The road to parenthood can be a bumpy one. Fortunately, for some it can be a straight and narrow path, but for others it can involve many twists and turns. Some of those unexpected obstacles may include infertility. There are more than 3 million cases of infertility per year in the United States. It’s estimated… Read more
Cultural traditions surrounding fertility are still strong with us today. Even pop culture icons like Beyoncé embrace the long tradition of venerating icons of fertility by coming one herself at the 2017 Grammy Awards. To celebrate the Spring season and its promise of renewed life, let’s look at female icons of fertility from every inhabited… Read more
Who understands what a woman goes through when facing infertility? She is often plagued by questions. What is the issue? Can it be fixed? Why is this happening? There are four major areas where women particularly suffer when faced with the failure to conceive: social, economic, personal, and physical. Let’s take a look at each… Read more
Having children is important. In modern times, having children is seen as a choice in many countries, but it was once an essential part of human survival. Not only did having children ensure the continuation of a family or clan, but of an entire culture. This made infertility a serious issue, both personally and socially.… Read more
Most women want to become pregnant as naturally as possible and women facing infertility are no exception. To improve treatment options for infertility, doctors developed the “Slow Release Insemination” system. This process mimics the natural process of fertilization which typically takes place over the course of several hours– or even days– following intercourse. Here are… Read more
Anna Averina has been working in the field of infertility and women’s health for over 3 years. Now that she’s a part of the Thomas Medical family, we interviewed Anna on her experiences and opinions about this intimate topic. Here, Anna focuses on how the challenges of infertility can impact a couple. What’s it like… Read more
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