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    • August 17, 2017Aug 17, 2017
    • Condition, Disease or Syndrome, Events, Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Wellness
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Ask the Doctor: STDs and Fertility

    We asked Dr. Meike Uhler the most common questions she is asked about STDs and how they affect fertility.

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    2090 views | 2 shares
    • July 12, 2017Jul 12, 2017
    • Events, Facts & Tips, Fertility Preservation, Trying to Conceive, Wellness
    • By Dr. Jennifer Hirshfeld-Cytron

    7 Tips to Improve Egg Quality

    Jenny Hirschfeld-Cytron, Director of Fertility Preservation at Fertility Centers of Illinois, gives insight on egg quality.

    528 views | 1 share
    528 views | 1 share
    • June 27, 2017Jun 27, 2017
    • Condition, Facts & Tips, Fertility Health
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Ask the Doctor: 10 Questions About Thyroid and Infertility

    We asked Dr. Chris Sipe the 10 most common questions he hears about how thyroid disorders affect fertility.

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    1042 views | 0 shares
    • June 12, 2017Jun 12, 2017
    • Employee Spotlight, Infertility, Patient Stories
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Dude, Don't Be Embarassed

    We’re on this planet for literally one reason and we couldn’t do it. It took us until maybe 18 months of fruitless exercise to finally make an appointment to discuss our (in)fertility.

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    • June 6, 2017Jun 6, 2017
    • Employee Spotlight
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Employee Spotlight: Jean Beauvoir, IT Manager

    Here at FCI, I play the role of System Admin, which involves overseeing daily system performance and supporting our clinics. This includes providing support to employees, doctors, nurses, and at times, patients, with their daily IT issues.

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    255 views | 0 shares
    • May 31, 2017May 31, 2017
    • Events
    • By Dr. Edward L. Marut

    Smoking & Fertility: What Men & Women Need to Know

    According to the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, estimates show that 13 percent of infertility is a result of smoking. Here is a rundown of how smoking hurts both genders.

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    • May 22, 2017May 22, 2017
    • Drugs/Medications, Fertility Term, Infertility, Procedure
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Why Mini IVF with INVOcell over Traditional IVF?

    We are now offering INVOcell, a new and innovative Mini IVF procedure with the same success rates as IVF at half the cost. The INVOcell Vaginal Incubation System is FDA-approved and provides several unique benefits as an IVF alternative.

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    615 views | 0 shares
    • May 15, 2017May 15, 2017
    • Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Trying to Conceive, Wellness
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    The Truth About Drinking Alcohol and TTC

    To drink or not to drink? It’s a question that comes to mind when you start trying to conceive.

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    842 views | 0 shares
    • May 9, 2017May 9, 2017
    • Employee Spotlight, Events
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    9 Reasons I Love My Nurses

    My nurse is the first person to cry with me and the first person to cheer with me.

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    1128 views | 0 shares
    • May 4, 2017May 4, 2017
    • Employee Spotlight, Events
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Why We Can't Live Without Our Fertility Nurses

    It’s safe to say that during treatment, your fertility nurse will become your closest confidante. You will spend more time with your nurse than any other team member.

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    2007 views | 0 shares
    • April 18, 2017Apr 18, 2017
    • Events, Facts & Tips, Infertility, Trying to Conceive
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Top 10 Questions Fertility Doctors Hear

    Is infertility common? One in eight couples experience difficulty in achieving or sustaining a pregnancy. It is likely that you know several people who have experienced infertility challenges!

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    2065 views | 4 shares
    • April 13, 2017Apr 13, 2017
    • Fertility Preservation, Patient Stories
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    I Froze My Eggs

    I've always known that I wanted children when the time was right. If I don't ever have kids, I feel like I will be missing out on a big part of what life is all about.

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    1035 views | 0 shares
    • April 7, 2017Apr 7, 2017
    • Employee Spotlight, Events
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Employee Spotlight: Jill Mathews, Embryology Lab Manager

    I love teaching and coaching, both of which I get to do in my current role. That is probably one of my favorite parts of the job. I am also a science geek, so I really enjoy working with a microscope and human gametes.

