Fertility Blog

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…. read more

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… 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

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… read more

GDC: New trend among millennials, egg freezing

Dr. Elizabeth Kennard was in the Good Day Columbus (GDC) studios to discuss the new trend of egg freezing in millennials. Egg freezing also known as fertility preservation non-medical reasons is on the rise. Fertility preservation affords women that ability ability to preserve the option of having children in the future. Watch the interview here: Fertility Preservation… read more

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