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Tips for Couples Coping with Infertility During the Holidays

The holidays are supposed to be a joyful time, maybe the most joyful time of the year. But for those struggling with infertility, time with family can bring some painful emotions to the surface. Here are some ways these couples can make it through holiday gatherings. 1. Plan ahead. You know your aunt, your uncle [...]

By |2017-04-10T15:07:20+00:00October 26th, 2017|Categories: Dealing with Infertility|Comments Off on Tips for Couples Coping with Infertility During the Holidays

Reasons for Recurrent Miscarriage

About one in a hundred couples will experience recurrent miscarriage, which means having three or more miscarriages in a row. A single miscarriage can be a terrible experience, making recurrent miscarriage truly devastating to the unfortunate couples who have to live through it. It can strike at the core of strong relationships, and put people [...]

By |2017-05-02T20:06:02+00:00May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Dealing with Infertility|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Reasons for Recurrent Miscarriage

Is Sleep Related to Fertility?

A recent study showed that men who sleep less than six hours per night were 31 percent less likely to impregnate their partners, compared to men who slept between seven and eight hours. The study, published in the journal Fertility & Sterility, examined the sleeping habits of nearly 700 couples for a year. In addition [...]

By |2017-03-06T19:22:58+00:00March 6th, 2017|Categories: Fertility Treatments|Comments Off on Is Sleep Related to Fertility?

Managing Infertility Stress

Few things mean more in life than family, so roadblocks to forming a family can be devastating, frustrating and a heavy burden on the mind. While fertility medicine has progressed tremendously, allowing many couples to have children who previously couldn’t, coping with the stresses of infertility in the moment is still incredibly difficult. Here are [...]

By |2017-02-08T23:20:19+00:00September 16th, 2016|Categories: Dealing with Infertility|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Managing Infertility Stress

Infertility From a Guy’s Perspective

Discussions about infertility often revolve around women, but male partners or husbands also undergo difficult challenges that come with infertility. The blame game It can be difficult to know what the cause of infertility is. Sometimes, infertility strikes after the first child is already born, called secondary infertility. As fertility specialists like Dr. Fisch work [...]

By |2016-12-22T16:59:14+00:00July 11th, 2016|Categories: Infertility Research|Tags: , |Comments Off on Infertility From a Guy’s Perspective

Egg Freezing : A Guide

The ins and outs to egg freezing and why it is making headlines Twenty-one: the age for college, freedom, and living out your youth. Well, at least that is what twenty-one means these days. Shockingly, in 1970, twenty-one was the average age for women to bear their first child. According to the CDC, the typical [...]

By |2016-12-22T16:59:18+00:00November 9th, 2015|Categories: Dealing with Infertility, Fertility Technology, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Egg Freezing : A Guide

Understanding Fertility Medications

When faced with infertility treatment, the abundance of information, tests, and medications may be overwhelming. It is important to be educated about the different kinds of treatment and fertility medications that fertility specialists may use. Here are some common kinds of medicines used for infertility treatments. Letrozole is an oral drug which can be an [...]

Improving Egg/Embryo Quality

Understanding Modern Fertility Medicine: 3 Part Series on Egg and Embryo Quality Part I: What is egg quality? Many couples know that ‘poor egg/embryo quality’ is a major cause of infertility. However most patients (and surprisingly few fertility physicians) can easily describe what the term ‘egg quality’ really means. In the end it is relatively [...]

By |2016-12-22T16:59:20+00:00November 9th, 2015|Categories: Causes of Infertility, Fertility Treatments, Infertility Research|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Improving Egg/Embryo Quality