AMH, or Anti-Müllerian Hormone, is one of the tests in a fertility work-up. This hormone is produced by the cells in the ovary and is one of the markers for ovarian reserve or function. The level is ideally between 1 and 2. If age is not an additional factor, don’t give up even if the AMH is rock-bottom low. Do the stimulation and see if some follicles develop. It is possible with perseverance.
Dr. Massey addresses common myths about recurrent miscarriage and the possible solutions of IVF with PGD or an egg donor.
The CDC confirmed the Zika virus can cause some pretty serious birth defects if a mother contracts Zika while pregnant. Learn how to avoid the virus and plan your pregnancy.
Each year we have patients who have undergone fertility treatments, such as IVF & IUI, who get pregnant naturally, oftentimes while on vacation.
Like many women, Tyra put her dreams of motherhood on hold in order to launch her successful modeling career. Now, at 41, she is struggling to get pregnant.
Preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) may help prevent unexplained miscarriages. By sampling the embryo for chromosomal abnormalities, we can ensure only healthy embryos are implanted.
There have been more and more women having an allergic reaction to the Essure device. Most of them are being told that their only option is to have a hysterectomy. As a robotic surgery expert as well as infertility specialist, this is disturbing.
The three largest psychological issues associated with choosing egg donation are taking the leap, confidentiality and when/how to tell your child.
Can a Pregnancy Jeopardized by Miscarriage Be Saved? Many patients who have bleeding or cramping in early pregnancy can still have a normal pregnancy. However, perhaps half the time a miscarriage, or unexpected loss of the pregnancy, can occur. Thus … Continued
Miscarriage Misconceptions According to a survey published May 6, 2015, in Obstetrics & Gynecology, there are a number of misconceptions about miscarriage. The majority of people who responded to the survey believed miscarriages are far less common than they are, … Continued