Folic Acid Improves Fertility in Women and Men

Folic acid, the synthetic form of folate, has long been lauded as one of the most important supplements for preventing birth defects. This B vitamin, when taken in daily dosages of 400 mcg before conception, can reduce the incidence of neural tube defects like spina...

Foods that can help or hinder IVF

If you are undergoing in-vitro fertilization, it can feel like the IVF journey is completely out of your control. But there are some things you can do to help your doctors help you. Did you know certain foods can improve or hinder your chances of getting pregnant via...
IVF is not the only fertility treatment

IVF is not the only fertility treatment

When couples have trouble getting pregnant, many erroneously assume they’ll have to go straight to In Vitro to have their baby. But IVF is considered an advanced fertility treatment, and many infertility problems can be successfully treated in more basic ways. Get on...
Getting Pregnant After Cancer

Getting Pregnant After Cancer

A study released in July of this year found that female cancer survivors are one third less likely getting pregnant after cancer than women in the general population. Researchers pulled the medical records of 23,201 girls and women in Scotland up to age 39 who had...

How to use an Ovulation Predictor Kit

If you’ve been trying to get pregnant for several months without success, you may want to try using an ovulation predictor kit. This is a great, non-invasive first step to taking control of your fertility. Ovulation predictor kits work by measuring the luteinizing...
The HSG Experience

The HSG Experience

A hysterosalpingogram (HSG) is a common fertility test that helps our fertility specialists determine if there are abnormalities in your Fallopian tubes or uterus. It is a special kind of live action x-ray known as fluoroscopy. HSG can help diagnose: ● blocked...