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    1021 views | 0 shares
    • April 2, 2017Apr 2, 2017
    • Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Physicians, Wellness
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    When Is the Best Time to Get Pregnant?

    If you haven’t tried to conceive before, you’re currently trying without success, or if you started without doing your anatomy homework, it may be time to brush up on some fertility basics.

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    1059 views | 0 shares
    • March 29, 2017Mar 29, 2017
    • Fertility Preservation, Physicians, Wellness
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Ask the Doctor: 10 Questions about Egg Freezing

    We asked Dr. Jennifer Hirshfeld-Cytron, Director of the Center for Fertility Preservation, the 10 most common questions she hears about egg freezing:

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    555 views | 0 shares
    • March 14, 2017Mar 14, 2017
    • Fertility Health, Physicians
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Optimizing, Testing & Understanding Egg Quality

    A woman’s most prized ovarian possessions: eggs. Some women have fantastic egg health into their later childbearing years, while others experience diminished ovarian reserve at a younger age. How is a woman to know what her situation will be?

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    688 views | 0 shares
    • March 1, 2017Mar 1, 2017
    • Donor & Surrogacy Treatment, Employee Spotlight
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Employee Spotlight: Olivia Furnas, Donor Program

    My current role is in the Donor Program, where I work with our team to assist young women and families coordinate their care in egg donation.

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    1111 views | 0 shares
    • February 20, 2017Feb 20, 2017
    • Drugs/Medications, Facts & Tips, Physicians
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Ask the Doctor: 10 Questions About Progesterone Supplements

    We asked Dr. Edward Marut 10 questions about progesterone supplements.

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    1750 views | 0 shares
    • February 14, 2017Feb 14, 2017
    • Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Trying to Conceive
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Valentine’s Day While Trying to Conceive: Keeping the Romance Sizzling

    Trying to have a baby can be, well, trying. For couples trying to conceive, staying up-to-date on monitoring ovulation, charting basal body temperatures, and timing intimacy can take a steamy bedroom setting into the cold.

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    705 views | 0 shares
    • February 1, 2017Feb 1, 2017
    • Facts & Tips, Infertility, Physicians
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    9 Things to Know If You're Thinking About IVF

    In a new article by Health.com, fertility experts are asked to separate myths from fact for nine common IVF questions and concerns. The article covers blood clots, birth defects, insurance coverage, multiples, and more - the answers may not be what you’d think.

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    635 views | 1 share
    • January 18, 2017Jan 18, 2017
    • Employee Spotlight
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Employee Spotlight: Beth Dziedzic, Marketing Manager

    I am the Marketing Manager at Fertility Centers of Illinois. I work on all aspects of promotion of our practice, both internally and externally.

    681 views | 1 share
    681 views | 1 share
    • January 12, 2017Jan 12, 2017
    • Infertility, Physicians, Trying to Conceive
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Planning To Have Children After 35? What You Need To Know

    Whether you plan to delay children or find yourself ready to start a family at 35 or older, there is helpful information that can help you navigate this exciting new chapter in your life.

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    845 views | 0 shares
    • January 5, 2017Jan 5, 2017
    • Infertility, LGBT, Trying to Conceive
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Research: LGB Family Planning and a Financial Solution

    Our survey results found that the family planning goals of LGB and straight women are very similar. While the majority of lesbian and bisexual women have considered having a child and would like to have a child in the future, they are more worried about finances and emotional preparedness than their straight counterparts.

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    968 views | 0 shares
    • December 15, 2016Dec 15, 2016
    • Fertility Health, Infertility, Patient Stories
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    A Holiday Conversation About Infertility

    It’s the holiday season, the time of year when you’ll spend more time talking to family members, friends and colleagues than any other time of year. And some folks can say the darnedest things.

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    665 views | 0 shares
    • December 12, 2016Dec 12, 2016
    • Employee Spotlight
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Employee Spotlight: Nancy McEntee, Clinic Nurse

    Nancy McEntee went through low technology fertility treatment for her first child as technology was limited and ultrasound was not in use at that time. Want to know more?

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    667 views | 0 shares
    • December 2, 2016Dec 2, 2016
    • Physicians, Pregnancy
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    No Two Baby Bumps Are Alike

    If you’ve surfed the web reading news in the pregnancy world, you are sure to have come across the baby bump controversy, rife with baby bump shaming.

