How can stress affect IVF?

There is little doubt that stress and emotional lability plays a role in the normal physiological/hormonal regulation of the menstrual cycle. After all, Eskimos often stop ovulating and menstruating during long dark winters, young women confronted by a major emotional … Read more

How Old is Too Old to Do IVF Using Your Own Eggs?

There is little doubt that age is a very important determinant of IVF outcome.  This is mainly because a woman’s eggs undergo deterioration in quality as her age advances to and beyond her mid 30’s.  Remember, eggs have been in … Read more

IVF: After How Many Tries Should I Give Up?

Because of the emotional, physical, and financial toll exacted by IVF, it is preferable that no one undertake a one‑shot attempt. If a couple can only afford one treatment cycle, IVF is probably not the right course of action.  After … Read more