Road to fertility

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

Trilaminar Endometrium and Window of Implantation

trilaminar endometrium

When you hear a term like, “Trilaminar Endometrium”, you may wonder what it is and how it factors into your efforts to conceive. As it turns out, how thick (or thin) your endometrium lining is an important factor for the implantation of your embryo, especially when you’re going through the in vitro fertilization (IVF) process. […]

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, […]

IVF Calendar: Planning Your Chances of Conceiving

ivf calendar

When you’re pursuing in vitro fertilization (IVF), a clinic will often provide you with an IVF calendar to help give you an overview of your upcoming cycle. It can be incredibly helpful to see exactly what medications you will be taking and when, what appointments you’ll need to make time for and how long the […]

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 […]

Two Chemical Pregnancies in a Row: Should I Worry?

2 chemical pregnancies in a row

Many may not be familiar with the term, “chemical pregnancy” also known as a “biochemical pregnancy”. A chemical pregnancy is recognized as a very early pregnancy loss and is quite common. However, if you’ve suffered two chemical pregnancies in a row, you may wonder if there’s a fertility concern that is keeping you from achieving […]

Pregnancy Planner: Getting Pregnant Ready

pregnancy planner

If you’re trying to conceive and you’re someone who likes to plan, you may want to invest in a pregnancy planner to get you and your body pregnancy ready. People who enjoy plotting out their course, organizing what they need to do, or making sure they know the right steps to set their mind to […]

Trying for a Baby: What are the Basics

trying for a baby

You and your partner may know you’re ready to start trying for a baby, but you may not know exactly the basics of how to conceive. When we were growing up, we were taught primarily how to avoid getting pregnant, but now that you’re ready to conceive, you may wonder the best way forward in […]

When Will I Get Pregnant? The Many Factors to Consider

when will i get pregnant

Once you’ve made the decision to have a baby but haven’t been successful immediately, you may feel concerned and start to wonder, “When will I get pregnant?” Growing up, when we learn about sex education, it seems like getting pregnant is very easy. The reality is that depending on several factors including age, timing and […]

Pregnancy After 40: Know Your Options

pregnancy after 40

According to research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more women are having children in their 30’s than ever before. While egg quality and quantity do decline the older a woman gets and pregnancy over the age of 35 comes with increased risks, with proactive planning, reproductive assistance, and knowing all your options, […]