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What to Expect at Your First Infertility Appointment in Florida

So you finally decided to make an appointment with a fertility doctor – but you have no clue what to expect. Not sure what to bring, how long it will take or what will happen? Here’s what you can expect at your first consultation with Dr. George Patounakis at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Florida in […]

What is ICSI?

If you’ve recently been told that your partner’s sperm was playing a factor in your infertility, then your doctor probably spoke to you about Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection, or ICSI. And you might have left the doctor’s office scratching your head. Truth is, ICSI is less complicated than it sounds: ICSI is the process in which […]

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3 Reasons Why the Embryology Lab Matters at Your Fertility Clinic

You’ve heard it before – a fertility clinic is primarily judged by the quality of its embryology lab. Aside from the experience and skill of the doctors administering your care, the embryology lab is the single most important element of a successful fertility clinic – it’s where all the vital work of embryo development takes […]

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I have endometriosis. Can I ever get pregnant?

The short answer is: absolutely. Having endometriosis may seem painful, frightening, and hopeless, but the silver lining is the chances of a woman with endometriosis getting pregnant (with a little help in some cases) are very good. What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is a condition where endometrial tissue, which is normally inside the uterus, grows outside […]

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How Much Does IVF Cost in Florida?

If you’re considering IVF in Florida, you’ve probably noticed that costs vary – considerably – depending on which practice you look at. The other thing you may have noticed is that IVF doesn’t cost just one price – there are several options you can opt for. Well, you’re right: IVF costs are not cut and […]