Sometimes, there is no discernible medical reason why a couple or individual is unable to conceive. This is known as unexplained infertility, which essentially serves as a catchall diagnosis for infertility issues that cannot be traced to any apparent hormonal or reproductive malfunction. As results from a seemingly endless stream of medical tests come back without … [Read more...] about What Happens after Infertility Is Considered ‘Unexplained’?
A new year, a new decade, and new opportunities to take advantage of modern family building await in 2020. If you’ve been putting off a fertility consultation or had previously delayed treatment, but are interested in starting again, the new year is an ideal time to contact a fertility specialist. For those who are ready to make that call, there are three … [Read more...] about Three Fertility Goals for the New Year
If you’re considering working with an egg donor to help grow your family, you likely have some questions and concerns about the process and what to expect. In particular, you may be wondering how an egg donor pregnancy differs from traditional pregnancies. Below are two key points to keep in mind. Medical AspectsWhen using an egg donor, the medical aspects of … [Read more...] about Is an Egg Donor Pregnancy Different?
In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a laboratory procedure during which eggs are fertilized outside of the womb by sperm. From 1987 to 2015, one million babies were born in the U.S. from IVF or other assisted reproductive technologies (ART). There are many reasons why IVF has risen in popularity as a go-to fertility care service, some of which include declining … [Read more...] about How IVF Became a Leading Fertility Service
Although access to fertility information, family-building support, and third-party reproductive services has improved greatly over the years, there are still a lot of misconceptions surrounding fertility in general. To help you better understand the various factors that affect your chances of conceiving, we’ve outlined three common fertility myths that can hurt … [Read more...] about Three Fertility Myths That Can Hurt Modern Family Building
It’s generally understood that by age 35, women who are hoping to grow their families may need to see a specialist if they’re having trouble conceiving. Younger women, however, typically don’t think about fertility testing until they’re trying to get pregnant, unless they have a family history of early menopause or have had cancer treatment at a young age. However, … [Read more...] about Are Infertility Symptoms Real?
For many young women, family planning is a future concern – perhaps they have not yet found the right partner or they have career or travel goals that take priority over trying for a pregnancy at this time. A woman’s motivation for family planning should be respected. Women face tremendous pressure to settle down, regardless of whether they are actually ready to do so. … [Read more...] about Do Young Women Need Fertility Testing?
It’s almost time for the third annual Fertility Solutions’ Halloween Party! We hope you’ll join us to celebrate our ninth year of helping building families in New England with fertility treatment and third-party reproduction. Our annual Halloween parties are always tremendous fun for families, including for kids of all ages. We have an exciting costume contest, face … [Read more...] about RSVP to Our Annual Halloween Costume Party
We are very fortunate to have had a number of patients take the time to write to us or complete our annual patient satisfaction survey in the nine years that Fertility Solutions has served growing families in New England. Each and every one of these testimonials help form a picture of the priorities of our fertility clinic: patient care and compassion through a … [Read more...] about Some of Our Favorite Patient Testimonials
One of the reasons it can be so beneficial to those undergoing fertility care to learn about celebrities who have had the same experience is to know that firstly, infertility can impact anyone. Infertility diagnoses cross every demographic, and though we often (mistakenly) view the famous and wealthy as those who are above the difficulties of an average person, … [Read more...] about Celebrities Who Have Shared Their Fertility Journeys