Welcome to Fertile Grounds

Fertile Grounds™ is an infertility community created by the leading experts at Dominion Fertility. As an award winning clinic with over 28 years serving DC, Maryland and Virginia, Dominion Fertility is the largest Natural IVF Cycle practice in the country. We launched Fertile Grounds as a hub for families to join, connect, and share with some of the most recognized medical professionals in the field of fertility.

From those just starting their conception journey to those wishing to share success stories, Fertile Grounds is the only place peers can gain access to the medical expertise of Dr. DiMattina, Dr. Gordon, Dr. Sarajari, and Dr. Waud all in one safe space. Join us to gain exclusive access to their weekly blog posts and read about your peers’ experiences on our forums. At Fertile Grounds, Dominion Fertility makes sure there is something for everyone.


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The ABC’s of IUI, IVF & FET’s

Posted by Dominion Fertility on December 7, 2016 at 3:25pm 0 Comments

Texting has become its own language – LOL… It’s amazing how we have created so many shortcuts to communication. I was reading a fertility post and saw another whole new language, one that is only familiar to a special kind of person – a fertility…


Persistence is the Single Most Important Denominator in Success

Posted by Dominion Fertility on November 28, 2016 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

Hi! This is Dr. Michael DiMattina, Medical Director at Dominion Fertility. You know, persistence pays off often. It is the single most important denominator in success of my patients over the many years that I have been…


She was 28 years old but her ovaries were acting over 40 years old: Now pregnant after her first IVF treatment.

Posted by Dominion Fertility on November 14, 2016 at 9:00am 0 Comments

28 year old had the ovaries of a woman in her 40’s.

Hello everyone. Dr. DiMattina here to share an incredible story about a 28 year- old patient of mine who had never been pregnant after trying for over one year. She did not know it but her ovaries had prematurely aged…


When you should consider undergoing IVF treatment

Posted by Dominion Fertility on November 15, 2016 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

Hello. Dr. Michael DiMattina, medical director at Dominion Fertility. The question today is when you should consider undergoing IVF treatment.

When should you consider…


Patient Discussion FORUM

Going to try NCIVF

Started by Jennifer Heuer in Just starting the journey. Last reply by Shepherdessgirl Jun 2. 3 Replies

I am a mother of 2 little ones. After regretfully having my tubes tied with  my 2nd child my partner and I would love nothing more than to add a little one to our family. Thankfully both of my pregnancies were easily achieved and had no problems…Continue


Any hope after 6 miscarriages

Started by Kiwee27 in Just starting the journey. Last reply by Dr. Antarpuneet Singh May 19. 2 Replies

Hello, I am 37 years old and have had 6 miscarriages in the last 5 years, I do not currently have any children. I have had testing done and have been told that all tests were normal. All miscarriages have been before 10 weeks and all of them except…Continue

Tags: recurrent, 37, heartbeat, natural, miscarriages

So Many Pretty Cards

Started by Robin Webb R.N. in Just starting the journey Dec 22, 2015. 0 Replies

  Opening the office mail this time of year is so much fun because in…Continue

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