Our Fertility Journey

by The SOFT Blogger on September 18, 2014

When I was four years old my Mother brought my little sister home from the hospital, it is then I am told that I started wanting to be a Mommy. I was going to grow up, get married and have babies. Fast forward 22 years, I am getting married soon and have been watching my […]

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Prenatal Outcomes & Testing – Once You’re Pregnant

by The SOFT Blogger on April 22, 2014

There is increasing evidence that infertility or subfertility is an independent risk factor for obstetrical complications and adverse perinatal outcomes. There is also some evidence, based on some recent long-term data, that infertility treatment may add additional risk. Do not be alarmed! – most babies and pregnancies are normal. It is very fortunate that most […]

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A Book About S.O.F.T.

by The SOFT Blogger on April 10, 2014

Southern Ontario Fertility Technologies (S.O.F.T.) opened on October 2, 2000. Since then, we have welcomed and treated many Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (RE/I) patients. SOFT has developed a unique approach to many treatments (including infertility) that has been both slightly different and very successful. S.O.F.T. is very close to enabling its 5,000th pregnancy. The clinic […]

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History & Medical Support of Transgender Individuals

by The SOFT Blogger on April 7, 2014

Southern Ontario Fertility Technologies is very proud to publish our first public document on the history and treatment of transgender individuals.  We have been treating transgender people for over 10 years and this document and blog post is intended to provide valuable information to: – Current Patients and Individuals within the Transgender Community – Families […]

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Anti-Mullerian Hormone & Ovarian Reserve

by The SOFT Blogger on January 7, 2014

Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH) is the newest of our tools in the infertility clinic for assessing ovarian reserve. Ovarian reserve is the term used to refer to the size of the number of oocytes (eggs) and the quality of those oocytes. Ovarian reserve declines with increasing age, resulting in the decrease of a woman’s chance of […]

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SOFT Holiday Instructions – 2013

by The SOFT Blogger on November 27, 2013

Yesterday we posted information on the Christmas Closure for 2013 at Southern Ontario Fertility Technologies (S.O.F.T.). We wanted to provide some additional instructions to patients for over the holiday break related to pregnancy tests and emergencies. In the event of any medical concerns or emergency (reaction to medication, concerns with a pregnancy, etc) patients are advised to […]

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Christmas Closure 2013

by The SOFT Blogger on November 26, 2013

The holiday season is fast approaching and our team at S.O.F.T. wanted to take a moment to let our patients know the reasoning and details for our Christmas Closure at the clinic. Each year during the last two weeks of December Southern Ontario Fertility Technologies (S.O.F.T.) closes its doors so our physicians, staff and patients […]

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Jenna’s Stocking

by The SOFT Blogger on October 30, 2013

“The strongest people are not those who show strength in front of us but those who win battles we know nothing about.” – Unknown At this time each year the staff at SOFT begin to reflect back on the past year’s many successes, the challenges our patients have faced and the losses they have endured. […]

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Secondary Infertility Options for Donor Eggs, Donor Embryos and Surrogacy in Canada

by The SOFT Blogger August 27, 2013 Fertility

Since we opened our doors at Southern Ontario Fertility Technologies (S.O.F.T.) back in October of 2000 we have helped thousands of patients conceive using numerous options and various forms of treatment. At S.O.F.T. our approach to infertility is with not only our Softer Touch, but also with the belief that “A Family is How You […]

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What is Idiopathic (Unexplained) Infertility?

by The SOFT Blogger April 8, 2013 Fertility

Many couples undergoing a basic infertility investigation (28%) will be left with the diagnosis of idiopathic infertility. This is a frustrating diagnosis for many patients, as it provides no answers, and I would just like to explain it fully and hopefully be able to reduce the frustration level somewhat. Unexplained infertility refers to the absence […]

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