When Should You Try to Conceive?

Some couples think that daily intercourse for weeks on end is necessary when trying to conceive. Although there is no harm in doing so, it can be tiring, causing unnecessary stress, and the reality is it’s simply not needed. By using a few simple tools like an ovulation calendar to... Read more »

WHAT IS SECONDARY INFERTILITY?

Millions of women of childbearing age in the United States who have one biological child have difficulty getting pregnant again, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control. Secondary infertility, as it is called, isn’t talked about nearly as often as primary infertility, but is still a serious concern... Read more »

WHAT IS OVULATION INDUCTION?

The reproductive system in some women does not function properly, just as any other of the body’s systems can malfunction. Many couples who are struggling with infertility may think that in vitro fertilization is the primary solution to their problem. Although IVF does have a very high rate of success... Read more »

WHAT IS EMBRYO GRADING IN IVF?

An essential part of the invitro fertilization process is the evaluation of the quality of developing embryos. But how can embryologists tell the quality of an embryo, and what does that mean for your chances of having a child? These are great questions. To understand them, we need to take... Read more »

DR. BRITON-JONES NAMED EMBRYOLOGIST OF THE MONTH FOR DECEMBER

The American College of Embryology has named out Dr. Briton-Jones as Embryologist of the Month for December, for her decades of research and multitude of other contributions to the advancement of fertility medicine. Utah fertility specialistDr. Briton-Jones trained in Australia and worked in combined research and clinical positions in Australia,... Read more »

FREE INFERTILITY SEMINAR FOR UTAH VALLEY

If you answered ‘yes’ to either of those questions then you’re in luck. The internationally renowned infertility specialists at the Utah Fertility Center are holding a FREE seminar to discuss the causes and treatments of infertility. If you want more information on infertility, pricing and deals on infertility evaluations, or... Read more »

THE BIRDS AND BEES OF INFERTILITY

We were all given a version of the birds and the bees talk. We assumed when the time is right, and we are ready to start our families, it would happen naturally. But sometimes it does not happen so easily. Infertility affects 15% of couples and can be a frustrating... Read more »

PRENATAL AND PREIMPLANTATION GENETIC SCREENING

What is Prenatal Screening? Prenatal screening is an essential part of the recipe for ensuring the healthiest mother and baby. prenatal testing These tests are routinely done once a woman conceives. However, when you are ‘planning’ to become pregnant through fertility treatment, we often recommend some of this screening even... Read more »

LIFESTYLE FACTORS THAT AFFECT FERTILITY

Did you know that by changing a few daily behaviors you can improve your overall health and positively impact your fertility? In fact, sometimes changing a few behaviors will help you to conceive without even needing our help. Even if you do need treatment, it can significantly improve your chance... Read more »

WHEN SHOULD YOU SEEK AN INFERTILITY EVALUATION?

For most of us, getting pregnant is something we assume will be easy. When it’s not, it can be extremely frustrating and disappointing for most of us. The good news is that for nearly all couples, this doesn’t mean conception is impossible, but that some factor is making it more... Read more »