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One of the most frequently asked questions at babyMed is "when should we see an infertility specialist?" Infertility specialists are sometimes called Reproductive Endocrinologists or RE. If you have been trying to conceive (TTC) without success for one year (or six months if you are over 35), you may want to consider getting a referral to see an RE. Take the interactive Infertility Specialist Assessment tool HERE

    Fertility Check-Ups Growing Trend for 20-Something Women

    A recent news segment broadcast on Chicago’s local CBS TV station spotlights a growing trend for seemingly healthy women in their 20s: fertility assessments. ... more »

    Male Infertility the “Invisible” Epidemic

    In about 40% of couples seeking fertility treatments, male infertility is the roadblock. ... more »

    My Infertility Journey: Intrauterine Insemination IUI (Part 3)

    After diagnosing us with unexplained infertility, our reproductive medicine doctor went over our options with us. The first two things she recommended were intrauterine insemination and in-vitro fertilization. ... more »

    My Infertility Journey: The Testing (Part 2)

    I was pretty excited to be going to the fertility specialist. I had every confidence the doctor would ask some questions, do some testing, and tell me how to fix whatever was wrong so I could get pregnant. My husband wasn't so excited. ... more »

    My Infertility Journey: The Beginning

    I was always sure I wanted kids. I talked about it when I was a teenager as if it were a given that I would have them someday in the far off future. There was only a very brief time in my early 20's when I wasn't sure. ... more »

    Fertility Preservation in Cancer Survivors

    It is estimated that 10% of all cancer diagnoses are made in patients during reproductive years. Cancer treatments can cause permanent loss of fertility, but patients may not be educated on currently available means of protecting fertility prior to cancer treatments. ... more »

    Asking Intimate Questions about Infertility

    Where does a woman turn when she’s too embarrassed or too scared to ask the most intimate questions of her health care providers? ... more »

    What Home Fertility Tests are Available?

    It is a huge step to make an appointment with a fertility specialist. Many couples wait months to years before making an appointment. Some claim the cost of fertility help is just too high and others want to wait one more month to see if the test finally reads positive. ... more »

    Do I Have to Go to the Fertility Appointment?

    Not all men are created equal and that means not all men are comfortable talking about fertility, sex, semen, vaginal/cervical discharge, menstrual cycles and intercourse timelines. ... more »

    For Guys - What to Expect at the Fertility Doctor

    While you know in your mind that a medical issue that causes you fertility problems doesn't reflect on your manhood, psychologically it can be a different story. It's intimidating. ... more »

    First Cycle Poor Response and IVF Cancellation

    Multiple fertility treatments are available for women facing infertility. Finding the right treatment reduces the overall cost and improve outcome. Clinical studies aim to aid fertility doctors in choosing the right treatment for select groups of women. ... more »

    Managing Pregancy and Type 1 Diabetes: The Diagnosis

    We all know that life can change in the blink of an eye and that is what happened to me in March of 2004. The saying "You don't know what you've got till it's gone," comes to mind as I remember my fertility doctor giving me news that would forever change my life. ... more »

    Khloe Kardashian: Fertility Rumors Put to Rest

    Rumors have persisted for months surrounding Khloe Kardashian's fertility troubles, but on this week's season finale of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, the public finally learned the truth. ... more »

    What Happens When I Want Another Baby - Infertility Revisited

    When a couple fights the battle of infertility they are lost in the moment, the fight, the struggle and – hopefully – the success. ... more »

    Life Changes May Not Be the Answer to Male Infertility

    At some point during the fertility consultation, the doctor mentions the don’ts of trying to conceive. Don’t drink too much, don’t smoke and don’t wear tight undies – but what if those recommendations had little if any effect on fertility and sperm quality? ... more »

    What is Primary Infertility?

    Primary infertility is one of the terms you may come in contact with during your fertility journey. Many couples trying to conceive for the first time become all too familiar with this term. ... more »

    What is a male fertility worksheet?

    If you are considering going to a fertility specialist, you may want to do a little history searching before you make that appointment. You will be required to fill out a medical history form at the doctor’s office or partake in a medical interview with the doctor. ... more »

    Men Without Children At Increased Risk of Heart Disease

    Researchers recently revealed that having children decreases a man's risk of cardiovascular disease. ... more »

    Fertility 101: Lesson 11 - The (In)fertility Specialist - RE - Reproductive Endocrinologist

    You need to see an infertility specialist if certain issues need to be addressed. ... more »

    Light Menstrual Bleeding

    Light menstrual bleeding is also known as hypomenorrhea. ... more »

    TTC for Four Months

    We have been trying to conceive (TTC) for four months and can't get pregnant. ... more »

    Robitussin and Fertility

    Does Robitussin help fertility? ... more »