Many couples going through fertility treatments feel as if they are on this journey all alone. In reality, that couldn’t be further from the truth with one in eight couples having trouble achieving pregnancy.

Many couples going through fertility treatments feel as if they are on this journey all alone. In reality, that couldn’t be further from the truth with one in eight couples having trouble achieving pregnancy. If you have been through fertility treatments, you know there are bumps in the road and feelings of discouragement and even […]

By Virginia L. Houserman, MD On Thanksgiving Day, in the year 2000, our family’s lives would be forever changed. About 10 days before Thanksgiving we met our daughter, Kristina, for the first time at an orphanage about three hours east of Moscow, Russia. At the time, Kristina was almost thirteen months old. We then had […]

I got married in August of 1987 when I was 33 years old. I thought I had plenty of time left to get pregnant, but that didn’t turn out to be the case for me. I was already an infertility specialist working at St. Louis University as an assistant professor, so after a year went […]

Editor’s Note: Dr. Virginia Houserman is a fertility specialist at ART Fertility. She brings a unique perspective to her work and patients by having first-hand knowledge of the difficulties facing couples with infertility. I got married in August of 1987. I was 33 at the time, and thought that left plenty of time for me […]