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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.

Lab Procedures | IVF

By: Sierra Dehmler
July 19th, 2023

The world of embryology is both fascinating and mindblowing, leaving many fertility patients wondering how it all happens. The life-changing work that embryologists do each day make amazing things like IVF possible - and now, they're answering your top embryology questions!

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.

Lab Procedures | IVF

By: Sierra Dehmler
December 10th, 2021

Every day of every year, fertility clinic laboratories are monitoring, observing and essentially “babysitting” patients' embryos, sperm and eggs. Their security systems are always active to keep these precious materials safe and protocols are strictly followed with every movement.