Sperm DNA Fragmentation Testing

The miscarriages or conception problems you’re having could be attributed to faulty sperm DNA, which is unfortunately not assessed in a routine semen analysis. Sperm DNA fragmentation testing is required to check for the integrity of the DNA of your… Read More

10 Vital Questions to Ask Before Starting IVF

We asked an experienced fertility doctor about what most patients don’t know before starting their IVF. Our associate, Dr. Harpreet Sidhu shares the 10 questions to ask your fertility specialist before starting your IVF. The decision to undergo IVF is… Read More

10 things you must know before starting IVF

The decision to undergo IVF can be exciting, yet nerve-wracking. It is important to prepare yourself mentally, physically, emotionally, and financially—for the wild ride that IVF can be. While all couples approach and experience their treatment differently, here are 10… Read More

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