Understanding PCOS and Its Impact on Fertility: 5 Steps You Can Take to Increase Chances to Conceive

Understanding PCOS and Its Impact on Fertility: 5 Steps You Can Take to Increase Chances to Conceive

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which the ovaries produce an increased number of androgens (male sex hormones) that are usually present in women in small amounts. The name polycystic ovary syndrome describes the numerous small cysts (fluid-filled sacs) that form along the outer edge of the ovaries. Common questions that arise with … Read more

Best Fertility Clinic In California: Concierge Fertility And The RISE Difference

Best Fertility Clinic In California: Concierge Fertility And The RISE Difference

If you have decided to seek medical help for your fertility issues and are looking for the best fertility clinic in California, you probably aren’t sure where to start. Choosing the right place comes with many considerations – cost, financing options, level of service, location of the IVF clinic, and reputation of the fertility team. … Read more

What Are My Chances of Success With IVF

What Are My Chances of Success With IVF

Each patient/couple is unique and their specific chances of success in IVF relate to their individualized circumstances.  It is due to this fact above all else, that an experienced Reproductive Specialist should be able to quote percentages with specificity for a given couple after consulting with them and learning their health history.  This will be … Read more

10 Common Fertility Myths in 2021…BUSTED!

10 fertility myths busted

Fertility can be a really overwhelming subject. There is so much misinformation about fertility that it’s easy for patients to get confused about what they should believe and what they should ignore. So, let’s share some of the most common myths about getting pregnant and help you understand the real truth about this important topic … Read more

6 Ways To Know If You Are Ovulating

Ovulation Test

Ovulation is defined as the release of an egg from the follicle in the ovary. Once the egg is released, it’s then able to enter the fallopian tube, which is where the egg meets the sperm. If you are not ovulating regularly, your chances of getting pregnant naturally are very low. In fact, ovulatory dysfunction … Read more

7 Tips To Improve Your Chances Of Getting Pregnant Naturally

Natural Pregnancy

Women are born with all the eggs they will ever have in their life. As we age, the quantity and quality of our eggs decreases, which makes it more difficult for us to get pregnant.  Today, there are strategies and cutting-edge technology that can help women conceive who might otherwise not be able to. Even … Read more

The Complete Fertility Workup

what is a complete fertility workup

Have you ever wondered how a Fertility Specialist actually tests your fertility? Read about the different tests and information your doctor gathers to assess your fertility potential. Infertility Struggles are Not Uncommon “Why am I not getting pregnant?” If you have asked yourself this question, don’t worry, you’re not alone. One in 7 couples struggle … Read more

LGBTQ+ Fertility Options: How RISE OC Fertility Can Empower You To Build Your Dream Family

LGBTQ-family

Every loving couple should have the chance to parent a child, and for years, experts have worked to make this a reality. For example, fertility medications, Intrauterine Insemination (IUI), and In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) have all been tremendous advances in the pursuit of pregnancy. Still, until recently, the focus of these treatments has been primarily on … Read more

Asherman’s Syndrome: Causes and Treatment Options

Asherman’s Syndrome

Asherman’s Syndrome is a condition that can affect a person’s ability to get pregnant. Today, we are going to provide a comprehensive overview of how it is caused, diagnosed, and treated by a fertility specialist.  What is Asherman’s Syndrome? Intrauterine adhesions (IUA) or Asherman’s syndrome is a condition characterized by the presence of severe intrauterine … Read more

Is it Normal to Experience Bleeding in the Early Stages of Pregnancy?

early-pregnancy-bleeding

Bleeding in the Early Stages Bleeding in early pregnancy is a relatively common problem. Invariably, it is not normal. However, it certainly does not mean that the pregnancy is lost. In fact, especially in patients who have undergone treatment with ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology – including IVF, Egg Donation, Gestational Surrogacy or Frozen Embryo Transfer … Read more