Could I Have Endometriosis?
Mar, 18, 2019
Endometriosis is a reproductive disorder characterized primarily by pain. Approximately 1 in 10 women have endometriosis, and it is one of the most common reasons that women see a fertility specialist.
Endometriosis is defined as the presence of endometrial tissue outside of the uterus... Read More
What Does Having a Diminished Ovarian Reserve Really Mean?
Nov, 26, 2018
Robert Colver, M.D.
A woman is born with all of the eggs she will ever have — typically between one and two million. As she gets older, she loses eggs. By the time she hits puberty and begins her menstrual cycle, she has roughly 300,000 left.
This loss will continue with age, becoming more rapid as a... Read More
Grappling with Pregnancy Loss
Oct, 23, 2018
Bradford Bopp, M.D.
Losing a pregnancy is a devastating experience that no one can be prepared for.
Unfortunately, pregnancy loss is very common — approximately 15-20 percent of confirmed pregnancies end in a loss. This number likely increases when considering women who were unaware that they were... Read More
Understanding PCOS and Infertility
Sep, 27, 2018
Erica Anspach Will, M.D.
*Sources: ASRM, PCOSAA
Approximately 10 million women have PCOS. Yet, only about half of them know it. It’s a leading cause of infertility, but many women aren’t diagnosed until they are trying to start a family.
A PCOS diagnosis can sound scary, and the symptoms can be difficult... Read More