Varicoceles

It’s Your Time To Heal – Male Factor Infertility

October 3rd, 2013
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I remember it like it was yesterday when we received the phone call that changed our lives forever. My husband and I were at work and the doctor’s nurse called me back. She started off the conversation with a question, and that question was “Have you ever considered donor sperm?” We knew at that moment [...]

When the Devil Wears a Tutu I Will!

February 24th, 2010
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That is an exact quote from my husband when he was told what he could have done to help correct his male factor infertility. Let me start by saying my husband and had been very patient and understanding when I asked him if he would join me in getting tested, and treated, for infertility. He [...]

Why is it Always My Fault?

January 19th, 2010
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Talking about issues with infertility is extremely difficult. You see other people holding their children and you feel like crying or running from the room. Eventually you find some people to whom you can open up and with whom you can discuss your frustrations, trials, and limited (if any) success. Then you realize that everyone [...]

What is a Varicocele?

September 14th, 2007
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Varicoceles are a common cause of male factor infertility. My husband’s reduced sperm count was due to a varicocele, and having the varicocele removed solved his fertility woes. (However, since he was still married to an infertile woman, solving his fertility issue still did not result in his conceiving a child.) A varicocele is a [...]

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Varicoceles

July 13th, 2007
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Somehow, we managed to trudge through our second holiday season as an infertile couple. January brought a second try at becoming pregnant through an intrauterine insemination (IUI). Unfortunately, my husband’s sperm count was still much lower than we hoped. For a second time, we did the IUI despite a low sperm count, and for a [...]

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