Reciprocal IVF is one of the multiple options available to same-sex, female couples - as well as transgender men- who want to have a child. Unlike gay men or transgender women, who require a gestational carrier to support their family building dreams, women in same-sex relationships - including transgender men who have functional ovaries and/or a uterus - have multiple ART … [Read more...] about Reciprocal IVF: The Basics
The famous IVF “two week wait” (TWW) is agonizing. The minutes and hours slowly tick by, and it is hard to know what to do with yourself as you bide your time until your official fertility clinic pregnancy test. 7 (Mostly) Free Things to Do in Boston During Your TWW Fortunately, Boston is full of things to do, making it one of the best places to spend a couple of … [Read more...] about The Two Week Wait: Boston’s Survival Guide
Most women understand they are born with all of the eggs they’ll ever have. It’s a finite number. However, that number varies from woman to woman. Some women have more ample egg stores than others and, assuming they’re healthy and with no underlying infertility factors, these women are more likely to get pregnant, even into their mid- to later 30s. That said, women may … [Read more...] about What Your AMH Can Tell Us
If you’re considering in vitro fertilization (IVF) to build your family, you probably have a lot of questions. To help you navigate this journey with as little confusion and stress as possible, we address five common questions below. 1. How does IVF work?If you choose to undergo IVF treatment, you’ll begin by taking medications to stimulate egg production. Eggs are … [Read more...] about Five Questions About IVF Treatment Answered
By Michael Lee, MS, TS, ELD Many patients find it inconvenient to delay a cycle due to the IVF lab closing in December, and we wanted to offer an explanation for why this process is needed. IVF laboratory instrumentsThe IVF lab consists of numerous highly sophisticated instruments. These include 11 very critical benchtop incubators, warmers, heated … [Read more...] about Why Does the IVF Lab “shut down” for a Week in December?
Starting an IVF cycle can feel overwhelming. Fortunately, as a patient of Fertility Solutions, you will experience the supportive, compassionate care all fertility patients deserve. Our practice is dedicated to ensuring that patients never feel like a number, and we want you to know at all times that your family-building goals are our priority. IVF is … [Read more...] about Five Ways to Make Your IVF Cycle a Little Easier
To help demonstrate our sincere gratitude for the sacrifices shown by the men and women of the U.S. military, Fertility Solutions is proud to offer a special 10% discount on our already low-priced IVF Military Advantage Plan. In order to honor our commitment to clear, transparent fertility treatment pricing, we've provided all of the details for this special … [Read more...] about Are You a Member of the U.S. Military? Fertility Solutions Honors Your Service with a Special IVF Discount
Single parent IVF refers to when a single woman undergoes in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment with the aid of a sperm donor. Typically, when a single woman wishes to build her family with a sperm donor, she will first use intrauterine (artificial) insemination (IUI) to deposit the donated sperm directly into her uterus during ovulation. In cases where IUI has been … [Read more...] about What Is IVF like When You’re Single?
Fertility Solutions is proud to offer patients a full spectrum of infertility care, ranging from diagnostic testing through many treatment options customized to each patient’s particular needs. Comprehensive fertility care doesn’t begin and end with in vitro fertilization (IVF) for everyone. In fact, there are many different treatments designed to help meet the … [Read more...] about What Else Can Fertility Clinics Do Outside of IVF?
In vitro fertilization (IVF) is one of the most common infertility treatments. It is typically recommended in cases where the female patient has an inherited genetic disease, experiences recurrent miscarriages, has damaged or blocked fallopian tubes, or endometriosis-related infertility. It is also used in cases where the male patient has low sperm count or motility. We … [Read more...] about Three Factors That May Disqualify You from IVF Treatment