Adenomyosis – Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Adenomyosis is a medical condition of the uterine walls getting thicker resulting in the endometrium i.e. the inner lining of the uterus, to break through the myometrium (outer muscular wall of the uterus). This results in prolonged periods with heavy… Read More

Fertility Preservation in Cancer Patients

Cancer treatments can be harsh on the body and they often put the patients at a great risk of jeopardizing their fertility. But you don’t have to risk your future parenthood because of chemo or radiotherapy, as fertility preservation is… Read More

Reciprocal IVF

Reciprocal IVF is a form of shared reproduction method that allows same-sex women couples to have a baby. In this arrangement one woman donates the egg, while the other carries the child i.e. the egg of one partner is fertilized… Read More

Should you try IUI before IVF?

When first confronted with infertility and researching through your treatment options, you are bound to consider both intrauterine insemination (IUI) and invitro fertilization (IVF). But should you try IUI before IVF? Or is it just a waste of money and… Read More

Are IVF drugs safe?

Aggressive drug therapies in IVF treatment can be harmful but this risk is usually downplayed because it doesn’t happen to most women. However, recently a Kentucky woman developed serious complications from hormonal medications administered during her IVF cycle and again… Read More

How can losing weight help you get pregnant?

Is there an ideal weight to get pregnant? No. Can gaining or losing weight help you get pregnant? Probably. You don’t need to maintain an ideal weight or a certain body type to get pregnant. However, having a normal BMI… Read More

Fresh vs. Frozen embryo transfer in IVF

Elective frozen embryo transfers are becoming more common in IVF but do they really result in better outcomes? More clinics are considering the benefits of this approach even as fertility experts around the world continue to debate the advantages of… Read More