Contact Frequently Asked Questions

Is miscarriage common?


As many as twenty five percent of all pregnancies will end in miscarriage, usually during the first trimester.

Does sex cause miscarriage?


Sex does not cause miscarriage. In fact, if you are part of a couple, intimacy between yourself and your partner can support not only the relationship between you but your own emotional health, as well.

What is Reciprocal In Vitro Fertilization?


Lesbian couples not experiencing infertility may choose to retrieve the eggs from one partner,
inseminate those eggs with donor sperm and then have the resulting embryo(s) placed into the other partner, who will hopefully become pregnant via this process. This is known as reciprocal IVF.

Can acupuncture help with IVF?


The practice of acupuncture, a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has proven to
be a successful enhancement to Western reproductive protocols such as In
Vitro Fertilization (IVF). While not universally accepted, over the past
decade the number of infertility specialists who publicly acknowledge the
benefits of this age old practice has skyrocketed.

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