Recurrent early pregnancy loss affects about 5% of women. At TRIO we have a comprehensive program that focuses on all aspects of recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL), this program is the largest in Canada and includes a personalized management strategy for each patient or couple to optimize the probability of a successful pregnancy. Heading up the…

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 As the name implies, ’unexplained’ infertility means according to everything we’ve checked, we haven’t been able to pinpoint the reason you have not been able to get pregnant. Whether you’ve never been pregnant (primary unexplained), or if you’ve achieved a pregnancy before but are having difficulty now (secondary unexplained), this is a frustrating and upsetting…

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Although endometriosis can’t “definitively” be diagnosed unless it’s visualized during laparoscopic surgery (and then confirmed on the pathology report), this doesn’t mean that all patients suggestive of endometriosis: eg. pelvic pain; painful periods; or pain with intercourse require surgery. A large proportion of patients can be confidently diagnosed with endometriosis based on their symptoms and even…

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The Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Program (RPL) at TRIO is a comprehensive program that focuses on all aspects  of recurrent pregnancy loss, sometimes called recurrent miscarriage. Dr. Sony Sierra, MD, FRCSC, REI and a specialist in treating recurrent pregnancy loss, answers your questions:     1. What is recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) and how do I know when…

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We’ve seen considerable research surrounding male factor fertility in the media recently with articles coming out of Israel and Europe, with commentary coming from North American doctors. This research associated with the decline of male fertility in Western countries, while not astonishing, is interesting as fertility is often considered the “woman’s issue.”  With eye-catching headlines…

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