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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • July 18, 2016Jul 18, 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    643 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    585 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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    474 views | 3 shares
    • March 23, 2016Mar 23, 2016
    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    1677 views | 2 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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    3338 views | 5 shares
    • February 1, 2016Feb 1, 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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    1117 views | 1 share
    • January 25, 2016Jan 25, 2016
    • Medical Association, Physicians, Specialist
    • By fciblogteam

    Castle Connolly 2016 Top Doctors

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    • January 25, 2016Jan 25, 2016
    • Facts & Tips, Trying to Conceive
    • By Dr. Allison K. Rodgers

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

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    978 views | 3 shares
    • January 19, 2016Jan 19, 2016
    • Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Trying to Conceive, Wellness
    • By fciblogteam

    Fertility Nutrition & Fitness Plan

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    • December 21, 2015Dec 21, 2015
    • Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Wellness
    • By fciblogteam

    How Did You Get Through the Holidays With Infertility?

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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    1059 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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    897 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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    • 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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    1767 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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    944 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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    • 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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    • 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

    • February 11, 2015Feb 11, 2015
    • Facts & Tips, Fertility Health, Trying to Conceive
    • By Fertility Blog Team

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

    • 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 13, 2014Nov 13, 2014
    • Fertility Health, Infertility, Trying to Conceive
    • By Fertility Blog Team

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

    • 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