Why Is PCOS Awareness Month So Important?

One in every 10 women between the ages of 12-45 will become diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). PCOS is one of the most common endocrine disorders and it is also ... Read more

Natural Cycle IVF

Just as in fashion, technology can go retro. Natural cycle IVF was introduced in the early 1990’s but failed because it lagged behind success rates with fertility drugs and many ca... Read more

IVF: Lab Technology for Embryo Culture

At Washington Fertility Center, we have begun using the Cook Medical MINC incubators for embryo culture. These mini incubators help decrease the recovery time for temperature, humidity, and gas concentration ... Read more

Oxygen Concentration & IVF

Optimizing the success of IVF treatment is one of the main objectives of research in reproductive medicine. An area that has received significant focus is improving the environment that embryos ... Read more

Weight and its Association with IVF Outcome

by Dr. Susan Sarajari In a recent study led by researchers from the University of Michigan, data from 150,000 IVF cycles done at 361 different clinics was analyzed. Heavier women were noted ... Read more