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Explore over 200 courses and lessons taught by leading fertility experts.
Courses (31)
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IVF - In Vitro Fertilization

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The most complex fertility treatment, this course will help you do it right the first time.
6k

Fertility 101

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You took sex ed, but now you need to understand fertility. Data to answer your questions about natural conception and diagnosing what might be wrong.

Mental Health & Fertility

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Breaking down every important topic relating to mental health & fertility. We cover data around anxiety, depression, and stress as they relate to fertility & fertility outcomes. Studies on relaxation techniques & SSRI antidepressants. Tools for managing relationships with your partner, family, friends, & co-workers
57k

Lifestyle Choices, From Diet To Supplements

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All the data on lifestyle choices and their impact on fertility, including decisions around diet, exercise, drinking alcohol, caffeine consumption, smoking, recreational drugs, and using supplements.
261k

IUI or "Artificial Insemination"

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Data on IUI success rates depending on who you are, what it costs, the risks, and how to decide between doing IUI and IVF.

Miscarriage

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How to navigate miscarriage & ectopic pregnancy. Diagnostics; beta hCG; surgical vs. medical vs. natural options; genetic testing; and emotionally coping.
58k

Egg Freezing

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Preparing you to be a confident self-advocate as you make decisions around fertility preservation.

Adoption

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This course covers the crucial steps of domestic infant adoption, including the home study, locating expectant parents, validating the social medical history form, as well as preparing the hospital plan and post-adoption steps. We cover the total costs, timelines as well as crucial factors post-adoption.

Foster Care 101

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In this course we'll cover the steps to starting the foster process, how to help children who've suffered emotional and physical trauma, how to navigate transracial challenges, what the process looks like for single and LGBTQ individuals, and the process of adopting through the foster care system.

Workplace Guide to Fertility: For Colleagues

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This workplace guide is meant for colleagues to better understand what their co-workers or employees are going through when they need to undergo fertility treatments. Includes sensitivity training on what to say and not to say when a co-worker is going through infertility or needs fertility treatments to build their family

Managing Fertility Treatment & Work

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We share ways to navigate & balance work and career with infertility or fertility treatments. Hear from other patients about things that have worked for them. Understand more about the impacts of stress on fertility, and the ways that fertility logistics will impact work, and vise versa.

Fertility for Patients of East Asian Heritage

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In this course we cover the basics of fertility treatment (e.g. timed intercourse, oral medication, IUI, and IVF) as well as success rates and treatment nuances for women, couples and patients of East Asian heritage. We also highlight concepts and data as it pertains to acupuncture and mental health.

Fertility For Lesbian Women Becoming Moms

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This is a course for those with a uterus who may identify as queer, lesbian, bisexual, or otherwise partnered with someone of the same sex. We cover issues like selecting a sperm donor, doing an at-home insemination, or using a fertility doctor for IUI, IVF, or using reciprocal IVF together with a partner.

Becoming a Single Mother

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Fertility treatments, adoption and foster for solo mothers by choice.

Trans Masculine Fertility

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Guide to fertility for trans men covering fertility impact of hormonal transition with testosterone, fertility preservation steps to consider before transitioning, and reproductive options for trans men from de-transitioning and conceiving naturally to IUI, IVF, or third party reproduction like donor eggs or surrogacy.

Trans Feminine Fertility

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Fertility guide for transfeminine people who were assigned male at birth. Covering how gender transition impacts fertility (including hormones like estrogen HRT & gender affirming surgery), fertility preservation strategies, and reproductive options for trans women. Resiliency & advocacy. Personal stories from trans women.
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Fertility for Black Families

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Black women and couples often have unique fertility challenges and in this course we'll address the more common underlying issues, ways in which they can be managed, rates of treatment success and the how IVF can be optimized to improve outcomes.

