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Infertility Basics

Pituitary Gland Image
7 years 6 months ago

A basic work-up by a reproductive endocrinologist will likely include a variety of blood tests including prolactin levels. Prolactin is a hormone that is produced by the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland sits below the hypothalamus at the base of the brain.

8 years 1 week ago

We live in a truly digital age. It's nearly impossible to do anything or go anywhere without a smartphone or computerized or generated something.  The early nineties was a time when for all practical purposes – the Internet as we know it today was in its infancy.  Today there are all kinds of digital scams, hackers lurking around every cyber corner and a lot of cyber bullying. But there are also many acts of kindness, paying it forward and lots of interactive success stories (more)

Golden egg sitting amoung ordinary white eggs
8 years 4 months ago

Golden egg sitting amoung ordinary white eggsEGG QUALITY starts declining when a woman is in her mid-20's!

9 years 5 months ago

Making the adjustment from medical procedures to adoption is complex. Pat Johnston loans her expertise to what those who want to adopt after infertility need to know in order to be successful

9 years 5 months ago

The success of IVF (in vitro fertilization) has risen dramatically over the past two decades. The increase in success can be attributed to better understanding of various conditions leading to infertility and to development in cell biology in our understanding of egg and sperm interaction, embryo development, and implantation.

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