PCOS is a condition causing a woman to be infertile due to cysts growing on her ovaries. The best treatment for infertile women suffering from PCOS – Polycystic Ovary Syndrome – is IVF. Women with PCOS respond very well to injectable fertility medications and have a high percentage rate of successful ovulation.
If you are not getting adequate sleep regularly, you may be hindering your fertility level. Lack of sleep negatively impacts a woman’s ability to produce adequate amounts of reproductive hormones. This means she may have a difficult time getting pregnant.
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ICSI fertilization is used to maximize the rate of fertilization and lessen the chances of sperm not being able to penetrate the wall of the egg. ICSI – Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection – is an intricate egg fertilization technique used during the IVF Process.
If you are struggling to have another baby, Dr. Laurence Jacobs encourages you to make an appointment for a Fertility Awareness Check Up. We’ve all hear about couple who are unable to conceive their first baby – primary infertility –but less is known about secondary infertility. Read the truths about secondary infertility here.
Cryopreservation of eggs, embryos, or sperm gives you the chance to conceive biologically related children in the future. All women and men in their reproductive prime years must be proactive in preserving their future fertility. The preservation of your future fertility can be achieved through several technologies. Here are the basics of fertility preservation.
Only a compassionate fertility doctor can help to reduce your financial stress by sharing the cost-risk of IVF treatment. Taking the financial risk out of failed IVF cycles, we offer qualifying patients various options of paying for multiple IVF cycles at a packaged cost.
Since Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) can have many variable, subtle signs and symptoms, some physicians may miss the diagnosis. This is especially true in cases of young women not trying for pregnancy. On the other hand, PCOS can be over-diagnosed in adolescents and young women. PCOS is the leading cause of infertility in women.
The EmbryoScope and the Eeva are innovative technologies used to monitor embryo development. After eggs are surgically retrieved, they are fertilized with sperm in vitro (in the lab). The resulting embryos are then monitored for growth and quality using the EmbryoScope and the Eeva for three to five days in a laboratory incubator.