Tag
in vitro fertilization

Acupuncture, Stress and IVF

Can acupuncture and IVF go hand in hand? Sandy Goodman MD of Reproductive Medicine Group, Florida and Kym Caporale, L.Ac discuss stress reduction, acupuncture and IVF in this short, interactive video, sponsored by Attain Fertility Centers.

Continue Reading


Are You at Risk for Hyperstimulation Syndrome?

Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome or OHSS is a common complication in vitro fertilization (IVF). In its mild form consisting of bloating and mild abdominal distension, OHSS can be identified up to 33% of IVF patients. Fortunately, the severe form of OHSS, which requires alteration of lifestyle and medical intervention, affects less than 5% of IVF patients.

OHSS, at its root, is a...

Continue Reading


Graduating from Clomid - An overview of infertility medications

Clomid is an oral medication which is typically prescribed as a first line of defense for women who are experiencing difficulties with ovulation and conception. Typically, if a woman is going to respond to Clomid she will do so within 3-6 months. If Clomid fails to work, she will most likely be prescribed medications that are administered via injection. It's...

Continue Reading


Is it a Guy Thing?

Last week I received a frantic call from a client whose husband had changed his mind about continuing with infertility treatment. The couple had been trying to conceive for years and had taken on a tremendous financial burden. Their last IVF cycle had failed and that is when her husband declared, "Enough, I am done, I have supported you throughout...

Continue Reading


The (Slightly) Older Woman's Guide to Getting Pregnant

Are you losing one egg a month or millions? What's important for women in their late thirties and beyond to know about their pregnancy potential? Sandy Goodman, M.D., of Reproductive Medicine Group, Tampa, discusses everything from weight to current recommendations for treatment options in this short video, The (Slightly) Older Woman's Guide to Getting Pregnant. This...

Continue Reading


Transitioning from IVF to a Donor Egg Cycle

This video is made possible by a grant from Fertility Source Companies. Click here to receive your complimentary discount from The Donor SOURCE or The Surrogacy SOURCE

Making the Decision. The decision to move on from In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) to a donor egg IVF cycle is a very personal one. You may see your funds running out, with no clear...

Continue Reading