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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.

Mental Health | Pregnancy & Infant Loss | Video

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

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

Wellness | Fertility Treatment | Mental Health

By: Sierra Dehmler
June 25th, 2024

A fertility clinic's success rates, location, and treatment options are all critical considerations, but one aspect many overlook is support services. Here's what you should know about how holistic care can improve your fertility journey and even increase your chances of success.

Infertility Awareness | Men's Health | Mental Health

By: Sierra Dehmler
May 31st, 2024

While the physical burden of fertility treatment typically rests on the female partner in a relationship, men are primarily expected to provide support to them throughout the process. But fertility struggles affect men in different ways - and their experience matters too.

Infertility Awareness | Mental Health

By: Monica Moore, MSN, APRN
May 10th, 2024

No matter where you are on your family-building journey, holidays like Mother's Day can sting. If you're still in the trenches of trying to conceive, navigating fertility treatment or coping with losses, this day is even harder. Here are some words of comfort from a veteran fertility nurse.

Fertility Treatment | TTC | Mental Health

By: Melissa Kelleher, LCSW
April 3rd, 2024

We all experience stress. But when you're dealing with the emotional roller coaster of infertility on top of normal life stressors, it can often feel downright overwhelming.

Wellness | Support | Mental Health

By: Lisa Rosenthal
March 26th, 2024

Whether you choose to expand your family through fertility treatment, surrogacy, adoption, or fostering, each path to parenthood requires an extraordinary amount of patience and adaptability. Here's how to take back some control throughout the process.

Wellness | Fertility Treatment | Mental Health

By: Sierra Dehmler
February 19th, 2024

Finding ways to stay connected with loved ones while navigating the stress of fertility treatment can be incredibly difficult - but here's why making the effort is so important.

Infertility | Mental Health

By: Shaun Williams, MD, FACOG
November 29th, 2023

The holidays are meant to be a time of celebration, but when you're struggling to grow your family, finding joy and maintaining your mental health during this season can be especially difficult.