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Why Do Women Get Facial Hair?

Excessive or unwanted hair that grows on a woman’s body and face is caused by hirsutism, a common condition that affects 5-10% of women. Hirsutism is defined as the presence of disproportionate male-type hair in some areas of a woman’s body (known as androgen-contingent parts of the body).

Having excess body hair can often generate a […]

We Can Help Couples Who Desire a Balanced Family

We welcome couples who already have at least one child of a particular sex and are interested in having another child of the opposite sex. At Fertility CARE – The IVF Center’s clinic, we have a state-of-the-art, on-site reproductive laboratory which utilizes a combination of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) technologies that […]

3 Common Issues That Affect Fertility

June 18, on Fox 35 News Health Watch, I discussed the impact of three common issues affecting patients trying to conceive – cigarette smoking, cell phone usage, and stress.  Each of these topics will be summarized below in our “talking points” feature!

Cigarette Smoking

even 1/2 pack per day will decrease fertility
within year of stopping  smoking you […]

Fertility in Patients Battling Cancer

The new field of oncofertility focuses on the importance of maintaining fertility in cancer patients using a multidisciplinary approach to include the fields of oncology, reproductive endocrinology, and molecular biology.

Owing to the increasing success of oncologists over the past four decades, patients diagnosed with cancer are surviving longer, and care now focuses on improving quality of life […]

Facts about Fertility Medications

The first step we recommend for patients experiencing challenges when trying to conceive is learning as much as possible about fertility and its treatment options. Understanding the various types of fertility medications is an important component of education for all fertility patients, both women and men alike. So, at Fertility CARE, we want to help […]

3 Proven Methods to Fast-Track Your Fertility

Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive following one year of unprotected intercourse in a couple WITHOUT any risk factors.  We are all familiar with the adage, “Stop, Look, and Listen” but did you ever think it could assist in having a baby?

Well, it turns out applying the tools in this simple exercise can […]

Uterine Fibroids Can Impact Your Fertility

The Reproductive Facts from The American Society for Reproductive Medicine

A 37-year-old woman goes to her doctor for evaluation and treatment for infertility.  She has never been able to get pregnant and very much wants to have a baby.  She has bleeding for 10 days with her periods and she says she has feelings of fullness […]

(Video) Options When Trying to Conceive

Dr. Trolice sits down with FOX 4 Morning Blend’s Stephanie Summers and Juliana Metzner of Family Source Consultants to talk about the different options families have when trying to conceive.

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Protecting Your Fertility

Fertility is a health issue that is rarely surpassed in importance for women of reproductive age. To demonstrate the significance of this issue, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) established a public service announcement campaign called “Protect Your Fertility.”

The CDC reports the number of women ages 15-44 with impaired ability to have children is […]

Avoid These 5 Fertility Faux-Pas

When dealing with infertility, particularly in the beginning, it is easy to slip into some common mistakes that can throw you off the right fertility path. Do any of these sound familiar?
We Need to Refrain from Intercourse until Ovulation
FALSE: Studies show that in order to reach maximum success with conception, couples should increase the number […]