Miscarriages Happen —What Causes the Loss of a Pregnancy?

Couples who suffer through the loss of a miscarriage understand the emotional devastation it can cause. Often times, you're left to wonder if there was anything you could have done differently to prevent the pregnancy loss. Only rarely, in cases of illegal drug activity or alcohol abuse, are the actions of the parent to blame. More often than not, … [Read more...]

Fertility Preservation Gives the Gift of Time

Fertility preservation may be the best option for women who long to become mothers but aren't currently in a position to raise a family. The process is the same as non-elective freezing, although there are no impending health risks, such as a cancer diagnosis, that require an immediate decision. What Is Fertility Preservation? Fertility preservation, … [Read more...]

What to Expect If You Have a Sonohysterogram

What to Expect If You Have a Sonohysterogram

Sonohysterograms are ultrasound exams that allow your physician to look inside the uterus. It will provide more detail than a hysterosalpingogram, but it's less invasive than a hysteroscopy. Patients will have a saline solution injected into the uterus to give a much clearer image of the uterine wall and any malformations that may be present. Your doctor may … [Read more...]

Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (APS) and How Your Pregnancy Can Be Affected

Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (APS) and How Your Pregnancy Can Be Affected

Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, also known as APS, is a rare autoimmune disorder which affects about 5 percent of the general population. The vast majority of APS sufferers are women, who make up over 80 percent of the APS population. … [Read more...]

What Is Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection?

What Is Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection

For men who experience infertility issues, the emotional toil can be overwhelming. But there are options available which can still allow fatherhood. Intracytoplasmic sperm injection provides patients with the opportunity to parent using one's own sperm even if you have low sperm count, low mobility or have frozen your sperm due to cancer treatments.  … [Read more...]