THE FACTS ABOUT ENDOMETRIOSIS

Endometriosis is a condition where tissue from the lining of the uterus is found in other locations such as the pelvis. It affects one in ten women and often manifests during the reproductive years. For some it may continue on as late as menopause. The most common complaint from women... Read more »

DIAGNOSED WITH PCOS. CAN I STILL GET PREGNANT?

Polycystic ovary syndrome affects many women, as it is a hormonal condition that causes irregular ovulation. Women with PCOS produce more androgens than normal in their body, which can also cause ovulation to stop all together, making it exceedingly difficult for women to get pregnant. Speaking with a fertility specialist,... Read more »

WHEN IS IT TIME TO SEE A FERTILITY SPECIALIST?

Trouble conceiving is a problem that plagues many couples, as statistically, one in every eight couples face fertility issues. When a couple has difficulty conceiving it can be very tough to deal with and talk about. Commonly, couples feel isolated as they continue struggling to get pregnant, while their typical... Read more »

WAYS TO HELP COVER COSTS OF FERTILITY TREATMENTS

No one wants to lose the dream of having a family, especially due to financial reasons. Unfortunately only about 15% of couples have health insurance plans that cover infertility. The good news is that most couples are able to achieve pregnancy with simple treatment plans and minimal costs. For those... Read more »

FIVE REASONS IVF HAS A HIGHER SUCCESS RATE THAN NATURAL CONCEPTION

For many couples, having a child and starting a family is something they have dreamed about. Unfortunately, for many, after they have started trying for a family, they realize their attempts have been unsuccessful, for one reason or another. Suffering from infertility, can prove to be hard on the couple.... Read more »

WHAT FATHER’S DAY MEANS – A FATHER’S SUCCESSFUL FERTILITY STORY

In the leadup to the upcoming Father’s Day weekend, we wanted to share this Father’s story. A guest post from Scott Soelberg. ​I have had a hard time putting into words what Father’s Day means to me. My father passed away in October of last year, about five months before... Read more »

SEVEN LESSER KNOWN WAYS TO IMPROVE FERTILITY

When it comes to fertility, there can be a variety of reasons as to why you and your partner are unable to conceive. While getting pregnant can take a bit of time and patience, there are a few things you and your partner can do to improve your fertility and... Read more »

IT ONLY TAKES ONE – BY UFC PATIENT LANA SOELBERG

What does Mother’s Day mean to me this year? Let me try to explain. I have never been one that can easily express my feelings so I hope I am able to adequately portray our story and why Mother’s Day means so much to me. Being a Mother had been... Read more »

THE TOP FIVE FERTILITY DOS AND DONT’S

One in eight couples struggles to get pregnant. That desire to become parents feels natural so when couples have difficulty conceiving, frustration is a common emotion. Infertility can be draining in several ways, physically, emotionally and financially. There are a variety of reasons that could be hindering pregnancy, but the... Read more »

INFERTILITY: NAVIGATING GRIEF

Infertility is complex; not just the medical side of treating infertility, but the emotional side of treating it. Essentially, infertility, whether it’s the inability to conceive, frequent miscarriages or otherwise, is loss. Many couples are surprised by the intensity of their feelings related to infertility. Perhaps this is because grief... Read more »