Secondary Infertility: Addressing the Root Causes

It is one thing for a woman who has never been able to conceive (primary infertility) to come to grips with undergoing In Vitro Fertilization. It is quite another matter for someone who has successfully achieved a pregnancy in the Read more

The Role of Nutritional Supplements in Preparing for IVF

It is important to nurture and take care of yourself mentally and physically when preparing and going through your IVF journey. This starts with trying to have a positive attitude about what you are about to go through, creating a Read more

Thyroid autoantibodies and Immunologic Implantation Dysfunction (IID)

Between 2% and 5% of women of the childbearing age have reduced thyroid hormone activity (hypothyroidism). Women with hypothyroidism often manifest with reproductive failure i.e. infertility, unexplained (often repeated) IVF failure, or recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL). The condition is 5-10 Read more

Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET): What Does it Involve?

Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET) A frozen embryo transfer cycle is initiated by administering an oral contraceptive (OC) to the recipient. This is later overlapped with Lupron daily for 5-6 days. The OC is then withdrawn, but the daily Lupron injections Read more