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National Infertility Awareness Week

Supporting patients during National Infertility Awareness Week

Infertility is not just a medical journey, but it is also an emotional one that can leave patients feeling isolated. National Infertility Awareness Week, or NIAW, is a way to ensure that those facing infertility challenges understand they are not alone. Each year, the last full week of April is devoted to increasing awareness of this common medical condition,

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Mental Health and Infertility

 

Mental Health Impact: Finding Emotional Support for Infertility

When couples and individuals dream of having a baby, they often picture nursery decorations, birthing classes and discussions about the perfect name. The struggle of infertility likely never enters that picture. For the 1 in 8 couples dealing with infertility, this difficulty in getting pregnant can take wreak havoc on their emotional and mental wellbeing.

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Can’t make your appointment? Get in touch!

Can’t make your appointment on unavoidable short notice or because of bad weather conditions?

Please call our office as soon as you have made that decision. We will review with you the best steps to manage your appointment or ongoing treatment cycle.

Bad weather

Very rarely is our office closed due to weather.

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Make Your Dream Come True

Make Your Dream Come True Day is January 13, and for people who need medical help to conceive, this day can be especially meaningful. Our Shreveport fertility doctor, David Vandermolen, MD, MS, feels honored to make dreams come true for people who dream of becoming parents, so it’s a special day for him and our entire team as well.

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Risk Factors for Male Infertility

Know the Risk Factors for Male Infertility

It’s not uncommon for couples to assume that their inability to get pregnant must be a “female problem.” But the truth is, a male factor often plays a role.

Approximately 15 percent of couples have difficulty conceiving, and an estimated 50 percent of those have male factor infertility.

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Who Needs Ovarian Reserve Testing?

Do You Need to Consider Ovarian Reserve Testing?

As women get older, their fertility declines, which can make achieving a successful pregnancy more difficult. David T. Vandermolen MD, MS, the medical director of our Northern Louisiana fertility center, offers accurate diagnosis and effective treatment related to common causes of female infertility. Ovarian reserve testing is one of the diagnostic tools Dr.

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Why Fertility Blood Testing Is So Important

Why Fertility Blood Testing Matters in Diagnosing Infertility

Trying to conceive without success can lead to discouragement and frustration. If you are looking for answers, David T. Vandermolen MD, our Northern Louisiana fertility doctor, has the skill and expertise needed for diagnosing infertility and providing necessary treatments. One tool Dr. Vandermolen uses to assist in identifying any barriers to pregnancy is fertility blood testing.

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Affording Fertility Care: Financing and Medication Discounts

Affording fertility care to grow your family

At our Northern Louisiana fertility center, David T. Vandermolen, MD, MS, knows that affording fertility care can feel overwhelming. For couples and individuals struggling to conceive, financial concerns can add another layer of stress. The appointments, medications and procedures can all add up and make a significant dent in your finances.

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Pregnancy after 35

What to know if you are considering pregnancy after 35

As modern society has evolved, more women have decided to delay motherhood because of personal or career goals. David T. Vandermolen MD, MS, our Northern Louisiana fertility doctor, and the team at ArkLaTex Fertility strive to maximize our patients’ success, optimizing pregnancy odds given advanced maternal age.

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Protecting Your Fertility

Ring in 2023 by protecting your fertility

When the new year begins, many people make resolutions to lose weight, take up a new hobby, or join a gym. David T. Vandermolen MD, our Northern Louisiana fertility expert, believes that resolutions can lead to positive changes. As we enter 2023, Dr. Vandermolen wants to encourage you to resolve to explore fertility preservation and invest time in protecting your fertility.

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