Are Frozen Eggs the Fountain of Youth?

Should I freeze my eggs? Why are people talking about freezing their eggs now? Will this allow me to delay childbearing and still preserve my fertility? Even though the first in vitro fertilization (IVF) baby was born in 1978, and the first birth from a frozen egg was reported in 1986, it is only recently [...]

December 11th, 2013|Egg Freezing, Fertility, IVF|

Stress and Fertility: Don’t Clown Around!

As I perused a recent issue of the prestigious and widely-read, peer-reviewed journal of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine:  Fertility and Sterility, I came across an article that caught my eye, titled “The effect of medical clowning on pregnancy rates after in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer.” (Friedler et al. Vol 95, No. 6, [...]

November 17th, 2013|Fertility, Health|