What Age Should Women Consider Egg Freezing?

Women opt to freeze their eggs for several reasons: They may not have found their life partner To delay starting a family To preserve their fertility before beginning cancer surgery, chemotherapy or radiation. To avoid the creation and freezing of extra embryos after an IVF cycle. Life circumstances may also influence your decision to freeze … Continued

What Is It Like to Be an Egg Donor?

Women donate their eggs for several of reasons. What will that reason be for you? You may want to help an infertile couple start the family of their dreams, or you may be interested in receiving compensation. Yes, you will be paid for donating your eggs. However, the process is time consuming and requires a … Continued

What Are the Ways to Maintain a Man’s Fertility?

Approximately five million people, or 1 in 10 couples, have problems with fertility. Though it is commonly believed that infertility is a woman’s problem, it is actually a commonly shared issue between both men and women. In fact, about one third of infertility cases treated in the United States are associated with male infertility. 4 … Continued

How Can You Boost Your Fertility?

While millions of couples start families naturally, millions more face fertility issues. And although today’s infertility treatments can bring successful outcomes, it can be helpful to know how to boost your fertility. According to the literature, diet and lifestyle changes can help boost fertility by over 50%. How can you boost your fertility? Some ways … Continued

What Are the Most Common Causes of Infertility?

Just how common is infertility? About 10 percent of American women (6.1 million) between the ages of 15 and 44 have difficulty getting pregnant or staying pregnant, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Consider the delicate processes that must go right for pregnancy to occur: The woman’s body must release an … Continued

Egg Freezing: Are You a Candidate?

Egg freezing is a process in which a woman’s eggs are harvested from her ovaries and frozen (in a process called oocyte vitrification), and stored in a liquid nitrogen chamber until the woman would like to achieve a pregnancy. A woman’s ability to conceive declines with age but egg freezing is an effective method for … Continued

5 Tips to Help Boost Your Fertility

When you finally decide it’s time to start a family, it can be disheartening if it takes longer than expected. Timing is everything and having intercourse as close to ovulation as possible is the best way to conceive. However, there are simple lifestyle changes that can help boost your fertility naturally. 5 tips to help … Continued

Understanding In Vitro Fertilization

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is the process of fertilization by extracting eggs, retrieving a sperm sample and manually combining the two in a laboratory. Once the eggs are fertilized, they are transferred back into the woman’s uterus in hopes of having a successful pregnancy. IVF hormone injections and the retrieval process Daily hormone injections are … Continued

A Complete Guide to Fertility Testing for Women

For the millions of couples who face the challenges of infertility, many factors come into play from both partners. Men’s issues account for approximately 50 percent of all infertility cases, but there are indicators that tell doctors if a woman requires further testing. Two general signs are: A woman under 35 has not become pregnant after … Continued