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Fertility Blog by Illume Fertility

Everything you need to know about reproductive health, fertility testing, fertility treatment (like IUI and IVF) and how to navigate fertility challenges.

Fertility Treatment | Fertility Testing

By: Marianne Rivera, Medical Assistant
February 2nd, 2024

When you are trying to conceive with the help of a fertility specialist, your doctor needs to closely track your body's response to any medications. Regular check-ins, often referred to as "morning monitoring" appointments, help track your progress.

Fertility Treatment | Advocacy | Choosing a Clinic

By: Spencer Richlin, MD
January 8th, 2024

How do I choose the best fertility clinic for me? Which factors should I pay attention to as I evaluate my options? Here are the most important aspects of a fertility practice and how they relate to your journey to parenthood.

Fertility Treatment | Fertility Testing

By: Dr. Laura Meyer
January 3rd, 2024

If you’ve spent the past year trying to conceive without success, the prospect of a brand new year may bring renewed hope and determination. It might also bring up a whirlwind of emotions after navigating another holiday season without a baby in your arms. No matter which end of the spectrum you’re on right now, here are some simple steps you can take to maximize your chances of success with fertility treatment in 2024.

Wellness | Support | Fertility Treatment

By: Sierra Dehmler
December 31st, 2023

After you come to terms with the fact that the path to parenthood is going to be more complex, you’re faced with another challenge – absorbing lots of new information and working with a team of people to help make your dream come true. Learn how Illume's unique approach to patient care helps you achieve your goals with layered support.

HSG | Fertility Treatment | Fertility Testing

By: Chloe Nunez, Medical Assistant
December 17th, 2023

For those struggling to conceive, fertility testing is an essential first step of the process. A hysterosalpingogram (HSG) is one of the diagnostic procedures that helps evaluate the uterus and fallopian tubes for any abnormalities that might impede conception.

Fertility Treatment | IUI

By: Monica Moore, MSN, APRN
December 11th, 2023

In vitro fertilization (IVF) may be the most well-known treatment method, but depending on your situation and your reproductive endocrinologist's recommendations, you may want to consider other fertility treatment options like intrauterine insemination (IUI).

Support | Fertility Treatment | IVF

By: Sierra Dehmler
December 5th, 2023

While IVF an amazing process that results in the birth of thousands of long-awaited babies each year, it's also physically and emotionally taxing. These practical, comforting gift ideas from a former fertility patient will help make the experience just a little easier.

Ovulation | Fertility Treatment | IVF | Egg Retrieval

By: Monica Moore, MSN, APRN
November 27th, 2023

If IVF was a movie, the medications would be the villainous sidekicks. Not the menacing bad guy, but all the annoying, unwanted plot points along the way. Even when you know they're essential to the journey, you still wish you could skip to the end without encountering them.