HRC Blog

PCOS Advocacy and Support

September is PCOS Awareness Month, a wonderful opportunity to educate the public about polycystic ovary syndrome, the most common hormonal disorder impacting women. According to the PCOS Awareness Association, PCOS affects seven million women in the United States, more […]

By |September 20, 2017

Making the Leap to Donor Eggs

When is the right time to consider using donated eggs? We often are asked this question by patients who are at a crossroads in their treatment. Deciding to use the genetic material of another woman to have a baby […]

By |August 30, 2017

Two women, one dream to create a family

In the last several decades, lesbian would-be parents have increasingly sought reproductive assistance to have babies. It is estimated that approximately one-third of lesbian households have children, having achieved motherhood either through non-assisted insemination, fertility treatment, adoption or through […]

By |August 17, 2017

The Quest for Eggs and the Risk of OHSS

The Quest for Eggs and the Risk of OHSS

During IVF, infertility doctors prescribe injectable medications called gonadotropins to help women produce as many robust looking eggs as possible for their upcoming IVF cycle. This is called controlled ovulation induction.

We […]

By |July 19, 2017