Celebrities who have struggled with infertility

Celebrity IVF

What do Mariah Carey, Sarah Jessica Parker, Chrissy Teigen and Kim Kardashian all have in common? The obvious fact is that they are all celebrities, but did you know that they all struggled with their fertility? Sometimes trying to conceive is difficult, and this obstacle can even affect those considered glamourous and lucky. Here are … Read more

9 ways to improve sperm quality

sperm donor

Did you know that sperm production takes about three months, so any changes a man makes today won’t show up in the semen for at least that long? If you and your partner are planning or trying to conceive, there are some lifestyle changes the man should consider making in order to improve his sperm … Read more

Causes of Secondary Infertility

Secondary infertility

Most couples that have a child together assume getting pregnant again will be as simple the next time around. But that’s not always the reality. In fact, a report by the National Center for Health Statistics estimated that more than 3 million US women with one child have a difficult time getting pregnant again — … Read more

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 … Read more

Genetic Testing 411

genetic testing

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 … Read more