Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is the placing of sperm into a woman’s uterus when she is ovulating. This procedure is used for couples with unexplained infertility, minimal male factor infertility, and women with cervical mucus problems. IUI is often done in conjunction with ovulation-stimulating drugs. IUI can be performed using the husband’s sperm or donor sperm. […]
SART has released its 2014 report on assisted reproductive technologies in the United States. In 2014, 375 SART member clinics performed 190,384 ART cycles and 65,175 babies were delivered using ART from SART clinics. These numbers may be adjusted as results come in from ongoing pregnancies. This is an increase from the 174,962 cycles done […]
The American Society For Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Has Put Together A Fantastic Website. It has valuable resources for fertility patients of all kinds. Check it out at: www.reproductivefacts.org!
Over the last 15 years – the average age for women to get pregnant has gone way up. And unfortunately, the older a woman is, the more likely she might have trouble conceiving. For Face the State this week, we got interviewed by KTNVabout new treatment options and some big misconceptions about miscarriages. Dr. Whitten […]
A female has her lifetime supply of eggs (about 7 million) in her ovaries (in utero) before she is even born. Each month she loses some of this supply, so by the time she is born, the number has dwindled down to approximately 1 million eggs. This steady decline continues so that approximately 300,000 eggs […]