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.
Infertility | Sex | Reproductive Health
It may not be the sexiest topic, but talking about sexual health is an important part of understanding fertility. By learning about the link between sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and infertility, you can better protect yourself and reduce your risk of STI-related fertility issues. So let's talk about it!
PCOS | Reproductive Health | Choosing a Clinic
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (commonly known as PCOS) can be a life-altering diagnosis with symptoms that are difficult to manage - especially without proper guidance. For the up to 15% of women who struggle with the condition, finding the right support and care can spell the difference between surviving and thriving with PCOS.
PCOS | Fertility Preservation | Egg Freezing | Reproductive Health | Patient Stories
What happens when you're concerned about the dreaded "biological clock" but not ready to have children yet? Alex, a 27-year old medical student pursuing big career goals, shares how and why she made the decision to undergo an egg freezing cycle while she was still in her twenties, and the financial and physical challenges she faced along the way. Keep reading to hear Alex's story, in her own words.
News | Fertility Treatment | IVF | Reproductive Health | Advocacy
In the aftermath of the United States' Supreme Court ruling on June 24, 2022, many questions have been raised about reproductive rights and the impact of this decision on fertility treatment. As a fertility doctor, I echo my patients' concerns and want to offer some clarity. Let's talk about what we do (and don't) know regarding the overturning of Roe v. Wade and its implications for fertility and family-building care like IVF.
Male Infertility | men's health | Reproductive Health | Fertility Testing
June is Men’s Health Month, and according to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, male factor infertility issues account for 40% of all infertility problems. For those looking to conceive, the information may seem overwhelming, but it's often the most simple lifestyle changes that can improve sperm counts. With that in mind, and in the spirit of Men's Health Month, here are the top seven lifestyle tips for men that can help improve their overall well-being, including their fertility potential.
Endometriosis | Women's Health | Reproductive Health
Did you know that more than 200,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with endometriosis each year?
Infertility | Wellness | Support | Fertility Treatment | TTC | Reproductive Health
Meet a fertility superhero. Aprill Lane.
Support | Fertility Treatment | TTC | Reproductive Health | Affording Treatment
You may be running out of time. Not about fertility treatment and conceiving, but about changing or amending your medical insurance coverage. Think of Open Enrollment as the days ticking down until on December 15, it’s a done deal.