Advances in technology and understanding of how fertility works have created new in vitro fertilization protocols. At one time, large doses of fertility medication were needed in order for Conventional IVF to be performed. Minimal Stimulation IVF (Mini IVF) has changed this and now allows for a more holistic and natural approach to fertility medicine. Instead of using large dosages of fertility medication to stimulate egg production, the Mini IVF protocol uses low doses of medication to supplement a woman’s natural fertility. Because of high quality egg production, this new approach increase success rates as well as results in a more comfortable and safe experience. making-babies
In continuing to post about some of my unique and interesting cases, this article will address my standard practice of care in the treatment of patients who are suffering from polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) after undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF).
Among the areas of focus that we have at New Hope Fertility Center is Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome or PCOS. Often colleagues and patients alike want to know: how does NHFC manage individuals with PCOS during their IVF process? Let’s look at a case to see how New Hope Managed to successfully treat a difficult and common situation.
With IVF treatment, best treatment does not exist; only the most appropriate treatment is available from a leading medical provider. The IVF treatment program most suitable to your individual needs is considered the best treatment.
It is common for people to think of fertility medication when they are considering seeking professional help to start a family. While fertility medication may have been necessary in the past for in vitro fertilization, that is no longer the case. Individuals who have a holistic lifestyle or who wish to limit or avoid fertility medications now have options for treatment. Minimal stimulation and natural IVF protocols have success rates similar to that of traditional IVF without the side effects.
Read more: Pick Of The Month: Why Natural and Minimal Stimulation Protocols are the Future of Fertility and What They Are/How They are Different
Many people begin fertility care unsure of where they should begin. Although there are a vast number of fertility treatment options available, they are not well suited for everyone. Knowing the benefits of various fertility treatments can help you start a dialogue with your fertility care team.
The journey to starting a family isn’t always easy. As many as one in every eight couples will have trouble trying to conceive. Seeing a negative result when you’ve done everything “right” can be stressful and heartbreaking. If you’ve been trying to get pregnant without success, do not give up hope! There are many treatment plans available to address a number of medical causes of fertility issues.
It is common knowledge that it can be more difficult to become pregnant naturally as a woman ages. However, being over the age of 40 does not mean that a woman is unable to conceive. It is possible to become pregnant after age 40 and to start a family.
For many years, fertility treatments meant large doses of fertility medication in order to push a woman’s reproductive system. Historically, in order to participate in treatments such as IVF, women had to have low FSH levels, be below a certain age and had to be able to produce multiple eggs during a cycle. These requirements meant that women over age 40 and women who were unresponsive to fertility medication were often unable to find fertility centers who were willing to help them.
One of the first questions a patient has when beginning fertility care is “How”? After trying for months or even years, becoming pregnant may seem like rocket science. There are several options for becoming pregnant while under the care of a fertility doctor.