Fertility Information

When to see a Fertility Specialist

You’ve been trying to get pregnant for six months or more. You may be considering the irony that after so many years of not wanting to get pregnant, when you are ready, it’s not happening. Learn more >>

Infertility Defined

Infertility is the inability to become pregnant after a defined period of time of unprotected sexual intercourse. For women ages 35 years and younger, the defined time period is considered to be approximately one year. Learn more >>

Evaluating Fertility

Infertility can be caused by the dysfunction of one or more reproductive organs of either the male or female. Endometriosis, amenorrhea, ovarian dysfunction, and uterine disorders are just a few conditions that can cause female infertility. Learn more >>

3-D Ultrasound

Digital technology has allowed for the latest advance in imaging, namely three-dimensional ultrasound (3DUS). Standard two dimensional transvaginal ultrasound is the modality of choice for evaluation of the female pelvis. Learn more >>

Evaluating the Uterus

Uterine disorders are just one of a few conditions that can cause female infertility. Methods of evaluating the uterus include the following: Learn more >>

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Evaluation and correction of many reproductive organ abnormalities is frequently feasible through minimally invasive surgery (MIS). Thanks to technological advances, what used to be major gynecologic surgery can now be done on an outpatient basis. Learn more >>

Fertility Treatments

The Emory Reproductive Center offers a variety of therapies for female and male infertility. These medications and procedures represent the latest techniques and innovations in the field of reproductive medicine. Learn more >>

Donor Program

In some fertility cases, a woman will not have adequate eggs or a man will not have adequate sperm. Under these circumstances, the Emory Reproductive Center offers both an egg and sperm donation program. Donation also may be used by single women, couples carrying genetic disorders or women who are Rh sensitized. Learn more >>

Male Infertility

Male infertility can often be the cause of a couple's inability to conceive. The Emory Reproductive Center includes a complete evaluation of both the male and female as an initial part of the infertility investigation process. Learn more >>

Additional Reproductive Conditions

The Emory Reproductive Center offers a range of services for reproductive endocrinological conditions, which are caused by hormonal changes, malfunctions or congenital abnormalities. Learn more >>

Frequently Asked Questions

The Emory team of board certified Reproductive Endocrinologists is committed to the physical and emotional needs of our patients. We understand that infertility can create a tremendous amount of stress, which is only intensified by uncertainty. Learn more >>

Egg Freezing and Fertility Preservation

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