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    1757 views | 0 shares
    • November 23, 2016Nov 23, 2016
    • Infertility, Trying to Conceive
    • By Marie Davidson, Ph.D.

    6 Ways to Find Gratitude During the Holidays on Your Infertility Journey

    Thanksgiving is the holiday of food, family, and giving thanks. Is it possible to find thankfulness in the midst of an infertility journey? Though it isn’t always easy, the answer is yes.

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    533 views | 0 shares
    • November 18, 2016Nov 18, 2016
    • Events
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Mel Gibson Is Having His 9th Kid: Are All Men That Fertile?

    Mel Gibson is on child number nine at age 60, but he isn’t the first older man to grow his brood. Charlie Chaplin had another son at age 73 and Larry King had another child at age 66. Keep in mind that in all of these instances, their wives were considerably younger than they were.

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    685 views | 0 shares
    • November 14, 2016Nov 14, 2016
    • Employee Spotlight
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Employee Spotlight: Ralph Gray in New Patient Services

    Have you ever wondered who you are talking to when you call to set up a new appointment? Ralph works in New Patient Services speaking to new patients who are about to begin their journey in fertility treatment with us.

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    1482 views | 0 shares
    • November 7, 2016Nov 7, 2016
    • Drugs/Medications, Facts & Tips, Infertility
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Infographic: Fertility Victory for Vets

    With the tenth largest veteran population in the country that includes 721,575 vets, Illinois is the proud home to many veterans and military service members.

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    2856 views | 0 shares
    • November 4, 2016Nov 4, 2016
    • Physicians
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Important Changes at Fertility Centers of Illinois

    We are posting with an update regarding recent changes at Fertility Centers of Illinois.

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    843 views | 1 share
    • November 3, 2016Nov 3, 2016
    • Fertility Health, Trying to Conceive, Wellness
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    3 Ways To Deal With Stress & Uncertainty On Your Fertility Journey

    If you're trying for a baby and are feeling stressed, anxious, and hopeless, you aren't alone.

    8505 views | 10 shares
    8505 views | 10 shares
    • October 12, 2016Oct 12, 2016
    • Biological Term or Anatomy, Disease or Syndrome, Events, Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Trying to Conceive, Wellness
    • By Dr. Edward L. Marut

    Risk to Patients Exposed to the Zika Virus

    Important Update: Information about Zika Virus and Fertility Treatment

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    1391 views | 0 shares
    • October 1, 2016Oct 1, 2016
    • Condition, Infertility
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Ask the Doctor: 10 Questions About Miscarriage

    In honor of Pregnancy Loss Awareness Day on October 15th, we asked Dr. John Rapisarda, Director of the Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Center for Excellence, the 10 most common questions he hears about miscarriage.

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    782 views | 0 shares
    • September 29, 2016Sep 29, 2016
    • Fertility Preservation, Testing, Wellness
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Putting Off Motherhood

    In 1971, the mean age of first-time moms in America was 21.4 years old, in 2016 it’s 26.3 according to the National Center for Health Statistics. One might assume the most common reason women are waiting longer to have children is because they are waiting to find Mr. Right, right? Wrong.

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    1641 views | 0 shares
    • September 27, 2016Sep 27, 2016
    • Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Infertility
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Ask the Doctor: 10 Questions About Male Infertility

    We asked Dr. Meike Uhler, Director of the Male Fertility Center for Excellence, the 10 most common questions she is asked about male infertility.

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    944 views | 0 shares
    • September 14, 2016Sep 14, 2016
    • Facts & Tips, Specialist
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    What is Embryo Grading?

    Fertility Centers of Illinois Embryologist, Dr. Jill Matthews, discusses Embryo Grading on the Beat Infertility Podcast.

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    1289 views | 0 shares
    • September 6, 2016Sep 6, 2016
    • Condition, Disease or Syndrome, Trying to Conceive, Wellness
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    30 Nutrition Tips for PCOS Awareness Month

    1. Have your vitamin D tested. Women with PCOS are often vitamin D deficient, and correcting the deficiency can help restore more frequent menstrual cycles and promote improved blood sugar regulation.

