Reproductive nurses

What is the role of a Reproductive Nurse?

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Reproductive Nurses (also known as Fertility Nurses) care for individuals, couples, and families who seek treatment options related to reproductive health. These nurses work with women experiencing infertility, couples having difficulty with conception, or women going through menopause. If practicing in Ontario, Reproductive Nurses are registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario and usually active members of the Registered …

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2SLGBTQIA+ Family Planning: Options to Consider

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Deciding to start or expand your family is a special time for an individual or couples but it also comes with a lot of planning. As an 2SLGBTQIA+ individual or couple, there are many choices for you or/and your partner to make, and those choices may range from exciting to overwhelming. (Decision fatigue, anyone?). Tripod Fertility’s Third Party team is …

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Single Mom by Choice (SMBC) – First key fertility journey steps

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Single Mom by Choice (SMBC) – First key fertility journey steps Deciding to become a single mom by choice is the beginning of a new chapter in one’s life – one where you are in the driver’s seat, making the decisions that feel good to you with creating the family of your dreams. A single mom by choice, or SMBC, …

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Is Intrauterine Insemination a Successful Fertility Treatment?

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A form of assisted human reproduction, intrauterine insemination or IUI fertility is a procedure during which a doctor places prepared, washed sperm into the uterus to meet the egg during a woman’s ovulation. Many times, IUI is used alongside fertility drugs to boost the chances of conception. The success of this procedure varies greatly by age and infertility cause and …

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Tripod Fertility – Your One-Stop Solution for the Best Immune Treatment

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Reproductive immunology might not be a field of medicine you’re familiar with. However, if you are struggling with infertility, it’s definitely worth exploring. This area of medicine examines the interactions between the reproductive and immune systems. Your immune system may view an embryo as some sort of invader and react accordingly by doing what it can to stop the growth …

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Keep a connection with your partner when going through fertility treatments

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In the beginning, planning a family is one of the most exciting things to happen to a relationship. First, there is the new excitement of adding to your family; then, however, if you do not conceive in the first 3 to 6 months (or 12), that excitement starts to decrease, and it may take the romance right out of the …

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Things to Know About Intrauterine Insemination

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Intrauterine insemination, also known as IUI, can help couples with unexplained fertility struggles conceive a child. A good fertility team will suggest IUI as a potential treatment option if this could be beneficial in your situation. To really understand this insemination process, it is important to start right from the beginning. What exactly is IUI? As you may have already …

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Secondary Infertility – How you can build your family.

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Secondary infertility is the inability to get pregnant or carry a baby to full term after having previously been pregnant and given birth without the need for fertility treatment or assistance. This can take couples by surprise and most people with secondary infertility had a relatively easy time conceiving before. This scenario is more common than most people realize, and …

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Signs and Symptoms after your Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET)

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During the two-week period between your frozen embryo transfer (FET) and pregnancy test, several symptoms like menstruation may arise. However, it is completely okay to have no symptoms after your embryo transfer. Everyone is different and each person has different signs or symptoms. Moreover, let’s uncover some of the symptoms you may experience after your embryo transfer and what they …

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