The following post is a success story that Ashley Sargent has graciously decided to share with us.  On July 25th, 2016, our lives would forever be changed. I met my husband, Chris, when I was only 14 years old. Not everyone falls in love so young and marries their high school sweetheart, and even fewer […]

  Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is a fertility treatment that involves taking a semen sample from a man, washing the sperm cells from the seminal fluid, and placing the sperm into a specially designed media for injection into a woman’s cervix and uterus. The sperm preparation for IUI at ART is performed in one of our […]

We are excited to announce the newest addition to the ART Program of Alabama, Mrs. Lauren McLemore!

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.

An interview with Susan Collins To read part one click here. Q: How do you know if a sperm donor has achieved a pregnancy before? A: When you visit the Cryobanks and are looking at the donors, one of the questions the donors must answer is: has the donor achieved a pregnancy before?  If they […]

An interview with Susan Collins Q: What is donor sperm? A: Donor Sperm is sperm that has been donated by fertile men for patients who cannot have a pregnancy with their own sperm.  There are Cryobanks set up across the United States for men to donate sperm, just as people donate blood.

Someone who is overweight or obese is more likely to have problems getting pregnant than someone of a healthy weight. Many are still surprised that obesity can affect a woman’s chances of getting pregnant and having a healthy baby. Being underweight can also reduce a woman’s fertility.  But the truth is that obese and underweight […]

ART Fertility of Alabama is an award-winning fertility program with offices in Birmingham, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa, and Montgomery, Alabama. We are very excited to announce The ART Fertility Program is celebrating their 30th anniversary of helping couples have healthy babies. ART is dedicated to provide each couple with personal, quality care in a safe and cost-effective […]

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 […]

According to the Center for Human Reproduction, the term autoimmune disease refers to a varied group of more than 80 serious, chronic illnesses that involve almost every human organ system. In all of these diseases, the body’s immune system becomes misdirected, and attacks the very organs it was designed to protect. About 75% of autoimmune […]