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 …READ MORE
Yoga and Fertility
Prana is the life-force energy that can be described as our sense of feeling alive and well. This energy compels us to share or exchange our intimate thoughts and feelings so, it’s no surprise that it’s also synonymous with our sexual energy. Increased circulation is required for sexual arousal, and it heals and strengthens organ tissues. Paying attention to our …READ MORE
What Is the Success Rate of In Vitro Fertilization in Canada?
For people who are struggling with fertility issues in Canada, there are several options available to try and add to your family. One fertility treatment is in vitro fertilization, which you have likely heard of before but may not know much about. What is in vitro fertilization (IVF)? One of the more well-known types of assisted reproductive technology, IVF, uses …READ MORE
Endometriosis – The Unknown cause of infertility
Growing a family and becoming a mom is a lifelong dream – full of excitement. When it is finally your turn to get pregnant, you do not dwell too much on the fact that something could go wrong. The larger scientific and reproductive endocrinology community still has a lot to learn about endometriosis, but what we do know remains a …READ MORE
What is the role of a Reproductive Nurse?
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 …READ MORE
What is a Reproductive Endocrinologist (REI)?
A Reproductive Endocrinologist and Infertility Specialist (REI) is a Medical Doctor with advanced training in the science and treatment of reproductive endocrinology and infertility. An REI focuses on the hormones and mechanics of conception with advanced knowledge of sperm, eggs, and male and female anatomy. This speciality also centers their expertise around the complex interactions between pituitary and reproductive hormones. …READ MORE
Loss of a baby: Dealing with the grieving process
We are very proud of the impact we have had on our patient’s lives, and grateful that they have shared their experiences with us. Loss of a baby: Dealing with the grieving process In 1988, United States President Ronald Reagan declared October as a month to recognize the tragic grief of bereaved parents and support families who have suffered such …READ MORE
Why Should One Undergo Semen Analysis?
When you are ready to start a family, you hope nothing will stand in your way. Unfortunately, for many people around the globe, there are fertility issues which can lengthen the process. Many people have likely heard of various fertility causes involving the female partner such as endometriosis, blocked fallopian tubes, and PCOS. However, it is important to note that …READ MORE
Tripod Fertility: The Best Solution for the Best Possible Start in Pregnancy
Everyone has a different timeline in mind for when they want to start a family. Sometimes, there are outside reasons which help them determine what is best for them, such as the desire to be settled first or even for a certain time of year to be pregnant. Sadly, for many people with fertility struggles, it can be a challenge …READ MORE
Thank you for your care
Patient M & R send a huge thank you for your care. Your care and expertise while helping us conceive, and in the first half of my pregnancy was extraordinary. We are so fortunate for our success and can’t thank you enough. Our baby boy was born at a whopping 10lbs 10oz via unexpected C-Section. He was so big, …READ MORE