Road to fertility

Your guide to trying to conceive, fertility treatments, genetic testing and your path to pregnancy

What to Know About Endometrial Receptivity Analysis

endometrial receptivity analysis

Endometrial Receptivity Analysis (ERA), is a genetic test that takes a small sample of a woman’s endometrial lining to determine which day would be the best day to transfer the embryo during an IVF cycle. Performing an Endometrial Receptivity Analysis can be incredibly helpful as the window of endometrial receptivity can be one of the causes […]

Miscarriage at 11 weeks: Symptoms, Treatment and Options

miscarriage at 11 weeks

When you’ve been trying to conceive, a positive pregnancy test is exceedingly exciting and filled with so many expectations of what’s to come. It’s more than understandable that when you experience a miscarriage at 11 weeks, so close to the end of the first trimester, it can be a tremendous strain physically and emotionally. Unfortunately, […]

Two Miscarriages in a Row: Getting a Diagnosis and Options

2 miscarriages in a row

A miscarriage is defined as the loss of a pregnancy within the first 20 weeks. According to both the American Pregnancy Association (APA), approximately 10 to 25% of all clinically recognized pregnancies will result in a miscarriage. However, if you’ve experienced two miscarriages in a row, you may understandably worry about both your chances of […]

IVF Timeline: A Step by Step Process

ivf timeline

In 1978, since in vitro fertilization was first introduced, it has helped conceive approximately 8 million babies throughout the world. While many people might not  anticipate needing reproductive technology to help build their families, there are no doubt countless individuals who are grateful for IVF. If you’ve been trying to conceive for some time or know […]

What is PGS testing and Should I Consider It?

pgs testing

If you know you need in vitro fertilization (IVF), you might want to speak to your doctor about whether or not you should consider using PGS testing, which stands for Preimplantation Genetic Screening. PGS testing is a genetic study of the embryos produced during your IVF cycle which has a goal of helping you have […]

Does an Endometrial Biopsy Help Implantation?

endometrial biopsy

When an IVF cycle isn’t successful, it’s very common to review the treatment protocol, the patient’s history, and previous cycles to look for ways in which future cycles might be improved. When you’re undergoing infertility treatment, sometimes your response to the treatment itself can provide insight into the difficulty you are experiencing.