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Can Your Retirement Account Fund Your IVF Treatment?

With more and more restrictions and lifetime limits being added to health insurance policies, the necessity to finance medical treatment has dramatically increased. Paying for medical costs that are not covered by your insurance plan often requires exploring financing plans that may be offered through your fertility center or identifying alternate borrowing options. Alternate borrowing options can include, but are...

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Single Motherhood: The Choice

A month before my 35th birthday, I told my boyfriend that I wanted to have children. So…. he broke up with me the day after my birthday. Devastated - far more than the relatively short-lived relationship merited - I traveled solo around Madagascar to reclaim my adventurous spirit. A few months later I announced to a male friend that I i...

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I.U.I. vrs I.V.F. - A Patient's Guide

When a couple present themselves for fertility care, their obvious goal is to leave the care of their physician with a healthy pregnancy. For most couples where the woman is under 40, pregnancy is the ultimate outcome, although it often comes at great expense. In many cases, the cost is not only financial but also emotional. It is quite common for...

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Please Exercise

Please exercise. In the preceding centuries, tremendous physical activity was required for human survival, and yet, reproduction carried on. Imagine the exhaustion and stress if we had to spend one week hunting or farming with few tools or resources. Yet probably, under these conditions, most women would be able to get pregnant. Excessive extreme exercise causing weight loss will cause...

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