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    1734 views | 0 shares
    • September 1, 2016Sep 1, 2016
    • Condition, Disease or Syndrome, Fertility Term, Infertility, Physicians, Trying to Conceive
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Ask the Doctor: 10 Questions About PCOS

    We asked Dr. Laurence Jacobs, Director of the Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Center for Excellence, the top 10 most common questions he is asked about PCOS.

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    1174 views | 0 shares
    • August 10, 2016Aug 10, 2016
    • Facts & Tips, Procedure, Specialist
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    11 Things You Should Know Before Considering IVF

    If you are reading this article right now, the chances are that you are considering going through IVF, are currently in an IVF cycle, or have completed IVF in the past.

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    759 views | 0 shares
    • August 5, 2016Aug 5, 2016
    • Physicians
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Dr. Kaplan to be Honored by Path2Parenthood

    Path2Parenthood will honor our very own Dr. Brian Kaplan with at Illuminations Chicago 2016. Dr. Kaplan's passion and personal approach have been the hallmarks of his practice at Fertility Centers of Illinois for over 20 years.

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    909 views | 0 shares
    • July 25, 2016Jul 25, 2016
    • Fertility Health, Testing, Trying to Conceive
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    5 Things Women Want in Fertility Education

    Being educated around your fertility can help women and couples make informed decisions about their future family plans. This can include egg freezing for fertility preservation, deciding to freeze embryos, or moving up a family planning timeline.

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    1342 views | 0 shares
    • July 12, 2016Jul 12, 2016
    • Biological Term or Anatomy, Cancer, Disease or Syndrome
    • By Dr. Jennifer Hirshfeld-Cytron

    Cervical Health: What Women Should Know

    As the second most common type of cancer for women worldwide, cervical cancer is also one of the most preventable.

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    1047 views | 0 shares
    • July 2, 2016Jul 2, 2016
    • Facts & Tips, Trying to Conceive
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Timed Intercourse 101

    Dr. Rodgers discusses Timed Intercourse on the Beat Infertility podcast.

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    1666 views | 0 shares
    • June 19, 2016Jun 19, 2016
    • Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Trying to Conceive
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Male Infertility: Fact from Fiction

    If you’re longing for a baby and to become a dad, Father’s Day can be a tough day to endure.

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    779 views | 0 shares
    • June 10, 2016Jun 10, 2016
    • Fertility Health, Infertility
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Top 7 Causes of Infertility in Women

    In a SELF.com article, Dr. Uhler explains some of the top causes of infertility for women. The article explores details regarding the below causes including symptoms, statistics, treatment options and more.

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    1014 views | 0 shares
    • June 2, 2016Jun 2, 2016
    • Condition, Infertility, Physicians
    • By Dr. John J. Rapisarda

    10 Questions about Treating Infertility from Endometriosis

    For 176 million women, endometriosis is a difficult part of everyday life. 35-50% of women diagnosed also have infertility, making it one of the top three causes of female infertility.

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    1756 views | 0 shares
    • May 25, 2016May 25, 2016
    • Facts & Tips
    • By Dr. Meike L. Uhler

    Updates to IL Insurance Coverage for Fertility Services

    In Illinois, we are lucky to be one of eight states with mandated fertility coverage. A recent update to the Illinois mandate has potentially widened the breadth of coverage now available to Illinois patients. Before addressing these updates, we’d like to explain background info first.

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    664 views | 0 shares
    • May 20, 2016May 20, 2016
    • Biological Term or Anatomy, Condition, Infertility
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Thyroid Disorders & Infertility

    Dr. Rodgers joins the Beat Infertility podcast to discuss thyroid issues and infertility and covers everything a patient should know about thyroid health and trying to conceive.

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    1321 views | 4 shares
    • May 12, 2016May 12, 2016
    • Facts & Tips, Wellness
    • By Marie Davidson, Ph.D.

    10 Tips on Not Driving yourself Crazy

    Sometimes, our very own thoughts drive us crazy. Fertility patients are very susceptible to having nagging, repetitive, “negative” thoughts. You really cannot eliminate them entirely, but you can work with them. They are yours, it’s your brain at work, and you can modify, influence, challenge, and even mostly stop the thoughts if you put your mind to it.

