The Power of Egg Donation:

Egg donation has become a heartfelt way to contribute to families going through infertility treatment. There are a variety of reasons an individual may need to use an egg donor and for this reason, Utah Fertility Center provides options. While egg donation can create immense hope and gratitude for a family who may have spent years prior trying to conceive,... read more »

Past, Present and Future of IVF?

Past, Present and Future of IVF? Welcome to Utah Fertility Center, where you will receive the personal, individualized care you deserve as you make your way through your fertility journey. Reproductive medicine is an exciting field and has come a long way over the past 40 years.  Louise Brown, the first in vitro fertilization baby was born in 1978, making... read more »

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Genetic Testing Can Help You Achieve a Healthy Pregnancy

About 10-25% of pregnancies end in miscarriage. It's estimated that 40% to 75% of miscarriages are due to random genetic problems in the developing baby. One in eight couples will face infertility and may need to seek help from a fertility specialist in order to conceive. There is growing evidence that genetic abnormalities may be present in 10% of infertile... read more »

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5 facts about Egg Freezing

We deserve it all, ladies: a lucrative career, the perfect guy, and two and a half kids by the time we hit age 30. But let’s face it, life doesn’t always go as planned. If Mr. Right has yet to knock, your career path delayed having children, or maybe timing just hasn’t been right, there are fertility preservations options that... read more »

Answers to Your Questions About Frozen Embryo Transfers

Did you know that global studies indicate that pregnancies resulting from in vitro fertilization after a frozen embryo transfer are closer to pregnancies from natural conception than from a fresh embryo transfer? In addition to increased implantation rates, there are also increased live birth rates and decreased miscarriage rates. Studies have also indicated that there is a lowered risk of... read more »

Approaching Fertility After Previous IVF Failure

The frustration of infertility can feel  more daunting if you have experienced IVF failure in the past.  Don't get discouraged.  A failed IVF cycle does not mean a future cycle will not be successful, and going through the IVF process itself provides additional information that is unseen in natural conception.   The IVF process allows for eggs to be examined,  the... 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 going to my grandparent’s house with my extended family and... read more »

“GAME PLAN” BY THE GOODMAN FAMILY.

It is hard to fully articulate all that Utah Fertility Center has done for our family. We struggled with infertility for 5 years. We started our journey of surgeries, treatments, procedures, medications, and the list goes on and on — all while living in South Carolina. As most everyone who experiences it knows, infertility is such an emotional roller coaster.... read more »

HIGHER BIRTH RATES! MINIMAL STIMULATION IVF OR IVF?

Increased number of eggs at retrieval correlates with higher birth rates and higher number of embryos frozen for future cycles. In order to decrease the cost for patients undergoing IVF, some fertility specialists recommend a minimal stimulation protocol which utilizes less drugs than standard IVF stimulation protocols. Although this may be appropriate for some patients, higher dose drug stimulation typically... read more »

TO OUR FERTILITY SUPER SONIC HEROES

To: Our Fertility Super Sonic Heroes Our infertile womb was discovered four years ago, Back then, until now, our time has ticked slow. A neat brain tumor, lots of intercourse and three IUI’s, Our first round of IVF worked, with a little surprise. “Well, hey, our luck has turned around” We thought. Ad just for a small, tiny moment we... read more »