The Menstrual Cycle

In order for a woman to have the potential to become pregnant the following must be true of her menstrual cycle so that fertilization and implantation is possible. The woman’s ovarian and anterior pituitary hormones behave normally during her cycle to develop a mature egg and prepare the uterus for implantation.

The below chart illustrates the changes in a woman’s body during the menstrual cycle. Each term is explained in the following glossary.
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You’re Invited to Vios Wicker Park Open House

Chicago, IL, October 10, 2016 — Vios Fertility Institute – Wicker Park will hold an Open House Thursday October 13th. The event will include tours of the facility, team meet and greets, and “A Taste of Wicker Park” featuring tasting menus from local restaurants and dessert shops.

Vios Fertility Institute is dedicated to working with patients to better understand their fertility and utilizes leading-edge treatment navigation technology to guide them through the journey to make their dreams of parenthood a reality.

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Dr. Angeline N. Beltsos Named to 2016 Top Doctors List

Vios CEO and Medical Director Named to 2016 Castle Connolly Top Doctors® List

Dr. Angeline N. BeltsosChicago, IL, September 1, 2016 — Vios Fertility Institute, a clinic dedicated to working with patients to better understand their fertility and guiding them through the journey to make their dreams of parenthood a reality, is proud to announce that its CEO and Medical Director, Dr. Angeline N. Beltsoshas been named to the 2016 Castle Connolly Top Doctors®list in the category of Reproductive Endocrinology. This is her sixth time on the list and the fourth consecutive year she’s received the award.

Dr. Beltsos is double board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive endocrinology and infertility. In addition to practicing medicine for more than 20 years, she is a popular speaker, both nationally all over the U.S. and internationally including China, Dubai, Australia, Europe and Canada and has received numerous awards in teaching. (more…)

Angeline N. Beltsos, MD Announces Chicago Opening

Leading Fertility Expert Angeline Beltsos, MD, Announces Opening of Vios Fertility Institute Chicago 

Angeline N. Beltsos, MD

Chicago, IL, July 28, 2016 — Angeline N. Beltsos, MD, CEO and Medical Director of Vios Fertility Institute, announces the opening of a new office in Chicago to serve patients, couples and families with their reproductive health needs. Dr. Beltsos is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive endocrinology and infertility and is the CEO and medical director of the Chicago practice.

Vios Fertility Institute is dedicated to working with patients to better understand their fertility and utilizes leading-edge treatment navigation technology to guide them through the journey to make their dreams of parenthood a reality. In addition to practicing medicine for more than 20 years, Dr. Beltsos is a popular speaker, both nationally and internationally, on the issue of fertility and has received numerous awards in teaching. She currently serves as the executive chairperson for the Midwest Reproductive Symposium, an international conference of fertility experts. (more…)