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    1220 views | 0 shares
    • April 29, 2016Apr 29, 2016
    • Events, Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Physicians
    • By Dr. John J. Rapisarda, Fertility Blog Team

    Fertility Education for All?

    Leading up to this year’s National Infertility Awareness Week, we decided to take a closer look into what the national opinion is on fertility education and awareness. Our national survey interviewed 1,208 women ages 25-45 without children in the United States.

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    1198 views | 0 shares
    • April 28, 2016Apr 28, 2016
    • Facts & Tips, Testing, Wellness
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    9 Fast Facts of Fertility

    Fertility Centers of Illinois offers 9 fast facts on fertility that everyone should know!

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    2185 views | 0 shares
    • April 22, 2016Apr 22, 2016
    • Fertility Health, Infertility, Patient Stories, Physicians, Trying to Conceive
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Words of Hope and Strength

    Infertility treatment can be hard and everyone needs supportive team behind them. As they say, it takes a village.

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    942 views | 0 shares
    • April 5, 2016Apr 5, 2016
    • Events
    • By Dr. Jane M. Nani

    How to Negotiate ART Care

    Considering assisted reproductive technology? Find out how to advocate for yourself while still keeping the wheels rolling forward toward your parenthood dreams.

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    1683 views | 3 shares
    • April 5, 2016Apr 5, 2016
    • Infertility, Procedure
    • By Dr. Allison K. Rodgers

    What Does IVF Feel Like?

    If you haven’t done IVF before, there are a lot of unknowns. After finding a physician, discussing treatment, and putting all of the pieces in place to move forward, the natural next question is to wonder what you’ve signed up for.

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    1533 views | 11 shares
    • March 28, 2016Mar 28, 2016
    • Infertility, Trying to Conceive, Wellness
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Yoga: Scientifically Proven Stress Reduction Technique

    Fertility treatment is stressful. Three in 10 IVF patients suffer from anxiety and depression, and the impact of an infertility diagnosis causes the same levels of stress as an HIV or cancer diagnosis.

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    1249 views | 1 share
    • March 16, 2016Mar 16, 2016
    • Fertility Health, Physicians, Trying to Conceive
    • By fciblogteam

    Reducing the Risk of Multiples

    Dr. Rodgers joins the Beat Infertility podcast to discuss all aspects of reducing the risk of multiples during fertility treatment.

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    1259 views | 0 shares
    • March 8, 2016Mar 8, 2016
    • Condition, Physicians, Testing
    • By fciblogteam

    AMH Reliably Predicts Ovarian Reserve in Obese Women

    Anti Mullerian Hormone (AMH) is widely used for the assessment of ovarian reserve. AMH is an ovarian reserve marker that gives an estimate of the remaining egg quantity.

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    686 views | 0 shares
    • February 26, 2016Feb 26, 2016
    • Condition, Disease or Syndrome
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Ovulatory Disorders

    Dr. Rodgers joins the Beat Infertility podcast to discuss everything you should know about ovulatory disorders when trying to conceive:

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    3568 views | 4 shares
    • February 2, 2016Feb 2, 2016
    • Infertility, Patient Stories, Trying to Conceive
    • By fciblogteam

    Top 10: What Not To Say

    What She Doesn't Want to Hear (When She's Not Expecting)

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    1955 views | 2 shares
    • January 25, 2016Jan 25, 2016
    • Medical Association, Physicians, Specialist
    • By fciblogteam

    Castle Connolly 2016 Top Doctors

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    1372 views | 0 shares
    • January 25, 2016Jan 25, 2016
    • Facts & Tips, Trying to Conceive
    • By Dr. Allison K. Rodgers

    How to Take a Pregnancy Test, Step-by-Step

    1796 views | 4 shares
    1796 views | 4 shares
    • January 19, 2016Jan 19, 2016
    • Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Trying to Conceive, Wellness
    • By fciblogteam

    Fertility Nutrition & Fitness Plan

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    1593 views | 0 shares
    • December 21, 2015Dec 21, 2015
    • Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Wellness
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    How Did You Get Through the Holidays With Infertility?

