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National Infertility Awareness Week

April 20th, 2015|

This is National Infertility Awareness Week – April 19 – 25. The theme this year is “You Are Not Alone” – a reassuring message for anyone dealing with infertility issues. As we know, and RESOLVE reiterates: Infertility impacts 1 in 8 couples of reproductive age and can be a very isolating disease to face.

Please check […]

A Cautionary Word

April 16th, 2015|

A new study, published in the journal Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, found in exposing pregnant mice to bisphenol A (BPA) at levels that are considered safe in humans, that: “three generations of female mouse offspring experienced significant reproductive problems, including declines in fertility, sexual maturity and pregnancy success.”

According to the NIH, the primary […]

How Old is Too Old to Be a Parent?

April 14th, 2015|

Given the spotlight put on this question by the news of a 65 year-old woman in Germany pregnant with quadruplets, I was asked by Yahoo Parenting to comment on just how old is too old to be a parent.

As I say in the article, “Up until age 50, obstetric-related risks are low, but we don’t […]

Kudos to my team

April 10th, 2015|

I don’t normally post patient feedback, but every so often there’s a comment written about a patient’s experience with the NYU Fertility team that I want to share. Here’s a recent one:

I’m absolutely serious when I say I wish the person responsible for implementing this operation would run for president of the world. This may […]

Smoking and Infertility

April 8th, 2015|

According to estimates by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, up to 13% of female infertility diagnoses are due to smoking (this can be as few as five cigarettes a day – for both men and women).

And as a follow-up cautionary tale about the effects of smoking, a recent article in USA Today graphically showed […]

New Month, New Wellness Calendar

April 1st, 2015|

Happy April!

May this month bring lots of sunshine and well-being into your lives. For those on their fertility journey, check out the Fertility Center’s wellness calendar for April. It’s a great place to start to get yourself in prime condition!

Spring Forward

March 31st, 2015|

Need a little boost to get through the last of winter weather? Check out these inspiring and hopeful scenes of Spring!

Wishing all the soon-to-be experienced joys of color and blossoms and warm weather!

 

Mark Your Calendars

March 26th, 2015|

National Infertility Awareness Week is April 19-25th. The theme this year is “You’re Not Alone.” For more information on the initiative, go to the RESOLVE site.

 

Al Arabiya Reviews The Whole Life Fertility Plan

March 24th, 2015|

In an article entitled “Which Foods Can Boost Women’s Fertility,” the pan-Arabian newspaper, Al Arabiya, discusses the The Whole Life Fertility Plan from a nutritional standpoint – focusing on what to eat and why when you want to boost your fertility.

I am so pleased that the focus of the article includes Kim Ross, a New […]

The new NYU Fertility Center website

March 18th, 2015|

The NYU Langone Medical Center recently launched a newly revamped website, which includes the NYU Fertility Center’s website. While the layout has changed, much of the content remains the same, including our monthly Wellness calendar.

Happy almost Spring!