Category: Fertility Treatments

Questions To Ask Your Fertility Doctor

questions to ask your fertility doctor

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

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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Infertility Could Mean Other Health Issues for Men

Poor semen quality may not be an isolated issue; a new study has shown than men with infertility often have other medical issues. “Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine examined the 1994 to 2011 medical data of 9,387 men,

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Well Known Cancer Drug Doubles as Fertility Treatment

A recent study reveals Femara, a medication that’s FDA-approved to treat breast cancer, may be as or more effective than current fertility drugs for some women who suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). This is a condition that occurs when

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Fertility DIY

A device that was recently released in Canada and Europe and is now making its way to the US is the Stork, a device whose purpose is to aid in conception. “The device consists of a cervical cap, which is

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