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Can You Get Pregnant with PCOS?

Can You Get Pregnant with PCOS?

Infertility affects about 10% of all women in the United States, according to the Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women's Health, and the leading cause of female infertility is PCOS. As a premier fertility center in the Washington, DC, metropolitan...

Tips for Holiday Travel with Fertility Meds

Tips for Holiday Travel with Fertility Meds

Whether you’re driving or training across country or flying around the world, traveling when you’re in the middle of fertility treatments requires planning and preparation. Start your prep by talking to your expert OB/GYN at Columbia Fertility Associates to find out...

When Should I Consider Freezing My Eggs?

When Should I Consider Freezing My Eggs?

Life today is busier than ever, with more opportunities (and distractions) than our grandparents ever imagined. So one of the major life events that used to occur relatively early — getting pregnant and having children — increasingly gets pushed back. After all, with...

Breaking These 8 Habits Can Increase Your Fertility

Breaking These 8 Habits Can Increase Your Fertility

When you and your partner are ready to have a baby, you want to see a “yes” on the pregnancy test as soon as possible. Healthy women who are under 35 should be able to conceive within a year of having regular, unprotected sex. If you’re older and don’t conceive within...

What is Unexplained Infertility?

What is Unexplained Infertility?

If you’re under 35 and have been trying to have a baby for at least a year, or over 35 and have been trying for at least six months, you’re officially considered to be infertile. Learning that either you, your partner, or both of you may have a reproductive disorder...

Everything You Need to Know About Clomid

Everything You Need to Know About Clomid

If your ovulation is irregular and you want to have a baby, your doctor may recommend that you take clomiphene citrate, an oral medication more commonly known by its original brand name, Clomid. Clomid is a nonsteroidal ovulatory stimulant that helps you produce...