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Tips for Holiday Travel with Fertility Meds

Tips for Holiday Travel with Fertility Meds

Whether you’re driving or training across country or flying around the world, traveling when you’re in the middle of fertility treatments requires planning and preparation. Start your prep by talking to your expert OB/GYN at Columbia Fertility Associates to find out...

When Should I Consider Freezing My Eggs?

When Should I Consider Freezing My Eggs?

Life today is busier than ever, with more opportunities (and distractions) than our grandparents ever imagined. So one of the major life events that used to occur relatively early — getting pregnant and having children — increasingly gets pushed back. After all, with...

What is Unexplained Infertility?

What is Unexplained Infertility?

If you’re under 35 and have been trying to have a baby for at least a year, or over 35 and have been trying for at least six months, you’re officially considered to be infertile. Learning that either you, your partner, or both of you may have a reproductive disorder...

Everything You Need to Know About Clomid

Everything You Need to Know About Clomid

If your ovulation is irregular and you want to have a baby, your doctor may recommend that you take clomiphene citrate, an oral medication more commonly known by its original brand name, Clomid. Clomid is a nonsteroidal ovulatory stimulant that helps you produce...

Does Endometriosis Affect Fertility?

Does Endometriosis Affect Fertility?

Painful periods, heavy bleeding, and cramping could be signs that you have a gynecological condition called endometriosis that affects 1 in 10 women and girls in the United States. The endometrium is a special mucus-rich tissue that lines your uterus. Before your...

5 Reasons to Consider Becoming a Surrogate

5 Reasons to Consider Becoming a Surrogate

You’re at least 21 years old, have given birth to at least one child, and now you're thinking about becoming a surrogate to help someone you know create a family. But you’re not quite sure you’re ready to do it. You may be considering traditional surrogacy, in which...