• Infertility Stats and Info

    A More Clear Picture Getting pregnant can be tricky. For many couples experiencing infertility, conceiving can be a lot more challenging than most people think. These infertility stats may help clear the picture. Infertility is the inability to conceive after one year of trying with unprotected intercourse for couples in which the female is under […]

  • Former Miss USA Underwent Surgery for Endometriosis

    Former Miss USA Olivia Culpo Olivia Culpo won the title of Miss USA in 20012. Thereafter, she represented the United States in the Miss Universe Pageant where she also won the competition. She quickly became a media and fashion influencer through her social media networks and many television appearances. In addition, Culpo has become a […]

  • Breast Cancer Fertility Preservation

    From Dr. Vinay Gunnala Dr. Vinay Gunnala from Southwest Fertility Center in Phoenix believes breast cancer awareness should be year-round, especially when it comes to the awareness of fertility preservation. Dr. Gunnala notes, “For those who have just been given a devastating diagnosis of breast cancer, it is important to work swiftly with a Reproductive […]

  • Female Fertility Preservation

    From Dr. Sujatha Gunnala at Southwest Fertility Center The number of couples experiencing difficulty conceiving is as high as one in ten. For women hoping to avoid #fertility problems in the future- whether to delay parenthood until later in life or due to cancer treatments that may have a negative impact on fertility – Southwest […]

  • Tara Lipinski’s Endometriosis Experience

    Gold Medal Champion Fights Endometriosis Ice skating Olympic Gold Medalist Tara Lipinski joins millions of women who have battled endometriosis. To help other women, Tara has documented her experience with Endometriosis along with her recent surgical correction. She says “I could have not shared my journey, but I want to support other women who may […]


    What is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome? September is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Month. So, what exactly is polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and what are the symptoms? Known as PCOS, it is a hormonal disorder that is fairly common for females of reproduction age. PCOS Symptoms Infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods are common among women with Polycystic Ovarian […]

  • Widow’s Joy! IVF Twins!

    A widow is full of joy after giving birth to IVF twins conceived with her husband’s sperm 3 years he died of throat cancer. Lucy Kelsall gave birth to two boys, David and Samuel, after her second round of IVF in 2019. The proud mother from Bristol, Connecticut made a promise to her husband before […]

  • 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 […]