Egg freezing has become an increasingly popular choice in fertility care in recent years. In fact, more women than ever became anxious about their biological clocks during the COVID-19 pandemic, with many clinics reporting a surge in interest.
It’s true that if you want to have children but you’re not ready for whatever reason, freezing your eggs could help increase your chances of getting pregnant in the future. However, that’s not the only reason a woman might choose to freeze her eggs.
Most women know that hormones can cause a roller coaster of symptoms each month, from bloating to cramps to mood swings. While hormone levels do change as a result of your period or pregnancy, more serious abnormalities can be a sign of underlying health issues. One of the most common hormone-related conditions is PCOS, and […]
Fertility and Endocrine Associates is delighted to share that Lauren Slone, APRN, WHNP/FNP has joined our practice as Nurse Practitioner. She will work alongside fertility specialists Miriam Krause, M.D., and Tiffany Justice, M.D., to provide world-class infertility care, helping patients across the region to conceive their family dreams. Lauren’s outstanding qualifications make her an ideal […]
If you’ve been trying to get pregnant for a while without any results, it might be time to see a fertility specialist. Whether you have been referred by your OB/GYN or are seeking care on your own, we know that taking the first step takes a lot of courage. When new patients call us for […]
Most of us know the basics of a healthy lifestyle — eats lots of fruits and vegetables, stay away from caffeine and sugar, don’t smoke, exercise regularly, etc. Taking good care of our bodies not only enhances our overall wellness, healthy choices like these can also boost fertility. But what about choices we don’t even […]
Did you know that one in eight American couples will struggle with infertility when they try to have a baby? Infertility is a medical condition — not a lifestyle choice — and you are not alone. Many couples who struggle with fertility go on to have a healthy pregnancy with the right treatment.
For women under age 35, infertility is defined as one year of regular, unprotected sex without conception. For women over age 35, it’s six months of trying with no success.
To address infertility, we must first find out the causes. Common fertility tests include analyzing samples in the lab, performing imaging tests such as ultrasounds, and certain minimally invasive procedures like laparoscopy.
We understand that the reports you might see on the news every day about COVID-19 can feel overwhelming and sometimes confusing, especially as new variants emerge. While symptoms of the virus and safety guidelines have changed slightly over the past few months, one thing has not changed: experts agree that everyone should get vaccinated, including […]
In vitro fertilization is probably the most well-known method to treat infertility. It certainly gets the most headlines. But the truth is, most couples don’t need IVF. Up to 90 percent of fertility issues can be corrected with medication or minor surgery. IVF is defined as any fertility treatment where both an egg and sperm […]
The holidays can be a tough time for couples who are struggling to have a baby. It might seem like you’re surrounded by happy families and wide-eyed kids everywhere you turn. We want you to know it’s OK to not feel OK. You are not alone. In fact, 1 in 8 couples will experience infertility. […]
We all understand the basics of conceiving a child: the sperm fertilizes the egg, which results in an embryo. That embryo then develops into a baby. But do you know when a woman is the most fertile? Today, we’re going to talk about the menstrual cycle and ovulation, and when you have the best chances […]