Category: Fertility Treatments

Questions To Ask Your Fertility Doctor

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National Infertility Awareness Week was just last week. This purpose of this campaign was to encourage people who have been battling infertility to seek help from a doctor. It also encourages them to seek the support of their family members

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What to Expect for Your First Visit to the Fertility Doctor

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Infertility is more common than most people realize, but not talked about often enough. Many people have difficulties conceiving and don’t know where to turn. If you have been unable to conceive after 6-12 months of trying, depending on age,

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Birth Control and Fertility

Women have chosen to use birth control pills as a contraception often wonder if they are still ovulating while taking the pill. The short answer to this question is no. The pill has been created to stop ovulation while taking

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Top 6 Benefits of Support Groups

Support groups can be extremely beneficial to those going through the fertility process. Documented research shows that the power of group support helps people with many types of medical and health issues, including infertility.  Here are the top 6 benefits

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Consulting a Fertility Specialist: What You Need to Know

You have made the decision to start a family, but are finding that getting pregnant isn’t always as easy as it seems. If you’ve been trying with no success, it can be frustrating. A doctor can help guide you in

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Overcoming Two Common Barriers to IVF

Despite IVF success stories in the news, many couples facing fertility problems do not extend their interventions to IVF. This is due to a variety of individual and complex factors, however, there are a few common reasons such as fear

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Improved IVF Technique

For many couples, in vitro fertilization (IVF) has proved the solution they’ve been looking for for years as a means to finally being able to get pregnant and have a child. For some couples, however, even IVF is not successful.

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“The Mindy Project” Tackles Fertility

As fertility becomes an ever more talked about topic, it was only a matter of time before it became a topic in entertainment. In “The Mindy Project,” Mindy is trying to start her own fertility clinic, but is finding out

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Great Britain Approves Process for 3-DNA IVF

This controversial procedure replaces damaged mitochondrial DNA from the biological mother with that of a donor, who has healthy DNA. Read more here.

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February is LGBT Awareness Month

The Northwell Health Fertility is happy to assist same sex couples build families with the help of fertility treatments. The course of treatment is different for every couple and can include insemination (IUI), in vitro fertilization (IVF), egg donation and

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