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The number of donor egg IVF cycles is increasing. There were 18,000 of these procedures done in the USA in 2010. The success rate with fresh embryos from donor eggs was over 54 percent in 2011, regardless of the age of the mother (SART).If you...

A woman can suffer from a number of medical conditions. These can be broadly grouped as:  Preexisting disorders - occurred before the pregnancy Concomitant disorders - developed during the pregnancy but not directly related to it. Pregnancy-related disorders - more likely to occur during pregnancyThe...

Freezing eggs vs. freezing embryos are two separate processes - the main difference being in terms of whether the eggs are fertilized before being frozen or after. The idea behind doing it is that by freezing eggs when you’re young, you have a better chance...

California has a fertility treatment insurance mandate in place which is based on the law (Section 1374.55 of the California Health and Safety Code) enacted in 1989. It is one of the 15 states that have an infertility insurance mandate in place to offer coverage...

Male infertility is directly related to the sperm count and the quality of sperm cells. Sperm count is the number or concentration of sperm cells in a given amount of semen. Factors that define the quality of sperm include sperm motility, which determines the ability...

Endometriosis is a chronic disease in which endometrial lining of the uterus proliferates and expands outside the uterus to other pelvic organs. This can damage the function of other organs—such as the ovaries, bladder, intestines, and appendix, and potentially cause permanent infertility. Surgery is usually...

The answer to this question would vary, depending on a specific case and individual circumstances.Generally speaking, if you, as a couple, have been trying to conceive for over a year without success, there is a significant likelihood of a fertility-related issue contributing to your inability...

Male infertility can be due to many causes. One of them is Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism. It occurs as a result of disorders with the pituitary gland or hypothalamus, which cause lack of hormones that stimulate the testes. Replacement of these hormones, which include Luteinizing hormone (LH)...