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IVF for Gay Men: A Fertility Treatment Guide for Gay Men
Gay men growing their family through fertility treatment may need an egg donor, gestational surrogate, and IVF. Learn more about treatment options for gay male couples to start building a family.
The Gestational Surrogacy Process: Step by Step
Read on to learn the step-by-step journey of gestational surrogacy. From who qualifies to be a gestational carrier to how much the surrogacy process costs, we break down the components of the gestational surrogacy process.
Is IVF Painful? What to Expect On Every Step
In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a complex series of steps with a couple of straightforward medical procedures with a very low degree of risk, but the potential reward is amazing — building the family of your dreams. Read on to learn more about what pain and risks to expect.
Getting Pregnant with Irregular Periods
Trying to conceive with irregular periods is tricky business. Here's a roadmap to understanding underlying factors, when to see a fertility doctor about concerns, treatment options, and valuable tips to guide you toward building your family.
Fertility and Financial Planning: How to Budget for Fertility Treatment
Fertility treatment comes with a high price tag and can be a financial strain if you don’t plan. Read on to find out more about budgeting for fertility treatment.
IVF Process in Simple Step Guide from Consultation to Graduation
We broke down the IVF process into simple steps to provide an overview of what to expect.
Top FAQs Answered About Breast Cancer and Infertility
Some breast cancer treatments impact fertility. Here are the top frequently asked questions (FAQs) about breast cancer and fertility.
Top PCOS and Fertility Facts
PCOS is a common disorder that can lead to infertility struggles for many women. Fortunately, it's still possible to get pregnant despite PCOS.
What You Need to Know About LGBTQ Fertility Treatment
Learn how to navigate LGBTQ fertility and the importance of LGBTQ fertility testing at an inclusive fertility clinic.
Pre-implantation genetic testing (PGT) has emerged as the most effective method of sex selection. In the PGT process, the patient undergoes in vitro fertilization (IVF) to enable testing of several embryos.
Holistic approach to IUI/IVF/FET at IHR
Preparing for assisted reproductive therapy can be mentally and physically overwhelming. So many questions and worrying about what more you can be doing to improve positive outcomes can become consuming and increase ones stress and anxiety.
Difference Between Genetic Carrier Screening and PGT testing
Let’s start by discussing what genetic carrier screening entails. A genetic carrier screening is a test that is done during the diagnostic phase of treatment (initial testing) to check if you are a carrier for specific genes/disorders. IHR uses Invitae’s Comprehensive Carrier Screen which currently is able to test for 289 genes.
"Can't recommend Jennifer enough - she's not just my acupuncturist anymore, she's my happy sanctuary and my fertility friend who's been with me every step of the way."
I started fertility acupuncture with Jennifer about a week and a half before my frozen embryo transfer and she was with me on transfer day for pre- and post- transfer acupuncture support. Having her there was brilliant - during Covid partners weren't allowed to accompany patients, so having her friendly face in the room with me before and after the transfer was so comforting, keeping me calm and laughing.