9 common questions about sonohysterograms

Understanding the sonohysterogram and its role in fertility At Markham Fertility Centre (MFC) we offer many testing options, one of which is a sonohysterogram (SHG), also known as a saline infusion sonogram (SIS) or sono for short. The sonohysterogram is a test that we do as part of the initial workup for somebody who is…

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Endometriosis explained:  The 3 types, diagnosis, and impact on fertility

Understanding endometriosis and its implications Dr. Geoff Zeni joins us on EP03 of My Fertility Podcast. He is a minimally invasive gynaecologic surgeon currently practicing at Markham Stouffville Hospital with a particular interest in fertility sparing surgery. He currently does really complex gynaecologic surgeries involving endometriosis, fibroids and Mullerian anomalies. He also has a particular…

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6 things you need to know about the menstrual cycle

Trying to conceive and the menstrual cycle  The menstrual cycle is the engine for fertility and for all the ways we, as Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility Specialists, Dr. Garcia and Dr. Wais at Markham Fertility Centre, can help someone get pregnant! We think about the menstrual cycle a million times a day and once someone…

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Getting pregnant: 10 factors that contribute to your chances

A common question: why am I not pregnant?  As physicians at MFC, we get asked this question all the time! And, to be honest, it’s not easily answered. The answer truly varies for every person or couple we see. But, it’s still important to talk about it. More importantly, we want to review how we…

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