Dr. Allison Rodgers is board certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, and has been practicing medicine since 2004. She currently practices at the Fertility Centers of Illinois. Dr. Rodgers’ personal experiences with both secondary infertility and pregnancy loss have given her a unique insight into reproductive medicine in order to help you BEAT INFERTILITY.
After Dr. Rodgers answers listener questions, she and Heather explore everything you need to know about tubal factor infertility and ectopic pregnancies:
- What is tubal factor infertility?
- How common is tubal factor infertility?
- What causes tubal factor infertility? Are there specific risk factors?
- Are there any symptoms of tubal factor infertility?
- How is tubal factor infertility diagnosed?
- Tubal factor infertility can be treated with surgery or pursuing IVF. What does each option involve, and what are the pros and cons?
- Let’s talk about ectopic pregnancies. What is this? How common is it? If it happens once, how likely is it to happen again? How can it be prevented?
- What is hydrosalpinx and how does it impact fertility?
- Is there any new research about tubal factor infertility?
- Tell me about some of your tubal factor infertility success stories.
- What words of hope would you offer to a couple whose infertility is tubal factor?
- Is there anything else you’d like to add?