Have an Infertility Free Valentine’s Day!

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Infertility is not romantic. IVF is not sexy. Well, if you yourself are attractive, I guess it could be, but needles, hormones, and hospital gowns (even with the best of bodies) aren’t ideal when one...

Knowing (and possibly freezing) the Eggs in Your Basket

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In the last couple of years, egg freezing has become a hot topic of discussion (pun intended), and it’s not because of the popularity of Elsa or Anna from Disney’s Frozen. Well-known companies have begun...

What to Expect from a Fertility Workup – The Guys Edition

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Per the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, infertility affects women and men equally. About 33 percent of infertility cases can be attributed to male factors, 33 percent to female factors, and one-third to a combination...

Getting to Know Your Body While Trying to Conceive

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We’ve spent our entire lives inside of our bodies, so we should know them pretty well, right? Despite time spent in biology classes and doctor’s offices, a lot of us don’t have the first idea...

How To Know Exactly When You’re Ovulating

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Of the things you’ll want to know for sure when you’re trying to get pregnant, your ovulation window is probably the most important. And because an egg can only be fertilized by sperm in the...

Being Your Own Advocate

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One of the most important things I've learned since beginning my journey of infertility has been advocating for my own health.  This is something that I can preach about, especially to newcomers in the infertility...

Tina’s story: Parenting After Infertility

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Welcome to my first post for CooperGenomics! I am glad to be able to share my experience of surviving infertility with others, in the hopes that it provides information and inspiration for getting through this...

Knowledge is Power in Fertility Health, Too

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Many new advances in treatment and technology are being developed to gain a better understanding of infertility and to help those struggling with infertility have families. However, what can make a great difference is becoming...

A Healthy Baby Starts With a Healthy You

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Recently, infertility has become a common problem for couples trying to conceive. As determined by the Center for Disease Control, about 6% of married women between the ages of 15 and 44 years old in...

Men, Take Charge of Your Health!

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Through our blog you've met members of our team, from new moms to genetic counselors. In this blog, one of our male genetic counselors shares his insight on men's health. My 30th birthday is coming...