Infertility

Ovulation is the cornerstone of female fertility and, before technological innovations, our clients faithfully tracked their menstrual cycles and symptoms on a calendar. Once we had several months’ worth of data, we could begin to predict their ovulation cycle, note irregularities, and get specific information...

In 30-40 percent of all fertility cases, male infertility is the underlying cause. If you and your partner are having difficulty conceiving, it’s important that both of you get a thorough evaluation. Yet many men are still uncomfortable and fearful of the process. Initial Evaluation The initial...

Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is one of the most common fertility treatments for women or couples. It’s used when mild male infertility factors, PCOS, or mild endometriosis impedes conception at home. IUI is also an intelligent first fertility treatment step for women with cervix or cervical mucous...

Are you a gay man interested in becoming a father? Do you and your male partner want a more intimate connection with your child’s pregnancy, labor, and delivery? There are multiple steps to fatherhood for gay men. The first one is to connect with a fertility...

Gestational carriers are saviors to those who cannot get pregnant without them. They fall under a fertility treatment category called “Third-Party Reproduction,” which refers to the fact that another individual is involved in contributing to the birth of a child. Before discussing who benefits from a...

Did you know acupuncture is a proven way to optimize your fertility health? We recommend individuals and couples speak to their fertility specialists to identify whether acupuncture should be considered part of their integrative fertility care plan. Both the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and...

Struggling with infertility can transform easy going people into anxious messes. The combination of grief, worry, appointment tracking, stress, and then some more grief and worry can get you in quite the energetic rut. One thing you can do to occupy and soothe your worried mind...

Women and couples facing fertility treatments can have a tough time over the holidays. Each one focuses on family, which is a beautiful thing, but that can be painful when you are surrounded by children and other family members’ pregnant bellies. 5 Ideas to Honor Yourself...

In the past 10 to 15 years, fertility specialists have become even more aware of what a “whole body system” the body is for each of our patients. We simply cannot look at the reproductive system on its own. Instead, we have to view it in...

Many people dream of having a baby of their own but with over 5 million Americans struggling each year with infertility issues, conception and a successful pregnancy may be difficult to achieve. Most understand that illegal drugs and alcohol use as well as smoking will increase...

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