Infertility, IVF & IUI

The Impact of a Short Follicular Phase on Fertility

Is your cycle too short? The follicular phase is the time in between the start of your period and the point at which your body releases the month’s fertile egg at ovulation. During this phase, follicles in the ovary mature and get ready to release an egg. A short follicular phase may affect fertility. Read on to find out how and why.

Sperm Production – What impacts it? Diagnosis and Solutions

When the path to parenthood proves challenging, finding a solution as to why pregnancy is not happening is not only a women’s issue: a third of all infertility cases are due to the male factor. Dreaming of Baby discusses sperm production with Dr. Mark Payson from CCRM Northern Virginia.

Climate and Pregnancy

A study focusing on the relationship between climate and pregnancy found that exposure to temperature extremes can negatively impact birth outcomes.

Fertility Boosting Foods

Did you know that the food you eat affects your fertility? If you're looking for a boost, make sure that you are eating right. Read more about a groundbreaking study on foods that boost fertility.

Number of IVF cycles in US IVF Clinics

Fertility clinics in the US present reports on the number of IVF cycles carried out, as well as their outcomes. This data is a helpful source of information for those wishing to conceive via IVF.

Counting Sperm, Discreetly

Nearly half of all infertility cases are due to male factor issues. Regardless of this, most men are still in the dark when it comes to their own reproductive health. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Greg Sommer, Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Trak Fertility, about the discreet male fertility testing system, Trak.

Slow Sperm, Low Sperm, and No Sperm: The Causes and Solutions

Male factor infertility is an issue for many couples wishing to conceive. Dreaming of Baby discusses with Dr. Nidhee Sachdev the causes behind such issues and the solutions for dealing with suboptimal sperm.

Fertility Preservation as a Cancer Patient

Certain cancers may require treatments that have an effect on fertility. Fertility preservation options ensure that cancer survivors can still achieve their dreams of parenthood. Fertility Specialist Dr. Sharon Moayeri, MD MPH, discusses oncofertility.

PCOS – Preparing for your OB-GYN appointment

PCOS is a medical condition characterized by excess androgens, ovulation dysfunction, and polycystic ovaries. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Lakeisha W. Richardson on your OB-GYN appointment when PCOS is involved, its treatment, and its effects on fertility.

How Lifestyle Choices Affect Fertility in PCOS patients

Between 1 in 10 and 1 in 20 women of reproductive age suffer from PCOS. In the United States alone, 5 million women are currently affected by this condition. Dr. Sunny Jun, Co-Founder and Co-Medical Director of CCRM San Francisco speaks about lifestyle choices, PCOS, and the effects this has on fertility.