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    1640 views | 0 shares
    • December 7, 2015Dec 7, 2015
    • Events, Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Trying to Conceive, Wellness
    • By fciblogteam

    Healthy Holidays While Trying to Conceive: 10 Tips to Manage Diet, Exercise and Stress

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    1792 views | 0 shares
    • September 2, 2015Sep 2, 2015
    • Facts & Tips, Procedure, Trying to Conceive
    • By Dr. Allison K. Rodgers

    Preconception Checklist: What You Need to Do Prior to Pregnancy

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    1771 views | 0 shares
    • September 2, 2015Sep 2, 2015
    • Fertility Health, Fertility Term, Procedure, Testing, Trying to Conceive
    • By Dr. Meike L. Uhler

    Assessing Fertility Potential with a Fertility Awareness Checkup

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    2270 views | 0 shares
    • September 2, 2015Sep 2, 2015
    • Facts & Tips, Infertility, Trying to Conceive
    • By Dr. Jane M. Nani

    Infertility Awareness: 10 Things Patients Wish You Knew

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    1658 views | 0 shares
    • August 31, 2015Aug 31, 2015
    • LGBT
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    My Two Dads: Gay Fatherhood This Father’s Day

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    1717 views | 0 shares
    • August 31, 2015Aug 31, 2015
    • Biological Term or Anatomy, Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Trying to Conceive
    • By Dr. Allison K. Rodgers

    8 Ways for Men to Supercharge Their Fertility

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    4863 views | 0 shares
    • August 28, 2015Aug 28, 2015
    • Events, Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Fertility Preservation, Wellness
    • By Dr. Meike L. Uhler

    7 Ways to Boost Your Fertility

    With lifestyle changes, a little inside knowledge on fertility, women can tip the scale in their favor.

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    2470 views | 0 shares
    • August 28, 2015Aug 28, 2015
    • Condition, Disease or Syndrome, Fertility Health, Trying to Conceive
    • By Dr. Angeline N. Beltsos

    Another Painful Period…or a Problem?

    Endometriosis can affect your fertility, and is treatable. Learn more about its symptoms and treatments here.

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    1714 views | 0 shares
    • August 28, 2015Aug 28, 2015
    • Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Fertility Preservation
    • By Dr. Edward L. Marut

    Boost Fertility: 10 Bad Habits to Break in 2015

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    1417 views | 0 shares
    • August 13, 2015Aug 13, 2015
    • Medical Association, Physicians
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Meet the Newest Addition to our Fertility Centers of Illinois Family: Dr. Allison K. Rodgers, MD

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    3173 views | 0 shares
    • July 31, 2015Jul 31, 2015
    • Facts & Tips, Infertility, Testing, Trying to Conceive
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Assess Your Fertility Potential

    If you plan to become a parent, this checkup can help you know where you stand.

    • July 31, 2015Jul 31, 2015
    • Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Fertility Preservation, Trying to Conceive, Wellness
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Boost Fertility with Natural Remedies

    Discover the natural remedies that can boost both your fertility and your overall health.

    • July 1, 2015Jul 1, 2015
    • Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Fertility Preservation, Trying to Conceive, Wellness
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Boosting Fertility Through Natural Treatment

    • June 14, 2015Jun 14, 2015
    • Fertility Health, Fertility Preservation, Infertility, Wellness
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Natural Boosts for Infertility

    • April 14, 2015Apr 14, 2015
    • Events, Fertility Health, Infertility
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    National Infertility Awareness Week 2015 Events

    • December 17, 2014Dec 17, 2014
    • Infertility, Medical Association, Patient Stories, Procedure, Trying to Conceive
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Past FCI Patient Guest Blog: Rachael Kobleske & Family

    • December 17, 2014Dec 17, 2014
    • Facts & Tips, Infertility, Trying to Conceive
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    12 Tips and Strategies to Cope with Infertility over the Holidays

    • November 18, 2014Nov 18, 2014
    • Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Fertility Preservation
    • By Dr. Eve C. Feinberg

    Modern Mothers: 8 Surprising Facts

    • November 11, 2014Nov 11, 2014
    • Donor & Surrogacy Treatment, Fertility Preservation, Trying to Conceive
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Fertility Centers of Illinois & Donor Egg Bank USA Hit 1,000 Embryo Transfer Milestone

