• Kristen Wiig’s Fertility Struggle

    Three Years of IVF “It was a long time. It got to the state where I stopped talking about it, because it would just make me sad. It was just part of my life. Our doctor gave us other options, but I insisted. “Nope. Don’t ever bring that up again. I’m getting pregnant. I’m doing […]

  • Kenya Moore on Having Baby at 47

    A Later In Life Pregnancy The Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kenya Moore didn’t want to have a child her own, and she didn’t want to be a single mother. Therefore, she waited and waited and then one day after turning 40 she thought “Oh my God”. Year after year went by and time had […]

  • Fibroid Awareness Month

    Under-Discussed Women’s Health Issue Southwest Fertility Center recognizes July as Fibroid Awareness Month, a time to bring attention to a common, yet under-discussed women’s health issue. Fibroids are muscular tumors that grow in the wall of the uterus (womb) They are almost always benign (not cancerous). Not all women with fibroids have symptoms. Women who […]

  • Mother Is Daughter’s Surrogate

    Mother Is Daughter’s Gestational Surrogate A 51-year-old-mother has stepped in to be the gestational surrogate for her daughter’s child. Following multiple rounds of IVF, surgeries and miscarriages, Breanna Lockwood was told by her doctors that she was unable to have a successful pregnancy. Her 51-year-old mother Julie Loving stepped in — and will give birth […]

  • Pineapple Powerful Fertility Symbol

    Connecting Women Struggling with Fertility Pineapple has become a incredibly powerful symbol connecting women struggling with fertility. The pineapple is featured in many social media accounts and communities of women with infertility. Women undergoing fertility treatment are wearing clothing and jewelry with pineapple that can be purchased online through Etsy and other retailers. In some […]

  • Jimmy Fallon’s Fertility Journey

    Do Not Give Up Advice is simple after looking back at Jimmy Fallon’s fertility journey with his wife, Nancy Juvonen. “Do not give up”! Nancy says “I think if anyone’s out there wanting the dream, do not give up,” At one time, Jimmy referred to 5 years of trying as “awful”, but now he looks […]

  • National Infertility Awareness Week

    SWFC Proud Supports National Infertility Awareness Week Southwest Fertility Center is proud to support National Infertility Week https://infertilityawareness.org/ The Southwest Fertility Center team is here to support infertility patients through their journey and to be cheerleaders in helping them achieve their goal in becoming parents. National Infertility Awareness Week YOU ARE NOT ALONE 1 in […]

  • Surrogate Ban Removed

    New York Reverses Ban In New York State, Govern Cuomo has passed the Child-Parent Security Act. In turn, the passage means thousands of New Yorker citizens who struggle with infertility such as cancer survivors and LGBTQ will have the opportunity of a family. Surrogate Ban Removed Many in the state are celebrating over the surrogate […]

  • Understanding Coronavirus Fertility Data

    More About Understanding Coronavirus Fertility Data Listed are key facts regarding the novel virus and its impact on reproduction and more about understanding coronavirus fertility data • Although current data regarding the impact of COVID-19 on reproduction and pregnancy is reassuring, it should be interpreted with caution given small number of cases. • There does […]

  • Fertility Specialists Helping Endometriosis

    Fertility specialists helping end0metriosis are at Southwest Fertility Center.  There are several ways a fertility specialist can help patients.  https://www.womenshealth.gov/a-z-topics/endometriosis More About Fertility Specialists Helping Endometriosis An REI is someone who is specially trained to treat infertility.  In addition, IVF is also an option to treat infertility more efficiently.  As a result, it does not waste precious […]