Poor sperm quality plays a significant role in repeat miscarriages Medically Reviewed by Dr. Norbert Gleicher, MD, FACOG, FACS Having a miscarriage sucks. Having recurring miscarriages can be frustrating and devastating. There are various reasons why a miscarriage might occur, but new research continues to reinforce the connection between recurrent miscarriage and low sperm quality. A […]
For some couples, undergoing fertility tests is an important step during the conception process. This post outlines what happens during your appointment to help you feel prepared.
More than words, action To Our Community, We are outraged and heartbroken yet again. The events of the past week in the United States have shined another spotlight on the systemic racism, injustices and violence directed at the Black community throughout the country’s history. While fertility may not be top of mind for many, I […]
Androgen Supplementation in Infertile Women: Top 12 Clinical Questions from RE/OBGYN’s (and answers) Medically Reviewed by Norbert Gleicher, MD, FACOG, FACS Medical Director and Chief Scientist, The Center for Human Reproduction in NYC Androgen supplementation in infertile women, especially using dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), a naturally occurring precursor to sex hormones remains a somewhat controversial […]
By Jodi Neuahuser CEO, Fertility Nutraceuticals Hi! I’m Jodi Neuhauser, the new CEO of Fertility Nutraceuticals. We are a research-backed fertility company started by the scientists and IVF doctors that discovered the benefits of DHEA’s use in fertility treatment. You may know us as the makers of Fertinatal DHEA – the industry-leading DHEA supplement for fertility treatment. While we currently focus […]
We are born with mostly all the eggs we will ever have. But while the number of eggs we have left – our egg count – is part of our fertility equation, the true driver of fertility is egg quality, and the decline in egg quality is an inevitable result of age. Unfortunately, egg quality makes up approximately 95% of embryo quality – the key driver of lower pregnancy chances as women age.
How Gut Health Influences Fertility and Pregnancy Chances By Judith Johnson, RD The health of your gut influences the health of every system in your body, including your fertility. It is responsible for proper function of your immune system, how you think and feel, and how you synthesize and excrete hormones. It is one of […]
The virus, social isolation and economic turmoil, cancelled fertility treatments, and anxiety about #ttc during COVID-19 could all easily lead to anxiety, fear, despair and hopelessness. However, Dr. Anne Malavé, Chair of the Mental Health Professional Group of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine reminds us that this time also brings “opportunities for the development […]
How to Use #StayAtHome to Maximize Future Fertility Chances The #StayAtHome movement is an incredible, collective effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19. But, we have heard from many of you about the disappointment, frustration and anger of having fertility treatments paused, cancelled or delayed. There are still ways for you to be in control […]
All cells require energy in order to function. The “batteries” of our cells, producing the necessary energy, are small structures within the cytoplasm of cells, called mitochondria. Mature egg cells (oocytes) are by far the biggest cells in a woman’s body. They, therefore, require more and bigger “batteries” if they are to function at peak […]