Tag: Fertility Health

The Benefits of Taking Prenatal Vitamins

The Benefits of Taking Prenatal Vitamins When it comes to prenatals, the questions we hear from our patients are all over the map. Do I even need them? (Typically, yes, we do recommend them for reasons listed below.) Should I ask for prescription prenatals or are there over-the-counter vitamins I can use instead? Are there … Continued

Common Fertility Issues

If you have had frequent, unprotected intercourse for at least a year and are unable to conceive, you are not alone.  Up to fifteen percent of reproductive-age couples in the United States have trouble conceiving or sustaining a pregnancy. Many women will conceive without difficulty, however health conditions and factors, including age,  do affect fertility’s … Continued

FAQ About Intrauterine Insemination

Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) is one of the many fertility treatment options that The Fertility Institute offers. In IUI, sperm are placed inside the uterus to facilitate fertilization. Prior to insertion, the sperm are “washed”, ensuring that the most viable and motile sperm are inserted. IUI can be performed during the female partner’s natural cycle or … Continued