When couples (or people with ovaries) go though in vitro fertilization, many have additional embryos they choose to freeze to use for future attempts—either because the first cycle was unsuccessful or because they want to continue growing their family at a later date.  This process involves freezing embryos to be able to complete a frozen embryo transfer (FET) at some point…

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When you choose to donate eggs to a woman or couple struggling with infertility, you begin an incredible journey. Imagine the joy you will bring into someone’s life by giving them the chance to have a baby they wouldn’t have had otherwise. Egg donation is a selfless way to help someone else achieve their dreams of becoming a parent.  For people with ovaries who don’t have…

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These days, we use apps to manage just about every aspect of our lives—from scheduling appointments and ordering food to connecting with distant friends and online shopping. So, it figures that fertility and ovulation-tracking apps would, at the very least, seem intriguing to those trying to have a baby. In fact, there are currently over 1,000 fertility and cycle-tracking apps available on…

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Dealing with infertility and going through treatments can be exhausting—both mentally and physically. From hormone injections, to doctor appointments, to emotional roller coasters, infertility isn’t an easy situation to manage.    At Arizona Center for Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, we understand that coping with infertility is a very difficult part of your journey. Our team is here to support you in any way possible;…

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Meet the Team: Heather Regan

At Arizona Center for Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, we have an incredibly caring team—every aspect of your journey with us it met with a smiling face and shoulder to lean on, should you need it. Heather Regan is one of the amazing people you’ll meet when you visit us.   Heather has been with us for more than six years…

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The heartbreak that comes from suffering a miscarriage is immense, especially for women who have been trying to conceive for a while. It can be feel terribly isolating, but the experience is not all uncommon; according to the American Pregnancy Association, about 10-25 percent of all clinically recognized pregnancies end in miscarriage. Although pregnancy loss…

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Fertility treatments are a wonderful way for individuals and couples to grow a family, and our team at Arizona Center for Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility is dedicated to helping gay, lesbian, and transgender people and couples realize their dream of becoming parents. We are honored to guide you through the fertility process, and want you…

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Starting a family can be a stressful process; there are many things that can affect a couple’s fertility—some which you may not have considered. For whatever reason, it’s often believed that infertility is a women’s issue, so male-factor infertility is commonly overlooked. But the fact is, males are found to be solely responsible for 20-30%…

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In vitro fertilization (IVF) is possibly the most effective and most common infertility treatment we perform at Arizona Center for Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility. But unless you’ve gone through the procedure before or know someone who has, you probably don’t understand all the steps involved. The first thing you should know is that IVF is…

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Going to see an infertility specialist for the first time can be daunting, overwhelming, exciting, and full of hope. When people visit Arizona Center for Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility for the first time, we know that there are a lot of emotions and questions running through their minds. During your initial consultation, Dr. Gelety spends…

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