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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.

Illume Fertility Team | Video

By: Monica Moore, MSN, APRN
July 14th, 2024

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

Illume Fertility Team | Fertility Treatment | IVF

By: Sierra Dehmler
May 6th, 2024

Navigating in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment can be daunting. IVF nurses act as a fertility patient's guide throughout their entire journey, providing critical education, emotional support, and clinical care to help patients achieve their ultimate goal: having a baby.

Illume Fertility Team | Lab Procedures | IVF

By: Sierra Dehmler
April 20th, 2023

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is an incredible fertility treatment option that allows 500,000 people globally to become parents each year. But what does the process look like behind the scenes? Illume Fertility embryologist Erin DiPietro shares what a typical day looks like in an embryology lab and answers common questions about her role in the IVF process.

Pregnancy | Fertility | Reproductive Endocrinologist | PCOS | Illume Fertility Team | Health | Wellness | Support | Women's Health | Reproductive Health

By: Lisa Rosenthal
September 1st, 2018

The challenges of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) are very well known to the RMA of Connecticut fertility team. Here’s one attention commanding statistic (supplied by PCOSChallenge): 1 in 10 women will be affected by this multi-faceted metabolic syndrome and it is the number one cause of infertility. PCOS at RMA of Connecticut