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Thinking about IVF?

By: zburt | May 27th, 2018 | Tags:

Depending on a couple’s response to traditional fertility treatments and other health factors, In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) may be the best option for a successful pregnancy. IVF treatments are highly technological and complex. Each person’s experience and treatment will vary, but there are some common things for all couples to consider before starting IVF treatment. The Center for Reproductive Health team provides couples with several strategies that help couples prepare for IVF treatment: Become informed about fertility treatments and the process. Be realistic about your expectations during IVF treatments. Study success rates and understand that each IVF cycle contributes valuable information that can be of assistance in subsequent cycles. Make decisions ahead of time. […]

Fertility Treatment Q&A with Dr. Robins

By: Tamara Dower | April 30th, 2018 | Tags:

Dr. Edwin Robins, Center for Reproductive Health’s Medical Director and Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinologist answers your top questions about fertility treatment. Q: What types of medications are available to treat infertility? There are a number of fertility issues that can be addressed with medication – in particular, irregular ovulation. Normally, the menstrual cycle has a two-week period when you are getting an egg ready, then ovulating the egg, then another two-week period of time when you are waiting for the next menses and you could potentially be pregnant during that time. If you don’t have a regular menstrual cycle, it is likely that ovulation is not occurring. There can be […]

Mental Health During Fertility Treatment

By: sdib | March 19th, 2018 | Tags:

Undergoing an infertility journey can take a toll on you physically and emotionally. In times of stress, it can be easy to forget about your mental health, but paying attention to your emotional well-being is crucial to helping you thrive throughout fertility treatment. Many aspects of infertility are outside of your control and the doctor’s control. This can lead to self-blame, feelings of ineffectiveness, and comparing yourself to everybody else. Negative thinking can lead to more stress and magnify unfavorable circumstances. Anxiety is another common mental health issue experienced by those facing fertility challenges. Center for Reproductive Health patients have shared their anxieties about whether or not treatment will work, a lot […]

IUI: Your Questions Answered

By: sdib | February 20th, 2018 | Tags:

The team at Center for Reproductive Health answers your frequently asked questions about Intrauterine insemination (IUI). What is IUI? Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is an infertility treatment in which sperm are placed into your uterine cavity through a catheter. IUI is a type of artificial insemination in which sperm are injected directly into your uterine cavity near the time you ovulate. Your doctor may recommend IUI to treat many causes of infertility, especially when there is a problem with the sperm such as low sperm count or low motility. IUI bypasses the cervix, so it is a useful treatment if there is an incompatibility between sperm and the cervical mucus. This procedure can […]

Tips for Improving Your Fertility

By: sdib | January 29th, 2018 | Tags:

Dr. Robins at Spokane’s Center for Reproductive Health (CRH) has been helping Inland Northwest families grow for over 20 years. With the most advanced technology and distinguished medical experts, the CRH team works tirelessly to help you achieve a healthy pregnancy quickly and safely. Before and during fertility treatment, there are steps you, the patient, can take to improve your chances of getting pregnant. Keep Your Eye On The Scale There is a strong correlation between a woman’s BMI (body mass index) and her fertility potential. For a woman’s reproductive system to function properly, she has to have a healthy amount of fat. Women who are underweight often lack the fat needed […]

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