Embryo glue is a solution used during in vitro fertilization (IVF) embryo transfer procedures that aims to enhance the chances of a successful pregnancy. The solution contains a range of substances such as hyaluronan, which can mimic the natural environment of the womb. The aim of embryo glue is to provide an adhesive surface for the embryo to attach to, … Read More
Breast cancer drugs for infertility treatment?
My doctor prescribed a medicine called letrozole to help treat my fertility issues but the insert from the pharmacy and manufacturer says it’s for breast cancer treatment. What’s that all about? Femara (generic name, letrozole) is a commonly used breast cancer drug that is also frequently used by fertility specialists and obgyn doctors to stimulate egg production in women who … Read More
Pineapples and Fertility
If you have been trying to get pregnant and are a part of the online fertility community, you probably already know that the pineapple has been adopted a symbol for women undergoing fertility treatment, particularly IVF. You may also be curious as to how this came to be. How did pineapple become a symbol for IVF and overcoming infertility?Pineapples have … Read More
Testosterone and Fertility
My husband’s doctor started him on Testosterone supplements and I want to have a baby. Is that a problem?With few exceptions the answer is yes. Most men who take testosterone see dramatic reductions in their sperm counts and it is very common for us to see azoospermia (no sperm in the ejaculate) when guys are on testosterone or similar supplements … Read More
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