Why It’s OK To Be Selfish While Experiencing Infertility

I hung up the phone, feeling like a terrible friend.It was May of 2013 and I was days away from my egg retrieval for an in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle. I was bloated...

The Importance of Sharing our Miscarriage & Infertility Stories

Sharing your story of pregnancy loss or infertility can be healing.

What to Include in a Surrogacy Agreement

A surrogacy agreement helps protect all who sign and will become the road map of your surrogacy partnership. Here's what you'll want to consider.

Fertility Blogger of the Month: Jennie of The Uterus Monologues

This month's featured blogger is Jennie of The Uterus Monologues. The focus of her blog is recurrent pregnancy loss and what she has found in the process.

5 Things to Know About Our IVF Treatment Abroad

We did our IVF treatment abroad and this is what we discovered.

7 Ways the Two-Week Wait Messes With Your Mind

Why the two-week wait is a total mindf**k.

Egg Donation

How intended parents and healthcare professionals can improve the prove the process for egg donors.

Understanding IVF Extras: Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)

An embryologist explains the process of ICSI and if this is an IVF extra you should consider.

12 Things I Wish I Had Known As An Infertility Newbie

12 lessons about infertility that you shouldn't have to learn the hard way.

Fertility Blogger of the Month: James from Scantily Dad

James Doherty from the blog Scantility Dad is our Blogger of the Month.

Understanding Your Surrogacy Options

Your plans for what was supposed to be a baby-making party of two just got a bit more crowded. Here are the first steps to navigate when considering surrogacy.

Family Building with Reciprocal IVF

One couple's take on deciding to grow their family through reciprocal IVF.

9 Unique Challenges of Secondary Infertility

If you are a parent but still experiencing infertility, you just might feel this way.

Podcaster of the Month: Heather Huhman with Beat Infertility

If you are looking for fertility success stories, Beat Infertility is the podcast for you.

Infertili-TV: 3 Shows to Watch

We highlight three shows tackling the topic of infertility.


Will my embryos fall out?

A common question asked is, “Will my embryos fall out?” The answer is no; they will not fall out.Perhaps you are thinking of textbook illustrations that show...

Why are embryos transferred at different times?

Embryo transfer can be carried out on any day of development, although most clinics do so on either day 3 or day 5 of development. The primary benefit of growing the...

How are embryos selected for transfer during an IVF cycle?

The easy answer to this question: the best embryos are chosen!There are a number of factors that determine which embryos are deemed best. On any given day of culture,...

What are the pros and cons of a day 5 embryo transfer?

Pros of a Day 5 Blastocyst TransferBy leaving the embryos in the lab until Day 5, the embryologist is better able to choose the better quality ones, which will provide a...

How long can sperm live in a woman's body after ejaculation?

The lifespan of a sperm inside a woman’s body depends on the sperm itself as well as the surrounding environmental factors.A healthy adult male releases around 60...