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3 Ways To Prepare Your Body For IVF

When preparing to go through the process of an IVF many couples over think the process making it more difficult than it has to be. Patients read about magic herbal cocktails or intense cleanses that can be hard to follow. It doesn't have to be mysterious or difficult to prepare your body for IVF. Keep it simple, understand WHY you are doing what your doing and stay focused. There are 3 simple things that you can do to help prepare your body for the upcoming procedure. They are simple things, not all that complicated but will help your body physically, mentally and emotionally.

How Early Can I Do A Home Pregnancy Test After IVF?

One of the most difficult aspects of an IVF cycle is the Two Week Wait. It's commonly referred to as TWW on message boards and blogs all over the internet. It can be a very stressful and anxiety provoking time where couples go stir crazy micro managing every slight twinge or twang. The temptation of doing a home pregnancy test can be extremely strong! If done too early you will get a false result. So I often here, "Ryan,how early can I do a home pregnancy test after my IVF transfer?"

5 Natural Ways to Increase IVF Success


Did you know that the most important time to optimize your fertility (and that of your male partner if you have one) is during the 100 days before conception occurs?

Your wait time for your IVF cycle is a great opportunity to get your mind and body in the best shape to conceive a baby whether TTC naturally or with IVF.

Acupuncture For Fertility, When to Get It?

When I first started my Acupuncture practice many years ago everyone had heard that Acupuncture was good for pain. Now, many years later it seems to be better known for fertility.  Between fertility clinics, internet and research articles it's getting a lot of media attention the past few years. I find one of the biggest questions I'm hearing now is "acupuncture is great for fertility but when do I get it?"

Acupuncture For Fertility Without IVF

A large number of couples seek the use of acupuncture when they are going through IVF. When performed for the weeks before IVF, acupuncture is able to improve the chances of a healthy pregnancy as well as decrease miscarriage rates. Acupuncture also improves pregnancy rates combined with other western medicated fertility treatments (like clomid) and not just IVF. A question I often get asked is "Can Acupuncture be of benefit to those couples going through infertility if they are not doing IVF?"  The short answer is an absolute YES! to understand why takes a little bit more explanation.

3 Things Not To Do When Preparing For an IVF Cycle

In vitro Fertilization is a marathon and not a sprint! We need to think of this comparison closely as anyone enters into an IVF Cycle. Sperm takes approximately 90 days to be created and eggs have a maturation period of several months. Optimizing your fertility during this time before the IVF will lead to better results. There are many things that you shouldn't do when preparing to do an IVF cycle.

What Guys are Doing That Damages Embryo Quality in IVF

Couples going through IVF understand that embryo quality plays a big part in a healthy pregnancies. Much of the research is on egg quality and how a womans eggs can be a determining factor for embryo quality. Little is mentioned about sperm quality relating to embryo quality. A new study has shown that sperm health is important even with IVF and using ICSI.

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease and Blocked Tube - Success Story

I wanted to write a case study about a patient who has gone through the trauma of severe Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) during her fertility journey. If you have gone through PID you know the severe discomfort and possible impact it can have on your fertility. The good news is there was a silver lining in my patient’s story!


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