Surrogacy For Gay Dads: An Introduction

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Introducing the major decisions a gay couple or single man need to make to become fathers. We cover the costs of everyone involved, an intro to finding an egg donor & surrogate or gestational carrier, how state laws differ for gay and single dads, pros and con of twins, and finding a clinic as a gay or single man.
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Endometriosis

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Breaking down all the data and information on what endometriosis is, how to best diagnose it, and what the best treatment is depending on who you are
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Male Factor Infertility

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Male factor infertility impacts anywhere between a third and half of a couple's difficulty in conceiving. The primary factors often end up being related to varicocele or some form of azoospermia. While a semen analysis can help characterize if there is an issue, the test can be inconsistent, difficult to interpret.

Fertility for Patients of South Asian Heritage

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We cover the basics of fertility treatment (e.g. timed intercourse, oral medication, IUI and IVF) as well as studies, nuance and subjects that particularly pertain to women, couples and patients of South Asian heritage.

Fertility for Patients of Latinx Heritage

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In this course we cover "natural" conception, IUI, IVF, how success rates differ for Latinx patients as well as the impact of male factor, PCOS and environmental exposures (e.g. pesticides, BPAs).
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PGT (PGS) Genetic Screening

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Giving you the full picture: where it helps, where it doesn’t, and how you might think about this expensive add-on based on your specific priorities.
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ICSI

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ICSI costs $3-5k but only improves birth rates in specific circumstances (hint: it’s not as simple as “helps with male factor”). We break down when it’s truly helpful.
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Embryo Transfer

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We cover how many embryos to transfer, medicated vs. unmedicated cycles, fresh vs. frozen, and the do's and don'ts on transfer day itself.

IVF with Donor Eggs

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This detailed course will answer all your questions about using donor eggs for IVF & the complex decisions that must be made.

Gestational Surrogacy

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In this course we cover rates of success as well as risks, alternatives and critical choices for hopeful parents pursuing the gestational surrogacy process.
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The IVF Laboratory

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Lab quality determines success. This course explains how to vet a lab to give yourself the best chance of a good outcome.
24k

Acupuncture

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Does acupuncture & traditional Chinese medicine really make a difference for fertility? See the data on IVF, other fertility treatments, and trying naturally with acupuncture and Chinese herbs.

Global Perspectives

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Fertility doctors and other professionals from around the world give their perspective on infertility treatment in their home country.

