In Vitro Fertilization: A Beginner’s Guide to What It Is and Who It Helps

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Many couples facing the challenges of infertility wonder about different treatments and which treatment is the best option for them. Before you and your partner decide between in vitro fertilization (IVF) and another type of fertility treatment, look into the basics of in vitro fertilization. Understanding in vitro fertilization basics will help you choose … [Read more...]

What to Expect From a Follicle-Stimulating Hormone (FSH) Test

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Follicle-stimulating hormone, or FSH for short, is a hormone found in both men and women that's essential to the reproductive process. Produced in the pituitary gland, FSH controls sperm production in men and menstruation and egg production in women. Due to its importance in fertility issues, it's often one of the initial hormones tested when determining the … [Read more...]

Thinking About In Vitro Fertilization? Important Factors to Consider

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In vitro fertilization (IVF) provides an excellent opportunity for couples experiencing fertility complications. Depending on the specific conditions of your case, it may be your best option for conception. Before deciding to undergo IVF treatments, you and your partner should consider several important factors. Potential Side Effects Women who undergo … [Read more...]

Fertility Preservation Options for Women Facing Cancer Treatment

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Women who have been diagnosed with cancer face a mountain of uncertainty and emotional upheaval. Admittedly, fertility preservation may be the last thing that crosses your mind. However, it is important to explore your options early in your cancer battle to ensure your treatment options don't jeopardize your future plans for a family. Many women who don't … [Read more...]

What Factors Impact the Success of Embryo Implantation During IVF Treatment?

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Embryo implantation is the final hurdle in a long and emotional journey. Your emotions are running wild with hope, excitement, and probably a little anxiety that everything will go according to plan and you will soon be holding your baby. These are normal emotions that every woman faces. And, by considering these factors ahead of time, you will greatly … [Read more...]