Even though fertility treatment has become a commonplace approach, not everyone is familiar with what these treatments entail. This is especially true for those who are navigating these waters for the first time.
One of the biggest concerns hopeful parents have is cost. They want to know if they can actually afford to progress through the fertility journey. Kymberli Seibert, Boston IVF Financial Coordinator at Deaconess - The Women's Hospital, provides some clarity about financial considerations.
An OB/GYN, gastroenterologist and a pharmacist—all women, all pregnant during COVID—share their stories of being vaccinated during their pregnancy.
Dr. Fitzpatrick, CMO, MD, MBA, FACOG, Dr. Kuper, MD, FACOG, and Dr. Griffin, MD
Dr. Fitzpatrick, Dr. Kuper, and Dr. Griffin discuss the COVID-19 vaccine and whether or not it causes fertility issues.
Rachel Beier, BSN, RNC, Maternal Care Advisor at The Women's Hospital
Many women who are pregnant with multiples (2 or more babies) are excited but also anxious. Some common thoughts that may go through your mind when expecting multiples include...
Carrye Daum, MD, Women's Health Care P.C.
An OB/GYN physician with Women's Health Care P.C. shares her experience with infertility, not only as a provider, but a patient. With elective medical procedures on hold across the US, everyone is wondering "when will this be over," but infertility patients are wondering "when can we finally become parents?"
The Women's Hospital
At the end of April each year, we observe National Infertility Awareness Week. Often times, as a fertility specialist (reproductive endocrinologist), we are asked when people should consider fertility care and treatment, if referrals are necessary and what to expect. Below are answers to a few of the most common questions we get with regard to fertility care and treatment.
Daniel Griffin, MD, The Women's Hospital
Endometriosis is a common condition in which part of the uterine lining or glands are located outside of the uterus. Typically the glandular tissue is located in the pelvis and abdomen. The most common symptoms of endometriosis are painful menstrual cycles, pain with intercourse, infertility or an ovarian mass. Learn about the most common treatments for Endometriosis.
Valerie T., NP, Boston IVF at The Women's Hospital
PCOS is one of the most common or hormonal problems affecting women. It affects 5-18% of women.
Christine H., Genetic Counselor at Tri State Perinatology
Knowing one’s family medical history allows a person to take steps to reduce his or her risk. You should address any concerns you have about your family history with your physician or another qualified healthcare professional such as a genetics counselor.
Valerie Topper, CNM, Boston IVF at The Women's Hospital
70 pills, 46 shots, 112 vaginal suppositories, numerous vaginal ultrasounds, and 2 years and 4 month’s time…
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