HSG – How diagnostics can sometimes treat infertility

A hysterosalpingogram (HSG) is a common tool used to diagnose female infertility. During an HSG test, an iodine-based dye is introduced through the cervix, and x-rays are used to track the movement of the dye through the uterus and fallopian tubes. By viewing the flow...

Don’t Let Infertility Struggles Define You Infertility may be the most painful thing you experience in this life. Not only is it heart-wrenching, but it can last a long time, double-digit months or even years. Infertility is a ruthless foe. And when you are in battle...

HSG – How diagnostics can sometimes treat infertility

A hysterosalpingogram (HSG) is a common tool used to diagnose female infertility. During an HSG test, an iodine-based dye is introduced through the cervix, and x-rays are used to track the movement of the dye through the uterus and fallopian tubes. By viewing the flow...

How Many Follicles Do I Need for IVF?

If you’re learning about ovarian reserve and how it relates to treatment for infertility, you may have read that a diminished ovarian reserve may make you a “poor” candidate for IVF. You may also be wondering just how many egg-producing follicles you need to be...

What to Bring to Your Fertility Consultation

So you have your appointment scheduled with a fertility specialist. This is an exciting time! You are on the road to getting answers and creating a plan for your fertility future. Here are some things you can do personally to make sure the first few steps of that...

Over 40 and want to get pregnant?

Are you over 40 and want to get pregnant? You are not alone, but you are definitely in the minority. The CDC reports that in 2015, 11 births per 1000 were to women between the ages of 40 and 44 (up 4% from the previous year and the highest rate since 1966). The rate...