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Can I Test My Fertility At Home?
Can I Test My Fertility At Home?
Patients often ask “can I test my fertility at home?” At-home fertility tests are available over-the-counter, however, it is important to note that this does not replace the testing that…
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Candidate Embryos
Equal amounts of research and consternation center on the proper cultivation, collection and treatment of oocytes during the IVF cycle. Only mature oocytes are a candidate for fertilization.  Moreover, only…
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Maximizing Chances of Pregnancy 
Much emphasis in the field of reproductive technologies and IVF is placed on arriving at delivery of a healthy infant. Our goal is to promote generation of the healthiest, euploid…
Progesterone and its Role in Pregnancy
Progesterone is a hormone produced by the ovaries and later, if pregnancy occurs, by the placenta. Progesterone is essential to achieve and maintain a healthy pregnancy. In the second half…
Exercising the “Art” in A.R.T.
There is a certain “art” in Assisted Reproductive Technologies. Part of which is the successful culturing of embryos. Providing the best environment for embryos to thrive is one part of…
Recurrent Implantation Failure: Why Me?
Implantation of the embryos depends upon on a well-developing embryo and a synchronous healthy endometrium. It seems deceptively simple. However, for such success to manifest, a highly-organized and amazingly intricate…