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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

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

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

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

Infertility Stresses Men Too, According to New Research

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

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

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

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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Hope Ahead: First U.S. Baby Born From A Uterine Transplant

Hope Ahead: First U.S. Baby Born From A Uterine Transplant

Hope has turned into happiness for one U.S. couple with the birth of their son last month, following the woman’s successful uterine transplant. The transplant and birth took place at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas and is the first successful U.S. birth from such a procedure. Until now, only Sweden had success: a healthy […]

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A Healthy, Happy Holiday Can Help Your Fertility

A Healthy, Happy Holiday Can Help Your Fertility

Holidays can be a challenging time to maintain positive lifestyle goals to eat healthy, drink moderately, exercise and minimize stress. It’s easy to blow off the best of intentions starting with Thanksgiving and ending with New Year’s celebrations. Still, if you’ve been coping with the challenges of infertility, there’s more reason than ever to do […]

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More Employers Offering Fertility Benefits Means Happier Employees Who Stay

More Employers Offering Fertility Benefits Means Happier Employees Who Stay

There’s encouraging news for employees who may be facing the challenges of infertility: more employers – beyond tech companies – are now offering employee benefits that include coverage for fertility diagnostic tests and in vitro fertilization (IVF). Other industry sectors also covering treatment for this disease include Finance and Investment Banking, Consumer Products and Retail, […]

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20 Years Of Progress And Millions Of Babies: Milestones For Infertility

20 Years Of Progress And Millions Of Babies: Milestones For Infertility

Advances made in the treatment of infertility over the past 20 years are impressive, ranging from radical new techniques to edit embryonic genes to incremental changes that improve IVF outcomes and are less invasive for patients. Treatment now extends to encouraging healthy lifestyles to improve fertility before trying to become pregnant. And societal attitudes have […]

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Success with ARC Fertility

Success with ARC Fertility

Success with ARC Fertility Trying to get pregnant using in vitro fertilization (IVF), or other assisted reproductive techniques, usually requires a sizable investment of time and money. Still, if a baby is the result, could there be any better return? Getting and paying for fertility treatment can be complicated. The majority of patients don’t get […]

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