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Reasons People Use Donor Eggs

For many people, donor eggs and donor sperm give them to golden opportunity to have a child. Women may need donor eggs to undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF). Men who have certain physical issues might opt to have their partner use donor sperm. Lesbian couples might also choose to use donor sperm to conceive a […]

Facts About In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

Many couples achieve their dream of starting a family through in vitro fertilization (IVF). The earliest IVF cycles were done in the late 1970’s. Eggs are cultured on a plastic dish then fertilized by sperm. Placing the fertilized eggs into the female’s uterus is called embryo transfer. This is helpful for people facing a variety […]

Basics About Ovulation Induction

Ovulation induction is a way to induce ovulation in a women who does not ovulate on a regular basis. If the women does ovulate, superovulation is a way to release multiple eggs at one time. Medications are used to stimulate ovulation and superovulation. Consider some of the basics about ovulation and why ovulation induction is […]

How to Find a Good Fertility Doctor

If you have trouble getting pregnant, you need to reach out for help. Trying to guess what the problem is become frustrating. There are many reasons why you might have fertility problems. There is an equal chance it is the woman, man or both partners who have issues. If you have been trying for a […]

Facing Fertility Problems: 6 Ways to Strengthen Your Relationship

Facing fertility problems is stressful and time-consuming. Couples often get tired of trying to conceive a child and figuring out why it’s not working. After months or years of working to start a family, your relationship can become strained. This is a time when couple need to work together and get closer. Consider these 6 […]