Your Fertility Journey

*** *** Our very own Dr. Russell Foulk was interviewed by KSL about "The fertility journey and how science is helping families".

Is Your Lifestyle Encouraging Conception?

When it comes to your body and fertility, there are various factors that can influence your outcome. Even something as simple as your lifestyle can make a difference when it comes to conception, your pregnancy, and the health of your developing baby. The good news is, while you don’t always... Read more »

UNDERSTANDING EMBRYO GRADING

Embryo grading is a topic that has seen its fair share of debate over the years. Each IVF lab may have a slightly different way of grading an embryo. For the most part, however, they are all noting the same features, which are: inner cell mass, trophectoderm, and degree of... Read more »

6 WAYS TO COPE WITH INFERTILITY

Written by Ashley Thorn, AMFT, Wasatch Family Therapy Finding out that conceiving a child may not come as easily as expected, or may even be impossible, can be a devastating thing. This news can be particularly straining on the relationship between the couple attempting to conceive. However, as trying as... Read more »

FROM INFERTILITY TO TRIPLE STROLLER: A FATHER’S DAY PERSPECTIVE

Father’s Day Guest Blog When I was a kid my view of Father’s Day was very different from what it is now. It used to all be about what cheap gift my brothers and I could pick out and give to my dad while we barbequed on the grill. We... Read more »

5 KEY EGG FREEZING QUESTIONS TO DISCUSS WITH PHYSICIAN

Egg freezing seems to have been increasing in popularity as more women are preserving their fertility. Egg freezing has been around since the 1980’s, and was changed from “experimental” to “non-experimental” by ASRM, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, in 2012. But egg freezing seems to be more popular than... Read more »

I NEVER SAW IT COMING

For four years, Mother’s Day was a dreaded day. I never saw that coming. As a child, I enjoyed Mother’s Day, making projects for my mom and going on shopping trips with my dad and siblings to choose a simple gift to honor her on this special day. I loved... Read more »

EXERCISING INFERTILITY ETIQUETTE

With one in eight couples in our nation struggling with infertility, chances are you or someone you know has been affected by it. A couple you care about could be one of those eight and exercising some infertility etiquette and compassion is helpful. Dealing with infertility is a very personal... Read more »

5 SYMPTOMS OF ENDOMETRIOSIS

Painful periods. Difficulty conceiving. These are just a few of the symptoms caused by endometriosis, a chronic disease that affects millions of women worldwide. It occurs when endometrium, the tissue that lines the uterus, is found in places where it shouldn’t be – namely, outside the uterus. It is most... Read more »

PRIORITIZE SLEEP FOR BETTER HEALTH AND FERTILITY

Here at Utah Fertility Center, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »