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Check out our informative blog page outlining several discussion topics relating to infertility for you to read.  Happy Reading!

Tips to help you along the journey of infertility

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Miracles take time… your time will come. From the monthly pregnancy tests that come back negative, waiting to see a fertility specialist, undergoing preliminary testing, to beginning treatment; this can feel like an eternity when all you want so badly is to have a baby.  Somedays all you think about is why isn’t my body working properly?  You want your …

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A failed IVF cycle is still a loss

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A failed IVF cycle is devastating to everyone involved and is completely numbing and discouraging when it happens.  It can be difficult to find a balance between grieving the past and having hope for the future. This failure can occur when an embryo implantation fails or when an egg retrieval results in no viable embryos.  When you think about the …

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Preparing your body for Pregnancy

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Preparation is often the key to success when trying to conceive as well as optimizing the chances of fertility treatment success. The more we know about the holistic nature of the body, and mind-body connection – the more we observe that preparing for pregnancy is a beneficial step before trying to conceive (TTC). Schedule a preconception appointment with a fertility …

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Surviving Infertility

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Going through infertility may seem like a rollercoaster ride when you calculate the time, worry, cost, and strain on your relationship.  We know that sometimes trying to conceive may take a toll on your relationships. Daily stresses including physical, financial, and emotional may be felt – you are not alone. Trying to get pregnant may be consuming at times with …

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October is LGBTQ History Month!

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This month we can learn about the history of the LGBTQ+ movement and see role models who best represent and address the issues of the LGBTQ+ community.  Together we can contribute to the observance of LGBTQ history month which was created by a Missouri high school teacher named Rodney Wilson in 1994. The month-long celebration is most prominent in the …

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Why me?  PCOS is a condition diagnosis in #1in10 Canadian women

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Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, affects millions of women every year and is caused by an imbalance of a woman’s reproductive hormones. This imbalance can create issues with the ovaries which normally creates and releases an egg each month. With PCOS, the egg may not mature fully or release when it should. This can result in the ovaries developing cysts. …

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The “Two Week Wait”

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The time between ovulation and (hopefully) a missed period is referred to as the “Two Week Wait” and these two weeks can feel very long.  Every patient wishes for the two-week waiting period to speed by and when they take a pregnancy test, see those two blue lines indicating a positive pregnancy test.  It is important to understand what the …

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Uterine Fibroids – what are they and what to do?

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It’s Fibroid Awareness Month and we need to talk about uterine fibroids!  Uterine fibroids (also called leiomyomas) are usually noncancerous growths made up of the muscle and connective tissue from the wall of the uterus. Fibroids can grow as a single nodule (one growth) or in a cluster and can range in size from 1 mm to 20 cm in …

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Yoga and Fertility

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Prana is the life-force energy that can be described as our sense of feeling alive and well.  This energy compels us to share or exchange our intimate thoughts and feelings so, it’s no surprise that it’s also synonymous with our sexual energy. Increased circulation is required for sexual arousal, and it heals and strengthens organ tissues. Paying attention to our …

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Endometriosis – The Unknown disease of reproductive-aged women

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Growing a family and becoming a mom is a lifelong dream – full of excitement. When it is finally your turn to get pregnant, you do not dwell too much on the fact that something could go wrong. The larger scientific and reproductive endocrinology community still has a lot to learn about endometriosis, but what we do know remains a …

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