Fertility Memphis News

When Does Female Fertility Start to Decline?

by | September 29th, 2014

A concern for many women entering their 30s and beyond is when their fertility potential will begin to decline. Studies show conclusively that older women suffer more fertility problems than younger women. In our society especially, where women pursue rewarding careers and often delay childbearing in the process, deciding when to pursue pregnancy while facing…Read the Rest of Article

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Ectopic Pregnancy

by | September 15th, 2014

An ectopic pregnancy is a serious condition that occurs when the embryo implants outside the uterus, such as in one of the fallopian tubes. This happens very rarely, in about 2% of naturally conceived pregnancies, but medical attention is needed immediately when it does happen. It can be scary and sad to go through, and…Read the Rest of Article

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Meet Dr. Amelia Bailey

by | August 19th, 2014
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This blog is a Q&A with Dr. Amelia Bailey, a reproductive endocrinology and infertility specialist who joined Fertility Associates of Memphis as Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery. Why did you specialize in infertility? I love how this field incorporates everything I enjoy doing: hearing personal stories from patients while getting to know them, offering both…Read the Rest of Article

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Healthy Eating While You’re Pregnant

by | August 9th, 2014

Every day, patients ask doctors at Fertility Associates of Memphis what NOT to eat during pregnancy to avoid listeria. Listeria is a bacteria that can contaminate food and cause a serious infection, so it is an important public health concern in the U.S. – especially in pregnant women.  In fact, the incidence of listeriosis among…Read the Rest of Article

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How common are fertility treatments in the U.S?

by | July 25th, 2014

Since the first in vitro fertilization (IVF) was successfully performed in 1978, there has been a huge increase in couples using assisted reproductive technologies – couples who wish to conceive but experience difficulties getting pregnant or staying pregnant. For hundreds of years, about 10 to 15 percent of all couples in the U.S. experienced significant…Read the Rest of Article

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