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Why do pregnant women experience morning sickness?

2021-06-11T20:25:46-07:00

Why do pregnant women experience morning sickness? – Scottsdale fertility clinic Our patients are overjoyed when they first see that positive pregnancy test. After months or years of struggling with fertility, their dream of becoming parents is finally turning into reality. Most people are excited to begin this journey. However, there are also common discomforts that women [...]

Why do pregnant women experience morning sickness?2021-06-11T20:25:46-07:00

What makes a pregnancy high risk?

2021-06-11T21:48:14-07:00

What is a "high risk" pregnancy? – fertility clinic Glendale AZ area Some pregnant women are told that their pregnancy is "high risk" by the medical professionals caring for them. Others may have heard this phrase and wondered what it means. What makes a pregnancy "high risk?" Causes of high risk pregnancies In general, there are a [...]

What makes a pregnancy high risk?2021-06-11T21:48:14-07:00

Why is a singleton pregnancy healthiest?

2021-06-11T21:37:42-07:00

Why is a singleton pregnancy healthiest? – fertility clinic Scottsdale area At Reproductive Health Center, we aim for a singleton pregnancy with every patient. That means a pregnancy with just one baby at a time. This is why we transfer just one embryo per cycle in 70% of our IVF patients under 36 years of age. [...]

Why is a singleton pregnancy healthiest?2021-06-11T21:37:42-07:00

Your Lifestyle and the Health of Your Baby

2021-06-11T21:45:49-07:00

You’re trying to start your family. But you still have a life, too! You want to see your friends and continue to have fun while you’re on your fertility journey. At Reproductive Health Center, we highly encourage you to have fun, and not to put your whole life on hold while you try to get [...]

Your Lifestyle and the Health of Your Baby2021-06-11T21:45:49-07:00

Stress and Conception

2021-06-11T21:41:01-07:00

If you’ve told anyone that you’re trying to conceive, then you’ve definitely heard well-meaning advice about stress. “You’re trying too hard,” your friend says, “and if you just relax, that’s when it will happen.” You might have felt frustrated, or felt like your friend had no compassion. Can’t your friend see that you’re suffering, and [...]

Stress and Conception2021-06-11T21:41:01-07:00

Pregnancy after tubal ligation? Worth talking about again

2021-06-11T21:41:54-07:00

I think I get about 5 emails a week from people who had tubal ligation surgery and now would like to conceive. It is worth talking about again: Tubal ligation Reversal surgery can be successful at opening up the fallopian tubes and allowing pregnancy, however, if the tubal ligation was done more than 10 years [...]

Pregnancy after tubal ligation? Worth talking about again2021-06-11T21:41:54-07:00

Pregnancy loss and thyroid function

2021-06-11T21:41:19-07:00

A 2010 article in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology Metabolism (J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:E44-E48, 2010) reminded us of how important  thyroid function is in a healthy pregnancy. The TSH and thyroid peroxidase antibodies are blood tests that we require patients to have prior to beginning fertility treatment and again with a positive pregnancy test. [...]

Pregnancy loss and thyroid function2021-06-11T21:41:19-07:00

Miracle Babies?

2021-06-11T21:47:40-07:00

Miracle Babies? They come from good raw materials….. It seems like ART can create miracle babies where there was no possibility of pregnancy, but the truth is that ART can only make miracles with good raw materials.  Just because IVF and ICSI and PGD can be done, does not mean that they will create life [...]

Miracle Babies?2021-06-11T21:47:40-07:00
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