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

Are you trying to get pregnant in your late 30s?

Pregnant in your 30s

This isn’t another depressing or discouraging write-up on how fertility declines in your 30s, so please, read on! Women in their late 30s can do a variety of things to improve their chances of getting pregnant. The fertility odds are manageable! In fact, 80% of women between 35-39 can become pregnant within a year. To … Read more

What is Infertility

Infertility

If you are trying to conceive and it’s not happening as quickly as you expected, you maybe wondering if you have fertility issues. Infertility is defined as the inability to get pregnant after 12 months of trying to conceive if you are 35 years old or less and after 6 months if you are over … Read more

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Part III: Treating PCOS

September is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month. We are continuing our series of blogs on the diagnosis and treatment of this infertility/reproductive hormone disease. In Part II, it was determined that for women of reproductive age who also suffer from polycystic ovarian syndrome, commonly referred to as PCOS, it is important to consult with … Read more

Dr. Howard W. Jones — Lessons from the Life of an Extraordinary Man

gynecological surgeon and in vitro fertilization specialist

On July 31, 2015, the infertility community lost a giant in the field of reproductive medicine. The father of in vitro fertilization in the U.S., Dr. Howard W. Jones, passed away at 104. For those of us who have been practicing our specialty for decades, Dr. Jones was a living legend that seemed indefatigable as … Read more