Secondary Infertility: The Big Surprise

Imagine this scenario: you and your partner have been together for a decade and had three lovely children together in that time. As time goes on, your happy family decides that another bundle of joy would only make your short time on this earth even more precious. So, you and your partner go through the … Read more

What do IVF, IUI and FET Stand For in Fertility Treatments?

IVF, IUI and FET all refer to a variety of Assisted Reproductive Therapy treatments, or ART treatments for short. IVF and FET are similar and related procedures, while IUI is unique. IUI stands for Intrauterine Insemination. In this procedure, the sperm are washed, concentrated, and directly injected into the uterus of the woman. This greatly … Read more

Tracking your Fertility

Tracking your fertility can be a relatively simple process, at least for some women. You don’t usually need to get a doctor involved for the tracking process (although you may obviously wish to consider medical advice if you’re having trouble conceiving). If you know your body and listen to what it tries to tell you … Read more

What Is An Anovulatory Cycle?

Ovulation refers to the release of a single, mature egg is released from the ovarian follicle. During the course of a monthly cycle, the largest of the of the eggs is released into the fallopian tube. Once released, the egg can then be fertilized over the next day or so before it begins to disintegrate. … Read more

Acronyms and Abbreviations

AF Aunt Flo (your period) AH Assisted Hatching AI Artificial Insemination BBT Basal Body Temperature BD Baby Dance (sex) BCP Birth Control Pill BMS Baby Making Sex CD Cycle Day CM Cervical Mucous CP Cervical Position DE Donor Eggs DI Donor Insemination DPO Days Past Ovulation DPT Days Past Transfer Dx Diagnosis E2 Estradiol EPO … Read more