When women of reproductive age are hyperthyroid, it can be difficult to become and stay pregnant. An overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism) can cause irregular cycles or no ovulation. Once you are pregnant – it increases the risk of miscarriage and other complications. How do you know if you are hyperthyroid? The signs can be subtle, so… Read more »
My husband has thyroid problems and a varicocele. We’ve tried IUI 6 times. What now?
Unfortunately, IUI cycles tend to have a lower rate of success than we want, usually in the range of 10-20% per cycle, though it’s standard-of-care to suggest 3-6 IUIs before moving on. IVF with Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) should provide a success rate that is at least 3-4x better. Recent improvements in lab techniques have… Read more »