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Fertility Preservation | Egg Freezing | Reproductive Health

By: Alexandra Fontaine
August 2nd, 2022

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

By: Cynthia Murdock, MD
July 1st, 2022

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

By: Dr. Shaun Williams
June 3rd, 2021

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

By: Maryann Lonergan
March 15th, 2021

Did you know that more than 200,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with endometriosis each year?

Support | Fertility Treatment | TTC | Reproductive Health | Affording Treatment

By: Illume Fertility Care Team
November 29th, 2018

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.