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What You Need to Know About Fertility Treatments: After Age 40

For women over the age of 40 looking to get pregnant, it is important to start working with a fertility specialist sooner than later. The treatment options available become more limited as we age, so…

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What You Need to Know About Fertility Treatments: Between Age 35 to 40

What You Need to Know About Fertility Treatments: Between Age 35 to 40 If you and your partner have been tying to get pregnant between 35 and 40, you may want to speak with a fertility specialist.…

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What You Need to Know About Fertility Treatments: Before Age 35

If you and your partner have been struggling to get pregnant, it may be time to consider speaking with your doctor about fertility treatments. It’s important to realize that the conception…

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Can a Vasectomy Be Reversed?

A vasectomy is often considered a form of permanent sterilization, but as many as ten percent of men report wanting more kids after they’ve had the procedure. For those patients, a highly…

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What Is PCOS and How Can I Treat It?

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal disorder that happens to women of reproductive age. The disorder causes symptoms like irregular periods, acne, and headaches—it's also…

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Are At-Home Male Fertility Tests Accurate?

Over the counter, at-home fertility tests for men may seem like an affordable and convenient option for couples having difficulty conceiving. According to urologist Dr. John Smith, these kits are…

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E6: 7 Domains of Fertility

For many people, having children and raising children is the biggest part of their life plans. But for some, infertility—not being able to get pregnant after a year of trying—can present…

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Alternatives to IVF to Help You Build Your Family

As a woman, we have so many choices in our lives now, but when it comes to getting pregnant we can’t always choose the right time. But there are options available for women who want to get…

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When Is It Too Late to Freeze Your Eggs?

Women have a loose time frame for making babies. If you're in your late 30s and haven't met the person you'd like to start a family with yet, the end of that time frame might be…

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Fertility Preservation for Young Cancer Patients

When parents are faced with a child's cancer diagnosis, they’re overwhelmed with fear about medications, surgery, and the possibility of losing their child. It can also be hard to imagine…

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Natural Approaches to Improve Fertility

Today, couples have many options to increase their chances of getting pregnant, including many natural approaches to improved fertility. Women’s health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones speaks…

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What We Don't Know About the Effects of BPA on Pregnancy

Most of us are familiar with the health risks associated with exposure to bisphenol-A (BPA), found in most plastics, but there is still a lot that we don’t understand. Christy Porucznik, PhD,…

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A New Understanding of PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the leading cause of infertility in reproductive age women. A new study reveals genetic changes that lead to PCOS, findings that are helping to explain why the…

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How Unwanted Hair Can Be Related to Problems in Your Reproductive System

One in ten women have polycystic ovarian syndrome, a disorder that can cause irregular periods, abnormal hair growth, and fertility problems. But many women have it and don’t even know about…

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When Should I See a Specalist When I Can't Get Pregnant?

How long should a couple try to conceive before seeking help from a specialist to get pregnant? Dr. Kirtly Jones talks about what you should do when you’ve made the decision to have a baby, but…

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The causes and options of male infertility

Dr. Jim Hotaling sat down with KUTV to discuss how infertility isn't just a woman's issue and the options couples have.

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