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Understanding Infertility, Evaluations and Testing

The increase in demand for infertility evaluation and treatment in the United States over the past 20 years is probably due to many factors: The tendency of women to delay childbearing because of their work or education so that more women are trying to conceive over the age of 35 years when it’s more difficult. …
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Gay Men: How to Have a Biological Child

Becoming a Parent Through Surrogacy Gay men face more challenges in becoming parents than any other group, both biological and financial. The good news is that there are ways to overcome many of these barriers. Gary Gates, a demographic expert with the UCLA School of Law’s Williams Institute, estimates that there are 40,000 gay male …
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There is no one size fits all: How to exercise for fertility?

Article contributed by: Marta Montenegro, MS, SFN, CSCS, NSCA-CPT IVFMD South Florida Institute for Reproductive Medicine, a participating provider in the WINFertility Network No doubt you have made many lifestyle changes to increase your chance of pregnancy, such as dietary modifications, supplementation, or even acupuncture. But do not forget about proper exercise. Many women who …
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What is Infertility?

Article contributed by: SpringCreek Fertility, a participating WINFertility Provider Network What is Infertility? Infertility is a disease of the reproductive system that inhibits a couple’s ability to have a baby. Infertility affects men and women equally without discrimination, and for this reason both partners should actively participate in the diagnosis and treatment process. Infertility is …
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How Egg Freezing Works

How Egg Freezing Works: Should You Do It? Oocyte cryopreservation, or egg freezing, is a hot topic lately in fertility preservation. Women who undergo cancer treatment during their fertile years may lose their fertility from the chemotherapy drugs or from radiation treatment. Egg freezing is one way to help preserve their ability to have a …
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