    • November 6, 2014Nov 6, 2014
    • Fertility Health, Fertility Preservation, Infertility, Trying to Conceive
    • By Dr. Eve C. Feinberg

    Analyzing Ethnic Disparity in Fertility Treatment Success for Black & Asian Women

    • November 4, 2014Nov 4, 2014
    • Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Infertility
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    7 Facts About Stress & Infertility

    • September 16, 2014Sep 16, 2014
    • Facts & Tips, Trying to Conceive
    • By Dr. John J. Rapisarda

    10 Sex Myths Debunked When Trying to Conceive

    • September 2, 2014Sep 2, 2014
    • Donor & Surrogacy Treatment, Fertility Preservation, Procedure
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Common Fears That Patients Have About Using Donor Egg (Dr. Marie Davidson)

    • August 28, 2014Aug 28, 2014
    • Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Trying to Conceive, Wellness
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    10 Tips to Help Couples Conceive

    • August 21, 2014Aug 21, 2014
    • Fertility Health, Infertility, Wellness
    • By Dr. Allison K. Rodgers

    National Infertility Awareness Week 2014: 8 ways to keep STRONG during Infertility

    • July 25, 2014Jul 25, 2014
    • Infertility, Patient Stories, Procedure, Trying to Conceive
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    FCI Past Patient Guest Blog: Michele Flanagan & Family

    • July 14, 2014Jul 14, 2014
    • Infertility, Patient Stories, Trying to Conceive
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    FCI Past Patient Guest Blog: Christine Mendez & Family

    • June 13, 2014Jun 13, 2014
    • Fertility Health, Fertility Preservation, Procedure
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Video: Fertility Preservation at FCI

    • May 20, 2014May 20, 2014
    • Physicians
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    FCI & Dr. Rodgers Interviewed by Fox Chicago News

    • May 2, 2014May 2, 2014
    • Patient Stories
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    FCI Past Patient Guest Blog: Renee Cohen & Family

    • April 25, 2014Apr 25, 2014
    • Patient Stories
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    FCI Past Patient Guest Blog: Michelle, Shaun & Evan Doherty!

    • April 23, 2014Apr 23, 2014
    • Infertility, Physicians
    • By Dr. Eve C. Feinberg

    National Infertility Awareness Week: Dr. Eve Feinberg's Story

    • April 22, 2014Apr 22, 2014
    • Donor & Surrogacy Treatment, Infertility
    • By Dr. Jane M. Nani

    National Infertility Awareness Week: Frozen Donor Egg - The Newest Technology in the Field of Egg Donation

    • April 16, 2014Apr 16, 2014
    • Patient Stories
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    FCI Past Patient Guest Blog: Michelle Edmonds!

    • April 14, 2014Apr 14, 2014
    • Events
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    National Infertility Awareness Week Events at FCI!

    • March 26, 2014Mar 26, 2014
    • Fertility Health, Trying to Conceive
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Endometriosis Awareness Month: What Women Don’t Know: Severe Period Pain Could Be Endometriosis

    • March 14, 2014Mar 14, 2014
    • Patient Stories
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    FCI Past Patient Guest Blog: Katie Van Dorn & Family!

    • March 10, 2014Mar 10, 2014
    • Physicians
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    Meet the Newest Addition to our Fertility Centers of Illinois Family: Dr. Allison K. Rodgers, MD

    • February 27, 2014Feb 27, 2014
    • Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Trying to Conceive
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    What Are You Passing Down the Family Line?

    • February 13, 2014Feb 13, 2014
    • Patient Stories, Trying to Conceive
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    FCI Past Patient Guest Blog: Bill & Katie O’Connor

    • February 6, 2014Feb 6, 2014
    • Infertility
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    What NOT to Say to Someone Who is Dealing with Infertility

    • January 27, 2014Jan 27, 2014
    • Patient Stories, Trying to Conceive
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    FCI Past Patient Guest Blog: Karin Podolski

    • January 7, 2014Jan 7, 2014
    • Infertility, Patient Stories, Trying to Conceive
    • By Fertility Blog Team

    FCI Past Patient Guest Blog: Julie Pelc Adler & Family