Tag: Facts

MYTHS ABOUT IVF, IUI, AND ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Despite its increasing public attention, there are still plenty of myths about in vitro fertilization (IVF) and other assisted reproductive technology. Reproductive Endocrinologist, Dr. Jacqueline Gutmann explains the reality of these misconceptions. Myth: You will have twins, triplets, or more! Busted!: It is true that fertility treatment increases the risk of having a multiple pregnancy. However, most […]

WHAT IS ELECTIVE SINGLE EMBRYO TRANSFER AND PREIMPLANTATION GENETIC TESTING?

Single Embryo Transfer and Preimplantation Genetic Testing There are several steps required for in vitro fertilization (IVF): Ovulation induction, egg retrieval, insemination and fertilization, and embryo transfer. In this blog we will take a detailed look at the embryo transfer stage. At this stage of the process a woman’s eggs have already been retrieved, inseminated, and grown to […]

BOOST YOUR FERTILITY: 6 LIFESTYLE MODIFICATIONS [INFOGRAPHIC]

I love the internet!  As I sat down to write, I Googled ‘how to boost your fertility’ and got almost 18 million results in less than 1 second—and that doesn’t include the actual medical literature that addresses the topic. Needless to say, ways to boost your fertility is a broad subject and the information provided below will […]

STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO IN VITRO FERTILIZATION (IVF) – INFOGRAPHIC

In vitro fertilization (IVF) can be a very overwhelming process to comprehend, especially when your nerves and emotions are running wild. To help alleviate some of that stress we’ve broken down the IVF process into 6 easy to understand steps. We hope that this step-by step guide of the IVF process helps patients undergoing IVF, contemplating IVF, […]

WHAT IS AN ANTI-MULLERIAN HORMONE – AMH BLOOD TEST

What Is an Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH Blood Test)? Anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) is a protein made by the cells that surround each egg AMH is produced the most during the small pre-antral stages AMH stops producing as follicles grow and nearly no AMH is produced once a follicle hits 8mm in size The more eggs a […]

TOP 5 REASONS WHY YOUR FERTILITY SPECIALIST SHOULD BE SUB-SPECIALTY BOARD CERTIFIED IN REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY AND INFERTILITY

As a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, an American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecologists (ABOG) oral board examiner for over 20 years, and an REI sub-specialty board examiner I bring a unique perspective to this topic. Becoming sub-specialty board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) is a rigorous and comprehensive […]