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Study: Adjust IVF Med Dosage to Woman’s Weight for Greater Success

A recent study suggests that customization of the IVF process may lead to greater success when the dosage of some IVF medications are adjusted to the weight of the woman. ... more »

Effect of Sporadic Anovulation on Ovulatory Hormone Levels

Researchers from the Eunice Shriver Kennedy National Institute of Child Health and Human Development recently published a study on hormone levels in women experiencing anovulation. The study was published in the journal Human Reproduction. ... more »

Estimation of Ovarian Response

Researchers compared ovarian response to various factors, including anti-mullerian hormone (AMH), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), estradiol level (E2) and luteinizing hormone (LH). ... more »

What Happens After Ovulation?

As the egg is maturing, estrogen levels rise causing the luteinizing hormone to increase. The luteinizing hormone forces the egg out of the follicle where maturation occurs. ... more »

Childhood Cancer Can Increase Pregnancy Complications

Pregnancy in childhood cancer survivors could be riskier than previously thought. Chances of premature labor, early delivery and hemorrhage are higher in certain cancer cases. ... more »

What Interferes With the OPK?

Ovulation prediction kits OPK are sensitive to the luteinizing hormone (LH). While most medications will have no effect on the test results, there are a certain medications that will. ... more »

Do I Need an OPK To Get Pregnant?

An ovulation prediction kit or OPK is created to measure the amount of luteinizing hormone in the urine. ... more »

How to Use an OPK

Using an ovulation prediction kit is very similar to using an at home pregnancy test. The kits are designed with sticks that are used to collect urine directly from the urine stream. ... more »

Ovulation Predictor Kit - OPK

An ovulation predictor kit or OPK is an at home test you can use to measure the amount of luteinizing hormone LH your body is producing. ... more »

OPK Positive - No Ovulation

Is it possible that my Ovulation Preditor Kit (OPK) was positive without ovulation? ... more »

Fertility And Infertility Laboratory Test Results

What are the normal values for fertility and infertility laboratory test results? ... more »


Which is better OPK or BBT? ... more »