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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.

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.

Unexplained Infertility | Donor Conception | IVF | Egg Donor | Patient Stories

By: Sierra Dehmler
August 11th, 2023

Considering egg donation as a method of building your family? Wondering how the process actually works? In this story, Rebecca shares why she and her husband chose to pursue egg donor IVF, the challenges they encountered, and how it led them to parenthood.

Unexplained Infertility | Fertility Treatment | Fertility Testing

By: Spencer Richlin, MD
April 17th, 2023

We all want answers, and being told you have "unexplained infertility" can feel defeating. The good news? According to a study from the National Institutes of Health, 92% of couples with unexplained infertility who had fertility treatment ultimately had a child. So while this diagnosis may be frustrating, the odds are still in your favor that you'll become a parent!

Unexplained Infertility | Twins | IVF | Patient Stories

By: Sierra Dehmler
August 18th, 2021

Some people dream of having twins. Some even enter into the fertility treatment process hoping for twins. But no matter what, finding out that you're pregnant with multiples is a shock! In this special Illume Fertility family story, Stephanie shares her journey through unexplained infertility, a high-risk pregnancy, and creating her family of four.