Here are the 7 most common misconceptions and myths I hear my patients say about fertility and getting pregnant. 1. 'I am 35 years old and there is no need to worry about getting pregnant until much later on." No matter how you look at it, from … [Continue reading] about Common misconceptions and myths about fertility
While infertility is on the rise and estimates say that over 80% of couples have trouble getting pregnant, IVF has allowed infertile couples to produce their own biological offspring, yet it is not risk-free, and one of the larger threats is the … [Continue reading] about Considering IVF? First consider the ovarian cancer link
The recent edition of The New York Times Magazine, the article “Why America’s Black Mothers and Babies Are in a Life-or-Death Crisis” written by Linda Villarosa called out a disturbing and unnecessary truth: the discrepancy in death rates for … [Continue reading] about Black Babies Are Dying, And So Are Their Moms … What Can We Do About It?
In general, it's recommended to see an infertility specialist after 12 months of trying unsuccessfully to get pregnant if you are under 35 years of age or after 6 months if you are over 35 years of age. Many couples have a health history that … [Continue reading] about When should you see an infertility healthcare professional? Sooner rather than later
What is social egg freezing? Social egg freezing is a way to postpone motherhood due to career advancement, lack of a partner, or simply just not being ready to be a mother yet as opposed to freezing your eggs for medical reasons. In the past, egg … [Continue reading] about Should social egg freezing become the norm?