May 2021

Using an Donor Egg

Information provided by Resolve Prior to the development of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), no options were available for women with premature ovarian failure or diminished ovarian reserve or genetically transmittable diseases. This article will provide an overview of egg donation, with an emphasis on its indications; screening and evaluation; procedures; statistics; and risks. Who Are …

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Transitioning from an Ob/Gyn to an RE and Back Again.

One of the most important aspects of riding the infertility roller coaster is partnering with the right medical doctor to help your parenting dream become a reality. Many people have long standing relationships with their obstetrician/gynecologist and choose to stay with this physician as they try to build their families.  Sometimes it is difficult to …

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Caffeine Counts when Trying to Conceive

Practitioners at Tao of Wellness often ask their patients to reduce or eliminate caffeine from their diet because its stimulating effects are counter-productive to their treatments. Many people rely on regular consumption of excessive amounts of caffeine. While the drinker may only be aware of the pleasant “lift” that caffeine provides, it has many other effects throughout the …

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