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    Negative Pregnancy Test: Why You Could Receive A False Positive

    Dec 11, 2018 1:00:00 PM / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
    Posted in Health, Fertility, False Positive Pregnancy Test

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    If you are hoping to get pregnant, you most likely already have some pregnancy tests in the bathroom cabinet waiting for your tiniest inkling of hope to arise. Therefore, when you do suspect that you are pregnant, you probably do not wait for very long before you check. When the test gives you a negative result it is incredibly disappointing, especially if you felt sure that you were pregnant this time around. In fact, so much so that it has you wondering if the test could possibly be wrong.

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    How To Choose A Fertility Clinic Or Specialist

    Oct 19, 2018 1:59:19 PM / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
    Posted in Health, Fertility Specialist

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    Though some people believe this to be true, a fertility specialist is not an ob-gyn. They need certain credentials to receive their title, which then allows them to diagnose and treat infertility. Ob-gyns can perform evaluations and provide basic treatment, but infertility experts are specially trained in extensive details that help to determine different causes of fertility.

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    The Effects of Alcohol on Fertility

    Oct 15, 2018 12:01:31 PM / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
    Posted in Health, Fertility Journey

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    Perhaps the only thing more frustrating than struggling to conceive, is learning there are things we are doing that could be impeding our chances of success. The truth is, no one ever wants to be told what to do. Unfortunately though, when it comes to alcohol and fertility, it’s better to stack the deck in your favor than to risk the gamble of not changing your ways.

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    Implantation after IUI: What Symptoms to Look For

    Sep 27, 2018 2:33:25 PM / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
    Posted in Health, IUI, Fertility Journey, Infertility Treatment

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    A million things can go through your mind when you're about to have, are considering having, or have recently had an intrauterine insemination procedure, also known as an IUI. A few of the questions that you might have included, but aren't limited to:

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    Female Infertility Testing and Diagnosis

    Sep 20, 2018 1:06:18 PM / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
    Posted in Health, Infertility Treatment, Signs of Infertility

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    Women are often diagnosed with infertility based on how long they have been trying to get pregnant without seeing the results they are hoping for. If she has been trying for at least one year (or for 6 months if she is over the age of 35), she will be diagnosed with infertility. She may also be considered infertile after multiple miscarriages occur. Female infertility is the result of age, physical problems, hormone imbalances or issues, lifestyle, and environmental factors.

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    Can a Gynecologist Test for Infertility?

    Sep 12, 2018 10:49:46 AM / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
    Posted in Health, Fertility Specialist, Signs of Infertility

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    Can a gynecologist test for infertility? The answer might be more complex than you expect. That’s because infertility is a symptom, not a single diagnosis. So while your gynecologist might be perfectly qualified to test for, and even treat, certain types of infertility, your gynecologist doesn’t have the skills necessary to treat other forms of infertility. And because a person can have several different factors playing a role in infertility, even if they do have a type of infertility a gynecologist can treat, their doctor can easily miss other forms of infertility.

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    8 Ways to Boost Your Fertility

    Aug 31, 2018 2:48:14 PM / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
    Posted in Health, Fertility Journey, Signs of Infertility

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    It can be a very difficult thing when you're having trouble conceiving a child. Many couples have experienced a lot of stress in their relationships over the disappointment of months going by without conception taking place. At some point on your journey of trying to achieve pregnancy, you might wonder if there is anything you can do to better your chances of conceiving.

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    What are some of the causes of infertility?

    Aug 27, 2018 11:44:34 AM / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
    Posted in Infertility, Health, Signs of Infertility

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    When you’re trying to have a baby, there is nothing more frustrating than a long string of negative pregnancy tests. At some point you might start wondering - “Is something wrong with me?” You might even wonder if it’s your partner. To help you stop the guessing game, today, we’ll cover the most common causes of infertility.

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    Can thyroid problems affect fertility?

    Aug 17, 2018 11:41:50 AM / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
    Posted in Health, Infertility Treatment, Signs of Infertility

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    If you have been trying to conceive for awhile now with no success, one of the possibilities is, is that your thyroid could not be functioning the way it should. There are a lot of explanations for infertility in men and women, but not a lot of people are aware that poor thyroid function is one of them. Both males and females need a healthy thyroid in order to conceive and to maintain the pregnancy.

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    Weight and Infertility: Are they related?

    Jul 31, 2018 10:00:00 AM / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
    Posted in Health, Fertility Specialist, Signs of Infertility

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    When struggling to achieve pregnancy, there are a number of questions that often come into the mind. One of the questions we’ve heard many times is in reference to weight and infertility, and whether or not they are related. The answer to this is a little more complicated than a simple yes or no. However, in this post we’ll explore the subject in depth to give you some insight, and hopefully answer many of the other questions surrounding this complex issue.

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