Monthly Archives: July 2012
What is tubal factor infertility?
Damage or disease to the fallopian tubes is one of many possible causes of female infertility. Called tubal factor infertility, it can result from scar tissue from previous surgery or other causes, infections and tubal ligation. In simple terms, an … Continue reading
You can overcome recurrent pregnancy loss
The chance for a successful live birth after three recurrent pregnancy losses, or miscarriages of uterine pregnancies prior to 20 weeks, is close to 60 percent. And if a woman has had at least one previous normal pregnancy, the odd … Continue reading
Could PCOS be causing your infertility?
A condition called polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is the most common cause of infertility in women.
For single moms-to-be
Fertility treatments may seem daunting for a single woman. But we’re here to help. We offer seminars and counseling, so come, ask questions and learn more about what’s involved. You can come alone, or you can bring a friend, partner … Continue reading
Before eating for 2
Healthful eating is one of the best ways to prepare your body for pregnancy. If you’re trying to get pregnant, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends that you: • Aim for your healthy weight. Both extreme underweight and extreme … Continue reading
Yes, you can have kids after cancer
There are now about 500,000 cancer survivors of reproductive age in the United States—and thanks to fertility specialists like those at RSCNJ, these patients can preserve their fertility so they can have children after their cancer treatment is finished. Unfortunately, … Continue reading
Fertility for same-sex couples
What do the laws on same-sex marriage mean for couples considering fertility treatment? Melissa B. Brisman, Esq. a Montvale, NJ-based lawyer specializing in reproductive rights, knows. And she can tell you at one of the many FREE seminars she holds … Continue reading
On your mark, get set …
Are you thinking about fertility treatment? To increase your chances of success, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers Recommendations for Preconception Health Care. They include: • Take 400 mcg of folic acid daily, in the form of … Continue reading
Can acupuncture help you get pregnant?
Yes—and there is sound science to back that claim. Numerous research studies in prestigious medical journals have shown that acupuncture can help improve your odds for conception in numerous ways. For example, it can: • Improve blood flow to the … Continue reading