Male Infertility Basics

Male Infertility Basics

Infertility affects an estimated 12-15% of couples globally; males are found to be solely responsible for 20-30% of cases and contribute to 50% of cases overall. Over 80% of infertile men have decreased numbers of sperm with an associated decrease in motility and...
Q & A About Recurring Pregnancy Loss (RPL)

Q & A About Recurring Pregnancy Loss (RPL)

What is recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL)? Recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) is a difficult and frustrating area of reproductive medicine and is emotionally traumatic to those who suffer from it. There is currently lack of a standard definition for RPL but generally it is...
COVID-19 and Pregnancy

COVID-19 and Pregnancy

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Information about COVID-19 is constantly evolving and in this post I will attempt to summarize what we currently know about COVID-19 in...
PCOS

PCOS

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition I see frequently in my practice. It is thought to be one of the most common endocrine (hormone) disorders in women, affecting between 5 and 10% of women. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)is a condition that causes...
How Much Do Lower-Tech Treatments Cost?

How Much Do Lower-Tech Treatments Cost?

One of the most frequent questions I am asked by patients and prospective patients is about the cost of treatments. My practice is focused on lower-tech fertility treatments so I will address these costs here; I will not address costs associated with IVF or egg...