Unlocking Hope through Fertility Surgery

Fertility Surgery

When struggling to conceive, deciding to consult a fertility specialist is a deeply personal and often challenging experience. At Pathways’ Fertility we tailor our treatment plans to each patient’s unique needs and goals. For some, traditional fertility treatments may not suffice, and fertility surgery may be required in order to conceive. Let’s delve into the […]

Office Hysteroscopy Can Improve Pregnancy Rates

Office Hysteroscopy Can Improve Pregnancy Rates - A woman viewing her pregnancy test

What is an Office Hysteroscopy? Office hysteroscopy is a safe and simple procedure using a very thin fiber optic camera that allows the physician to conveniently evaluate the uterine cavity. The benefits for both the patient and the physician include a timelier diagnosis while affording the convenience of not going to a surgery center or […]

Which IVF is right for me?

Which IVF is right for me?

Natural IVF? Mini Stim IVF? Conventional IVF? When you come in for your consult about IVF with our team, we will take into account your goals, your fertility and medical history, and your exam to help you decide the best path moving forward. We offer personalized, Conventional IVF, as well as Mini Stim IVF and […]

Vasectomy Reversal: 3 Things that May Surprise You

Vasectomy Reversal: 3 Things that May Surprise You

Vasectomy reversal is not a guarantee for getting pregnant Men who have had a vasectomy may consider a reversal by a specialized urologist. There are a couple of major factors which will predict the pregnancy rate following vasectomy reversal. One is called Obstructive Interval, referring to the number of years since the vasectomy. The pregnancy rates are […]

From the First Test Tube Baby to IVF Daily: Celebrating an IVF Pioneer

From the First Test Tube Baby to IVF Daily: Celebrating an IVF Pioneer

“Test tube baby” isn’t a term we use any more, but that’s where it all started. It is hard to imagine, now that it seems like there are fertility centers in every part of the country, what IVF was like as a fledgling science. When this new frontier was starting, many people dismissed the pioneers […]

Pathways Fertility: A Great Day in the Office

Pathways Fertility: A Great Day in the Office

At Pathways Fertility, we feel honored to be part of our patients’ fertility journeys. Sharing in the excitement and happiness that comes with a successful test result, conception or birth is extremely rewarding. We had one of those great days this week with a range of good news with patients! First, one patient called to […]

Should I Do a Carrier Screen to Test for Preventable Diseases in My Baby?

Should I Do a Carrier Screen to Test for Preventable Diseases in My Baby?

Why do a carrier screen? If a person has a mutation for disease that matches a mutation in a partner, there is a risk that they would have a child with a severe disease. Using sophisticated technology, many of the these mutated genes can be detected with carrier screening, a genetic test used to determine […]

DHEA: 1 Way to Help your Ovaries Be the Best They Can Be

DHEA: One Way to Help your Ovaries Be the Best They Can Be

Many of our patients have asked us about DHEA. Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is a naturally-occurring hormone that is produced by the adrenal gland. It can be considered simplistically to be a vitamin for the ovaries. Its primary function is to produce estrogen and testosterone. Recently, these supplements have been used in the treatment of premature ovarian […]

IVF Stress: Monitoring in Your Hometown Helps IVF Patients Reduce Stress

IVF Stress: Monitoring in Your Hometown Helps IVF Patients Reduce Stress

IVF Stress – we want to help! We love our patients! We understand how stressful a diagnosis of infertility is and we do everything we can make the process as low-stress as possible. One way we do this is by letting patients who live out of town have their monitoring done by a doctor’s office […]

The Problem with Trying to Get Pregnant After Age 35

The Problem with Trying to Get Pregnant After Age 35

The problem with trying to get pregnant after age 35 has to do with your eggs. Currently women often delay childbearing until the mid to late thirties. From the point of view of ideal fertility, childbearing is best in the 20’s. To what extent is this common delay an issue for fertility? The decline after age […]