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Could ICSI (Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection) be the answer for you and your partner?
If your partner has been tested and found to have very low sperm count, poor sperm quality, limited or no sperm motility or the presence of an abundance of antisperm antibodies, ICSI might be a good fit for you!
Did you hear what Apple and Facebook have just committed to? Both of these companies have pledged to give up to $20,000 to their employees to help pay for infertility treatments, sperm donors and/or egg freezing services.
Olive IVF in Vancouver BC just announced a new program that integrates Eastern and Western medicine practices. IVF patients can now receive acupuncture before and after their procedure from the onsite practitioners in the new acupuncture rooms!
If so, you may want to throw away your water bottle according to a new study done by Jody Flaws of the University of Illinois.
If you have been struggling to get pregnant for awhile, one of the easier tests to start with is a semen analysis. The results may point to irregularities in sperm count, shape or movement and there is a list of potential causes for any of these issues.
Traditionally, doctors have prescribed Clomiphene (Clomid) for women struggling to become pregnant because of PCOS and/or irregular cycles. Because of a recent study, there is a new drug that may soon take its place!
Letrozole, a drug used most often to treat breast cancer in postmenopausal women is now making its way into the fertility world!
As part of a fertility friendly diet, women hoping to become pregnant may actually strengthen their fertility health by eating raw seeds. Seeds contain important nutrients that help get your body ready to conceive and create a safe place for the egg to grow and call home for the next 9 months!
In a recent study conducted by the National Institutes of Health, the University at Buffalo and the Emory University, researchers found a link between high cholesterol levels and infertility.