ARC® Fertility Blog

FSH Levels

Chances are that if you are trying to get pregnant you have probably been overwhelmed by many acronyms and abbreviations. It’s important to track this “alphabet soup,” because a number of tests and procedures play a critical role in determining the ability to get pregnant. One term that you may have heard – and if […]

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Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome One of the most common causes of infertility in women is that eggs are not released as frequently or regularly as needed for the woman to become pregnant. As a result, many treatments involve using hormones to “kick start” or stimulate the ovaries to release eggs so that they may become fertilized […]

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Pregnancy after age 40

Can I have a baby after 40

Pregnancy after age 40 As a reproductive endocrinologist who specializes in fertility, I have the opportunity to answer a lot of questions from many individuals and couples trying to get pregnant, but one that always comes up is, “Can I have a baby after age 40?” 40 seems to be a milestone year – perhaps […]

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Infertility Comes Out Of The Shadows

Jimmy Fallon came to national prominence as a member of the Saturday Night Live cast, and has parlayed his success into one of the most coveted positions on television: host of the legendary Tonight Show on NBC. Like his predecessors Jay Leno and Johnny Carson, what Fallon says is instantly heard by millions of Americans, […]

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Night of Hope

Few things are as discouraging as a diagnosis of infertility, but over the last 35 years, the treatment of infertility has undergone a radical transformation thanks to medical innovations, changing attitudes about fertility, and trailblazing leadership by reproductive endocrinologists. One of the leading organizations supporting these advancements is RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association.

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How Freezing Eggs Can Affect Your Estate Plan

When Apple and Facebook made news recently for paying the expenses of their female employees to freeze their eggs, chances are you didn’t think it would have any effect on your estate plan. But if you have a daughter or a granddaughter, you may be mistaken. If either decides to use assisted reproductive technology and […]

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Learn More About Our Network Member OHSU – Fertility Consultants

About this practice: OHSU Fertility Consultants offer the latest options in fertility treatment and diagnosis. Their team is committed to providing high-quality, cost-effective care to individuals and couples seeking services for infertility and menopause disorders. Consistently recognized as one of the top ten fertility services in the nation, they are distinguished from other academic care […]

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University Hospitals Fertility Center – ARC Network Member

About this practice Through innovative treatments, physicians of University Hospitals Fertility Center have helped to build families for over 30 years. Our medical director has been responsible for Ohio’s first IVF birth (1983), the world’s first IVF/surrogate birth (1986) and Ohio’s first birth from Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (2003). Our goal is to exceed patients’ expectations […]

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Fertility Treatment Center

About this practice Fertility Treatment Center is the only full service fertility clinic in Arizona, integrating the entire spectrum of fertility evaluation and treatment, advanced In Vitro Fertilization technology, on-site lab and Surgicenter, and cutting edge fertility research. The physicians and staff at FTC strive to achieve a patient friendly environment with our mission of […]

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