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...
Can Fertility Be Measured?

Can Fertility Be Measured?

The question of whether fertility can be measured is a very common one. Recently, several companies have popped up with tests that claim to measure fertility to help women feel empowered and have control over their reproductive lives. While being able to predict the...