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15 08, 2017

Can a common imaging procedure help women to conceive? – fertility clinic near Scottsdale

Can a common imaging procedure help you to conceive? – fertility clinic near Scottsdale When a couple first comes to a fertility clinic, the first step is to determine the cause of the infertility. This involves a number of tests, including various blood tests along with imaging procedures. One common imaging procedure that's often included in an infertility workup is a hysterosalpinogram, or HSG. Some women have heard that having an HSG will make them more likely to conceive afterward. Is ... Read More
August 15, 2017 By Patricia Shelton in

12 07, 2017

Woman in her 70s gives birth to a healthy baby through IVF – Tucson IVF clinic

Woman in her 70s gives birth to a healthy baby through IVF – Tucson IVF clinic Although many of our patients are in their 20s or 30s, there are also many who are in their 40s or even older. Some of these women have unfortunately been told by friends or family members that it's too late, that they waited too long and have no hope of having a baby. We want to reassure you that it's never too late. Although the success rates do change with age, there is always a possibility of having a ... Read More
July 12, 2017 By Patricia Shelton in

12 06, 2017

Why do pregnant women experience morning sickness? – Scottsdale fertility clinic

Why do pregnant women experience morning sickness? – Scottsdale fertility clinic Our patients are overjoyed when they first see that positive pregnancy test. After months or years of struggling with fertility, their dream of becoming parents is finally turning into reality. Most people are excited to begin this journey. However, there are also common discomforts that women often experience during early pregnancy. We want our patients to feel as comfortable as possible during this ... Read More
June 12, 2017 By Patricia Shelton in

17 05, 2017

Does marijuana affect fertility? – infertility clinic Phoenix

Does marijuana affect fertility? – infertility clinic Phoenix In recent years, many states have legalized marijuana for medical use, and a handful of states have legalized recreational use as well. In our area, both Arizona and New Mexico now allow medical marijuana usage, and California and Nevada also allow recreational usage. With this new environment around marijuana, we're hearing more and more patients asking about marijuana usage at our infertility clinic Phoenix. If you're trying to ... Read More
May 17, 2017 By Patricia Shelton in

11 04, 2017

When should you stop taking birth control? – Arizona fertility clinic

When should you stop taking your birth control so that you can get pregnant? – Arizona fertility clinic It's one of those ironies of life – most women spend their early years trying desperately not to get pregnant, and then, once they feel ready to start their families, they want nothing more than to get pregnant immediately. The event you were so scared of becomes the one that you want most. Because they were trying not to get pregnant when they were younger, most of our patients ... Read More
April 11, 2017 By Patricia Shelton in

14 03, 2017

What makes a pregnancy high risk? – fertility clinic Glendale AZ

What is a "high risk" pregnancy? – fertility clinic Glendale AZ Some pregnant women are told that their pregnancy is "high risk" by the medical professionals caring for them. Others may have heard this phrase and wondered what it means. What makes a pregnancy "high risk?" Causes of high risk pregnancies In general, there are a few categories of conditions that can make a pregnancy high risk. These include pre-existing medical conditions in the mother, medical conditions specific to ... Read More
March 14, 2017 By Patricia Shelton in

15 02, 2017

How much should you exercise during pregnancy? – IVF Glendale AZ

How much should you exercise during pregnancy? – IVF Glendale AZ Most pregnant women want to stay healthy during their pregnancies. Many had a workout routine before they became pregnant, and they'd like to continue it. For others, pregnancy spurs them to create a new workout routine. At the same time, women may be worried that they'll overdo it and harm themselves or their babies if they overexercise. How much is too much? How much exercise does a pregnant woman need? ACOG ... Read More
February 15, 2017 By Patricia Shelton in

20 01, 2017

Why is a singleton pregnancy healthiest? – fertility clinic Scottsdale area

Why is a singleton pregnancy healthiest? – fertility clinic Scottsdale area At Reproductive Health Center, we aim for a singleton pregnancy with every patient. That means a pregnancy with just one baby at a time. This is why we transfer just one embryo per cycle in 70% of our IVF patients under 36 years of age. Why is it healthier to have just one baby? Why don't we just transfer lots of embryos to make sure that the patient gets pregnant? What problems can happen if the mother is ... Read More
January 20, 2017 By Patricia Shelton in

17 12, 2016

Should you eat fish while pregnant? – fertility clinic Glendale AZ area

Should you eat fish while pregnant? – fertility clinic Glendale AZ area Pregnant women are often concerned about what they should and should not eat. Mothers naturally want to protect their babies' health, and most are willing to do whatever it takes during pregnancy to achieve this. However, women may receive mixed messages about fish. What are the pros and cons of eating fish while you're pregnant? Fish contains vitamins and healthy fats From a health perspective, fish is generally ... Read More
December 17, 2016 By Patricia Shelton in

25 11, 2016

Endometrial scratching – fertility clinic Scottsdale area

Can endometrial scratching increase the chances of pregnancy? – fertility clinic Scottsdale area We're always looking for techniques that will increase the chances that our patients will have the pregnancy that they're dreaming of. Lately, a simple technique called endometrial scratching has been making headlines, because studies have shown that it can double the pregnancy rates in women undergoing an intrauterine insemination (IUI). What is endometrial scratching? – fertility clinic ... Read More
November 25, 2016 By Patricia Shelton in