Fertility Cares Blog

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

How Common Is Infertility?
How Common is Infertility?
Most people spend a lot of time avoiding pregnancy so when pregnancy is desired, success is expected immediately. Understanding your personal fertility and the factors that affect your fertility potential…
When to Consider IVF
When to Consider IVF
Patients often question when to consider IVF for infertility treatment. IVF should be considered when more conservative measures fail or in circumstances where more conservative measures would not be effective.…
What Is IVF and How Is It Done?
What Is IVF and How Is It Done?
Patients seeking infertility treatment commonly ask “what is IVF and how is it done?” IVF is an acronym for In Vitro Fertilization which means to fertilize an egg with sperm…
Thyroid Function Is Important for Fertility
Thyroid Function Is Important for Fertility
Proper thyroid function is important for fertility and for having a successful pregnancy. Undiagnosed thyroid disease can make it difficult to conceive and can cause problems during pregnancy. What Should…
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…