At New Hope, we promote single embryo transfers as a part of in vitro fertilization, or IVF, treatment. For years, couples have been told that transferring multiple embryos will provide them with the best chance of becoming pregnant. New research disputes this, with research showing that success rates with single embryo transfers rival that of multiple embryo transfers. What does increase with multiple embryo transfers is the likelihood of conceiving twins, triplets or high order multiples.
Read more: Single Embryo Transfers: Safer IVF and Happier Couples
Egg banking, or freezing, provides women with an option for preserving their fertility. Women desire to preserve their fertility for a variety of reasons from health issues to focusing on their careers. Banking eggs when they are most viable allows women to extend their fertile years so that a woman’s choice to delay motherhood does not mean denial.
The egg preservation process occurs over three to four weeks and has three steps.
The cost of fertility care is a concern for many patients, especially those who do not have insurance coverage. At New Hope Fertility Center, we work with our patients to provide customized treatment plans that fit their health situation. Our approach to fertility, using your body’s natural fertility to achieve desired results, not only produces healthy pregnancies, but can also decrease the costs patients face due to fertility medication.
Egg banking allows a woman to preserve her fertility by harvesting eggs when they are most viable This option is appealing to women who want to delay having children. Banking eggs allows patients to store the healthiest, most viable eggs thereby prolonging fertility. The process of harvesting and banking eggs has three steps:
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.
Have you being trying to get pregnant without success? Have you tried tracking your basal body temperature or used ovulation testers but have still not gotten the positive test result you’ve been looking for? Do you find your frustration growing because you’re the last of your friends to start a family? If so, take control of your fertility by meeting with a fertility specialist.
Read more: Feel Like You’re The Last Of Your Friends To Get Pregnant? Take Control
The road of fertility care is not the easiest to travel. You have to navigate both the physical aspects of testing and fertility care as well as the emotional aspects of having your dreams of being a mother delayed. Facing both of these challenges can be scary. It’s important to know that you’re not facing these challenges alone. Your fertility care team is here to work with you and to travel the journey along with you. Our single goal is to help you achieve your dream of parenthood.
Read more: Trying To Get Pregnant Can Be Scary, Help Is Available
Living with infertility struggles can be stressful. Fertility treatment can be difficult and affect many aspects of your life from your finances to your sex life. While infertility is not caused by stress, stress can affect your fertility care.
We have found that women who effectively manage their stress have better outcomes. The tips below can help you cope:
Having difficulty becoming pregnant can affect your life in many ways, some of which you may not expect. Often, it seems as though everyone around you is becoming pregnant with little to no effort. At times, it may be tempting to ask “why not me?” Unfortunately, this natural response may be harmful to you and can cause undue stress.
The following tips may help you navigate your feelings when all of your friends are expecting:
Read more: What To Do When All Of Your Friends Are Expecting
Dealing with infertility can be frightening. It is perfectly normal to be scared about fertility treatment and the unknown. When you’ve been trying to conceive, it is common to be scared about not being able to have the family you dream of. For some women, the journey to motherhood takes longer than others. That doesn’t mean that it can’t or won’t happen for you, just that your path is longer than others.
When you’re struggling to get pregnant, it can seem as though you’re all alone. Often, women don’t feel comfortable talking with their friends and family about their infertility struggles. Despite how empathetic people may be, a person doesn’t truly understand what it’s like to have trouble becoming pregnant unless they’ve been through it.