FertilitySmarts Social Summary: The Best of April

Our favorite fertility-related social media posts from this month.

How Men Can Talk About Their Needs During Infertility

Every caregiver needs some care-given and every supporter needs support.

A 12 Step Guide on What to (Really) Expect with IVF

The steps to IVF that nobody told you about.

Redefining Strength After Infertility

What happened to pre-infertility me?

FertilitySmarts Social Summary: The Best of March

A monthly roundup of our favorite social media posts.

Dealing With the Pain of Infertility as a Stepparent

When the parenting experience feels unfinished or incomplete.

What I've Learned About Fat Fertility

I was told getting pregnant would be tough—but it wasn't.

IVF and an Impossible Choice: Termination of a Wanted Pregnancy
FertilitySmarts Social Summary: The Best of February

A monthly roundup of our favorite social media posts related to fertility, infertility, IVF and family building.

Embryo Freezing and Thawing: What You Need to Know

An embryologist explains how embryos are cooled and warmed.

Finding Infertility Support

Support is not one-size-fits-all.

How Men Can Show Support During Infertility

How to be more partner and less spectator.

Fertility Blogger of the Month: Caro of The Cuckoo Mama

Caro is a survivor, mom, advocate and our Blogger of the Month.

FertilitySmarts Social Summary: Your Must-Read Social Highlights

The best fertility-related social media posts from this month.

Surrendering to the Unknown During Infertility

Men, it's OK to find strength in surrender.


How long do I need to wait after my first IVF pregnancy to undergo another cycle?

It is not unusual for a patient at her last obstetrics ultrasound visit to ask me when she can come back for another baby.My answer is to make this pregnancy and this...

How many embryos should you transfer during an IVF cycle?

Because of age-related changes in fertility, the number of embryos transferred is directly related to the age of the mother or egg donor. There is a balance to strike...

How do you block pregnancy, baby and parenting ads on Facebook?

Experiencing infertility or loss is hard enough without the reminders and triggers that seem to exist everywhere.If Facebook is pretty sure that you want to see endless...

Does thyroid function affect fertility?

Hormonal testing that is part of a typical fertility evaluation includes screening for thyroid dysfunction. Overactive or underactive thyroid function can lead to issues...

What exactly is unexplained infertility?

These are my thoughts on the topic: There is still so much we need to learn about reproduction, and it can be so frustrating when all the testing is “normal,&rdquo...