Welcome to INCIID. This week we are featuring the Memorial Gardens. Please feel free to add a memorial to a loved one, a baby or loss of any kind including a failed adoption, loss of fertility or whatever you want to
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Eight to ten million couples are afflicted with infertility in the United States. Infertility can be caused by a number of factors. Not only females but also males can have problems with infertility. Male infertility is the primary culprit in ~25% of these couples, and is a factor in additional 20% of these couples. Also check out the male infertility video clip with Dr. Peter Ahlering.
First uterine transplant is a success.
This week INCIID features professional member Dr. George Koulianos of The Center for Reproductive Medicine in Mobile, Alabama.
Dr. Koulianos has also been a faithful supporter of infertility patients and INCIID for many years. Be sure to see his teaching video clip on Elective Single Embryo Transfer
In order to understand the concept of male fertility, a basic understanding of two processes is required. Sperm must undergo a series of steps toward maturation. The next to last step in this series is called capacitation. (Article also has audio)