Understanding Infertility

Where can you find more information about fertility treatment? – Infertility Tucson

A lot of information about infertility is available in cyberspace, from friends and neighbors and in books and journals. Some of it is good, some is misleading. Some of it is downright frightening. People make all sorts of promises for miracle cures using supplements or devices. Chat rooms and networks make infertility sound like a foreign language. How does the average person make sense of it? The best advice is to get information from the trusted sources we have listed below. We’ve verified that these sources provide good information with only your best interests in mind.

In general, be wary of websites that end in .com, .net or .co. Instead, look for information on sites with .gov, .org or .edu. Those sites are not trying to sell you anything and are mandated to provide information that has been reviewed and vetted.

If you want more information about a specific topic, please feel free to ask when you come for your appointment, and we’ll be happy to point you in the right direction.

Sources for Understanding Infertility Tucson

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine has a web site full of peer-reviewed information. Peer reviewed means more than one doctor has reviewed the information. And, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine has a section devoted to patient resources. Check out the section called Reproductive Facts. This is one of the most reliable, up-to-date informational sources on infertility and treatment.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) helps people understand fertility by publishing statistics from each fertility clinic. The CDC also has more information about various diseases and how they can affect fertility. You can go visit the website for more about understanding infertility.

Videos on everything from the history of fertility medicine to how embryos develop can be found at www.pbs.org.

Additional support resources include:
RESOLVE, the national infertility association
The American Fertility Association.

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