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How Is Gender Selection Performed Using PGD Nov 1st, 2019

Science has developed to allow us to determine a lot about the child who will develop from a specific tiny embryo. As a parent, this gives you the opportunity to learn all about your future child and give that child the best chances for health and happiness. At New York...

What Is the Best Age to Freeze Your Eggs? Oct 2nd, 2019

For many women, the brightest future includes college, career, relationship, and baby — in that order. Sometimes, though, the ticking of your biological clock doesn’t fit into your timeline. What do you do when you know your most fertile time may interfere with other important accomplishments on your preferred timeline? ...

Getting Pregnant After 40. What Does Age Have To Do With Getting Pregnant? Sep 25th, 2019

Getting Pregnant After 40. What Does Age Have To Do With Getting Pregnant? Age is one of the most important factors affecting fertility, and therefore pregnancy. A female has a finite number of eggs. Before birth she has 7 million, and at birth only 1 million remain. By the time...

What Is Ovulation Induction? Sep 25th, 2019

What Is Ovulation Induction? Through supervised hormonal therapy, ovulation induction stimulates the development and release of healthy eggs in women who, for various reasons, do not ovulate or experience irregular menstrual cycles. Since its inception, this process has also been employed to promote greater success rates for natural conception by...

What Are The Symptoms Of Female Infertility & How To Know When To See A Fertility Doctor? Sep 23rd, 2019

As a general rule, infertility is diagnosed after a couple has failed to naturally conceive a child after at least 12 months of regular unprotected sex. Within that generality, there are a few additional exceptions to consider. Due to the increased risk factors for complicated pregnancy or miscarriage, women between...

What Is Tubal Ligation Reversal Procedure? Sep 23rd, 2019

What Is Tubal Ligation Reversal Procedure? Surgical reversal of a previous tubal ligation (also know as “untying the tubes”) is one of the most effective tubal reconstructive surgeries available. Tubal ligation is a type of sterilization in which the fallopian tubes are cut or burned to permanently prevent pregnancy. Reversal of...

Do You Need Chromosome Testing? Sep 23rd, 2019

  Do You Need Chromosome Testing? If you’ve been experiencing difficulties with fertility or have had frequent miscarriages you may be wondering exactly what is going on. Our IVF Doctors may perform a chromosome analysis test that can help  determine the underlying factors that may be contributing to your fertility issues. This test is designed to...

Not All Egg & Embryo Freezing Methods Are Alike. This Is Why We’re Different. Sep 23rd, 2019

Quality Products, Equipment And Technology Improve Success Rates At Every Stage Of the IVF Process The journey to becoming a parent has many steps. For couples struggling with fertility issues, the simple act of becoming pregnant can be a challenge. Here at New York Fertility Institute we understand how much...

GnRHa Hormone Analog Treatment May Preserve Fertility in Women Undergoing Chemo Jan 7th, 2018

Premenopausal women who are being treated for early-stage breast cancer may benefit from gonadotropin-releasing hormone analog (GnRHa). In a meta-analysis presented at the 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, revealed that treatment with the hormone analog could help preserve fertility by protecting the ovarian function of premenopausal women undergoing chemotherapy. Matteo Lambertini,...

What Are Your Fertility Preservation Options , Hurdles & Methods Mar 6th, 2016

What are the technologies available to me as a patient for preserving my fertility? As freezing technology progressed, egg freezing has become a very good option for fertility preservation. The eggs are frozen indefinitely, and there success rate is linked to the patient’s age at the time of freezing. This has...

What Is Uterine Factor Infertility & Is A Womb Transplant An Option? Jan 29th, 2016

There are many causes of infertility, these include female and male factors. One of the important female factors that needs to be looked at is uterine factor. This was highlighted in the news recently with the story of the first baby born after a successful uterine transplant. This procedure is only applicable...

What Is Ovulation Induction And How Does It Work? Feb 10th, 2015

Ovulation induction is causing ovulation to occur medically. This can be done in patients who do not ovulate regularly and thus have infertility as a result. Another reason for ovulation induction is for patients who do ovulate regularly but would like to enhance fertility by ovulating multiple eggs. It is clear...

When Should You Consider Fertility Preservation? Jan 21st, 2015

From the previous article fertility decreases with age the number of eggs left are decreasing and chromosomal abnormalities are increasing. Stop The Process Of Decreasing Eggs, and Chromosomal Abnormalities The goal of fertility preservation is to stop this process by freezing eggs. The frozen eggs don’t have an expiration date so they are frozen...