Fertility Cares Blog

Become an Advocate for Infertility Benefits
In 1987, the Massachusetts state legislature mandated that certain infertility benefits be provided by commercial insurers. This notable achievement was accomplished in large part due to the efforts of Resolve, a…
Same Sex Family Building Options
Family Building for Same Sex Couples
Family building options for same sex couples include adoption, foster care, embryo adoption, surrogacy, donor sperm insemination (DI), donor oocyte with gestational carrier, and shared maternity. For male same sex…
Progesterone Support in IVF
Progesterone is critical for the establishment and continuation of a successful pregnancy. Exogenous progesterone has been given in IVF since IVF’s inception. The reason was thought to be due to…
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PCOS Treatment
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is very common accounting for 50% of women with irregular periods and 25% of young infertile woman. The most common clinical features include irregular periods and…
Evaluation of the Uterine Cavity
Evaluation of the Uterine Cavity: HSG, SHG, hysteroscopy: Similar acronyms, different focus There are three essential components to reproduction: the egg, the sperm and a place where they can meet.…
Personal Fertility Monitors
Personal Fertility Monitors are relatively inexpensive monitoring devices that can be used in the privacy of ones’ home. There are two commercially available. The oldest is Clearblue or Clearplan Easy…