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How to Manage the Skin Symptoms of PCOS

Is PCOS affecting your skin? Many women find that the visible side effects of PCOS are apparent on their faces and bodies. Fortunately, there are solutions that can help. Read on to learn more.

Sep 7th, 2022
5 Encouraging Facts About IVF

Have you had trouble conceiving? Or are you desiring to become pregnant without a partner or with a same-sex partner? In vitro fertilization (IVF) could be right for you. Read on to learn more.

Aug 8th, 2022
Timing Your Egg-Freezing Process: Factors to Keep in Mind

Whether you’re worried about your fertility declining as you age or are younger but have a health risk that could prevent pregnancy later, freezing your eggs can prove a viable solution. Read on to learn about timing your egg-freezing process.

Jul 3rd, 2022
5 Common Causes of Abnormal Periods

It’s not unusual to have a late or heavy period once in a while, but if your menstrual cycle is consistently abnormal or painful, it’s worth mentioning to your doctor. Read on to learn the 5 common causes of abnormal periods.

Jun 1st, 2022
Talking to Your Partner About Fertility Issues

Infertility can be a sensitive subject to talk about, even with your partner. However, if you’ve been unsuccessfully trying to conceive, it might be time to sit down and discuss your options. Read on to learn more.

May 3rd, 2022
What's Involved With IVF?

If you have experienced problems with conception and aren’t able to have a child on your own, in vitro fertilization (IVF) might be the best path forward. Read on to learn more.

Apr 4th, 2022
Understanding Ovulation

Many women don’t pay much mind to their ovulation cycle until they’re trying to get pregnant. Here’s what you need to know and what to do if there are irregularities in your cycle. Read on to learn more.

Mar 8th, 2022
Coping With Chronic Endometriosis Pain

Cramping caused by endometriosis can be so strong that it interferes with every other aspect of your daily life. Here are some tips to help you find relief while you and your doctor find solutions.

Feb 13th, 2022
Our Favorite Fertility-Friendly Foods

Trying for a baby sometime in the near future? Want to preserve your fertility for a future of family-building? Here are the best foods to add to your diet…and the ones you should avoid. Read on to learn more.

Jan 13th, 2022
Does PCOS Impact Fertility?

Do you have polycystic ovarian syndrome? Have you been trying to get pregnant, but nothing is working? If so, you could be one of the many women who struggle with infertility due to PCOS. Read on to learn more.

Dec 9th, 2021
When Is It Time to Freeze My Eggs?

Not ready for kids yet, but know you will be someday? You might be thinking about freezing your eggs. Find out why you shouldn’t wait any longer to take this important fertility step. Read on to learn more.

Nov 11th, 2021
Conception Misconceptions

Dr. Kavitha Persaud recently spoke with Susan Bloom regarding the most common mistaken beliefs about becoming pregnant.

Sep 1st, 2021
5 Common Signs of PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) can cause many troublesome symptoms and is a common cause of infertility. If you think you might be experiencing PCOS, here are some symptoms to watch for.

Aug 13th, 2021
The IVF Cycle: What to Expect

Are you considering in vitro fertilization? If you have been struggling to become pregnant due to low ovulation rates or another fertility issue, this could be the right path for you. Read on to learn more.

Jul 15th, 2021
When to Consider Intrauterine Insemination

If you’re struggling to get pregnant, you might be wondering when to try a different method. Here’s when intrauterine insemination (IUI) can help you with your fertility issues and how our team can guide you through the process.

Jun 22nd, 2021
5 Reasons to Consider Freezing Your Eggs

Freezing your eggs can provide you with options as you age, giving you opportunities for family building whenever you’re ready. Read on to learn more about this innovative process.

May 23rd, 2021
What to Expect During Ovulation Induction

Infertility can feel like life is robbing you of the chance to achieve your dream of being a parent. Fortunately, you can try various infertility treatments, starting with conservative ovulation induction. Read on to learn more.

