7 Choices That Keep Your Sperm Healthy

Think of your testicles as a factory where sperm is made. You want the factory to produce a top-notch product, so you must make smart choices to keep your workers happy and healthy. Some factors related to fertility are beyond your control. But you’d be surprised how much power you have over the health and … Read More

7 Surprises About Sperm Banking

Forget what you think you know about sperm banking. The whole process is more advanced and more private than ever before. If you’re at risk for infertility, heading overseas for a military deployment or simply wanting to plan ahead, you can preserve your ability to have a family in the future. These seven facts about … Read More

Did Your Gynecologist Say ‘SIS?’

Maybe you’ve had an ultrasound and something came up abnormal. Or experienced some irregular, heavy, or postmenopausal bleeding. Or you could be struggling with infertility. To better diagnose the problem, your doctor orders an SIS, or saline-infusion sonography. This is a special ultrasound for imaging the uterus. But what is it, exactly, and what does … Read More

Chat With a Doctor: Fertility Financial Questions Answered

Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about infertility and financial issues related to its treatment? Julie Tan, MD, Ob/Gyn Women’s Health Institute, and Margie Clapp, financial advisor at Cleveland Clinic Fertility Center, will answer your questions about this topic during a live webchat Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at noon (ET). Fertility Financial … Read More

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Chat With a Doctor: Uterine Fibroids

Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about uterine fibroids? Kevin Stadtlander, MD, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Cleveland Clinic Florida, will answer your questions about this medical condition during a live webchat Tuesday, September 4, 2012, at noon (ET). Get answers to your health questions and concerns. It’s easy to be part of … Read More

Video: Baby Conceived From a Single Sperm

Mother’s Day is particularly sweet for Jen Schiraldi. Not long ago, Jen and her husband, Jason, were facing major infertility problems. But thanks to an innovative technique — using a single sperm — and a little bit of luck, her dream of being a mom is now reality. It seems like a simple formula: mom … Read More