Category: Trying To Conceive


The Dirty Dozen

There is mounting scientific evidence to support the claim that environmental factors have an effect on fertility. From common household items to cancer treatments, there is a myriad of chemicals that both men and womenmay wish to avoid to help increase one's ability to conceive a child.

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Endometriosis: Questions to Ask Your Doctor When You're Ready to Conceive

Dr. Drew Moffitt, MD, of Arizona Reproductive Medicine Specialists, explains endometriosis. More than five million women in America are currently suffering from a non cancerous disorder called endometriosis, which is a leading cause of infertility. Endometriosis occurs when the endometrial tissue that lines the inside of the uterus finds its way outside and into other organs of the body, such...

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Myth or Fact: Are Egg Donor Agreements Necessary?

With the explosion in the use of donor eggs as a viable method of assisted reproduction, the medical and legal world entered a new era of third party reproduction. Because of the changing landscape of third party reproduction in general, and egg donation in particular, novel legal disputes and conflicting resolutions between the states have emerged and will continue to...

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Clomid — How Long is Too Long?

For most women, the first line of medication defense will be a prescription for clomid, but many will find themselves taking this oral drug for months on end, without success. So, how do you know when to move on to other medications which might be more effective for you?

Dan Williams, M.D. of the Houston Fertility Institute addresses this...

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Premature Ovarian Failure

How does premature ovarian failure differ from menopause? Learn all about this common diagnosis of infertility with Craig Witz, M.D. of the Houston Fertility Institute.

This video is made possible by a grant from Attain Fertility® Centers, an IntegraMed Specialty and provider of the Attain® IVF Programs.

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Unexplained Infertility

How do you treat, let alone explain, the unexplainable? Jason Griffith, M.D. of the Houston Fertility Institute unravels the complexities of unexplained infertility in this short video.

This video is made possible by a grant from Attain Fertility® Centers, an IntegraMed Specialty and provider of the Attain® IVF Programs.

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Acupuncture, Stress and In Vitro Fertilization

Can acupuncture and IVF go hand in hand? Sandy Goodman, M.D. of Reproductive Medicine Group Florida and Kim Caporale, L.Ac, discuss stress reduction, acupuncture and IVF in this short, interactive video.

This video is made possible by a grant from Attain Fertility® Centers, an IntegraMed Specialty and provider of the Attain® IVF Programs.

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