Happy July 4th

July 3rd, 2015|

Wishing everyone a super celebratory summer weekend! And for anyone not able to watch fireworks, here’s one for you!

Summer Tip #2

June 23rd, 2015|

More advice from The Whole Life Fertility Plan as you start your summer: Kim Ross, holistic nutritionist for the NYU Fertility Center, recommends that when you reach the point where you want to get pregnant soon, you should limit yourself to about three drinks a week – red wine, preferably.

Cheers to a happy, healthy season!

Father’s Day and Infertility

June 19th, 2015|

RESOLVE has some helpful suggestions on coping with any emotional issues regarding infertility over the Father’s Day weekend. The best way to deal with any feelings of guilt or frustration is to seek out support.

My best wishes to all fathers, soon-to-be fathers, and would-be fathers!

Summer Tip #1

June 16th, 2015|

In my book, The Whole Life Fertility Plan, we talk about where to find safe products for the body.

And now as you contemplate which sun tanning lotion to buy, check out www.ewg.org/skindeep. The site is run by the Environmental Working Group,  a nonprofit that was instrumental in reforming the sunscreen industry by exposing unsafe ingredients.

Then […]

Wise Words

May 26th, 2015|

A few wise thoughts from an article in the Huffington Post on the old adage: the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.”

As we enter the season of green grass and gorgeous gardens, it’s good to remember, as the author states: The whole greener grass mentality is loaded and somewhat dangerous. […]

Coping with Mother’s Day

May 10th, 2015|

As usual, RESOLVE has some helpful, well-considered advice for anyone coping with infertility on Mother’s Day.

I know how difficult this day, especially, can be for anyone struggling to get pregnant. Just know that there are many dealing with the same issues, and there is a growing community that is ready, willing and able to offer […]

The Face of Infertility

May 5th, 2015|

Robyn Cohen, the founder of Women On It,  has been trying for 8 years to get pregnant.  Now, at 41, she chronicles her infertility journey in an entry on her website.

I especially love the quote that she references on the site and applaud her persistence to conceive: “Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all […]

Nepal Needs Help

April 27th, 2015|

Along with horrific images coming from the devastation in Nepal is the plea for help.

Here are 7 vetted non-profits that are committed to providing relief in this damaged country.

 

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 […]

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 […]