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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.

Insulin Resistance | PCOS | Diabetes | Health | Video

By: Monica Moore, MSN, APRN
July 17th, 2024

Some Ask Monica episodes may contain references to our previous name, RMA of CT. Learn more here.

Insulin Resistance | PCOS | Health | Exercise | Video

By: Monica Moore, MSN, APRN
July 17th, 2024

Some Ask Monica episodes may contain references to our previous name, RMA of CT. Learn more here.

Health | Video

By: Monica Moore, MSN, APRN
July 12th, 2024

Ask Monica is a Q&A video series hosted by Nurse Practitioner Monica Moore.

PCOS | Health | Nutrition

By: Monica Moore, MSN, APRN
July 12th, 2024

While the majority of people with PCOS have excess weight, it is possible to have the condition and still have a BMI within normal range. This is known as "lean PCOS," and it can make it even harder to get a proper diagnosis. Let's explore why.

PCOS | Health | Fertility Testing | Video

By: Monica Moore, MSN, APRN
July 12th, 2024

Ask Monica is a Q&A video series hosted by Nurse Practitioner Monica Moore.

Health | Nutrition

By: Jill Hickey, RDN
September 14th, 2023

During the college years, it's easy to fall into bad habits, like skipping breakfast when you're late to class and surviving on convenience foods with little nutritive value. But it doesn't have to be that way! Following our PCOS meal plan will help keep you on track and feeling good.

Health | Community

By: Lisa Rosenthal
October 25th, 2022

With flu season ahead and COVID-19 still making the rounds, it's more important than ever to safeguard your health. But when you're trying to conceive or pregnant, it's only natural to have additional concerns about vaccine safety. Read on to get your questions answered and stay safe this fall and winter!

Health | Preconception | Nutrition | Video

By: Monica Moore, MSN, APRN
September 9th, 2022

Ask Monica is a Q&A video series hosted by Nurse Practitioner Monica Moore. Doctor's appointments often generate anxiety. Whether it’s getting your blood drawn, having to undergo a painful procedure or test, or the fear of receiving bad news about your health, going to the doctor’s office doesn’t feel like a walk in the park for most people.