Although this scientific technology is exciting and, at first glance, seems a way to prevent inherited or genetic disorders, there are many potential problems associated. Where would the line be drawn between replacing genetic material to prevent a birth defect and replacing genetic material to assure a brown-eyed baby, rather than a blue? How about […]
When new patients call our office after months or years of trying to get pregnant or having miscarriages, their primary concerns are: first and foremost, what can we do to have a child and, understandably also important, can we afford the treatment? There are many options available today for women and their spouses or partners […]
It depends… Some insurance plans include coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of infertility , but not all do. Some plans cover diagnostic treatment up to the diagnosis of infertility, some offer coverage for fertility treatment but limit it to intrauterine insemination (IUI), and some offer coverage for all fertility treatment (diagnostic testing, IUI, ovulation […]
What the heck does “Morphology” mean on a Semen Analysis and why should I care? Early in the evaluation of a couple undergoing a fertility evaluation, the male partner will usually have a semen analysis. Most men dread this, but it is important. It is the best “snapshot” your healthcare team has to predict a […]
In this article we review some common stresses and worries that are often associated with IVF. We offer you tips and suggestions to help you handle IVF stress, regaining a sense of control during IVF treatment.