For someone struggling with infertility, it’s not uncommon to go online searching for answers or more information. You may want to learn more about the medication you’re taking, treatment options or your specific diagnosis. Or maybe you’re looking to connect with others who are in the same situation as you. Whatever your reason, it’s important […]

couple disagreeing on infertility treatments

It’s true that people are different. They have different backgrounds, have gone through different experiences, and basically see things from a different perspective. And that doesn’t change when it comes to couples seeing eye to eye on fertility treatments. You may want to continue treatments while your partner wants to stop doing them. You may […]

Whether you realize it or not, there are things you can do that will help you get through the emotional rollercoaster known as infertility treatments. While some of these tips may seem like a no-brainer, sometimes we forget, or don’t make a conscious effort to make sure we’re doing them. And sometimes we just need […]

Happy New Year! 2013 has quickly come and gone, and now it’s time to start thinking what we want to do differently this year. What bad habits do we need to break, and what good habits do we need to start? With the entire year ahead of us, now is a great chance to reset, […]

A group of researchers recently set out to study the affects of psychological distress on infertile couples undergoing In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). While it’s clear that couples are stressed while going through fertility treatments, there’s still much to learn about the cause-effect relationship. So the question is; does psychological distress have an affect on a […]

For mothers with multiples things can get a little crazy to say the least. Many mothers and expectant mothers find it helpful to have a support group they can go to when they need advice, or simply have someone to talk to who really understands their situation. There are Moms of Multiple groups all across […]

Whether or not you let friends and family know that you’re struggling with infertility is a very personal choice. For some, it’s just too hard to talk about, but for others, it helps to have a support system. Here are some pros and cons to consider:

By Dr. Virginia Houserman, M.D., ART Fertility Specialist I met with a couple recently who had been trying to conceive for eight months. Typically we don’t recommend fertility treatments until a couple has been trying to conceive for at least a year, but in this case, the husband had a low sperm count, and the […]

Dealing with infertility is difficult in so many ways. There’s the worry of wondering if you’ll ever get pregnant, the financial concerns that can seem insurmountable at times and the toll that infertility can take on your marriage. But experts agree that stress is an added complication for infertility. So how do you minimize it? […]

Holidays can be stressful, but for the person experiencing infertility, holidays can be the most difficult time of the year. You certainly can’t make the pain of infertility disappear miraculously. But by planning in advance and acknowledging that the holidays may be uncomfortable, you can prepare yourself and improve your chances of having a pleasant […]