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Fertility Clinics College Park MD

Local resource for fertility clinics in College Park, MD. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to fertility supplements, fertility tests, fertility treatments, genetic screening, and embryo transfer, as well as advice and content on infertility treatment.

George Washington Univ Fertility Center
(202) 741-2520
2150 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite 10-410
Washington, DC
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Shady Grove Fertility Reproductive Science Center
(888) 761-1967
5001 Shady Grove Road
Rockville, MD
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The Muasher Center for Fertility and IVF
(703) 542-3610
8501 Arlington Blvd.
Fairfax, VA
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Shady Grove Fertility Reproductive Science Center
(888) 761-1967
5001 Shady Grove Road
Rockville, MD
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Mowakffak Al-Hamad
(301) 441-3334
College Park, MD
 
Boston IVF
(888) 300-2483
130 Second Avenue
Waltham, MA
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Genetics and IVF Institute
(703) 698-7355
3015 Williams Drive, Suite 203
Fairfax, VA
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Fertility Center of Maryland
(410) 296-6400
110 West Road, Suite 102
Towson, MD
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Dr R Trehan
(301) 220-2366
7247 Hanover Pkwy
College Park, MD
 
Ratner Arnold D
(301) 206-1131
College Park, MD
 
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Fertility Risk Factors

Fertility Risk Factors

Many women panic when they aren't pregnant soon after trying, but if it's been less than six months and you're under 35, you shouldn't seek out a fertility specialist just yet. It can be tricky to know how to time intercourse just right, track your ovulation and take your basal temperature each day.

However, there are fertility risk factors which can prevent you from getting pregnant, and will need medical attention. If you're under 35 and have been having unprotected sex with your partner for more than a year, or if you're over 35 and have been unsuccessful for six months, it could be time to turn to your doctor for some advice and fertility testing. If there is a fertility problem present, your physician can prescribe fertility drugs, or recommend in vitro fertilization among other options.

Women with a history of endometriosis, uterine fibroids, pelvic inflammatory disease and polycystic ovary syndrome can have a hard time conceiving naturally. Chronic illnesses like diabetes or cancer, as well as thyroid disease, can limit your odds of natural conception. If you've suffered from any of these conditions or have had previous surgery on your uterus or fallopian tubes, seeing a fertility specialist is your best bet. Your doctor will also want to know about previous sexually transmitted diseases, so come clean with any STD's you've contracted in the past.

For men, chronic diseases like diabetes, thyroid disease and cancer may play a role in decreasing fertility. Even spending a lot of time in hot tubs, wearing tight undies, and bike riding may be damaging sperm and making trying for a baby unsuccessful.

Actually, lifestyle plays a big role in both male and female fertility. If you or your partner smoke cigarettes or marijuana or take steroids, fertility could be an issue. Getting pregnant may be impossible if you refuse to butt out or take even the odd toke of marijuana.

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Trying to Conceive

If you're like most people, you went through many years struggling not to conceive. You may have been working hard on establishing a career, traveling or just enjoying your freedom and a baby was the last thing you needed or even wanted. How completely this can change when you decide you are ready for parenthood! It may strike you as ironic that you tried not to become pregnant for so long if you and your partner are now trying to conceive. You are not, by any means, alone in this struggle. Fertility issues are more common than you might think with approximately one in four couples experiencing some form of fertility problem in their lifetime together. It may be reassuring to know that there is no need to give up on your goal of starting a family, as there are so many options available to you.

If you are under thirty-five, there is no need to seek professional help until you and your partner have been trying for over a year. It's surprising for many couples to learn how long it can take to successfully conceive even for two perfectly healthy people. Getting pregnant on your first try is somewhat of a myth and those that do are the exception to the rule. It's worthwhile to invest in a fertility planner in order to give you some control over the situation. Understanding your cycles and the activities or lifestyle changes that can enhance your fertility will help to take some of the mystery out of conception. The same goes for sex and baby making . You may...

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