Zika Virus – Will it Impact My Fertility Treatment?
Recently, it seems like you can’t turn on the news without hearing about Zika virus outbreaks and the potential dangers of the disease. Many of our patients […]
Holidays can be emotionally difficult when you’re coping with and infertility diagnosis/treatment – they tend to remind us that our family building has not gone the way we imagined. For women struggling to get pregnant, […]
Simply put, IVF treatments do not cause breast cancer.
Two well-known women brought a great deal of attention to the subject of fertility treatments and breast cancer in the past few years, but at this […]
What is PCOS?
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a very common endocrine condition in reproductive-aged women. It affects approximately 5-10% of young women and often leads to difficulty conceiving a pregnancy. Women with this condition […]
Studies have shown that recurrent miscarriage increases a woman’s chance of having a heart attack fivefold later in life according to an article in the medical journal Heart. Did you know that miscarriage is one […]
There are a number of reasons why women are unable to conceive children the “old fashioned” way. Just as there are numerous reasons why conception will not occur naturally, there are a number of ways […]
What is ?
is a condition that affects approximately 5-10% of reproductive-aged women and up to one third of women with infertility. Women with can experience painful periods that often are not relieved with […]
The recent revelation by Khloe Kardashian (reality television personality, radio host, entrepreneur, model), regarding her fertility woes, brought an all too realistic problem to the attention of mainstream media. By revealing that she and her […]
I’ve decided to write my first blog entry about Comprehensive Chromosomal Screening (CCS) because this area of infertility medicine may be the one that currently excites me the most. What we are doing with CCS […]
“Relax and Reframe”: Using Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) To Help Infertility Patients Cope with Anxiety and Depression
Women struggling with infertility often experience isolation, fear, changes in sleep/appetite, decreased self-esteem, irritability and feelings of being overwhelmed. […]
We know that the amount of fertility information on the web can be mind boggling, but two of the better sources are FertilityAuthority.com and ConceiveOnline.com. Both do a good job of taking medical journal papers […]
We recently got a chance to sit down with Alex Sheiko, one of the most prominent embryologists in the state of Texas. He talks about everything from being a pioneer in Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) […]