Fertility Memphis News

Minimally Invasive Surgery and Fertility

by | January 8th, 2015
Amelia Bailey, MD

During a fertility evaluation, many women are diagnosed with anatomic problems that make it difficult for them to conceive and deliver a healthy child. These problems may include uterine fibroids, endometrial polyps, uterine septa, and problems with the fallopian tubes.  Thankfully, the vast majority of these issues can be addressed and corrected through minimally invasive…Read the Rest of Article

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Smoking and Fertility: Why You Should Quit

by | December 28th, 2014

Did you know that smoking cigarettes hurts your fertility? You know that smoking is bad for you – causing lung cancer, heart disease, and other health risks. But did you know that smoking cigarettes hurts your fertility, too? Even women exposed to secondhand smoke can suffer health risks. It takes 30 days for the harmful…Read the Rest of Article

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Fertility Associates of Memphis Team Raises $10,000 for Kids at St. Jude

by | December 10th, 2014
St. Jude 5K

We believe it’s important to give back. That’s why Fertility Associates of Memphis joined the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital again as a proud sponsor of the St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend charity run this year. Fertility Associates of Memphis, a bronze-level sponsor of the St. Jude Marathon Weekend, raised $10,000 for the kids of…Read the Rest of Article

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How to Talk about Infertility

by | November 25th, 2014
grief

When you are trying to conceive, communicating with your family and friends can be difficult and challenging. Even a well-meaning relative may offer suggestions or ask questions that will come across outrageously insensitive to you. Below are some tips for how to talk about infertility with family and friends, if you so choose. Decide how…Read the Rest of Article

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Preparing for the Holidays with Infertility

by | November 13th, 2014
Holidays

Infertility doesn’t take a holiday, so the added stress of preparing for the whirlwind weeks ahead can leave you feeling even more overwhelmed and oftentimes sad. Restaurants, churches, synagogues, stores, streets, and our neighbors are all in on the celebration, oblivious to our grief. So what’s a hopeful parent to do when preparing for the…Read the Rest of Article

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