Embryo Disposition Decisions

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In this course we unpack options for IVF patients who have completed their family building plans and have remaining embryos in storage. We look at the pros & cons of: donating to science, donating to another fertility patient, thawing for personal ceremony, thawing & discarding, and continuing to store embryos long-term.
Quick Reads
Expert's Perspective
Fertility for Black Patients: Expert Interview
Founder's Notes
COVID-19 and Male Fertility
Founder's Notes
ASPIRE Study on Pregnancy & COVID-19
Founder's Notes
Telehealth and Initial Consultations
Founder's Notes
COVID-19 & Fertility Treatments
Founder's Notes
Couples Therapy: Home for the Holidays
FertilityIQ DATA
The FertilityIQ Family Builder Workplace Index: 2019 - 2020
Medical Research
Do Egg Freezers Regret Their Decision?
Medical Research
IVF Patients Suffer Less Often From Postpartum Depression
Medical Research
Endometriosis and Migraines
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"Unexplained" Infertility & Conceiving Naturally
Medical Research
The Impact Of Maternal Age On Kids' Fertility
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Stress and Miscarriage
Medical Research
Diet and Endometriosis
Medical Research
What Mosaicism Means for Live Birth Rates
Medical Research
IUI Success Rates Doubled With Endometrial Scratch
Medical Research
The Impact of Sugar, Soda and Caffeine on IVF
Medical Research
Does Vitamin D Impact Fertility and IVF Success Rates?
Expert's Perspective
Dominique de Ziegler, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Paris Ouest
Dr de Ziegler's Guide To Endometriosis
Founder's Notes
The FertilityIQ Family Builder Workplace Index: 2017 - 2018
Expert's Perspective
Lia Bernardi, MD, Reproductive Endocrinologist, Northwestern Medicine
When Is The ERA Test Appropriate?
Medical Research
Why You Shouldn't Use Fertility Tests to Predict Your Ability to Get Pregnant Naturally
Expert's Perspective
Victor Fujimoto, MD, Reproductive Endocrinologist, UCSF
Treating East Asian Women For Infertility
Medical Research
Is Freeze-Only Effective?
Expert's Perspective
Dan Bowers, MD, Medical Director, HART Program
Assisted Reproductive Technologies For HIV-Positive Men
Medical Research
CRISPR, Gene Editing and IVF
Expert's Perspective
Valerie Baker, MD, MPH, Division Chief Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
How We Might Treat South Asian Women Differently
Medical Research
The best starting point in treating PCOS? It’s not Clomid.
Founder's Notes
Our Partnership With RESOLVE
Medical Research
Weight Loss and IVF
Expert's Perspective
Bill Singer, Esq., Partner at Singer & Feuden, specializing in the creation and protection of families of all configurations
Why Birth Certificates Don't Establish Parentage
Expert's Perspective
Melissa B. Brisman, Reproductive attorney at Melissa Brisman, Esq and owner of Reproductive Possibiities in New Jersey
Strategies For Getting Custody of Your Embryos
Personal Story
Jaime Churchill, Jaime is a three time surrogate and lives in Los Angeles with her teenage son
10 Things You Need To Know About Surrogates
Medical Research
IUI or IVF For Unexplained Infertility
Medical Research
Does Your Clinic Influence If Your Embryos Are Good
Expert's Perspective
Jacque Cohen, PhD, Laboratory Director at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (NIH)
How Long Are Frozen Eggs and Embryos Good For?
Medical Research
When IVF Babies Grow Up, Are They Healthy?
Founder's Notes
Paying For IVF With A Loan Or Credit Card
Founder's Notes
Free IVF: Grants and Charities
FertilityIQ DATA
IVF Refund and Package Programs
Expert's Perspective
Beth Jaeger-Skigen, LCSW, Licensed Therapist RESOLVE Committee Member
Sex & Infertility: How to Reconnect Sexually During Infertility
Expert's Perspective
Holly Hutchison, Holly Hutchison oversees practice operations at [Reproductive Health Center](https://www.fertilityiq.com/clinics/reproductive-health-center) in Tucson
Outsmarting The Fox and Other Insurance Fables
Founder's Notes
FertilityIQ Smarter Together IVF Grant
Personal Story
Anonymous
A Relationship + Low AMH: Deciding Between Freezing Eggs or Embryos
Expert's Perspective
Angela Le, L.Ac., FABORM, Acupuncturist and founder of Fifth Avenue Fertility Wellness in New York City
A Healthy Fertility Diet
Expert's Perspective
Dr. Michael Eisenberg, Director, Male Fertility Stanford School of Medicine
The Male Fertility Evaluation: Enhances Options and Signals of Future Health
