Infertility, IVF & IUI

Becoming a sperm donor. Altruism, compensation and what to expect.

So you want to know how to become a sperm donor, you're ready to help families and you heard the compensation is pretty good. Well at Dreaming of Baby we like making sure you...

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.

Trying for Baby? Drop that Lube!

Trying to conceive sometimes requires quite a lot of lovemaking. When the path to pregnancy requires a whole lot of sex, lubes come in handy in making the experience as pleasurable as possible. But, not all lubes were created equal, and some of them might actually be the reason why conception is proving difficult.

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.

PCOS: The Truth About Your Eggs

PCOS is a common cause of female infertility. The condition prevents consistent ovulation and is characterized by small cystic structures within the ovaries. Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh, speaks about the varying degrees of PCOS, treating the condition, the journey to baby as a PCOS patient, and the role your eggs play in all of this.

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?

Fresh or Frozen Embryos for IVF?

In a study of close to 83,000 IVF patients published in the journal Fertility and Sterility, it was concluded that there is no one-size-fits-all solution.

Miscarriage and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

Identifying the reason why RPL is occurring is imperative in assisting couples in their journey to baby. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Mark Trolice, M.D., on classifying Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, its causes, and treatment.

Trying to Conceive: The Power of Acupuncture

Belief in your body's innate power plus a little help from alternative therapies, such as acupuncture, can greatly assist you when trying to conceive. Dreaming of Baby discusses alternative therapies with Aimee Raupp.

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.