Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility Services

Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility Services

woman coping with infertility looking at pregnancy test
March 25, 2024

How infertility can impact mental health, plus tips for coping or providing support

About 1 in 5 women worldwide experiences infertility, and it can have a major emotional impact on both individuals and couples. Beyond the medical and physical issues, it is a difficult and deeply personal journey that can lead to stress, anxiety, depression, and other emotional effects. Below, the UAB Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility shares tips for coping with the challenges of infertility or supporting someone who is going through it.
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Doctor and patient discuss endometriosis
March 14, 2024

All about endometriosis: causes, symptoms, and treatments

The question “What is endometriosis?” is searched online millions of times each year. The condition affects an estimated 190 million women worldwide, yet many have not heard of it. Richard Burney, M.D., director of UAB Medicine’s Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, shares information on endometriosis, including the causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
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Doctors and nurses conversing in a hallway
November 2, 2022

Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility Services

Infertility is the inability to become pregnant. It can have many causes, both physical and emotional, and can occur because of problems in the woman, man, or both. It is grouped into two categories: primary infertility, which refers to couples who have not become pregnant after at least one year of unprotected intercourse; and secondary […]
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UAB Women & Infants Center patient Michelle Granger
April 8, 2020

Grateful Patient Describes Excellent Care from Multiple Units

In recognition of the 10th anniversary of the UAB Women & Infants Center (WIC), we asked some women who delivered babies or received care at the WIC to share their experiences. Michelle Granger describes the care and compassion she received as a patient.
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