National CMV Awareness Month

June is National CMV Awareness Month. CMV, or Cytomegalovirus, is a common virus which closely resembles a cold. 80-85% of women in the United States will test positive for CMV antibodies, meaning they contracted the virus earlier in their lives (likely … Read More

What Causes Male Infertility?

As we have stated in previous blogs, infertility is most commonly thought of as a female problem. When in reality, men are equally likely to receive this diagnosis. The causes of female infertility are well identified (endometriosis, PCOS, low ovarian … Read More

Considering Anonymous Donors

Last week we talked through the very real fact that nearly 50% of all embryos available for adoption or donation are created with egg donors, sperm donors, or both. When thinking through your decision on whether or not to select embryos … Read More

Questions without Answers

After receiving certain infertility diagnoses, fertility doctors will often recommend IVF with donor egg, donor sperm, or both. This can be a major setback to some families—especially those who have always dreamed of having a genetic child. Couples are often … Read More