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5 Ways to Protect Your Biological Clock

Infertility is defined as the failure to get pregnant after one year of unprotected intercourse (or six months for women over 35), or the inability to carry a pregnancy to full term.

Women in their 30’s know that when they’re trying to have a baby, being aware of their biological clock is crucial; and your ‘clock’ […]

Can AMH Testing Accurately Measure Your Ovarian Reserve?

“How much time do I have left to have a baby?”

It’s one of the most common questions we hear at the Fertility CARE: The IVF Center office; but a simple new blood test has given women over 30 increased hope in their endeavors to start a family. The anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) test costs under $100 […]

Reasons For Infertility – Part 2

Infertility isn’t something to be taken lightly. It is a disease that impedes the reproductive system of the human body, causing distress, anxiety and anguish for many couples throughout the United States. So, what are some of the common reasons for infertility when trying to conceive and how can they be treated?

Infertility impacts both men […]

Can You Stop Your Biological Clock?

Most people have never heard of OvaPrime, but this recent development could prove to be a game-changer in fertility medicine. In fact, it could very well make egg freezing obsolete and in the process transform the lives of thousands of women across the country. So, can you stop your biological clock?

“OvaPrime really just started,” says […]

Anti-Mullerian Hormone Test

Anti-Mullerian Hormone Test
It is widely believed that anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) levels are a good determinant of the success or failure of an in-vitro fertilization (IVF) procedure – but is this really the case?

Mark P. Trolice, M.D., Director of Fertility CARE: The IVF Center, says fertility in women tends to decline with advanced age and AMH […]

Testing Options For Infertility

Testing Options For Infertility

Are you struggling to conceive? What are the possible treatment options for infertility?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 1.5 million women in the United States, about 6 percent, are infertile (defined as not being able to conceive after one year of unprotected sex).

Despite myths about infertility, […]

(Video) What is Recurrent Pregnancy Loss and Miscarriage?

There is little more devastating to future parents than a miscarriage, the loss of a pregnancy during the first 20 weeks. Miscarriages affect about 15% of women at some point in their lifetime. Of all diagnosed conceptions, approximately 50% do not continue before they even implant in the uterine cavity. Most first trimester miscarriages are […]

A Better Prediction for Ovarian Aging

As more women are delaying childbirth and more “baby boomers” are reaching midlife, this surge in advancing maternal age brings the increasing problem of ovarian aging and diminished ovarian reserve (DOR).  Ovarian aging has several major medical consequences including decreased bone mass with risk of fracture, abnormal uterine bleeding from lack of ovulation, and vasomotor […]

Understanding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Do you know the most common hormone abnormality found in reproductive aged women? It’s not the pancreas, adrenal gland, or even thyroid. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS affects up to 10% of women throughout the world.

For many years, PCOS was diagnosed based on three signs:

Irregular Periods
Hirsutism (unwanted hair growth in a male pattern)
Obesity

What is PCOS?
PCOS […]

Steps Following a Positive Pregnancy Test

All pregnancies require careful monitoring in the first trimester to insure the embryo implanted properly and is developing in the appropriate location. However, infertility patients may be at a higher risk of miscarriage and ectopic (outside the uterus) pregnancy depending upon their treatment to conceive and medical history. Hopefully you are taking daily prenatal vitamins […]