Career aspirations and an ambition to be professionally successful are a high priority for many women. Often, this means long hours in the office and the need to have an extremely flexible schedule. These demands and the desire to be professionally established before having children prompt many women to delay having children. Unfortunately, some women learn that delaying having children has had a negative effect on their fertility. Fertility preservation addresses this issue and provides a means for women to pursue their professional goals without sacrificing their ability to have children when they are ready.
Timing is everything when you’re trying to get pregnant. There is a narrow fertile window of 24 hours after a woman has ovulated per cycle. Miss this window and you have to wait until the next cycle to try again. Charting your cycle is an ideal way to time intercourse with ovulation. There are several iPhone apps that can help you calculate your fertility.
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One of the first hot topics that I wanted to post about are Array Comparative Genomic Hybridization (aCGH) and Time-Lapse monitoring via Embryoscope. I recently co-authored a pilot study that indicated that implantation and ongoing pregnancy rates improve when time-lapse monitoring is combined with aCGH in IVF patients undergoing preimplantation genetic screening.Read more: Dr. Zhang’s October Pick of the Month
Infertility can have a major effect on a couple’s relationship. It is easy for couples to become focused on getting pregnant and to lose sight of the rest of the relationship. Additionally, the stress that can result from fertility treatment can make communication difficult. The tips below can help you cope with the impact of fertility and to improve your relationship.