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

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. Introduction “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 to conceive and there … Read more

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

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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 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?

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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

The Best Supplements to Take When Trying to Conceive

Can we all agree that what we put into our bodies matters? Still, how do nutrition and nutritional supplements relate to fertility? If there’s one subject that confuses would-be moms and dads, it’s supplements. And just to make things more complicated, not everyone needs the same advice. That’s where a little bit of knowledge and … Read more

When to See a Fertility Specialist: 10 Signs

10 signs you should see a fertility specialist

Know When It’s Time to Make an Appointment with a Fertility Specialist You’ve been trying to build your family, but nothing is working. When should you see a specialist? Here are 10 sure signs you should see a fertility doctor now. How Do I Know if I’m Struggling with Infertility?  The textbook definition of infertility … Read more

Should I Get the COVID-19 Vaccine if I am Trying to Get Pregnant?

should you get the covid vaccine if you are trying to get pregnant

Trying to get pregnant or already pregnant and worried about the COVID-19 vaccine? See answers to some frequently asked questions surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine. Introduction It has been more than a year since the first case of COVID-19 was identified in the United States. We have learned so much about the coronavirus and developed ways … Read more

How to Make Sense of a Semen Analysis

how to make sense of a semen analysis

A Complete Guide to the Semen Analysis Process  The semen analysis is a test used to assess the health and quality of sperm. During a fertility consult, a Fertility Specialist might recommend this test to determine if there are any possible underlying causes affecting the sperm’s ability to travel to the egg and successfully fertilize … Read more