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    What is endometriosis? Endometriosis and IVF

    Endometriosis is a condition where cells that normally line the uterus begin to grow on the outer surface of the uterus and can invade the ovary, causing blood-filled cysts called endometriomas. ... read more

    Fertility Injections and IUI: RIP?

    Fertility drugs have been routinely used for ovulation induction for many years now. Many women do not ovulate or ovulate infrequently. In these women, fertility drugs are used to make them ovulate ... read more

    Sperm Morphology: FAQ on Sperm Size and Shape

    One of the important criteria that are assessed during a semen analysis is sperm morphology (the others are count, motility and volume). Sperm morphology is the term used to describe the appearance ... read more

    Legal issues about gestational surrogacy in patient-friendly Illinois

    If you want to use a surrogate, we can help you with the entire process-- and thanks to our location in Chicago, we are also able to offer a favorable legal environment as well as a supportive ... read more

    Progesterone deficiency: diagnosis, treatment, and role in infertility

    Maintenance of early pregnancy requires progesterone. Progesterone is a hormone produced by the ovary (corpus luteum) in the second half of the menstrual cycle (after ovulation, also called luteal ... read more

    Evaluating sperm by performing a semen analysis

    People often assume a woman is infertile if she and her partner cannot conceive; however, this is not always the case. Males play a big role in fertility, accounting for at least 35% of infertility ... read more

    IVF with PGD Success Rates in the U.S.

    Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) is a procedure used to screen embryos or eggs for genetic or chromosomal abnormalities during a cycle of in vitro fertilization (IVF). There have been several ... read more

    Empty Follicle Syndrome: Proper Medical Response

    A vaginal egg collection is a very routine part of the IVF process. The procedure is over in about 20 minutes, and experienced doctors will usually get one egg from each mature follicle. read more

    New guidelines for hypothyroidism and infertility treatment

    When a woman has hypothyroidism and infertility, her fertility specialist has to weigh a number of factors in determining treatment. That decision depends partly on the type of hypothyroidism she ... read more

    Ten Facts About IVF and Tubal Pregnancy

    Tubal pregnancy is possible regardless of how you get pregnant. But there are some unique aspects to tubal pregnancy that pertain to cases in which IVF is used. Here are ten interesting facts about ... read more

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