Infertility, IVF & IUI

The Other Approach: Natural-Cycle IVF

Natural-Cycle IVF involves the extraction of an individual egg without the usual medical stimulation to create multiple eggs as happens in standard IVF. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Michelle Katz, LPN MSN.

Climate and Pregnancy

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

Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Fertility.

Apart from the negative health effects and the social stigma attached to STDs, your fertility may also be taking the brunt of such diseases. Dr. Kecia Gaither speaks about Chlamydia and Gonorrhea, including diagnosis, treatment, and their 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.

The Impact of STIs on Fertility

Even if you’re not planning on conceiving in the short term, it’s wise to know that STIs can make it harder to get pregnant. Dreaming of Baby discusses STIs and fertility with Dr. Amesh Adalja, a board certified infectious diseases physician.

A Lesbian Couple’s Journey to Parenthood

The path to parenthood is not always a straightforward one; as a same-sex couple, the journey can present even greater challenges. Read more in this interview with Annie.

Safeguarding Your Relationship Through Infertility

When month after month the dream of having a baby is continuously shattered, frustration and sadness can have a profound effect on relationships. Dreaming of Baby discusses the effect of infertility-related stress on relationships with Dr. Brian Levine from CCRM New York.

What You Should Know About IVF

"IVF is very advanced today and most couples will eventually conceive if they can persist." Dr. Serena Chen discusses the IVF process, including testing and medication, as well as provides insight on a very important question: how long does it take to get pregnant with IVF?

Conception and HIV

Juggling between safety and conception with a partner living with HIV is a concern to many wishing to build or grow their family.

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.