Fertility Blog

Dr. Brooke Rossi In The Media – Jana Kramer Got Pregnant After a Failed Round of IVF – Twice

Dr. Brooke Rossi providers her expert input for Self Magazine’s recent article titled, ‘Jana Kramer Got Pregnant After a Failed Round of IVF – Twice‘ Going through in vitro fertilization (IVF) is an emotional experience—and it’s even more difficult when you don’t get the results you were hoping for. Sometimes, though, there’s still a chance… read more


What is preimplantation genetic testing?

Depending on a woman’s age, the chance of getting pregnant with an IVF may be about 40%. Why isn’t it higher? Well, we think that the most likely reason women don’t get pregnant with IVF is that the embryo is not genetically normal, or it does not have the right number of chromosomes (this is… read more


“Freeze All” Embryo Freezing

Frozen Embryo Transfers (FET) As the temperature drops, it reminds us to post about one of the issues many of our patients have questions about—frozen embryo transfers (FET). Specifically, we’re discussing “freeze-all” cycles. A frozen embryo transfer means going through an IVF cycle and creating embryos, but holding the transfer of any of the embryos… read more


How to Support a Friend or Loved One Coping with Infertility

Struggling to get pregnant is frustrating and can be very difficult. When your friend or loved one is struggling with getting pregnant, an infertility diagnosis, or fertility treatment, the best thing you to do may not be clear. In some situations offering loving support can be well received and in others it may be best… read more


Pesticides and Reduced Fertility in Patients doing IVF

At the recent American Society of Reproductive Medicine meeting in San Antonio, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to join a roundtable discussion lead by Dr. Jorge Chavarro, Associate Professor Nutrition and Epidemiology at Harvard University. Dr. Chavarro’s work has just been published in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The… read more