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|

SEX: timing is everything . . . or is it?

“Honey I’m ovulating!!!!  So what if you are tired exhausted, don’t have time, we have to do it – and we have to do it NOW!” This seems kind of stressful and not very romantic, but this is the norm for many couples who are trying to conceive. Did you know that timing is a [...]

December 9th, 2013|Health, Sex|

Baby In Your Belly?: Buckle Up!

Pregnant women often worry that buckling up their seat belts in the car may somehow harm the baby in their belly during an accident.  Now a recent study by Luley and colleagues published in the Americal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology on February 25, 2013 debunks that potentially fatal myth.  The study demonstrates a significantly [...]

November 21st, 2013|Pregnancy|

Obese Moms May Increase Heart Attack Risk in Their Children

A small study published in the February 27, 2013 medical journal Archives of Disease in Childhood – Fetal and Neonatal Edition raises concerns about the effects of maternal excess weight upon the cardiovascular health of their children.  The findings were published in a letter and demonstrated that infants of mothers who were overweight (BMI of [...]

August 5th, 2013|Fertility, Health, Infertility, Pregnancy, Trying to Conceive|