FERTILITYINFO – Hear From Our Doctors

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The Importance of Resilience During Fertility Treatment

July 17, 2020

During the course of fertility treatment, many patients experience burn out and emotional exhaustion. However, according to Dr. Alice Domar, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Domar Centre for Mind/Body Health, if patients stay in treatment longer, they have a much better chance of getting pregnant. Numerous studies that characterize chances to conceive underscore this fact:…

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Coping with the Stress of COVID 19 and Fertility Treatment Delays

By Dr. Sony Sierra

April 7, 2020

Infertility is a difficult medical issue and part of the difficulty is the sense of not being in control.  It’s a common emotion to feel helpless, despite doing everything right, and now, on top of that baseline emotion, we have to contend with the threat and reality of COVID-19.  Worry about trying to conceive now…

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PGT-A and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

By: Dr. Sony Sierra, MD, FRCSC, REI

January 7, 2020

Dr. Sony Sierra, talks about how Preimplantation Genetic Testing for Aneuploidies (PGT-A) can help reduce the chance of miscarriage and who should consider this option.  

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Coping With The Two-Week Wait: A Medical Perspective

By: Kaajal Abrol, MD, FRCSC, REI

December 18, 2019

Woman checking the calendar

THE TWO-WEEK WAIT – that is, the time from intercourse or insemination or embryo transfer until your blood pregnancy test – is one of the most difficult times of all during treatment. Because we’re here to help throughout your journey, we sat down with three of TRIO’s experts and asked them for medical advice, coping…

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Cycle Monitoring Understanding the process, its advantages, and limitations.

By: Dr. Kaajal Abrol, MD, FRCSC, REI

October 24, 2019

Cycle monitoring is a process of observing a woman throughout her menstrual cycle to observe a range of factors, such as how a follicle in the ovary develops during the cycle; to measure blood hormone levels throughout this process; and to determine whether and when ovulation is occurring. Timing is Everything Timing is very important…

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The Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Program at TRIO

By: Dr. Sony Sierra, MD, FRCSC, REI

September 12, 2019

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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