Entries by lareina

Yoga

Dealing with infertility and treatments are stressful…waiting for results, hoping for positive outcomes, and having your blood drawn regularly is draining emotionally and physically and can leave you feeling tapped out. Yoga is an art of stretching, breathing and centering which is said to “refill” one’s depleted body. Yoga helps people to clear the mind, […]

Why Weight?

Your body weight may be affecting your fertility. Women who are overweight or underweight may be experiencing infertility due to their weight. According to information on the website www.protectyourfertility.com, more than 70% of women who are infertile as the result of body weight disorders will conceive spontaneously if their weight disorder is corrected through a […]

Adoption

CNY Fertility Center is committed to offering information about each family building option that is available to individuals and couples.We have just added a page to CNY Fertility Center’s website with detailed information about the adoption process. Some of our clients have found adoption to be their most promising path for creating a family. There […]

What is a Semen Analysis?

A semen analysis is an important diagnostic tool that can indicate male factor infertility. The male partner collects a semen sample in a sterile cup, either at home or at the medical center. A small volume of the specimen is placed on a Mackler counting chamber, which has a grid with 100 squares. The sperm […]

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)

The latest in IVF technology is now available at CNY Fertility Center! Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) is a procedure for screening for genetic diseases in an embryo prior to transfer to the uterus. PGD can be used to detect embryos with single gene defects. This allows us to screen for diseases like Tay-Sachs, Cystic Fibrosis, […]

Hysterosalpingogram (His-tur-oh-sal-ping-go-gram or HSG)

Although tricky to pronounce, a Hysterosalpingogram (HSG), is a simple in-office procedure that determines whether the fallopian tubes are open, and assesses the presence and condition of fibroids or polyps in the uterine cavity. Very low radiation x-rays are used via fluoroscope, while iodine contrast dye is gently injected into the uterus and fallopian tubes. […]

Reproductive Dysfunction

Hi this is Dr. Rob talking about reproductive dysfunction, infertility, the inability to conceive and recurrent pregnancy loss. All these things affect our ability to conceive and deliver a healthy baby. A 20% delivery rate per month is normal. After one year it may drop down to the 5-10% per month range and after two […]

Clomiphene Citrate

Clomiphene Citrate (Clomid) Clomid citrate is commonly the first medication that is pre­scribed for patients who are unable to ovulate on their own with unspecified infertility in combination with insemina­tion. Women who have normal fallopian tubes, regular 28 day cycles, and partners with a normal sperm count, but are still experiencing infertility, are termed as […]

Intralipids

CNY Fertility Center in Syracuse, Rochester and Albany now offer an innovative new treatment called Intralipids to help women who have had recurrent miscarriage, multiple failed IVF cycles or multiple failed IUI cycles. Intralipids deactivate natural killer cells in a woman’s body which may prevent embryos from implanting and growing properly in the uterus. New […]