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Infertility Services Portland ME

It is important to get as much information as possible when you're going through infertility. When you first go to a fertility specialist, you will probably be sent for several tests. These tests are performed to try to identify a physical problem if one exists. Here are some ideas on how to cope with infertility.

Dr.Carol Altman
(207) 874-2445
619 Brighton Avenue
Portland, ME
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1975
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Toby M Gard-Weiss
(207) 662-7060
22 Bramhall St
Portland, ME
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dale Kessler
(800) 482-1415
22 Bramhall St
Portland, ME
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Jacquelyn A Blackstone, DO
(207) 885-5292
887 Congress St Ste 200
Portland, ME
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of New England, Coll Of Osteo Med, Biddeford Me 04005
Graduation Year: 1987

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Margaret J Schoeller, MD
(207) 761-2587
1355 Congress St
Portland, ME
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1987

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Dr.Emil Gotschlich
(207) 874-2445
619 Brighton Avenue
Portland, ME
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Warren Charles Baldwin, MD
(207) 773-3412
38 Neal St
Portland, ME
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1947

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Robert Wyatt Smith, MD
(207) 662-5522
887 Congress St
Portland, ME
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1979

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Daniel Sobel
(800) 482-1415
22 Bramhall St
Portland, ME
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Brenda Medlin
(800) 482-1415
22 Bramhall St
Portland, ME
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Infertility

Infertility

When you decide to have a baby, it's natural to think it's going to be easy. We spend so much of our adult life trying to avoid pregnancy that frequently we're surprised when we don't immediately get pregnant the first time there's a chance we might.

So there's the first month of "trying" where you handle the disappointment well... and then the second month. And the third. And fourth. And nothing's happening. And you're starting to feel pretty sure that it never will.

No matter what the problem is (e.g., male infertility, endometriosis, PCOS), today there are more solutions than ever before.

Some solutions include IUI, IVF , ICSI, sperm donation , egg donation , embryo adoption , surrogacy and adoption .

It is important to get as much information as possible when you're going through infertility.

When you first go to a fertility specialist, you will probably be sent for several tests. These tests are performed to try to identify a physical problem if one exists.

Here are some ideas on how to cope with infertility:

1. Decide who you're going to share the information with -- only your partner? Your parents? Both sets? Close friends? (Read our article on Keeping Your Marriage Together During Infertility ).

2. Get information. What are the exact procedures you're going to go through? What tests will help the doctors know what the best thing to do is? What are the side effects of the medication? How long will the cycle take?

3. Pamper yourself. Think about things that you will do that will be good for you -- a long bath, a manicure, a new novel...

4. Remember the world. The world goes on while your world seems to be standing still as you wait to have a successful fertility treatment that will lead to your baby. Make sure to do the things that you want to look back upon -- continue your education, advance your career, stre...

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