Facebook and Apple Pay for Egg Freezing: Good, Bad or Ugly?

Image courtesy of Photokanok / FreeDigitalPhotos.net As a reproductive endocrinologist and fertility specialist in NJ, I talk about and actually freeze eggs every week. For many years I helped to conduct egg freezing research, so the fact that egg freezing is no longer considered experimental is liberating for me as a physician. It is wonderful [...]

Fibroids and Frozen Eggs – Ask the question.

Should you freeze your eggs before you have your fibroids removed? The American Society for Reproductive Medicine has just declared that freezing your eggs prior to egg-destroying cancer treatments is no longer considered experimental.  However, they did not recommend that all women bank eggs for the future in case the right time to have a [...]

December 17th, 2013|Egg Freezing, Fertility Preservation, Health|

Frozen Eggs are Starting to Change the Way We Think About Egg Donation

Just last October 2012, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) declared egg freezing for cancer patients to be non-experimental.  Given the huge, recent advances in egg freezing technology, the experts felt that the benefits of freezing eggs to preserve fertility in cancer patients were clear.  Cancer patients often must undergo surgery, chemotherapy and radiation [...]

October 30th, 2013|Fertility Preservation, Infertility|

Channel Your Inner Fertility Goddess: Tips From Your Friendly Fertility Doctor

People ask me all the time… every day, actually….almost every hour “What more can I do?”  They are referring to getting pregnant – trying to conceive – what else can be done to increase their chances of having a baby.  I get this question from both men and women but mostly from women.  So if [...]

October 28th, 2013|Egg Freezing, Fertility, Fertility Preservation, Infertility|

Should You Freeze Your Eggs? “It Depends…”

The big news is that up until October 2012, Egg Freezing was considered experimental by Those in the Know.  Those in the Know being the ASRM - the American Society for Reproductive Medicine - a group of reproductive endocrinologists and other related professionals/experts in reproductive medicine. Why would egg freezing be considered experimental when the [...]