5 Myths About IVF

There are some misconceptions about fertility treatments. These myths stem from a variety of things, including lack of information, sci-fi movies and theories, and strange sounding terms like “test-tube babies.” In actuality, the medical science behind helping a woman and man overcome problems of infertility is very sound and respected. Furthermore, it is effective. Here [...]

By |2017-01-05T21:29:12+00:00January 14th, 2016|Categories: In Vitro Fertilization|Tags: , |Comments Off on 5 Myths About IVF

Deciding About Remaining Embryos

When going through IVF (in vitro fertilization), the last thing on your mind is what to do if you have embryos left over. But at the end of the process, when you’ve finally conceived, you might have a few frozen (cryopreserved) embryos. Here is what to do with them. 1. Keep Them If you think [...]

By |2016-12-22T16:59:17+00:00November 10th, 2015|Categories: In Vitro Fertilization|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Deciding About Remaining Embryos

Older women with unexplained infertility should consider IVF over insemination

A new study soon to be published in the journal Fertility and Sterility presents strong evidence that women aged 38-42 with unexplained infertility have higher live birth rates from IVF compared to insemination (IUI). In the article by Goldman et al, “A randomized clinical trial to determine optimal infertility treatment in older couples: the Forty [...]

By |2017-01-05T21:30:19+00:00November 9th, 2015|Categories: Fertility Treatments, In Vitro Fertilization|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Older women with unexplained infertility should consider IVF over insemination

Single Embryo Transfer May Help Solve Multiple Birth Problem

In a new study commissioned by The March of Dimes Foundation, researchers from The Hastings Center and Yale Fertility recently explored the reasons why patients and doctors choose infertility treatments that too often result multiple births, and suggested ways infertility medicine could improve in this regard. In vitro fertilization (IVF) and controlled ovarian stimulation (COS) [...]

By |2015-11-09T23:21:35+00:00November 9th, 2015|Categories: Fertility Treatments, In Vitro Fertilization, Infertility Research|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Single Embryo Transfer May Help Solve Multiple Birth Problem