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The HRC Fertility Blog is a resource for patients and those seeking infertility related issues and articles. Check back often or subscribe to this blog as it is changed weekly by the HRC staff.

Tubal Factor Infertility: Go With the Flow

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The fallopian tubes play an important role in reproduction. Sperm and egg must meet and fertilize in one of the tubes; the fertilized egg then moves to the uterus for implantation. Fallopian tubes must be patent (open) and flowing to allow for normal functioning.

Here are some important facts about the tubal disease infertility.

An HSG can determine the health of your fallopian tubes

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IVF Gave Us the Opportunity to Have our Family

IVF Gave Opportunity

Sarah and Dane were ready to have kids; they’d known each other for 11 years, been married five and all their friends were getting pregnant. Everything seemed to be on track—until it wasn’t.

After undergoing treatment with Dr. Jeffrey Nelson, Sarah learned she had hyperprolactinemia, a condition where high levels of the hormone prolactin interfere with regular ovulation, and an unicornuate uterus, a rare condition where only half the uterus develops. Dane also had a low sperm count.

“We were saddened by the idea that we might not go through the ‘normal’ way of having a child, but we also realized everyone has a different path,” Sarah recalls. “Over time, we were able to cope, accept and be excited about our own journey.”

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Dr. Nelson hosted webinar about untangling the term "embryo quality" and the significant traits that impact to pregnancy success using donor embryos.

Dr. Jeffrey Nelson

Dr. Jeffrey Nelson and Embryoadoption.org hosted a webinar 9/19 untangling the term "embryo quality" and the significant traits that impact to pregnancy success using donor embryos. More webinars to come. Registration is required.

Click here to view all upcoming webinars on Embryoadoption.org.

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