Mar 17th, 2021
Benefits of Third Party Reproduction

Becoming pregnant seems so easy for many people. For others, it can present unique challenges, among them fertility problems. Read on to see if third party reproduction could be right for you.

Jan 19th, 2021
How Does Lupus Affect Fertility?

Lupus can cause pain, fatigue, fever, and rashes — but you might be wondering, can it cause infertility, too? Keep reading to find out what this disease means for you and your future family.

Dec 15th, 2020
5 Signs of Endometriosis

Periods are no fun, but they’re usually tolerable. If yours is keeping you from the activities you enjoy, it could be a sign of endometriosis. Learn what to watch for and what to do about this common debilitating condition.

Nov 10th, 2020
When Should I Consider Freezing My Eggs?

Egg freezing gives women the power to have children when the time is right for them. By visiting a fertility specialist, you can test your ovarian reserve and discuss preserving your fertility through cryopreservation.

Oct 13th, 2020
Fertility Treatments for Gay and Lesbian Couples

With today’s reproductive technology, same-sex couples have options to achieve their dream of building their family. At University Reproductive Associates, we are proud to support all paths to parenthood and help you build a happy, healthy family.

Sep 15th, 2020
Why is Facial Hair Growth a Symptom of PCOS?

If you have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), you know it affects your periods and your fertility. But many people don’t know that it can cause facial hair growth as well. Read on to learn more about PCOS.

Aug 19th, 2020
Managing Food While Pregnant

Now that you’re finally pregnant, you want to do everything you can to ensure optimal fetal development, a smooth delivery, and a healthy baby — and that means nutrition. Here’s what you need to know about what to eat when you’re expecting.

Jul 22nd, 2020
The Link Between Diabetes and Miscarriage

Pregnancy should be a joyful time of reflection and anticipation. But if you have diabetes, you may be concerned about how it will affect your baby. And rightly so, as it’s linked to miscarriage. Here’s what you need to know.

Jun 23rd, 2020
How Uterine Septum Can Cause Infertility

Miscarriages and infertility can be heartbreaking, but if your reproductive challenges are due to a uterine septum, there’s hope for successful treatment, full-term pregnancy, and babies. Read on to learn more.

May 26th, 2020
The Benefits of Egg Freezing

You might not be ready to have a baby right now, but you definitely see kids in your future. But will you still be able to conceive when you’re finally ready? Learn why many women are opting to freeze their eggs.

Apr 21st, 2020
Living With PCOS

Your hormones control your body — when the levels aren’t right, you’ll feel out of sorts. That’s what happens when you have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). But the good news is that you can manage your symptoms with these helpful tips.

Mar 16th, 2020
5 Tips for Managing Stress During IVF

It’s said the most stressful events in life are death and divorce. But whoever penned that saying clearly never went through IVF. It’s an emotional journey with potential highs and lows. Managing your stress gives you a better chance of success.

Feb 17th, 2020
6 Myths About Vaginal Care

Understanding the myths about vaginal care can help to improve health. Follow these dos and don’ts for a healthier vagina.

Sep 5th, 2019
How To Reduce Chances Of Infertility

Women who are planning to get pregnant now or in the future can reduce the chance of infertility by making some lifestyle changes. Here are some tips to help women achieve this goal.

Jul 5th, 2019
What IVF Feels Like | Changes In Your Body | What To Expect

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a form of assisted reproductive technology. It involves the process of extracting eggs, manually fertilizing them with sperm in vitro and transferring one or two healthy embryos to the uterus. IVF enables couples with fertil

Mar 29th, 2019
5 Ovulation Signs You Need to Know

Women who are trying to conceive need to know exact the exact point of ovulation. To make the most of the fertility window which is the [...]

Dec 18th, 2018
Will IVF Work If You Have Endometriosis?

Endometriosis results in the development of abnormal cells in the lining of the uterus and outside of it, usually in the abdomen, fallopian tubes, ovaries, and [...]

Nov 25th, 2018