Author: Dr. Michael C. Allemand, M.D. Conceiving a pregnancy naturally requires several key steps in order to be successful: Ovulation-the release of an egg from the ovary The pickup of the egg from the pelvis by the fallopian tube The presence of sperm in the fallopian tube after intercourse correctly timed with ovulation Binding and fertilization […]

We are thrilled to spotlight Beth Hide! Beth has been with ART since it opened its doors in 1986, as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner. Her practice has always been in women’s healthcare and currently includes IVF and Infertility care and Gynecologic healthcare maintenance. She is also certified as a Nurse Practitioner in Reproductive Endocrinology […]

Author:Beth Hide, MSN, CRNP I was asked to write a story, and since it is a “story” and not a “clinical article”, I have chosen to share my 32 years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner in Women’s Health with most of that time spent in Infertility Care. As a Registered Nurse, my experience was […]

We are excited to highlight Nancy Scott! Nancy is Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner who has been with us since we opened our Huntsville office 23 years ago. She continues to work in the Huntsville location today.

  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 […]

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 […]

For couples struggling with infertility, currently or in the past, holidays like Father’s Day can be difficult. Hopeful fathers may find Father’s Day to be a day filled with complicated emotions, and aside from visiting their own father, they may not feel much like celebrating. At ART, we like to think that even though this […]

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In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re highlighting an article from Resolve on When to Seek Professional Help for the Emotional Aspects of the Infertility Experience.

Holidays can be difficult to navigate for couples who are struggling with infertility. While you want to celebrate with friends and family, the additional stress of traveling and potentially having to answer sensitive questions can be overwhelming. This tension can be especially high on a holiday like Mother’s Day.