Fertility Blog

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 […]

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Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) Q&A with Dr. Elizabeth Kennard

What is Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)? Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is a fertility treatment that can help couples get pregnant when infertility is a problem. It is often the first approach to treating couples with unexplained infertility or when your partner has a low sperm count or sperm motility. It can also be used with donor sperm. […]

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Natural IVF and Mini IVF

The decision to pursue a fertility treatment involves deliberation of personal, medical and financial considerations. At Ohio Reproductive Medicine in Columbus, Ohio, a reproductive endocrinologist will help you weigh and balance the pros and cons of your options, and recommend a treatment that they think will provide you with the best chance for a successful […]

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Pesticides and Reduced Fertility in Patients doing IVF

Laura Londra MD   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 […]

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Flame Retardants Linked To Lower Fertility Rates In Women

Dr. Laura Londra MD, FACOG comments on recent news….. “Study from Harvard showed that women with higher concentrations of flame retardants residues in their urine had lower chances of having a baby. Environmental toxins are hard to avoid, when you might be sitting on a sofa fully coated with flame retardants (although unlikely if made […]

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