Patient Stories for Infertility Care

Tanya chose “only the best” when trying to conceive

Tanya Van Voorst cannot say enough amazing things about University of Iowa Health Care's IVF team.

'UI Health Care's IVF program helped me become a mom'

When infertility delayed Nicole McGlynn’s plans to start a family in 2009, she reached out to the experts with University of Iowa Health Care’s Center for Advanced Reproductive Care. The center’s in vitro fertilization (IVF) program—Iowa’s first such program, established in 1987—helped Nicole, of Kalona, Iowa, become the mom she had long wanted to be.

'Everyone was very accommodating, polite, and compassionate'

Crystal Ball was nervous about her scheduled procedure, but the surgical team with University of Iowa Health Care quickly put her mind at ease. “Everyone was very accommodating, polite, and compassionate. My nurse, Kathy, was great. Everybody was very professional, and my discharge nurse even wheeled me to my car,” said Crystal.

Surrogate program is a perfect match for Iowa couple

Scott family from Eldridge, Iowa
Jeanne and Dewayne Scott find perfect match in University of Iowa Gestational Carrier Program.

Family grateful for IVF program at UI Center for Advanced Reproductive Care

Corrine and Bill Otting enjoying family time
“Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a common cause of infertility, and many women don’t know they have PCOS until they try getting pregnant. The good news is that with the right treatment, women with PCOS can indeed get pregnant.” - Eyup Duran, MD

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