7 Articles by Shannon M. Clark, M.D.

Shannon M. Clark, M.D.

I'm An OB-GYN. Here's Why I Turned To Acupuncture When I Wanted To Get Pregnant

As an doctor and scientist, I used to dismiss acupuncture and alternative therapies — until my fertility journey.

Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
September 7 2016

What Every Woman Should Know About Pregnancy After Age 35

The “advanced maternal age” woman is becoming more and more the typical patient rather than the unicorn she once was. Even so, there's still some...

Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
April 4 2016

I Have Infertility. Here's What I Wish My Pregnant Friends Knew

I am infertile. I have infertility. I am struggling with infertility. There, I’ve said it. It’s out there now.

Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
January 16 2016

What I Wish Every Couple Knew Before Starting IVF: An OB/GYN Gets Real

Whether a couple goes through just one cycle or five, the experience of in vitro fertilization (IVF) can significantly affect an otherwise stable and...

Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
November 13 2015

I'm An OB/GYN. But I Didn't Understand Why Early Miscarriages Were So Devastating — Until It Happened To Me

In our new Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest...

Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
October 28 2015

I'm An OB/GYN Struggling With Infertility. Here's Why I'm Finally Breaking My Silence

I’ve been strong my whole life. For the most part, it has served me well. But over the past several months, my strength has been tested time and time...

Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
October 13 2015