Fertility Memphis News

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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All Miracle Baby Race Brings Smiles to the Stands

by | July 14th, 2014

On July 4th, Fertility Associates of Memphis sponsored a Memphis Redbirds Miracle Baby Race made up of all miracle babies. Dr. Raymond Ke was on hand to present the winner, Ace Taylor, with a special prize. Congrats to all of our families who came out and  participated! It was a fun reunion. To see the…Read the Rest of Article

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What is a Saline Infusion Sonohysterogram (SHG)?

by | July 10th, 2014

For many couples trying to conceive, a Saline Infusion Sonohysterogram (SHG) is a part of the initial evaluation recommended by reproductive medicine specialists. Through this test, doctors can learn more about abnormalities that might be making it hard to achieve or maintain a pregnancy. An SHG is done in-office while the patient is awake. It…Read the Rest of Article

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Fertility Options After Vasectomy

For many men who have finished growing their family, a vasectomy is a logical means of birth control. However, some men may wish to have more children even after this procedure. In some cases, men may have cryopreserved a few vials of sperm in case they change their mind and desire more children. If this…Read the Rest of Article

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Optimizing Male Fertility

by | June 10th, 2014

June is Men’s Health Month, so now is a great time to learn more about optimizing male fertility – especially since male infertility is so common. Of all couples struggling to get pregnant, approximately one-third have a problem regarding sperm production or function. Many times, such abnormalities can be identified through a semen analysis. In…Read the Rest of Article

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