Whether you’re looking forward to it or not, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. The hearts, cupids, boxes of chocolates and roses can be enough to make anyone sick if they’re not particularly excited about celebrating Valentine’s Day. But if you’re in the middle of fertility treatments, dealing with the expenses and the feeling […]

February 1-7th is National Patient Recognition Week! This week is dedicated to patients. It is a time for healthcare providers to reflect on their patients’ satisfaction. Here at ART, we love our patients dearly and are so thankful to have a week specifically devoted to them!

Today we are eager to highlight Tammy Fillingim, Ultrasound Technologist, RDMS, BS.

The holidays can be stressful, but for couples experiencing infertility this can be the most difficult time of the year. By simply acknowledging the fact that the holidays may potentially put you in an uncomfortable situation, you can prepare yourself and even embrace the true meaning of the season. Here are a few tips to […]

quit smoking for fertility

For more than four decades, we’ve known the health dangers caused by smoking cigarettes. It’s now common knowledge that cigarette smoking can harm nearly every organ in the body, cause cancer and contribute to various chronic diseases. While all women are aware of the immediate need to quit smoking upon becoming pregnant, not all are […]

According to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, approximately 25% of infertile women have problems with ovulation and don’t properly develop and release a mature egg every month. Some women suffer from anovulation, meaning they don’t ovulate at all, while others have infrequent or irregular ovulation, known as oligoovulation. There are various reasons why women […]

miscarriage

Coping with a miscarriage or multiple miscarriages can be hard to say the least, and it’s normal to experience feelings of sorrow, anger and even confusion. But along with having these sometimes overwhelming feelings, you want to know why it happened in the first place. The American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) defines recurrent pregnancy […]

affecting your fertility: age

From the media we’ve been hearing a great deal of about how it’s hard for a woman over the age of 40 to get pregnant, yet we also hear how Halle Berry, Alyssa Milano and many other celebrities have become pregnant in their 40s. Seems a little contradictory, right?

We’re excited to announce that we recently invested in new technology for our endocrine lab: the Roche Cobas e411. Two lab technicians were sent to Indiana for professional training. The Cobas e411 is used for screening of infectious diseases such as Hepatitis B & C, Rubella (measles), as well as testing for Vitamin D and insulin levels.  […]

Though it’s estimated that Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women, people generally know little about the disease. Chances are, a woman you know is suffering from Endometriosis, and it wouldn’t hurt to have some knowledge on it. Simply knowing what exactly the disease is and the symptoms it causes can help you better understand what […]