IVF

Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS)

By Rebecca Pillar

Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome is caused by excessive stimulation of one or both ovaries. Over stimulation is typically a result of using medications to increase fertility. » Read more

Natural Cycle IVF

For women who are struggling with infertility, in vitro fertilization (IVF) can be both a blessing and a curse. » Read more

Relax and you will get pregnant?

By JustMommies

You have probably heard this before. If you stress yourself out while trying to conceive it can keep you from getting pregnant. But, is there any truth to this? New research suggests that stress can have a negative impact on fertility. » Read more

HCG Trigger Shot

The hCG trigger shot contains a synthetic form of the hormone human chorionic gonadotropin.  There are several brand names for the hCG trigger shot including Ovidrel, Profasi, Pregnyl, and Novarel.  » Read more

3 Fertility Alternatives to consider Before You Turn to IVF

When a couple begins exploring infertility treatments, many people immediately think about trying in vitro fertilization (IVF), which is the best known of the currently available assisted reproduction technologies (ART). » Read more

IVF Clinics’ Success Rates May Not Be As Good As They Appear

  If you are considering IVF, before you decide on which clinic to go with, take a closer look at how the clinic reports success rates.  According to a report from Chicago’s Business Wire, IVF success rates can be misleading.   » Read more

Paying for Fertility Treatments

Fertility treatments like IVF and IUI are unfortunately rather expensive. For the ten percent of couples dealing with infertility, the astounding price of fertility treatments may make the dream of parenthood seem out of reach. The average cost for just one cycle of IVF is about $12,400 according to the ASRM (American Society for Reproductive Medicine). » Read more

IVF Guide - Everything You Want to Know About IVF

In Vitro Fertilization, or IVF, is a procedure in which a woman’s eggs are combined with a man’s sperm inside a laboratory dish. The eggs and sperm are placed inside a dish along with a special culture that allows the eggs and sperm to survive outside the woman’s body. » Read more

Vasectomy Reversal or IVF

For a man, the process to undergo a vasectomy is usually a timely one. Men or couples who are interested in having a vasectomy are counseled so that they understand that having a vasectomy is permanent. » Read more

Tubal Ligation Reversal or IVF

Tubal ligation or “having your tubes tied” is meant to be a permanent form of birth control. It can be carried out with various methods but ends with the same result. » Read more