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Can A Sexually Transmitted Disease Cause Infertility?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 5, 2017 12:03:12 PM / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
Posted in Infertility, Health

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Not only can your health be seriously affected by a sexually transmitted disease (STD), but there are some that can go as far as putting your fertility at risk. According to the American Sexual Health Association, 15% of infertile women have an STD to blame. In these cases, infertility is caused by pelvic inflammatory disease, resulting in tubal damage in the reproductive organs. Both males and females are susceptible to damages such as these.

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The Importance of Preparing Your Body for Pregnancy

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 3, 2017 11:05:38 AM / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
Posted in Health, Fertility

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Whether you have been pregnant before, you know someone who has, or you have simply heard a lot about it through books and tv, it is pretty obvious that it is a big deal for your body. After all, this is something that your body doesn’t do every day. People get themselves ready for marathons with diet plans and exercise, but now you are creating a human being.

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How Long Should it Take to Get Pregnant After The Pill

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 30, 2016 5:37:49 PM / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
Posted in Health, Reproductive Specialist, Fertility

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Up until this point, you have been taking the necessary steps to avoid the chance of getting pregnant, but now you are ready to have a baby. If this is indeed the case and you have begun to try, you may not get pregnant right away. It is actually not as easy as those who are trying to avoid it worry it might be. However, if you are concerned that your birth control is responsible for the difficulty you are experiencing, this is not the case.

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How To Know If It's Time for a New Infertility Institute

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 28, 2016 10:07:01 AM / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
Posted in Reproductive Specialist, Houston IVF Specialists

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Infertility can be exhausting. Many couples find themselves obsessively poring over fertility articles, scanning for signs of pregnancy, and compulsively taking pregnancy and ovulation tests for a year or more. For those struggling with infertility, this stress is just the beginning. Invasive tests, endless waiting, and intrusive doctor’s appointments are inevitable ingredients in the Houston infertility institute package.

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How Long Does Implantation Take After IUI

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 21, 2016 11:06:19 AM / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
Posted in Reproductive Specialist, IUI

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If you are considering undergoing Intrauterine Insemination (IUI), you most likely have been trying to get pregnant for awhile now. So, it is understandable that you are ready to get this process going and want to know for sure that your baby is on the way.

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Frustrated? It Could Be Time to Switch Fertility Clinics

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 19, 2016 12:36:04 PM / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
Posted in Fertility Clinic

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You have started visiting with a fertility clinic and maybe even started treatment. Yet, something just doesn’t seem to be right. You initially may have had a good feeling about this doctor, but something has changed and you feel too guilty to back out and begin looking for other options to truly suit your needs.

The important thing to remember is that this is not about the doctor’s feelings, and a good doctor will not be offended if you decide that it is time to make a change. They may encourage you to give your treatment a bit more time, but if something in your gut is telling you that it’s time to go, then there probably is a reason.

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Fertility Benefits For Same Sex Couples

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 15, 2016 11:37:26 AM / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
Posted in Treatment, LGBT Pregnancy

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Artificial insemination does not come cheap, and depending on your health insurance provider, you may be offered some help if it proves to be your only option for starting a family. More specifically, If your doctor has diagnosed you as infertile, some plans might actually help cover part of your fertility treatment.

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What You Need to Know About Infertility Treatments After Cancer

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 12, 2016 12:41:42 PM / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
Posted in Infertility, Treatment, Health

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Cancer treatments can take an immense toll on your body in many different ways. It is a tremendous feat to come out of such a consuming battle unscathed. No doubt, there are parts of the body that are left as a result without the ability to function quite the way they used to.

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Does Birth Control Impact Fertility

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 8, 2016 12:35:41 PM / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
Posted in Health, Fertility, Birth Control

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If you have been having difficulty getting pregnant, it’s possible you are wondering, “maybe my birth control has something to do with it.” It’s not a crazy thought, and many women don’t take birth control because they are afraid it will result in this very issue.

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The Truth About Stress and Fertility

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 6, 2016 9:00:00 AM / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
Posted in Health, Reproductive Specialist

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“Just relax and you’ll get pregnant.” The first time you hear it, it’s easy to dismiss. But by the fiftieth repetition, this well-meaning advice from clueless loved ones can make your blood boil. Does stress cause infertility? Not usually. Indeed, relaxing and hoping for the best might be the very worst thing you can do for your childbearing prospects.

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