Infertility

Clinically-backed infertility information from Ovia Health.

What do you wish other people knew about infertility?  

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Should I freeze my eggs?

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Egg freezing step by step

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Egg freezing FAQ

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The ups and downs of the IVF journey

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You’ve decided to start IVF, now what?

Dear Ovia, Dreams of a big family

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What you can and cannot control when TTC

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Unpacking male fertility

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Choosing your sperm donor

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Exploring your options: Adoption

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Stressless Fest recap

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Different types of artificial insemination available

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Two moms journey toward becoming a family of three: Real talk about buying sperm, endless IVF shots, and adjusting to life as new parents

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IVF and ICSI, what’s the difference?

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Is surrogacy legal where you live?

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Sperm donation the second time around: Using the same donor for future children

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Nutrition to boost male fertility

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Red flags down below: Signs you should call your healthcare provider

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Five things that might happen after pregnancy loss

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What’s a missed miscarriage? Here’s what you should know

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If you think you’re having a miscarriage, take these steps

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How is ectopic pregnancy diagnosed and treated?

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Finding support after a pregnancy loss 

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How to cope after a pregnancy loss

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What happens during a miscarriage? Signs to look out for

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When will my cycle go back to normal?

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The details about sex after miscarriage

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Why might miscarriages happen: Common causes

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Can I conceive after an ectopic pregnancy?

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Age and male fertility

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Smoking and fertility

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Talking to a male partner about his fertility

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What’s the difference between infertility and sterility?

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The ABCs of TTC: The acronyms you need to know when trying to conceive

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What kind of treatment is available for depression while TTC?

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Observing Women’s History Month 2021 through her healthcare

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How to best support your future fertility – even before you start trying

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Fertility tips: quit smoking

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Fertility tips: What’s the danger of shift work?

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The talk: your partner and fertility

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When to count your eggs

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What you need to know about premature ovarian failure

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Household items that could affect fertility

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Trying to conceive in a bigger body

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The 24 weirdest fertility myths

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Will my laptop hurt my fertility?

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Can saliva hurt sperm?

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How can cervical fluid problems affect conception?

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Getting pregnant after diagnosed infertility

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Getting pregnant after cancer treatment

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Lifestyle changes that may boost your fertility to improve your chances of conceiving

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Causes of infertility

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What to expect at your first infertility consultation

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Your initial conversation with a patient coordinator

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Types of fertility treatments

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Fertility costs and insurance coverage

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Why seek a fertility specialist

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Trying to conceive when 35 and older

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Miscarriage: what it is, why it happens, and how it can affect future pregnancies

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Over one year of TTC

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Other options

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Infertility treatments

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IVF and assisted reproductive technologies

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Trouble conceiving? Get tested for infertility

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A healthy lifestyle today can lead to a healthy pregnancy tomorrow: what you can do now

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How smoking and alcohol can affect fertility

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Exercise and fertility

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Why you might want to get genetic testing before getting pregnant

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From superfoods to smoking: what can help and hurt your fertility

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7 stubborn fertility myths we’re ready to retire

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Getting pregnant: How long should it take?

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Tracking your activity with Ovia

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Getting pregnant with Ovia: Your quick start guide

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Pros and cons of freezing your eggs

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Future pregnancy with past abortion history

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Endometriosis

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Egg donation: Thinking it through

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Could I have PCOS?

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What is anovulation?

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Are my periods irregular?

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PCOS

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Nonsurgical options for early pregnancy loss

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Reasons why heavy vaginal bleeding might be occurring