A TED-Ed IVF Video

June 4th, 2015|

TED-Ed has created this excellent video which explains the IVF process.

Since 1978 when Louise Brown was born – the first baby to be born by IVF – over 5 million babies having been born to date using in vitro fertilization. Amazing statistics!

A Hope, Not a Promise

February 25th, 2015|

I was a guest on the Today show to discuss, along with two young women and hosts Kathie Lee and Hoda, several important fertility questions. We covered such topics as peak fertility (age 25), fertility measurements, egg freezing (a hope, not a promise), and the genetic component to getting pregnant.

As I said in the interview […]

CNN and Five Myths About Getting Pregnant

February 13th, 2015|

Kyra Phillips and I did a video segment for CNN where we discuss 5 common myths related to getting pregnant, including a woman’s weight, sexual positions and frequency, diet, and drugs/alcohol/smoking.

Wishing everyone a lucky Friday the 13th and a happy St. Valentine’s Day!

Myths About Getting Pregnant

February 10th, 2015|

Thank you to Dr. Manny at Fox News for inviting Kyra and me to come discuss our book, The Whole Life Fertility Plan. His thorough knowledge of the book and our approach to writing it made for a very interesting, informative interview.

It’s important for women to know, as I said during our talk, “the misconceptions […]

The Today Show Covers Historical Decision

February 4th, 2015|

The Today show covered the historic vote by the British Parliament to allow a third party’s genetic material to be included in the creation of a baby using IVF.

I was invited to be part of the segment. As I stated in the interview, “the intent is to make healthy babies.”

Fertility Fact or Fiction

February 2nd, 2015|

Kyra Phillips and I were recently on CNN’s New Day program, discussing our book The Whole Life Fertility Plan.

It’s wonderful to see the interest in the book and the positive feedback we’re getting on how the book is written and the wealth of accessible information inside it.

The Book Tour

January 30th, 2015|

Now that The Whole Life Fertility Plan is published and available for purchase (though it’s already temporarily out of stock at Amazon), the media promotion has begun. First out is my co-author’s visit (along with her husband, John Roberts) to Fox and Friends to discuss the book and her personal journey to start a family.

Watch […]

Using PGS to Help Prevent Recurrent Miscarriage

January 27th, 2015|

The wonderfully informative site, Fertility Authority, has done a series of videos on issues relating to infertility. Here is one I did on using preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) to help prevent recurrent miscarriage.

As I say in the video: Typically, miscarriage rates in IVF are 20, 25 percent. When you do PGS and put back euploid […]

The New Yorker and Egg Freezing

November 24th, 2014|

Just put up on The New Yorker website this morning:  a wonderfully concise and easy-to-follow video on the egg freezing process that features me and members of the NYU Fertility Center’s team.

Titled Egg Freezing: A Hope, Not A Promise, I encourage a viewing of this educational overview. As stated in the article – and a […]

Hacking Life’s Codes

October 3rd, 2014|

The excellent program I participated in at this year’s World Science Festival: Hacking Life’s Codes: Designer Genes is now available on YouTube.

If you haven’t seen it, I encourage a viewing.

Wishing all a wonderful weekend!