The Effects of Ovarian Cysts on Fertility

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31
Dec
Ovarian cysts are small sacs that develop inside or on the surface of a woman’s ovaries. They can vary in size and contain thin or thick fluid, blood or tissue. Ovarian cysts are very common — the majority of women develop at least one ovarian cyst before they reach menopause. Most of these women won’t […]

Determining Blood Type with a Donor Cycle

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27
Dec
Sometimes, we can feel inhibited by the unknown.  For some of our clients considering a cycle through our CNY Fertility Center Donor Program, determining the potential blood type of the child they are working to conceive results in anxiety and hesitation.  While it is not always possible to predict the exact blood type a child […]

Support and Companionship on your Journey to Fertility

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21
Dec
{{clearboth}} We know why you’re here. You need support in dealing with this huge challenge that never used to exist, not until you started trying to have a baby. When you and your partner cannot conceive, it may seem like the end of the world. That is why we are here. We at CNY Fertility […]

DHEA Supplementation May Boost Fertility and IVF Success

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21
Dec
Women diagnosed with diminished ovarian reserve, premature ovarian failure, and those who are poor responders to fertility treatment cycle medications may benefit from DHEA supplementation to improve IVF outcomes. DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone) is a naturally occurring hormone secreted by the adrenals, and to a lesser extent, the testes and the ovaries.   Scientists have concluded that some […]

Yoga for Fertility: Benefits and Poses

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16
Dec
Whether or not you practice yoga regularly, you may be wondering how certain postures can help you conceive. The answer is in restoration. You must recognize that when a woman is trying to get pregnant, she can be rather obsessive about it. This one-track way of thinking can take a lot out of you. The […]

Modern-Day Miracles by Louise L. Hay

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15
Dec
Modern-Day Miracles is a fascinating compilation of testimonials, exercises, and positive affirmations.  This is a great book for moments of doubt, and times when we need some extra confidence.  Hearing from many people’s perspectives on the power of positive thinking and affirmations, ignites an interest that there may truly be something to this practice. Louise […]

Restorative Yoga Can Aid in Conception

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10
Dec
Restorative yoga fosters feelings of compassion, peace, and acceptance that can ease the pain you may experience during the challenges you encounter on your fertility journey. Even the American Society for Reproductive Medicine supports the use of yoga, and other alternative methods to reduce stress, in an effort to enhance fertility. With a little faith […]

Over 30 Beautiful babies from Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)!

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9
Dec
And we’re still going!  We are proud to have added over 30 lovely babies to the CNY Fertility family, thanks to Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis, or PGD. Many of our clients elect to pursue PGD cycles to avoid passing on various genetic diseases to their children.  This offers a great sense of security, and makes for […]

Video: CNY Fertility Offers Mini-IVF Options

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6
Dec
{{clearboth}} Hello, Good morning, this is Dr. Rob Kiltz sharing some ideas on mini-IVF (minimal stimulation IVF). When IVF was first developed by Steptoe and Edwards, they used the natural cycle. In later years, we began to use ovulation induction medications such as Clomid and Gonadotropins, and Perganol injections which stimulate multiple follicles. More eggs, […]

The Basics of Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)

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3
Dec
What it is: ICSI is a cutting-edge technique that’s used with in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment to help increase your chances of a successful cycle. By injecting a sperm directly into an egg, instead of waiting for natural fertilization as with IVF, ICSI may offer a solution to your infertility issues. Who it treats: At […]