Recent advances in fertility treatment have given women more flexibility and options to plan for motherhood through such popular technology as oocyte cryopreservation (egg freezing) and embryo cryopreservation (embryo freezing).
Finding the right doctor for evaluation and care for recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) can be quite the process. I am often not the first doctor patients have seen for a consult about miscarriages, and they often tell me stories of frustration, feeling ignored, and leaving visits with providers with more questions than answers.
Although the process of IVF may seem quite complicated and involved, advances in reproductive technology have allowed the process to become not only more efficient, but more successful. IVF is a valid option for many women who are having trouble conceiving on their own for any number of reasons.
It’s normal for a woman to be curious about her ovarian health and wonder if she will have difficulty getting pregnant in the near or distant future. While it isn’t an easy question to answer, there are several tests that can help patients and doctors predict whether a woman has a biological clock that is ticking slower or faster than expected.
When most people think about infertility, they usually imagine a childless couple anxiously trying to conceive their first baby. In reality, fertility problems can affect anyone at any time.