Infertility
in Miami, Florida

Few things are more distressing than trying to conceive a child and having no success. Infertility brings many women in the Miami area to My OB/GYN Specialists for expert diagnosis and treatment options. Dr. Alejandra Angel, Dr. Arin Saldana and Dr. Finazzo take pride in helping women reach their goal of motherhood, and can guide you through the process with compassion. If you’re ready to start or grow your family, call or schedule an appointment online today.

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Infertility Q & A

Infertility is a common condition and affects as many as 15% of American couples. Most couples are not diagnosed with infertility until they have tried for six months to a year depending on their age without success.

Many men and women assume that getting pregnant is easy, but there are actually several factors that must be in place for a successful pregnancy, including:

  • Healthy eggs
  • Healthy sperm
  • Clear and open fallopian tubes to transport the egg from ovary to uterus
  • Sperm that can fertilize the egg within the uterus
  • Successful uterine implantation of the fertilized egg
  • A healthy embryo
  • Proper maternal hormonal balance

If any of these factors are not ideal, infertility can become a problem.

For women, testing for infertility involves a thorough physical exam and a discussion of your health history and previous pregnancies or attempts to become pregnant. Your gynecologist also evaluates your body temperature and ovulation.

You may also need X-ray imaging or even a laparoscopy to evaluate the condition of your fallopian tubes and other reproductive organs. These tests can help identify conditions that might be preventing you from becoming pregnant.

Treatment depends on your specific set of needs. If you have ongoing health issues that are not being properly managed, treatment may involve getting you to a healthier state where pregnancy is more likely to occur. You may need to lose weight, change your medications, or make general improvements in your health and wellness.

Timing also plays a critical role in becoming pregnant, which is why your specialist helps you understand the optimal times in your menstrual cycle to try and conceive. There are plenty of tools and techniques that can help you identify when you’re ovulating.
Certain medications can help stimulate ovulation. Some women can become pregnant through a procedure called intrauterine insemination, where healthy sperm are introduced into your uterus during ovulation.

Follicular studies can also help your gynecologist better understand your ovulation cycle. The process involves frequent ultrasound monitoring as your follicles develop, which helps determine the timing and chances of success for in vitro fertilization.

If you have intrauterine scarring, endometrial polyps, a uterine septum, or another physical condition that’s causing infertility, surgical procedures can address the issue and increase your chances of conceiving.

When you’re ready to add to your family, the team at My OB/GYN Specialists is here to help. Schedule an appointment today to get started.

Patient Feedback

“Dr. Saldana has an excellent personable demeanor which made me feel very comfortable and at ease. I have been searching for a female gynecologist of her caliber and thank goodness I finally met her today.”

Linda S.

“I had a really great first experience with Dr. Saldana! She is very personal and helps you feel comfortable in what can be an awkward situation. The atmosphere is so inviting and almost feels like you are at the spa. Would highly recommend for those reasons alone”

Elizabeth C.

“This review is for Dr. Alejandra Angel. She is an amazing doctor. She took good care of me during my pregnancy, was very patient, I never felt rushed during my appointments, she always listened and explained very well any questions that I had. She made my first delivery experience a nice one. I would definitely recommend her to anyone who would like to have a nice and smooth experience. If you are looking for a doctor who genuinely cares about you and your baby, you should look no further. She is the one to go. I really like her and her attitude. She is a great doctor.”

Yanelis G.

“I truly enjoyed my experience with Dr. Angel. She’s a good listener and took the time to ask me questions about how I was feeling. The office staff is attentive and the place is immaculate. I highly recommend Dr. Angel!”

Sara G.

“First time visiting this office and it was very good. Everyone was very kind and helpful. The place was very clean and nice. Doctor Alejandra Ángel took the time to listen to everything I had to say. She answered all my questions and was very professional. The overall experience was excellent. I definitely made the right choice by coming to this new office/doctor.”

Claudia S.

“Incredible bedside manners! Dr. Saldana was extremely helpful and understanding with all of my concerns. Not only did she concern herself with what I was at her office for, but also recommended other very helpful guides for my other issues. Rest assured I’m in good professional hands with a wonderful human being. The office personnel was also very delightful.”

Ris F.

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