Fertility Cares Blog

Author: Joseph A. Hill, III, M.D.

How Pregnancy Actually Happens
How Pregnancy Actually Happens
The egg’s voyage is a miraculous journey. Ovulation is a volcano-like eruption on the ovarian surface of the follicle where the egg was matured. Some women experience this normal monthly…
Uterine Fibroids and Fertility
Uterine Fibroids and Fertility
Uterine fibroids are associated with both infertility and miscarriage depending on their size and location. However, not everyone with fibroids, even large ones, will have difficulty. Uterine fibroids are benign…
How Much Sperm is Enough for Pregnancy?
How Much Sperm is Enough for Pregnancy?
Understanding your body and what is happening is important if you are trying to conceive. Fertilization can feel like an overly complicated process and questions like how much sperm is…
What Happens When a Sperm Meets an Egg
What Happens When a Sperm Meets an Egg
While women typically release only a single egg each month, men release millions of sperm during ejaculation with only one lucky winner fertilizing the egg. What happens when a sperm…
Treatment For Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Treatment For Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
The treatment for recurrent pregnancy loss should depend on the underlying causes contributing to loss. Unfortunately, the precise cause for loss remains unknown in many cases and thus effective treatment…
How Do You Know If You Have Fibroids?
How Do You Know If You Have Fibroids?
Fibroids do not always cause symptoms, but how do you know if you have fibroids? The most common symptom caused by fibroids is heavy menstrual bleeding. Other common symptoms may…
Uterine Causes of Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Uterine Causes of Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
15% of women who experience recurrent pregnancy loss, that is three or more consecutive losses, have an anatomic uterine defect. Potential uterine causes of recurrent pregnancy loss can be divided…