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

SART | Fertility Treatment | IVF | IUI

By: Ilana Ressler, MD, FACOG
February 27th, 2024

Over 10 million babies have been born with the help of IVF treatment since 1978, making it the most effective form of assisted reproductive technology (ART). But with so many unique factors that can affect your outcome, you may wonder, "What are my personal chances of success as a fertility patient?"

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).

Unexplained Infertility | IVF | IUI | Patient Stories

By: Sierra Dehmler
November 8th, 2023

Trying to conceive is filled with unknowns, especially for couples who continue to see a negative pregnancy test month after month. For Juliana and Ryan, the journey to parenthood was a years-long struggle through unexplained infertility and unsuccessful treatment cycles.

PCOS | IUI | Patient Stories

By: Sierra Dehmler
October 4th, 2023

After receiving an unexpected diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome, a fertility patient shares her journey to conceiving a baby with the help of IUI. After receiving an unexpected diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), Natalie shares her experience conceiving a baby with the help of IUI, what's next for her family, and everything she and her husband learned along the way.

Male Infertility | PCOS | IVF | IUI

By: Sierra Dehmler
September 15th, 2023

i When hopeful parents Kristen and Jeff began trying to conceive, they never expected the journey would involve a team of doctors and fertility treatment. This is their story.

PCOS | IUI | Patient Stories | Pregnancy & Infant Loss

By: Sierra Dehmler
September 7th, 2023

After years of trying to conceive, pregnancy loss, and uncertainty, a fertility warrior shares the incredible story of how her rainbow baby came to be and what she learned along the way.

PCOS | IUI | Patient Stories

By: Sierra Dehmler
May 18th, 2023

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes a baby...right? Well, not always! Most people expect that when they're ready to have their first child, they will be able to conceive relatively easily. But what happens when a diagnosis like PCOS complicates the journey?

PCOS | Infertility Awareness | IUI | Advocacy

By: Sierra Dehmler
April 24th, 2023

For those who struggle to grow their families, it's hard to imagine ever being able to conceive without the help of fertility treatment. But for some, a spontaneous, surprise pregnancy comes after infertility. Mayra shares her journey through infertility and what happened next.