Stages of Endometriosis

Endometriosis is when endometrial tissue develops outside the uterus, causing inflammation, discomfort, and infertility. Stages of Endometriosis: Stage 1 — Minimal A few superficial lesions, or implants, on the tissue of your pelvis or abdomen with little to no scar tissue. Stage 2 – Mild Implants are deeper with some scar tissue. Stage 3— Moderate … Continued

10 Things to Know Before and After Your Embryo Transfer

Going through fertility treatment, you may wonder about the best path to self-care during IVF, especially as embryo transfer day approaches. You may be worried about what effect your actions can have on the process, and you want to make sure you do everything in your power to ensure success. The good news is that … Continued

How to Support Those Struggling With Infertility

Deciding to start a family can be one of the most exciting life decisions a person can make. However, if a couple or individual has difficulty conceiving, joy and excitement can turn into stress and despair. Unfortunately, infertility is not uncommon. This global issue affects about 48 million couples and 186 million individuals worldwide. So even if you’re … Continued

Fertility in Your 30’s

By The Time You’re 30, Here’s What You Should Know About Your Fertility Many individuals are having their first child later in life than in previous generations. Therefore, it’s important for people to understand the timeline of their fertility. In the U.S, the average age that a woman has her first child is 26, up … Continued

IUI Vs. IVF: Which Treatment Is Right For Me?

About 1 in 8 couples in the United States experiences infertility. This number might seem high, but considering how many things need to go perfectly suitable to conceive, it’s not surprising. There are many reasons why an individual or couple might have a hard time becoming pregnant, including factors related to ovarian health and egg … Continued

What Is a Fertility Test?

A fertility test helps determine how easy or difficult it will be for a person to conceive. There are several different types of fertility tests, but most doctors begin with a simple blood test or semen analysis to determine a person’s fertility. Common fertility tests for men Common fertility tests for men include: Semen analysis … Continued

Fertility Clinic Success Rates and FAQs

If you’re considering fertility treatment, and live in Ohio, there are many things to consider before making a treatment decision. In addition to finding a conveniently located fertility center and skilled physician you feel comfortable with, it’s important to learn about—and understand—their fertility success rates so you can make an informed decision. Fertility clinics with … Continued

What Happens When Fertility Specialists and Babies Meet for the First Time?

April is National Infertility Awareness Month, and the fertility specialists at Reproductive Gynecology & Infertility (RGI) wanted to share what happens when we get to meet the babies we help create. Thrilled. Happy. Joyful. These are just some of the words that come to mind when a baby conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) comes … Continued

COVID-19: Questions You May Have

Originally Presented by ASRM and the MHPG Developed by the Mental Health Professional Group Re-published by Reproductive Gynecology & Infertility   Q: If I’m trying to get pregnant, should I stop trying to conceive due to the Coronavirus? A: If you don’t have COVID-19, there is no medical reason to change your plans regarding trying to … Continued

Coronavirus Updates

Important Notice About COVID-19 and the Coronavirus Vaccine To Our Patients: As your healthcare provider, we value—and are committed to—your health and the health of your family. We also understand that you have concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, which has now been designated a global pandemic.  At all times, we prioritize optimal health, safety … Continued