5 Common Causes of Infertility

5 Common Causes of Infertility

While many couples suffer from male or female infertility, many couples have difficulty becoming pregnant due to a host of common medical conditions which can interfere with your body's ability to conceive. Depending on the severity of the condition, you may need to alter your lifestyle or seek medical help for these common infertility causes. … [Read more...]

Embryo Adoption Allows Those Facing Infertility to Experience Pregnancy Firsthand

Embryo Adoption Allows Those Facing Infertility to Experience Pregnancy Firsthand

For some couples, genetic mutations and medical issues make it impossible to conceive a child regardless of the treatment attempted. In many of these cases even though the woman would be able to successfully carry the pregnancy to term, a viable embryo will never be produced. Fortunately, if you are a couple in this situation, a new technique has been d … [Read more...]

What Is a Uterine Septum and What Can Be Done to Treat It?

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Approximately 3 percent of miscarriages are due to a condition known as uterine septum. Unfortunately, this condition will often go undiagnosed until a couple suffers from one or recurring miscarriages. Unlike other physical conditions affecting female fertility, uterine septums often present no symptoms until the pregnancy ends unexpectedly. … [Read more...]

How Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) Can Help You Conceive

How Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) Can Help You Conceive

For couples who experience fertility problems due to poor sperm mobility, low sperm count, or irregularly shaped sperm, intrauterine insemination may be the most viable option for successful conception.  … [Read more...]

Understanding Uterine Polyps: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Understanding Uterine Polyps: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Uterine polyps are growths which have attached themselves to the uterine walls. Unfortunately, if polyps become dislodged and block the fallopian tubes or the cervix, it may interfere with fertility and cause pain. While the vast majority of these polyps are benign, some can grow into cancer if left untreated. Your doctor will recommend a biopsy if the … [Read more...]