Category Archives for IVF Support

IVF Cycle Failed… What Went Wrong & What Next?

IVF cycle failed

Have you recently been through a failed IVF cycle? If so, you’re probably wondering what went wrong, what caused it to what work and perhaps, what if anything can you do differently next time? If your IVF cycle failed I have some good news and some bad news. The bad news is this: ‘IVF Cannot Fix […]

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Infertility Option – Weighing Benefits and Risks of IVF

In vitro fertilization is an infertility option for couples who have problem conceiving through normal intercourse. However there are several associated risks of IVF that you should be aware of. In this procedure, egg cells are retrieved from the mother’s body and are fertilized outside her body. Semen is also taken from the husband. Over […]

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Infertility Solution That Delivers Healthy Babies

An infertility solution can be natural or medically assisted. The Natural Fertility Prescription (NFP) program offers natural solutions to infertility. It is a program that is geared towards lifestyle and dietary change.  It encourages you to take vitamin and mineral supplements, have adequate sleep and exercise regularly. It also teaches you that your emotional state […]

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Acupuncture and IVF – Is it Safe?

Acupuncture and IVF (in vitro fertilization) work hand in hand to help you get pregnant. In vitro fertilization is the process of manually fertilizing an egg with a sperm in a laboratory dish. Once fertilized, the egg (now called a zygote) is manually placed into the uterus through embryo transfer. There are five general steps […]

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Natural Infertility Treatments – Which One Is Best For You?

When considering natural infertility treatments we have to take into account that there are many infertility treatments available to choose from. Below you’ll find short descriptions of conventional treatments which are available to you. Sometimes assisted reproductive technologies are necessary and the only way to get pregnant. Still if this is the case you are […]

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Cost of IVF – The Real (and Hidden) Costs You Need to Know

These days, it is not uncommon for a couple to experience difficulty in getting pregnant, which has led to advanced technologies —namely IVF. Short for “in vitro fertilization,” IVF is a procedure for fertilizing an egg with sperm outside of woman’s body. Once fertilized, the egg is then placed into the woman’s uterus. Before resolving […]

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Clomid Side Effects

Like any drug, Clomiphene citrate (Clomid) also has its side effects. Around 10% to 20% of women experience some Clomid side effects (Georgia Reproductive Specialists, 2007). What is Clomid? Clomid works as an anti-estrogen agent. This drug causes the cervical mucus to thicken. So, even if you ovulate your chances of pregnancy are further decreased because […]

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Fertility Drugs – Are they Right for You?

You may be wondering if fertility drugs are any good for you. Fertility drugs may assist reproductive function. They stimulate follicle development in women and are sometimes used to treat male infertility. Uses for Fertility Drugs PCOS Oral contraceptives are commonly prescribed for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) since they suppress androgen production and induce regular […]

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Embryo Transfer Process Explained

Embryo transfer process refers to the procedure that places an embryo into the uterus in an in vitro fertilization cycle. IVF cycles are also called intracytoplasmic sperm injection cycles or ICSI cycles. Implantation success rates range from 10% to 60% and are dependent to a large extent on the woman’s age as well as her […]

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Clomid Success Rates

Clomid success rates typically range from 30 to 40%. Clomid is a drug that is usually prescribed to anovulatory women, who menstruate without producing eggs from the ovary. It has been proven to have significant potency. There are other drugs that are far more expensive than Clomid but yield only similar results. This cost-benefit relation […]

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Boost Your Natural Fertility For Preparation Before IVF

Are you planning to undergo IVF in the near future? Did you know that taking steps in preparation before IVF to optimize your natural fertility in advance may be one of the best investments in time and effort you’ve ever made? Many couples decide to throw their hands up in the air when the IVF […]

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Trouble Getting Pregnant? Read This Before You Call a Fertility Clinic

Are you having trouble getting pregnant? Are you considering IVF? If you are considering IVF due to trouble getting pregnant, then you should read what an IVF expert had to say before you call a fertility clinic. A well known reproductive endocrinologist and New York’s IVF pioneer Dr. Sami David, recently spoke up about IVF. […]

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New York’s IVF Pioneer no Longer Performs IVF

New Yorks IVF Pioneer Dr Sami David discusses why he no longer performs IVF and why he recommends natural alternatives. Part I Click here for part II and III Courtesy of Julie Menin

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10 Ways to Address Your Root Common Causes of Infertility — Naturally

Infertility affects more couples than ever. 1 out of 6 couples today experience difficulty falling pregnant. What was once seen as a woman’s problem is now known to affect men equally. But what are the common causes of infertility and what can be done to address them naturally? But isn’t there IVF to fall back […]

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IVF Side Effects and Costs – Optimize Your Natural Fertility First!

A study by Foresight, the Association for Pre-conceptual healthcare in the United Kingdom shows that couples going through IVF are up to 47% more successful if they used pre-conceptual health care program first.

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