4 FACTS ABOUT INTRAUTERINE INSEMINATIONS (IUI’S)

What is an IUI? Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is a common fertility procedure in which the sperm are washed, concentrated, and placed directly into a woman’s uterus. The process is similar to having a pap smear performed. Minimal discomfort is typically experienced with an IUI, which usually is completed within a... Read more »

TIPS TO OPTIMIZE YOUR FERTILITY

Overall health is important, but here are areas you can focus on in order to optimize your fertility. Dr. Deirdre Conway discusses four health aspects that can enhance your fertility naturally or in conjunction with treatment. Ways to Optimize your Fertility Physical Health The more we learn about infertility, the... Read more »

A FATHER’S PERSISTENCE PAYS OFF – BY UFC PATIENT, JASON KNOELL

Ever since I was old enough to know who my dad was, I have wanted to be one. The love of a child is an incredibly inexplicable thing. I loved my dad because he loved me. He cared about me and played with me and provided for me. I thought... Read more »

A SPECIAL FATHER’S DAY PERSPECTIVE – BY UFC PATIENT, DALLIN JOHNSON

The guys feelings tend to go on the back burner. I felt like it was more important to cater to my wife’s feelings rather than my own. However, going through infertility affects both parties. I had come to the realization that my wife and I may not be able to... Read more »

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THIS MOTHER’S DAY I AM A MOM. I CAN PROMISE YOU THAT IT IS WORTH EVERY TEAR – BY UFC PATIENT, KATIE KNOELL

Finger paints, Popsicle sticks, dry pasta. Nearly every elementary school child has used these materials to create a homemade gift for mom. During my childhood, that’s what Mother’s Day was to me. Little kids doing cute things for their moms; making the homemade gift, bringing mom breakfast in bed, singing... Read more »

A MOTHER’S DAY FULL OF HOPE – BY UFC PATIENT, MICHELLE JOHNSON

For the past several years, Mother’s Day has been a very sensitive and dreaded holiday for me. This year I anticipate Mother’s day full of hope, appreciation and love. We began our infertility journey the summer of 2013 and found Utah Fertility Center in June of 2014. Dr. Conway and... Read more »

IS ELECTIVE SINGLE EMBRYO TRANSFER (ESET) RIGHT FOR ME?

Whether you have recently been through an in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle or if IVF is your recommended next step, the question of how many embryo’s to implant becomes an important decision to make. Here are some points to consider regarding elective single embryo transfer and whether it is the... Read more »

PREGNANCY LOSS: HOW SOON IS TOO SOON TO TRY AGAIN?

Trying Again After Miscarriage The question of “How long should we wait, before trying again after a miscarriage” is one Dr. Deirdre Conway of Utah Fertility Center is very familiar with. Patients who experience a pregnancy loss often wonder how soon they can try again. According to a study recently... Read more »

WHAT’S CAUSING YOUR INFERTILITY?

Infertility is typically defined as the inability to achieve pregnancy after one year of unprotected intercourse. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the cause of infertility is female infertility one-third of the time, male infertility one-third of the time, and a combination of both male and female factors one-third... Read more »