Book a Consultation with Dr. Sher
Dr. Sher's Official Blog
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 the woman’s ovaries ever since she was incubating in her mother’s uterus. Thus, after a… Read more »
Deciding Between Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) and In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Many infertile patients, are erroneously advised by their physicians to first try IUI several times before resorting to IVF. Additionally many misguided insurance providers often, purely for economic reasons, require that infertile female enrollees who have at least 1 patent Fallopian tube, first undergo several attempts at IUI before doing IVF. It is important for… Read more »
The Causes of Infertility
Neither sex contributes more heavily than the other to infertility problems. Roughly one‑third of all infertile couples can trace their infertility to the woman, one‑third to the man, and one‑third to both partners. In practice this means that in >50% of cases there is both a male and a female factor involved. Understanding this reality… Read more »