Contact Egg Donor Application Patient Login

Archive for the ‘Assisted Reproductive Technology’ Category

How Does Ectopic Pregnancy Affect Fertility?

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

An ectopic pregnancy occurs whenever an embryo attaches outside of a woman’s uterine cavity. Although difficult to estimate accurately, it has been reported that as many as 2 percent of pregnancies land in ectopic locations and 98 percent of ectopic pregnancies are tubal pregnancies. Tubal pregnancies result when a fertilized egg does not complete its […]

All About Working with a Gestational Carrier

Saturday, May 24th, 2014

If you are unable to carry a pregnancy to term, working with a gestational carrier may be an option for your family. If you choose to try this, the embryos implanted in your carrier’s uterus can be formed by combining your eggs and your partner’s sperm. It is also possible to work with donor eggs or donor […]

When Do You Need a Sperm Analysis, and How Does It Work?

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

When you finally decide it’s time to try to figure out why pregnancy isn’t happening, one of the first steps your doctor may ask for is a sperm analysis. This procedure is typically part of a fertility investigation for couples who have not been able to conceive. In addition, patients interested in evaluating their own […]

4 Surprising Ways the Biological Clock Affects Women’s Fertility

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

One of the gender differences in human reproduction is that men make new sperm continuously throughout their lives and women make all of their eggs before they are born.  Men are capable of conceiving children late in life while women usually exhaust their supply of eggs by their early fifties.  In addition, the quality of […]

Ovulation Predictor Tests: How to Identify the Right Time to Conceive

Monday, October 14th, 2013

If you are a woman with regular monthly menstrual cycles, an ovulation predictor test can give you an idea of when you are likely to be most fertile.  If you have infrequent periods, or have not had any periods at all for an extended period of time, you are experiencing more significant problems with ovulation. […]

4 Ways to Take Part in National Infertility Awareness Week

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

National Infertility Awareness Week is here, and this your chance to do something to change the conversation around infertility once and for all. Whether you have experienced infertility personally or through someone close to you, this is the ideal opportunity for you to participate in raising awareness and understanding of the issue. RESOLVE, the National […]

4 Steps to Finding Out Whether You Need Fertility Treatment

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

The ability to conceive is a life event that most couples take for granted and it can be one of the most frustrating and devastating of life’s detours when it doesn’t happen as expected.  For some couples this is the first time that they realize that they are not in control of something important in […]

Back to News/Events