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Infertility statistics to show you are not alone

The emotions endured while struggling with infertility can be so difficult – sadness, anger, confusion, frustration, impatience, hopelessness, and the list goes on. Fertility Institute of San Diego works daily with women and couples going through these struggles. Our staff does their best to provide comfort, compassion, understanding and hope. It’s important and reassuring to know that while you are facing difficult times,

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Foods that can improve fertility

We are sure you have heard the saying, “You are what you eat”. If you are a woman in the process of trying to conceive, it is recommended that you pay special attention to your diet. According to the National Survey of Family Growth, infertility affects over 7.4 million women (11.9%) in the United States.

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Genetic Testing 411

There is so much to think about when you are in the process of trying to conceive. A sensitive but important topic to discuss with your partner and doctor is genetic testing.

What is genetic testing?

Genetic testing is a blood test parents can have done to look for abnormal genes that can lead to certain diseases in their child.

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Egg Freezing: Do you feel your biological clock ticking?

Egg freezing is an appealing option for women who want to extend their fertility time frame. Women elect to use this service for a variety of reasons, including:

Fertility preservation (to pursue educational, career or personal life goals)
Prefers to avoid freezing surplus embryos after an IVF cycle
Medical conditions or treatment (chemotherapy or radiation that can affect the pelvic region)

Age is the single most important factor that affects fertility.

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