ARC® Fertility Blog

Home Fertility Tests, Apps and Pop-Ups – What You Need to Know

Home Fertility Tests, Apps and Pop-Ups – What You Need to Know Knowing more about your individual fertility is a good thing, especially given the general lack of awareness – often among young women – about the age when fertility starts to decline. This lack of knowledge has real-life implications if women make decisions based […]

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Opioids and Infertility – What You and Your Doctor Should Know

Women of childbearing age may be especially affected by the use and misuse of opioids, however, the impact of the drugs on fertility and infertility treatment is rarely discussed. The use and misuse of opioids in the US have reached epidemic proportions and women of childbearing age may be especially affected. While many of the […]

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When Do I Need an Egg Donor?

When do I need an egg donor? Today’s media coverage would have you believe that celebrities giving birth well into their forties is commonplace. What goes unreported is that most often a much younger egg donor was used because of the celebrity’s age and associated reduced fertility. In fact, age-related decline in fertility is the […]

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How to Deal with Infertility and Depression

Dealing with infertility or depression is a major challenge, but trying to cope with both at once can be overwhelming. Fortunately, treatment is available to help you build your family while addressing your depression. Anyone who follows the news has noticed what seems to be an epidemic of depression. While rates may be on the […]

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The Unique Challenges of Secondary Infertility

Secondary infertility is the inability to establish a clinical pregnancy after a previous pregnancy whether or not there was a live birth. It affects nearly 3 million couples and accounts for 1/3 of visits to a fertility specialist. You may be well-informed about a variety of healthcare topics but there’s a good chance you’ve never […]

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Lost in Translation? A Glossary of Infertility Acronyms to Help

Lost in Translation? A Glossary of Infertility Acronyms to Help There’s no doubt there’s an education in store for couples who enter the world of infertility as diagnosis and treatment seem to come with their own special language. It begins with learning the basic terminology for tests and procedures you’ll discuss with your doctor. Once […]

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Listen Up

Listen Up BeatInfertilty.co interviews Dr. Adamson Dr. Adamson and Heather discuss the various treatment packages and other financial options ARC Fertility offers: INTRODUCTION I’d like to start by hearing a little bit more about you and ARC Fertility as a whole. Tell us about your background, how you ended up specializing in reproductive endocrinology, and […]

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How ARC® Fertility Helps You Move Forward with Care

How ARC® Fertility Helps You Move Forward with Care Chances are if you’ve received a diagnosis of infertility and decided to pursue treatment, you already know a variety of challenges lie ahead. Among those is making decisions about how to pay for in vitro fertilization (IVF) and the fertility medications you may need to take. […]

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5 Steps for Improving Your Credit Score

5 Steps for Improving Your Credit Score For most people, a realistic timeframe to improve your score is 6 months. More serious problems such as delinquencies or bankruptcy take longer to fix. Do keep in mind that lenders have different policies about who qualifies for a loan and at what rate, and that recent behavior […]

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Use Your Voice on Infertility Issues – Join Advocacy Day May 23!

“The time is now to get organized, be loud and show up. Family-building issues are bi-partisan and we need to find support where we can.” That’s the rallying cry of RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association which created the annual Advocacy Day event to bring together the infertility community to discuss important issues with members of […]

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How to Face Mother’s Day When You’re Coping with Infertility

How to Face Mother’s Day When You’re Coping with Infertility Mother’s Day is not just another Sunday in May for women who are already dealing with the challenges of infertility. It’s a big splashy, impossible-to-miss holiday with flowers, cards, brunch and family get-togethers. Unlike other holidays that more broadly focus on families or couples – […]

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It’s a Dream, More than Just a Disease – Join National Infertility Awareness Week April 22-28

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It’s a Dream, More than Just a Disease – Join National Infertility Awareness Week April 22-28 Infertility can affect anyone – it doesn’t know the boundaries of gender, race, religion, sexuality or income. Everyone coping with this serious medical condition knows the challenges that abound – medical, financial, and emotional. What can help is creating […]

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Infertility Stresses Men Too, According to New Research

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Infertility Stresses Men Too, According to New Research Everyone faces stress in their lives but research shows some life events – the death of someone close, a divorce, or loss of a job – have a bigger impact than others. Add infertility to the list as causing major stress: evidence shows that women faced with […]

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Fertility Counseling Before Cancer Treatment Improves Quality of Life

Fertility Counseling Before Cancer Treatment Improves Quality of Life While it’s never good to receive a cancer diagnosis, today’s latest treatments often mean a long life as a cancer survivor. And, if you haven’t yet had children – or would like more – studies show that receiving pre-treatment fertility preservation counseling not only provides important […]

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What’s Known, New, and Ahead with Endometriosis

What’s Known, New, and Ahead with Endometriosis Much has been written about endometriosis which is not surprising given over 7 million American girls and women have the condition as do 176 million women worldwide. Those with the condition often experience significant pain and a major impact on their quality of life. Also, the condition explains […]

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Remember Romance? Focus on Being a Couple This Valentine’s Day

Remember Romance? Focus on Being a Couple This Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day might be considered the “official” day to show your love to your partner but for couples facing infertility, recapturing romance can be challenging. The stress of treatment – and all it involves – can feel exhausting, affecting your sleep and mood. Not to mention […]

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