We live in a culture that tells us to be nice, say yes, and think about others above ourselves. This theme exponentially intensifies during the holiday season. While based on well-meaning principles, they principles aren’t always in our best interest. Sometimes thinking about yourself before others is essential to taking care of yourself, maintaining energetic balance, … [Read more...] about It’s OK to Say ‘No’ This Holiday Season
The trigger shot is one of the most exciting shots in the injectable fertility medication lineup because it’s administered when you’re egg follicles are adequately matured. Trigger shots are used in several different scenarios, depending on your family building plans, reproductive history, or fertility treatment needs. Whether you’re just embarking on the fertility … [Read more...] about Trigger Shots 101
Fertility Solutions doctors have been recognized as exceptional women in medicine! This award is based on peer nominations with the acknowledgement of outstanding accomplishments and dedication to the field of medicine. "Castle Connolly's Exceptional Women in Medicine 2022 is a special recognition based on the outstanding accomplishments and dedication to the field of … [Read more...] about Exceptional Women in Medicine
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month is set aside each October to commemorate pregnancy loss, infant mortality, miscarriage, and newborn death, including stillbirths and infants who died of SIDS. By holding a national month of remembrance, we recognize the grief that so many couples and individuals have experienced, including those who struggle with their grief in … [Read more...] about Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month
Has your OB/GYN or fertility specialist mentioned Clomid as a potential fertility treatment option? If so, we’re not surprised. Clomid (Clomiphene Citrate) is one of the fertility treatment market's safest, most trusted, and longest-used female fertility treatment medications. 5 Reassuring Truths About Clomid Here are five facts worth knowing as you decide whether or … [Read more...] about 5 Facts to Know About Clomid
Fertility clinics often advertise “personalized fertility treatments,” but what does that really mean? Today, Fertility Solutions wants to outline what personally selected IVF protocols mean for us and how they improve our patients’ fertility success rates. Your Personalized IVF Protocol Relies on Accurate Infertility Testing The first step in any fertility treatment … [Read more...] about How We Choose Your IVF Protocol
At what age should I start to be concerned about fertility? A woman should certainly begin to have concerns and plan for her fertility no later than her 30’s, but fertility awareness should begin earlier. This is not to say that women necessarily need to take action in their 20’s to preserve their fertility, however egg freezing may be on option. Fertility awareness … [Read more...] about When Should I Start to Be Concerned about Fertility?
You have arrived! You’re past the days of injectable fertility medications and egg retrieval. Now, it’s time to plan for the long-awaited embryo transfer day. The good news is that embryo transfer is easy-breezy. That said, the excitement can be somewhat mixed with anxiety because embryo transfer day is also the beginning of the infamous two-week wait (TWW). Embryo … [Read more...] about What to Expect on Embryo Transfer Day
Did you know that adults who serve in the military have a higher risk of fertility challenges or receiving an infertility diagnosis? Last year (2021), the Congressional Research Service published a report about infertility in the military, and the findings were both daunting and inspiring. While it’s true that active military and veterans have higher infertility rates, … [Read more...] about Fertility Coverage for Our Military
Often young patients undergoing their first IVF cycle say, "Well, we'd actually like to have two embryos transferred." OR “We think it would be nice to have twins.” The number of embryos that will be transferred is an important topic to discuss with your fertility doctor! Our #1 Priority Our goal is to help women achieve a healthy pregnancy and live birth, and a huge … [Read more...] about How Many Embryos to Transfer?