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At Illume Fertility, we believe that knowledge is power and knowing what lies ahead can make your journey less stressful. Explore the resources below to learn about all things fertility!


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Will IVF Be Impacted Post-Roe v. Wade? A Fertility Doctor Explains

A fertility doctor discusses how the overturning of Roe v. Wade may impact fertility treatment like IVF and answers questions from real fertility...

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Your Guide to Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT): Cost, FAQs & More

What is preimplantation genetic testing (PGT) and is it worth the cost? A genetic counselor explores how it works, its benefits, and who should...

12 min read

Worth the Wait: Alyson & Scott's IVF Journey

After a shocking genetic discovery, one couple turns to IVF to help them conceive their miracle baby. This is the story of their fertility journey.

9 min read

Navigating Father’s Day: 6 Ways to Support Your Partner While TTC

Father's Day can be tough when you're trying to conceive or experiencing infertility. Learn ways to support your partner on this difficult holiday.

8 min read

Nest Egg Foundation Offers $10,000 IVF Grants to Local Families

IVF can be expensive, making this essential family-building treatment inaccessible for many families. The Nest Egg Foundation offers IVF grants to...

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What Are My Chances of Success with Fertility Treatment?

A fertility doctor breaks down the odds of success with IUI and IVF using data to help you set realistic expectations for your family-building...

10 min read

Reproductive Endocrinologist vs. Fertility Specialist: What's the Difference?

Should you see a reproductive endocrinologist or a fertility specialist? We break down the differences between the two to help you make the best...

7 min read

Reimagining Family: Our Donor Conception Story

An Illume Fertility patient shares the long road to welcoming her first baby with the help of an egg donor and the emotional impact of choosing donor...

10 min read

Helping LGBTQ+ Families Grow | Meet Our Gay Parents To Be Program

Get to know Illume Fertility's Gay Parents To Be Program, including why it was created, what it offers LGBTQ+ patients, and its personal connection...

8 min read

Trying to Conceive? Follow This 90-Day Preconception Checklist

Whether you’re just considering or already actively trying to conceive, take these steps to prepare for the healthiest pregnancy and baby possible.

11 min read

What is the Difference Between Primary and Secondary Infertility?

Do labels matter when it comes to infertility? Learn more about the similarities and differences between primary infertility and secondary...

10 min read

IVF Attrition Rate: Why Don’t All Eggs Create Embryos? [VIDEO]

Is losing eggs and embryos during in-vitro fertilization (IVF) normal? A fertility doctor explains attrition rates and what to expect during the...

11 min read