Hutchison’s Huddle: Fertility and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Hutchison’s Huddle: Fertility and the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 is changing the way we are living. Unfortunately, one of those ways is pausing of fertility treatments to help "flatten the curve" and reduce the spread of the virus, all while keeping fertility patients and our country safe. We know how hard it is to put your dreams on hold and we know you have concerns about how this will impact your future fertility. Thankfully, there are things you can continue to do to prepare for fertility treatment while remaining safe at home. To help our ... Read More
March 31, 2020 By in

Hutchison’s Huddle: Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)

Intrauterine Insemination is a common fertility procedure offered to patients trying to get pregnant. For patients using donor sperm, those who have cervical issues, or some mild forms of male factor, it is often a first step before heading down the path of IVF or other fertility options. On this Hutchison’s Huddle, Dr. Scot Hutchison shares everything you need to know about an IUI. Dr. Hutchison not only explains who might be a good candidate for the procedure, he also shares the steps in ... Read More
March 17, 2020 By in

Hutchison’s Huddle: Holistic Fertility

The fertility journey can be expensive and with Arizona being one of the poorest states in the country, building your family through assisted reproductive technology might not be feasible. Thankfully, there have been studies done and we’ve seen some success in increasing your chances of getting pregnant using holistic treatments. From Acupuncture to Yoga, there are lots of alternative approaches you can take to support a healthy lifestyle and encourage pregnancy.  On this week’s ... Read More
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Hutchison’s Huddle: Getting Started at Reproductive Health Center

Taking the first step in your infertility journey is overwhelming. Here at Reproductive Health Center, we hope to ease new patient fears by laying out what our initial appointments look like. Whether you have Endometriosis, PCOS, Male Factor, are looking to use Donor Gametes, or have another fertility concern, our main goal is make sure you feel comfortable throughout your entire journey. Dr. Scot Hutchison took to Facebook to share our evaluation and testing process, as well as answering ... Read More
February 19, 2020 By in

Discover Your Fertility Options for LGBT Couples in Tucson

At the Reproductive Health Center, we believe that all people have the right to caring relationships and parenthood. Pregnancy requires a sperm and an egg.  For LGBT couples who desire to have children of their own, ongoing technological advances now make it possible for them to choose from several fertility options in Tucson.   Reproductive Health Center is a caring, safe and welcoming environment where you can discuss your options for family building with  Dr. Scot ... Read More
July 17, 2018 By in

Conceive After Permanent Birth Control in Tucson

Permanent pregnancy prevention is a decision that must be well thought out, thoroughly discussed, and agreed upon 100 percent by both parties in the relationship. It should only be undertaken if the woman and man are absolutely convinced they wish to not have any children at all or any more than they already have in their family. Yet, circumstances change. In time, one partner or the other may regret making the decision to undergo a tubal ligation or a vasectomy. In some instances, ... Read More
May 9, 2018 By in

Endometriosis can make conception difficult for couples in Tucson

Many women are aware of how painful endometriosis can be, especially during their periods.  Although cramping can be normal during a menstrual bleed, the patient with endometriosis can have severe pain during her period.  Pelvic pain is a common side effect of endometriosis as is difficulty conceiving a baby (in Tucson). For pregnancy to happen, an egg must release from the ovary,  and make its way through a fallopian tube where it is fertilized by a sperm cell.  Unfortunately, ... Read More
February 22, 2018 By in

Is it true that men should wear boxers to improve their fertility?

Is it true that men should wear boxers to improve their fertility? Infertility clinic Mesa AZ Couples who want to conceive a child get plenty of advice about how to maximize the chances of a baby. Many of our male patients have heard that they should wear boxers to improve fertility. So what's the truth about boxers and fertility? Does it really matter whether you wear boxers or briefs? Boxers are commonly recommended for fertility Boxers have often been recommended to improve fertility. ... Read More
February 12, 2018 By Patricia Shelton in

How much exercise is good for fertility?

How much exercise is good for fertility? Fertility doctor Phoenix area With the coming of the new year, many people are making resolutions to live a healthier lifestyle. We always recommend to our patients that they make changes to improve their health as they're trying to start their families. Many people include getting more exercise as part of their New Year's resolutions. If you're trying to conceive, will exercise help? How much should you exercise? Too much exercise can impair ... Read More
January 10, 2018 By Patricia Shelton in

Do women make new eggs?

Do women make new eggs? – fertility clinic in Arizona The process of science is a continual process of discovery. As new research studies are done, old assumptions are questioned. For years, the belief in mainstream fertility science has been that women don't make any new eggs during adulthood, but rather are born with all of the eggs that they'll ever have. However, new research indicates a surprising possibility. It may be the case that women actually do make new eggs during ... Read More
December 14, 2017 By Patricia Shelton in