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Your guide in understanding IVF from start to finish

What Is Ovarian Stimulation?

What Is Ovarian Stimulation?

When it comes to fertility treatments, ovarian stimulation is commonly included as part of the process. But what does ovarian stimulation entail, and why is it helpful when trying to conceive?

April 25th, 2022

What’s a Trigger Shot and How Does It Work?

What’s a Trigger Shot and How Does It Work?

You’re looking at your IVF protocol and you spot this term: trigger shot. What is it, when does it happen, and what are the side effects?

April 25th, 2022

Everything You Need to Know About Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT)

Everything You Need to Know About Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT)

When deciding which embryo to implant, Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT-A, PGT-M, PGT-SR) can be used to screen embryos for chromosomal abnormalities or genetic disorders.

April 25th, 2022

IVF 101: Your Guide to the IVF Process

IVF 101: Your Guide to the IVF Process

If you've been trying to conceive for a certain period of time and have not been successful, IVF may be recommended by your Reproductive Endocrinologist (fertility specialist). In this blog, we'll share what IVF is, what it involves, and the process step-by-step.

April 25th, 2022

Embryo Grading Explained

Embryo Grading Explained

How does your clinic decide which embryo to transfer? The “embryo grading” system helps them determine the quality of each embryo.

April 25th, 2022

What to Expect Before During and After Egg Retrieval

What to Expect Before During and After Egg Retrieval

If you're considering in vitro fertilization or egg freezing, you may wonder about the egg retrieval process. Having your eggs retrieved may sound scary, especially if you don't know what to expect, but in this blog post, we provide a full overview, so you feel prepared!

April 25th, 2022