Oftentimes, when a couple goes through in vitro fertilization (IVF), they can receive a fresh embryo transfer and there can be additional embryos that remain. Alternatively, some patients will need to store all the embryos and replace them in a later cycle if they are at risk for Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS). The ART Fertility […]

Oocyte storage is the storage of a woman’s frozen oocytes (mature eggs) for future use. To collect oocytes, women are often administered fertility drugs to stimulate the ovaries into producing more eggs. The eggs can then be used in one of many different types of fertilization methods, or frozen and stored for future treatment cycles […]

Testicular Epididymal Sperm Aspiration (TESA) is one of the most successful and rewarding state-of-the-art technologies provided by the ART Fertility Program of Alabama. The first pregnancy from TESA was conceived through the ART Fertility Program of Alabama in 1997 and resulted in the birth of a healthy baby that year.

No two couples are the same. Different couples require different fertility treatments in order to conceive. For some, in vitro fertilization is the best option, but others may require a more advanced procedure like Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI).

ART Fertility Program of Alabama offers a number of IVF services, one of which is Laser Assisted Hatching (LAH). Laser Assisted Hatching (LAH) is a form of micromanipulation. LAH focuses on the embryo rather than the egg. During development, embryos are surrounded by a protective coating called the zona pellucida. It protects the embryo until […]