Medical Research
When One IVF Cycle Completes All Your Family Building Goals
Medical Research
Will Your Child Request Their Sperm Donor's Identity?
Expert's Perspective
Andrea Braverman, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor, Thomas Jefferson Hospital
Freezing Eggs or Embryos: A Therapist's Perspective
Personal Story
Christina Bailey, Mom through Reciprocal IVF, Blogger & Instagrammer @babybaileymamadrama
What We Never Expected About Reciprocal IVF
Expert's Perspective
Peter Nagy, Ph.D, Head embryologist and laboratory director at Reproductive Biology Associates in Atlanta
Is it safe to ship cryopreserved eggs (and embryos)?
Expert's Perspective
Owen Davis, President of ASRM and reproductive endocrinologist at Cornell
Freeze Eggs or Embryos?
Personal Story
Ralph Buchalter, Ralph Buchalter is a writer and father of three living in northern NJ
Starting off on the wrong foot: Our first surrogacy attempts
Expert's Perspective
Amber Cooper, Medical Director, Centers for Reproductive Medicine and Wellness; Adjunct Assistant Professor, St. Louis University
From MacBooks to MAC Cosmetics: How Our Daily Routine Impacts Fertility
FertilityIQ DATA
Patient Survey: Who Decides How Many Embryos To Transfer?
Founder's Notes
How We Handle Doctor Assessments
Expert's Perspective
Jim Hotaling, MD MS FECSM, Co-director Center for Reconstructive Urology & Men’s Health, University of Utah
Sperm 101: How to Interpret the Semen Analysis
FertilityIQ DATA
The Best Companies To Work For As A Fertility Patient: 2016 - 2017 Rankings
Expert's Perspective
Peter Nagy, Ph.D, Head embryologist and laboratory director at Reproductive Biology Associates in Atlanta
Egg Freezing, Vitrification & Judging Your Lab’s Track Record
Expert's Perspective
Dr. Eve Feinberg, Medical Director, REI Northwestern Medicine
Ovarian Reserve Screening & Egg Freezing
Expert's Perspective
Dr. Paula Amato, Reproductive Endocrinologist Oregon Health & Sciences University
Family-Building Options for Transgender People
Personal Story
Christene Barberich, Global Editor-In-Chief & Co-Founder of Refinery29
A Conversation With Refinery29 Founder Christene Barberich
FertilityIQ DATA
FertilityIQ Protocol: How to Pick a Fertility Doctor
FertilityIQ DATA
Money, Occupation and IVF Success Rates
Expert's Perspective
Jason E. Swain, PhD, HCLD, Corporate Lab Director, CCRM Network
Improving IVF Success Rates: Using Low Oxygen in the Lab
Founder's Notes
Finding an IVF Doctor is Total Hell
Medical Research
Dr. Scott Morin, Medical Director RMA of Northern California
Why It Matters Which Doctor Performs Your IVF Transfer
Personal Story
Anonymous
The Seventh Cycle: A Conversation With A Very Experienced Egg Donor
Personal Story
Anonymous
Egg Freezing: Fertility, Math, and Me
Personal Story
Laura Leigh Abby, IUI and IVF patient
Getting it Together After the Diagnosis: Making a Plan With Your Partner
Personal Story
Jason Walter, Male factor infertility patient
Marriage & Male Infertility: Not on the Same Page and That’s O.K.
Personal Story
Nancy Rohde, Fertility patient and mother through IVF and surrogacy
Twiblings: Being Pregnant During Surrogacy
Founder's Notes
Affordable Fertility Treatment in New York
Founder's Notes
UCSF Offers a Cheaper Alternative to Traditional IVF
Personal Story
Kelly O'Connor, Mother through surrogacy
How I Saved $50,000 On Surrogacy
Expert's Perspective
Zev Williams, MD, PhD, Division Chief, Department of Reproductive Endocrinology Columbia University
Early Pregnancy Loss
Expert's Perspective
Mary Sabo, LAc DACM, Doctorate of Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine
Fertility and Chinese Herbs
Expert's Perspective
Lee Hullender Rubin, DAOM, LAc, FABORM, Acupuncturist at Oregon Reproductive Medicine and Portland Acupuncture Studio
How Acupuncture Impacts IVF Success Rates
Expert's Perspective
Dr. Alice Domar, PhD, Associate Professor Harvard Medical School
How to Survive the Emotional Toll of Miscarriage
Expert's Perspective
Beth Jaeger-Skigen, LCSW, Licensed Therapist RESOLVE Committee Member
Infertility and the Holidays: The Perfect Storm
Personal Story
Anonymous
How My Sister Became Our Egg Donor
Personal Story
Katie Ferraro, Mom of one IVF baby and quadruplets.
Wrangling With Reduction
Expert's Perspective
Dr. Eric Forman, Medical & Laboratory Director Columbia University Medical Center
The Problem of Mosaic Embryos in IVF
Personal Story
Rena Strober, Actress and egg freezing patient
Frozen: The Story of My Fertility
Expert's Perspective
An Overview of Miscarriage & Recurrent Pregnancy Loss