COVID-19 Update

An Important Message From Dr. Kumar: The health of our patients is of utmost importance as we closely monitor the COVID-19 situation and the impact on our families and friends around the globe. Rest assured that we are staying up-to-date with all recommendations from...

Pausing Embryo Transfers in Response to COVID-19

In response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) issued a set of recommendations for reproductive medicine professionals and practices. One of the ASRM’s recommendations for practices during the coronavirus...

Maternity Leave as a Surrogate

If you’re a potential surrogate, you may be wondering about the topic of maternity leave. This time off work is intended to give new mothers a chance to adjust, heal and bond with their newborn. You may not be bringing a baby home with you, but there is still a...

Age Women Have Babies

While age is just a number, it’s an important factor to consider when you decide to have a baby. Age and pregnancy are closely linked, and women who wait longer may find it more difficult to have children. Understanding how age is related to pregnancy is an...

How Does Drinking Affect Your Fertility?

If you’ve been trying to get pregnant, but haven’t had success so far, it’s completely natural to want to find ways you can improve your chances of conception. Maybe your doctor has suggested that you cultivate a healthier lifestyle. Or, maybe...

Conceiving as a Single Woman

At Western Fertility Institute, we understand that families come in all shapes and sizes. Just as many couples choose not to have children, many single people decide to start families on their own. Ultimately, having a baby is a personal choice — and we think...

Is Egg Freezing Right for You?

Many people look forward to starting a family one day. They want to get to know their child, experience significant milestones and share all of the wonderful moments in between. However, for a variety of reasons, the time isn’t always right for having a...

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