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How to Find the Right Fertility Center for You

When you’re seeking a top fertility center to help you add to your family and you have experienced fertility challenges, you deserve the very best holistic care. You need expert medical professionals well versed in the latest, most advanced fertility options. You also need experienced fertility specialists and embryologists with years of experience in all types of fertility treatments to guide you to the most successful fertility option. At our New York Reproductive Wellness fertility center, we provide this important support and expertise to help you conceive your child and carry him or her to term. If these options are not suitable for your life situation, we offer surrogacy programs…

Can Alcohol Affect Fertility in Men and Women?

Women, Alcohol and Fertility Studies show that estrogen levels in women and testosterone levels in men who drink moderate amounts of alcohol could be reduced enough to cause fertility problems. In addition, women who drink more than two drinks per day may experience missed periods and abnormal bleeding, two events indicating that ovulation is probably not occurring. Moderate to heavy alcohol drinking in women is also associated with lack of ovulation due to pituitary/ovarian/hypothalamic dysfunction (ethanol-related), absence of menstrual cycles because of abnormalities in the uterine endometrial lining and fluctuating levels of progesterone and estrogen which can impact fertility. Men, Alcohol and Fertility    Excessive alcohol consumption may decrease levels…

Benefits of Visiting a Fertility Center

If you are attempting to conceive a child without success, or if you are interested in having your fertility evaluated for a different reason, you may decide to visit a fertility center. Visiting such a facility can provide you with a number of different benefits, including: 1. Fertility evaluation from an expert. When you visit a fertility treatment center, a physician who has the training and experience necessary to provide you with an accurate diagnosis will evaluate your fertility. Depending on the circumstances, your partner’s fertility may be evaluated as well. In most cases, this will lead to a deeper understanding of the challenges you face when trying to conceive.…

Treat Anxiety Before Coming to Fertility Clinic

A Swedish study has found that depression and anxiety in the months leading up to an IVF cycle are associated with lower pregnancy and live birth rates. The large register study from Karolinksa Instituete were published in the Feb. 23 issue of the journal Fertility & Sterility. The study is the largest to date to document the association between depression, anxiety,antidepressants and the outcome of IVF. Researchers used Swedish data from 2007 to present. Information on depression, anxiety and antidepressant use was linked to the outcome of IVF treatment at a fertility clinic. Researchers compared the pregnancy rates, lives births and miscarriages among women who were either diagnosed with depression or anxiety in the two years prior…

Are ‘Spermbots’ on the Horizon at Your New York Fertility Clinic

In more than half of couples who struggle to conceive a baby, the male partner plays a role in the need to visit a fertility clinic. Now, thanks to micro-robotic technology, a European research team may have devised a way to help men’s sperm reach an egg more quickly and efficiently. It may sound like a page out of a science fiction novel, but German scientists have created a “motor” of sorts to help sperm swim to an egg for fertilization. How does spermbot technology work? Dubbed “spermbots,” the micrometal helixes can wrap around the tail of a sperm cell and assist it as it swims to reach an egg. When…