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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4 key considerations Markham Fertility uses when making innovation and investment decisions

Innovation and investment decisions that make fertility care better Pictured above (left: Dr Eduardo Hariton, REI, Reproductive Science Center of the San Francisco Bay Area, middle: Dr Chan, REI, Co-Owner, & Scientific Director, Markham Fertility Centre, right: Alexandra Busto, partner at Nixon Peabody LLP). On February 13 and 14, 2024, Dr Meivys Garcia, Mark Evans…

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Pregnancy dating: what you need to know

Pregnancy dating might seem a bit perplexing at first. Here’s how it works: Pregnancy is conventionally dated from the first day of the last menstrual cycle. While it’s true that on this day there’s no actual pregnancy, it’s considered day 0 in the life cycle of the egg that will develop into a baby. Pregnancy…

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Empowering single women with family planning options

This post outlines treatment options for women who don’t have a partner but are considering starting or planning for their family’s future. Family planning; main options: Before delving into these options, it’s essential to highlight the importance of planning ahead for family building and fertility preservation. Understanding age and fertility Fertility inevitably declines with age.…

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