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Before in vitro fertilization (IVF) was developed, there were no options available for women who had diminished ovarian reserve, ovarian failure, or potential for genetically transmittable diseases. Luckily, today woman who have fertility problems can use an egg donor, which is a woman that donates...

The concept of a female’s egg quality is derived from an observation that the probability of embryo implantation is associated with the age of the woman who provides the egg as well as her overall ovarian reserve. Egg quality is synonymous with embryo implantation.Egg quality...

The legal rights for transgender persons and parents are quite unclear, according to the Human Rights Campaign. Transgender individuals can often become legally married in a same-sex relationship or heterosexual pairing, which depends on whether their state recognizes transitioning. However, the lack of established legal...

Many women, who underwent tubal ligation surgery when they were younger, later regret that decision. Fortunately, tubal ligation can be reversed so that women can conceive again, through modern tubal reversal surgery. Also called tubal reanastomosis, tubal reversal surgery is done to untie, reopen, or...

If you have been through a miscarriage, you know how emotionally devastating it can be, especially if you do not know why it occurred. It gets worse if the miscarriage was not your first. Fortunately, modern medicine can provide answers and infertility treatment to overcome...

There are many myths and misconceptions surrounding fertility. That prevents couples from seeking treatment at the right time. Experts at one of the leading fertility clinics in Los Angeles, Pacific Reproductive Center, share some important facts about fertility so that you can make an informed...

In-vitro fertilization, or IVF, is a popular assisted reproductive technology used to treat infertility. Eggs are removed from a woman’s ovaries and mixed with sperm in a lab. Fertilization occurs in a dish or “in vitro”. Here are the most important things you need to...