Is There Preparation for Egg Freezing?

As reproductive techniques and technologies have advanced, women have more options than ever before when it comes to planning their families, including the timing of starting their family. The ability to freeze one’s eggs is here, enabling women and couples to potentially hold off the start of their families for various reasons, whether it’s to pursue schooling or careers, travel, or for health reasons. Egg freezing was approved in 2012 by the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Since then more women have turned to essential preserve their future fertility. Some do so to preserve eggs before undergoing cancer treatment. Others want to focus on their careers before beginning a family.…

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How You Can Use an Ovulation Calendar to Get Pregnant

Once you make a decision to start a family, you probably would like to conceive as soon as possible so that you and your partner can start to make your dreams become a reality. While some couples are willing to just let things take their natural course, other couples desire to maximize their chances of getting pregnant each and every month. Using an ovulation calendar is an excellent method to help you understand your most fertile days to help you maximize your opportunity of conceiving as early as possible. Here are a few ways you can use an ovulation calendar to help you to get pregnant. Understand your fertile cycle. Most…

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Choosing Intrauterine Insemination As a Viable Option

There are a number of options for women who want to conceive but may have trouble becoming pregnant naturally, or for women who are without a partner but who are looking to have a child. Not all options work well for all women, and it is important to find the one that will provide a women with what she really needs to have the highest level of success. By choosing intrauterine insemination, patients can choose a more customized path that can help them get pregnant sooner and reduce the cost of their fertility treatments. That can make a big difference for women whose budgets are tight but for whom children…

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How is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Diagnosed?

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a common disorder among women who are at their reproductive age within their endocrine system.  According to the Office on Women’s Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, between five and ten percent of women in their childbearing ages of 15 through 44 years of age have PCOS. If you have PCOS, your ovaries may become enlarged and each ovary may contain follicles (small collections of fluids) or cysts.  You might also have irregular periods, thinning scalp hair, acne, and/or extra hair growth on the chin, body, and face. Diagnosing Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome There isn’t any one specific test for diagnosing PCOS. You…

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What Are My Fertility Treatment Options in NYC for Women and Men

If you have had difficulty becoming pregnant, turn to an ultra-modern NY fertility center ready to work with you to determine the cause of your infertility and implement the best solution. At NY Reproductive Wellness, we exist to help you grow your family with attentive, holistic care combined with the most advanced medical practices available today. You and your partner are far from alone, with nearly 10 percent of women experiencing problems getting pregnant or carrying a pregnancy to full term. Let us be your expert partners, supporting you every step of the way on your journey to conception with multiple fertility treatment options. Advanced, Natural Fertility Solutions in NYC Reproductive medicine is all about…

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Semen Analysis for Artificial Insemination

Infertility is not only the result of a problem with a woman’s reproductive system. Men also contribute to a couple’s infertility, which leads to many couples seeking reproductive help, including artificial insemination.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and a 2002 National Survey of Family Growth, 18 percent of men were diagnosed with a male-related infertility issues, that involved semen or sperm problems. Causes of Infertility in Men Many factors can play a role in male-related infertility, including having: Unhealthy lifestyle habits, such as smoking, illicit drug use, drinking alcohol heavily, supplementing with testosterone, stress, and anabolic steroid use. Certain medical conditions, such as diabetes, testicular…

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In-Vitro Fertilization Offers Hope, Even for Unexplained Fertility Issues

If you are not certain exactly why you have not become pregnant, despite trying to conceive naturally, IVF or in-vitro fertilization can help you. When you select a well-respected NY fertility doctor, like Dr. Gregory Zapantis at New York Reproductive Wellness, we can help you determine the cause of your fertility problems. Whether the fertility issues lie with a woman’s reproductive system or are due to male factors like low sperm count, IVF (an assisted reproductive technology) can offer the opportunity to conceive. Can IVF Help Me Overcome Infertility Issues? Typically, in-vitro fertilization is pursued after a few IUI (intrauterine insemination) cycles have proven unproductive. We have found that beginning treatment with IUI can…

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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…

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How to Determine Your Best Fertility Treatment Options

Choosing wisely among the available fertility treatment options requires that you have a trusted fertility specialist at your side to evaluate your physical condition and learn about your needs, goals and desires. There are some general guidelines about which type of fertility options are best for a given infertility situation, but you need a true expert to help you understand all aspects of each option. When you select an experienced NY fertility doctor, one who is devoted to your success, you can be certain you will choose the right treatment options that can help you add to your family. What is a Thorough Fertility Evaluation? Your ideal fertility specialist will perform a…

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The Advantages of Minimal Stimulation IVF

Finding the right reproductive option is very important. Not only does that improve the success rate, but it can also help with peace of mind and make patients feel more comfortable about embarking on the journey to be parents. For couples who can conceive naturally this is not an issue, but many couples need a little help. With minimal stimulation IVF, patients have the opportunity to use a method that can work for them, and that can bring them the results they are looking for in an easier procedure than they may have previously been offered. Select the Right Doctor for Your Minimal Stimulation IVF Procedure When it is time…

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