Are you exploring the possibility of fertility treatment and wondering what all your options are? In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) may be the most well-known treatment method, but it's important to remember that you don’t have to jump straight to IVF. Depending on your situation and the recommendation from your Reproductive Endocrinologist, you may want to consider other, less-invasive treatment options that show promising results. One of those methods is Intrauterine Insemination (IUI). Let's talk about what IUI is, how it works, and how (and who) it can help. Skip to a section: What is Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)? Why is IUI helpful for some patients? How does IUI increase your chances of conceiving? Are there different types of IUIs? IUI Procedure Step-by-Step What does an IUI feel like? IUI Success Rates Is IUI right for me? More Fertility Treatment Resources
An appointment at the doctor generates anxiety for many people. Whether it’s getting your blood drawn, having to undergo a painful but necessary procedure or test, or the fear of receiving bad news, going to the doctor’s office doesn’t feel like a walk in the park for most folks.
If you have PCOS, you've probably heard this advice before: nutrition and physical activity are great ways to manage your symptoms! But what if you're just not sure where to start?
November is National Diabetes Month, and we want to focus on Type 2 Diabetes as it is almost always preventable (or it’s onset can be delayed) by utilizing certain lifestyle strategies. Diabetes is not a foreign term when it comes to infertility, but not everyone knows why it happens, how it affects your body, and what you can do about it.
When it comes to conception, there has been a theory shift that might surprise you: losing a ton of weight in a short period of time may NOT be the key to solving your infertility. An emerging body of research shows that achieving an overall healthy lifestyle may be better than just losing the weight, particularly if the method of losing weight is not healthy or sustainable, such as a crash diet. First, though, it’s important to define what a “healthy lifestyle” means for you.