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Why Do I Need Genetic Counseling?

A genetic counselor will integrate the family and health information, genetic testing results, along with personal values and goals, into one complete picture

By collecting family health history and having this information early, people are able to access the growing number of genetic tests available, expand their options for family planning, improve the management of pregnancy or neonatal care, and take advantage of treatments for inherited disease

The Importance of Egg Donor Screening

The Importance of Egg Donor Screening

Screening for Egg Donors refers to the way Egg Donation Agencies, IVF Centers, Third Party Reproductive Lawyers, and Surrogacy Agencies evaluates potential donors to be sure their eggs will offer a safe alternative for family building.

Endometriosis and Infertility

Endometriosis and Infertility

If you have endometriosis, it may be more difficult for you to become pregnant. Up to 30% to 50% of women with endometriosis may experience infertility. Endometriosis can influence fertility in several ways: distorted anatomy of the pelvis, adhesions, scarred fallopian tubes, inflammation of the pelvic structures, altered immune system functioning, changes in the hormonal […]

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a Common Cause of Infertility and Weight Gain

PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome)

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. Women with PCOS may have infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods or excess male hormone (androgen) levels. The ovaries may develop numerous small collections of fluid (follicles) and fail to regularly release eggs

IVF and Injections, Your Questions Answered

Egg donor taking Lupron injections

All patients are given a treatment plan, recommended by their doctors, that they should follow. In their plan, they will find the medication to take, the dosage, and when they need to go back to the clinic for vaginal ultrasounds during the ovarian stimulation.

Why Women May Choose to Freeze Their Eggs

As an egg bank, we understand that there is no shortage of reasons for women to freeze their eggs. Life can be unpredictable, and every woman’s journey is different. Lindsay Warner, a writer for Harper Bazaar, shared her deeply personal experience that led to her freezing her eggs, and we thought her story would resonate […]

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