option to assist women having difficulty conceiving a child due to fertility issues or genetic problems. Here are some things you need to focus on to set the stage and build a platform on which you can do your very best to ensure a positive outcome with IVF treatment.
An egg donor may be needed if a couple cannot achieve pregnancy through other fertility procedures such as in vitro fertilization. Even though it may not be the first choice of treatment in most cases, the use of an egg donor has the highest success rate of all fertility treatments.