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 […]
Why More Eggs is Not Always Better
In this four-part short video series, Dr. Dourron explains the difference between Conventional IVF and Natural/Mini Stim IVF. He addresses why the egg quality affects the embryo quality and why these gentle approaches save you time and money. Why More Eggs is Not Always Better, Part 1: A comparison of Conventional IVF and Mini Stim […]
Oh no! Elevated FSH Levels? Can I Ever Have a Baby?
FSH levels can predict your prognosis for pregnancy. “My FSH is 18. Is it the end? Am I about to go into menopause?” “My doctor says I have advanced ovarian aging for my actual age.” “Will my elevated FSH cause hot flashes next week?” “Can I ever have a baby?” These questions may arise in […]
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 […]
Should I Use My Eggs or Donor Eggs?
About ten percent of all the happy babies you see after IVF are from donor eggs. This is usually not public information, as it is a private matter. Parents rarely tell friends and often not relatives. Therefore it is difficult to get a direct perspective from your friends or acquaintances who may have considered the […]
Massey Fertility Services Proudly becomes Pathways Fertility
Massey Fertility and Dr. Joe Massey and Dr. N. Edward Dourron have joined forces to continue offering low cost fertility options for their patients, becoming Pathways Fertility. We now offer Natural IVF and Mini Stim IVF, and minimally invasive robotic surgery in our menu of services. Contact Us for More Info Offering More IVF Options to our Patients […]
Hate All Those Shots? Mini Stim IVF May Be Right for You
Mini Stim IVF, sometimes called Mild IVF, is a trend in fertility treatments. The same medications are used as traditional IVF, just using lower doses. Fewer eggs are retrieved, but the experience for women undergoing the treatment is usually more benign. Shunned by academia because of evidence that Mini Stim IVF may lead to fewer […]