Reproductive Health Center, Tucson, Arizona


Hutchison’s Huddle: Embryo Grading


When an embryo is created in the lab at RHC, they are assigned a grade. If you've gone through IVF, you've probably heard these grades, typically a number with 2 letters following. But just what do these grades mean? On this Hutchison's Huddle, Dr. Scot Hutchison explained the different grades, what they mean, and even [...]

Hutchison’s Huddle: Embryo Grading2021-05-04T17:26:43-07:00

Hutchison’s Huddle: Unexplained Infertility


You and your partner have done all the tests. You've changed your diet, starting taking more vitamins, improved your health--but you still aren't getting pregnant. What is going on? When we still can't find any cause of infertility, the diagnosis that is sometimes given is "Unexplained Infertility." Thankfully, there is still a lot we can [...]

Hutchison’s Huddle: Unexplained Infertility2020-06-16T20:29:36-07:00

In Vitro Fertilization and Artificial Insemination, Are They Different?


Many people become confused by these two assisted reproduction procedures, and no wonder! They both kind of sound like artificial conception, right? Here is the difference: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF): This is where women are given fertility drugs to make more than one egg. The eggs (once ready) are then removed during a minor surgical [...]

In Vitro Fertilization and Artificial Insemination, Are They Different?2021-06-11T21:42:24-07:00

Pregnancy after tubal ligation? Worth talking about again


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

Tubal Ligation Reversal or In Vitro Fertilization?


If you have had a tubal ligation and have decided that your family is not complete, what are your options for conceiving a child again? Tubal ligation reversal or In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) are your options. Tubal ligation reversal can be a successful procedure to reopen the fallopian tubes and lead to fertility, however, it [...]

Tubal Ligation Reversal or In Vitro Fertilization?2021-06-11T21:47:02-07:00
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