More and more people are turning to alternative treatments—like marijuana and CBD—to alleviate pain, stress, anxiety, insomnia, and inflammation, but many of those people don’t consider the effects they may have on their fertility. In Arizona, the marijuana is limited to medicinal uses only, but, since some of our patients come to see us from…

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Infertility affects 1 in 8 couples—or 12 percent of married women—according to RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association. It doesn’t discriminate based on race, gender, religion, sexuality, education, or economic status. Yet, while it’s more common than most people would guess, it can still be a very misunderstood and isolating experience. That’s why movements like the…

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If you’re considering infertility treatments or taking steps to freeze your eggs, then you’ve probably heard that procedures can be costly—and that is true for most clinics. However, there are several ways to mitigate costs so that you can grow your family without breaking the bank, and one of those is insurance. Figuring out if…

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There are plenty of stories of women and couples having a baby in their late 30s or early 40s, but it’s a biological fact that fertility declines as both women and men age. There are plenty of reasons to put off having children—career, finances, travel, and simply not feeling ready just yet—but having a baby…

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The entire infertility-treatment process can be overwhelming if you don’t know what to expect. That’s why at Arizona Center for Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, we spend a considerable amount of time explaining the choices available to you, including the use of a sperm donor and sperm bank, if necessary. While selecting and purchasing donor sperm…

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Fertility is such an emotional and complicated topic, it’s no surprise that misinformation is everywhere. When you’re eager to add a little one to your family, it can be easy to start believing old wives’ tales and obscure blogs across the internet. As you can imagine, we spend a lot of time at Arizona Center…

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common hormonal abnormalities in young women. With the disorder, small, fluid-filled sacs—or cysts—grow inside the ovaries, which affects ovulation. Many women have PCOS but don’t know it; in fact, some studies suggest that up to 70 percent of women with PCOS haven’t yet been diagnosed! At…

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With the holidays approaching, you may be filled with an array of emotions—excited to see your family but anxious about being bombarded with all their questions about when you’re starting (or adding to) your family. While your loved ones probably have the best intentions, they don’t always understand or know about your struggle with infertility….

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When you’re struggling with infertility, there are a lot of unknowns: Why can’t we get pregnant? When will we finally have our baby? Our goal at Arizona Center for Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, is to answer those questions, so you can then focus on more important things. For instance, once we help you achieve a…

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