Reproductive Gynecology and Infertility Is Now in Cleveland

Like our patients, Reproductive Gynecology & Infertility is expanding its family with a new Cleveland area location now open in Independence, OH joining our family of clinics already located in Columbus, Akron, Canton and Youngstown. RGI is known for offering the most advanced fertility therapy and in vitro fertilization with a 100% IVF guarantee. If … Continued

Seven Ways to Increase Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

Approximately 15 percent of American women between the ages of 18 and 44 have a difficult time getting pregnant. If you and your partner have been trying to conceive for more than 12 months (6 months for women over 35), you may be struggling with infertility. Genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors may affect fertility in … Continued

Embryo Donation Success Rates: What to Expect

Infertile families who choose IVF and achieve a healthy pregnancy may have additional embryos once they’ve finished growing their family. Many of these couples choose to donate their unused embryos to another person or couple for implantation. This helps other infertile families grow and supports the life of the embryo. Today, there are an estimated … Continued

Ectopic Pregnancies & Fertility: Can You Still Get Pregnant After One?

Approximately one in every 50 pregnancies in the United States is ectopic. Ectopic pregnancies, also known as tubal pregnancies, occur when a fertilized egg grows in the wrong place (e.g., ovary, fallopian tube, cervix or abdominal cavity). Most ectopic pregnancies—nearly 98 percent—occur in the fallopian tube. Unfortunately, ectopic pregnancies cannot move or be moved to … Continued

Age and Fertility: What You Should Know in Your 20s, 30s and 40s

A woman’s age is the most important factor affecting her fertility and chance of having a baby. As men and women age, their potential to have children naturally decreases, though the exact time this starts to happen varies. All about fertility in your 20s Whether you’re ready to start thinking about a family or not, … Continued

Ovulation & Fertility: What Every Woman Should Know

Approximately one in ten couples struggle with infertility. In fact, infertility can affect women of any age, and from any background. If you’ve been trying to conceive for more than 12 consecutive months (6 months for women over age 35) without success, your primary care physician may refer you to a specialized fertility center for … Continued

How Long Does it Take to Get Pregnant?

While some women get pregnant faster than others, it’s not uncommon for it to take longer than expected. This is especially true if you or your partner are dealing with known or unknown fertility issues. If you’re a healthy woman between age 25 and 35 you have about a 20 percent chance of getting pregnant … Continued

How Old Is Too Old for In Vitro Fertilization?

It’s a fact that American women are starting families later in life. Since the year 2000, 46 states and Washington, D.C. have experienced an increase in the number of women over age 35 having their first child. As a result, many of these older women need to rely on assisted reproductive technologies, like in vitro … Continued

Male Factor Infertility Diagnosis and Treatment

Coping with infertility can be a difficult, isolating experience. But it is important to remember you’re not alone. Approximately 1 in 6 couples in the United States struggle with some type of infertility. And, while it may be surprising to learn, nearly 30 percent of infertility cases are related to male factor issues. But the … Continued

What Fertility Patients Should Know About Egg Freezing

In 2018, the New York Times reported more than 20,000 American women elected to freeze their eggs. This number has risen sharply since 2009, when there were only 475 women freezing their eggs. The process of egg freezing involves stimulating the ovaries with hormones to produce multiple eggs. Once the eggs are mature, they are … Continued