It’s a big step, but you’re ready. You’ve decided to begin the next chapter of your life: You’re ready to welcome a new family member. Several thoughts may run through your mind: What name will I give them? What type of birth plan will I have? How can I increase my chances of getting pregnant? […]
Fertility & Family Planning
When it comes to family planning, there are so many choices that may be difficult to determine which one may be right for you and your partner. We believe in more than merely treating patients—we believe in empowering them through education. We’re dedicated to providing the guidance needed to discover which options are most effective for your family planning goals. That’s why we’ve provided the following important information. Whether you need fertility treatment or information on the most effective forms of birth control, schedule an appointment with us today so we can start this journey with you.
You’ve missed your period. One of the first thoughts that may be racing through your mind is “am I pregnant?” Your next stop is the local store to buy an early pregnancy test. But how accurate are these pregnancy tests? And how soon after your missed period can you take one? We’ll tackle your early pregnancy […]
Updated October 2021 IUDs are trending, as they are slowly becoming one of the most popular forms of birth control in America. This is mainly due to the convenience of not having to worry about birth control for up to 10 years. However, many women may still wonder: How does an IUD work? We’ve got […]
If you’ve waited until your mid to late 30s to have children, you’re not alone. In fact, national trends demonstrate that since the 70s, people have waited until later in life to have a baby. The reasons vary. Some need the time to focus on their careers while others are delaying marriage. Still others may […]
The struggle and heartbreak of infertility affects millions of Americans each year. Did you know that 12 percent of American women between the ages of 15 and 44 have difficulty getting pregnant or carrying a pregnancy to term? (Centers for Disease Control) There is no one simple cure for infertility. Treatment depends upon a wide […]
Understanding your menstrual cycle is crucial to defining when you ovulate and calculating when you are most likely to get pregnant. “Women should be aware that if they have an irregular period, it can make the ovulation days difficult to determine.” Said Dr. Martinelli. “When examining fertility, it’s important to realize that an egg can […]
Many women face the challenge of infertility. In fact, 10 to 15 percent of American couples are infertile. Of those, one-third is due to an issue with the man, another third is due to an issue with the woman, and the remaining third is due to a health problem with both the man and the woman. Continue reading to discover the most commons reasons and solutions for infertility.
Women who are diagnosed with infertility face a number of physical and emotional challenges, but they are not alone. Infertility is a more common problem than many may realize. About 6.1 million American women—roughly ten percent of those ages 21 to 44—have difficulty getting or staying pregnant.