Patient Resources

Articles from March, 2013

Recurrent Miscarriages

Are miscarriages considered a fertility issue? It is a common misconception that women who have miscarriages are just fine because they “can get pregnant.” In fact, having multiple miscarriages is a very specific type of fertility problem that affects 1-3% of all couples. Why and how many miscarriages are considered a fertility issue? A key…. read more

Nutrition and Fertility

Nutrition and Infertility Infertility can be due to many reasons; however, the exact cause of infertility remains unclear. Although the relationship between nutritional status and infertility is not well-defined,certain dietary needs may help increase fertility. Protein:   10 – 20% of daily food intake. Protein is used for cell growth, cell maintenance, and regulation of essential…. read more

What you need to know about Endometriosis

What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is a condition in which the endometrial tissue, which should line the inside of the uterus, grows on the outside of the uterus – sometimes causing infertility. Endometriosis presents itself in many ways, some women have chronic pelvic pain, some experience infertility, and others may have no symptoms and the diagnosis…. read more

Preconception – Preparing Your Body for a Healthy Pregnancy

Prepare Your Body for Conception It is important to prepare your body for conception including achieving an optimal weight through exercise and a healthy diet. Obesity and borderline obesity convey many risks to both mother and baby which can be reduced or eliminated with weight loss. Studies show, losing as little as 5% of your…. read more

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