Understanding The Luteal Phase and Its Effect on Fertility

What is The Luteal Phase?

Understanding how the body prepares for a pregnancy is important to understanding your fertility. Many patients ask us “what is the luteal phase?” It occurs during the second half of a woman’s menstrual cycle after ovulation and ends when you get your next period. It is an important part of your overall fertility if you […]

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Luteal Phase Deficiency

Luteal Phase Deficiency | Missing Piece| Unexplained Infertility

Countless hours, blogs and forums have been dedicated to infertility and the potential source as a luteal phase deficiency.  Luteal phase deficiency (LPD), or a lack of progesterone has been described in menstruating women.  It’s association has been with other medical conditions (rapid weight loss, post partum, renal transplantation, and even in random, normal cycles).  […]

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