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About Women & Infants' Fertility Center

About Us

Let decades of experience and our range of fertility treatments improve your odds of pregnancy.

Women & Infants' Fertility Center IVF Lab

RI’s Only IVF Lab

Superior science, guided by masters at individualizing care, results in superior outcomes.

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Infertility can be complicated. Explore our online health library to make your journey less stressful.

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From world-firsts to the latest proven technology, our doctors create success stories every day.

What to Expect With IVF

In this video, Susan Bacon, a registered nurse (RN) at Women & Infants’ Fertility Center, explains in detail what you can expect during an in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle. In short, IVF involves five steps: Ovulation induction, egg and sperm retrieval, egg fertilization, embryo development (with genetic testing if needed), and transferring the embryo to the uterus.

IVF may seem complicated and even overwhelming at times. Our doctors, nurses and support staff will help you understand each step of the process, providing care, guidance and instruction as the cycle unfolds. You might even find it helpful to refer back to this video as you progress through treatment.

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Women & Infants Fertility Center Testimonial
They are so compassionate. They understand what your situation is.
They’re calling, checking on you, making sure everything is okay.
Lisa
Women & Infants Fertility Center Testimonial
Nice staff here that understand and care about your needs.
The two doctors we consulted with were wonderful.
Chris