Understanding the Impact of Your Thyroid on Infertility

If you are trying to conceive, did you know that the tiny butterfly-shaped gland in your body (your thyroid), is located at the base of your neck right below your larynx (or voice box) and is closely connected to your fertility? In fact, this vital gland, coupled with your reproductive organs (both the ovaries or testes) works together to make... read more »

Debunking the Most Common Fertility Myths!

If you have been trying to conceive for a while, you are probably no stranger to the misinformation surrounding fertility, whether it's online on social media or heard when talking to friends and family. Truth is, there are quite a few fertility myths that should be debunked. Our goal is to help you focus on your fertility journey without wasting... read more »

We’re Grateful We Can Help You Expand Your Family Using Fertility Treatments

At the Utah Fertility Center, we are thankful to be able to assist patients seeking to expand their families with the help of proven fertility treatments. If you and your partner are having problems conceiving, our Utah Fertility Center team is here to help you create an effective treatment plan. U.S. Fertility Rates The U.S. total fertility rate (TFR) has... read more »

Spread Hope, Peace and Light in Recognition of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

Fertility Facts: 1 in 4 women will lose a baby during pregnancy, delivery or infancy. 1 in 160 pregnancies will end in stillbirth. Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Month is an annual day of remembrance which is observed every October 15th for families who have experienced pregnancy loss and infant death. Pregnancy loss can occur through miscarriage, stillbirth, SIDS, ectopic... read more »

PCOS Awareness Month: Find Answers to Your Fertility Questions!

This month we want to talk about polycystic ovary syndrome because it's also PCOS Awareness month. This common endocrine and reproductive disorder involves high levels of male hormones (androgens) in women, causing the ovaries to become enlarged and small cysts to form on the outer edges. It is also THE single most common cause of infertility when it comes to... read more »

5 of the Most Common Questions Our Embryologists Hear During IVF Treatment

This month's blog is a Q&A of the top five questions our Utah Fertility Center team commonly gets about embryology. This branch of biology and medicine is concerned with the study of embryos and their development. Embryologists are scientists who combine the sperm and egg to help an embryo grow in a controlled environment, and because of this, they play... read more »

Covid-19: Updates to our office policies due to the ongoing Coronavirus concerns.

August, 2021 Due to the rising case counts in Utah and the highly infectious nature of the new Covid delta variant, MASKS will again be required for all staff indoors and required of all patients coming into the offices as well as any accompanying guests. Alternative face coverings are acceptable for those who are physically unable to wear a mask.... read more »

What Is a Biochemical Pregnancy and how it affects Conception?

Have you ever heard of the term, biochemical pregnancy? If not, you are not alone. Still, you may have actually experienced one firsthand. A biochemical pregnancy occurs in the earliest stages of pregnancy. You may think that your initial results were a false positive, but in reality, you did indeed conceive. Implantation took place, but within just a few week's... read more »

Gestational Surrogacy Is a Life-Changing Option for Families

A gestational carrier (GC) is one of several options for couples who want to expand their family but aren't able to carry or give birth themselves.  Often referred to as gestational surrogacy, this may involve a known carrier (friend or family member) or can be arranged through our office using an in-house GC or through a gestational surrogacy agency.   We... read more »

Make Your Two-Week Wait More Enjoyable!

So you are in a fertility treatment cycle experiencing the two-week wait (10-14 days)! Congratulations! This is the time between your timed intercourse,  insemination or embryo transfer.  The only way to know if you are pregnant is having a sensitive pregnancy test (blood draw) which will help quell your mental, emotional and physical worries about whether you are indeed pregnant! But... read more »