Fertility issues affect approximately 1 in 8 couples. If you are struggling with infertility, you are not alone. Dealing with this disease can affect every aspect of your life. Many struggle with feelings of shame, loss, anger, jealousy, and anxiety, while also dealing with financial and relationship stress. All of this can be extremely […]

Receiving the news that you’re pregnant means that you’re no longer affected by infertility. You’re full of nothing but happiness, excitement and well-being, right? Not always. Many who’ve suffered with infertility feel a wide range of emotions that they may not have expected.  These can include feelings of disbelief, anxiety and even fear after achieving […]

By Penny Monella, Financial Manager at ART Fertility of Alabama I’m excited to say that this year marks my 25th anniversary as the Financial Manager of ART Fertility of Alabama. As the Financial Manager, I manage the front office, scheduling, billing, insurance, HIPAA compliance, and financial reporting. I also provide computer support for our practice […]

We’ve written many blogs on how to deal with friends and family when it comes to infertility. We’ve also written blogs geared to your friends and family to help them understand what’s not helpful to say to someone going through fertility treatments. So when we came across this article in the Huffington Post, Three Ways […]

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 […]

Going through infertility treatments can be overwhelming. The ups and downs, and highs and lows are all too familiar to couples experiencing infertility. There are hard, live-altering decisions that must be made that can cause a person a lot of emotional stress. It’s not something you want, nor need, to go through alone. And you […]

ART’s Patient Message Center is an automated voice message system for our staff to leave messages for our patients. Our nurses can use this message center to report lab results, answer questions, and leave care information. The voicemail system is unique to us because of the way we’re doing it internally. More and more industries […]

Susan Collins of ART Fertility of Alabama

By Susan Collins of ART Fertility of Alabama Many women must give themselves injections as part of a fertility program. It’s not something anyone actually enjoys doing and there are ways to help overcome the fear of needles and “shots.” I try to really emphasize to our patients that often the biggest obstacle with doing […]

If you know someone struggling with infertility, chances are you don’t always know the right thing to say.  It’s hard to know how to console someone going through such an emotional situation if you haven’t been through it yourself. The best thing you can do for your loved one is be there for them. But […]