Fertility treatments Articles

Jul
2010

Guide to Microfertilization Infertility Treatments

Some of today’s most popular and effective infertility treatments, including in vitro fertilization (IVF) and artificial insemination can be expensive, and while they do have high success rates, there is no guarantee that the treatment will produce desired results. Many couples who are on a tight budget and want to increase fertility turn to microfertilization infertility treatments instead. Microfertilization, also known as Micro-IVF, is a low-cost version of the traditional in vitro fertilization procedure and is available at many fertility clinics around the United States.
Jun
2010

Fertility Treatment Abroad - Things to Consider

If the long waiting list or high costs of fertility treatments in the United States are preventing you from getting the treatment you need, you may be a good candidate for getting a fertility treatment abroad. Some fertility clinics in the United Kingdom and other parts of Europe can provide certain infertility treatments at a lower price than clinics in the United States, and may give you a reason to enjoy an “IVF vacation” abroad. While success is not guaranteed, you may be putting yourself in a better position of getting pregnant. Here are some important things to consider when considering fertility treatment abroad:
Jan
2010

Unexplained Fertility Problems: Diagnosis and Fertility Treatment Options

Thousands of couples face infertility problems every year, but in cases where standard infertility testing has not found a specific cause behind the failure to conceive, dealing with unexplained fertility problems can be a frustrating experience. Unexplained infertility, also known as idiopathic infertility, can leave couples wondering whether they will ever have the opportunity to have children.
Jan
2010

Understanding the Egg Donation Process

Couples dealing with fertility problems often turn to an egg donor for help. Egg donations are one option for assisted conception and an attractive choice for many women who have difficulty conceiving on their own. Over 150,000 women in the United States deal with ovarian problems and cannot produce healthy, high quality eggs of their own. There are several reasons why a woman cannot produce eggs and several ways for her to get a healthy egg supply. Here’s a close look at the egg donation process, and programs available at fertility clinics around the United States:
Jan
2010

Treatments for Fertility Problems: Overview of Fertility Drugs

Many couples dealing with infertility explore options in surgery and drug therapy, and while some infertility problems are easier to treat than others, the complete treatment plan can be costly. Women who are unable to get pregnant often turn to fertility drugs and prescription medications that stimulate the ovaries to release a healthy amount of eggs during each cycle.
Jan
2010

Male Infertility Treatment: Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)

One of the advanced treatment options for male infertility or sperm problems is a procedure known as the intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). In this procedure, the sperm is injected into the middle of the egg in a lab setting so that the egg can be fertilized in a controlled environment.
Jan
2010

Infertility Treatment After 35: What Are the Options?

Women who are 35 or older often find it difficult to become pregnant, but there are a number of infertility treatment options available. Women who have trouble getting pregnant after age 35 are at risk for miscarriage and for having children with genetic defects. However, in vitro fertilization (IVF) and Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) can increase fertility rates significantly.
Jan
2010

Infertility Treatments: Guide to Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART)

When a couple is failing to conceive, a fertility specialist or infertility clinic can offer a number of treatments that work to manipulate the sperm and eggs. Among the latest developments in the field of infertility is a set of procedures known as Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART). ART fertility treatments include the surgical removal of eggs from the ovaries and artificial insemination, and promise a number of benefits for women who are have experienced ongoing infertility due to certain health problems. Here’s a close look at the success rates and procedures available for couples who are dealing with infertility problems:
Jan
2010

Basics of IUI Fertility Treatments

If you have been struggling with infertility, your fertility specialist may recommend IUI treatments. IUI, otherwise known as intrauterine insemination, or artificial insemination (AI), is one of the simplest forms of infertility treatments available and is less complex than the average in vitro fertilization process. IUI is typically tried before any other types of fertility treatments including assisted reproductive technologies and IVF. Here’s a close look at how IUI works, and why you may be a good candidate for this fertility treatment:
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