Fertility Blog
15
May

Clients of the Week: Kim and Brian

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  As with all patients at CNY Fertility, building our family has not been easy. My husband, Brian and I learned we were expecting our first child in the summer of 2015. Things progressed normally until our twenty week ultrasound, when our baby girl was diagnosed with a severe congenital lung defect. We decided then […]

25
Apr

National Infertility Awareness Week IVF Grant/Giveaway

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  As part of National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW) and #flipthescript with Resolve, we are calling everyone to raise their voice to combat the stigma associated with infertility, increase public awareness, and spread fertility treatment coverage. To encourage your voice, CNY Fertility is proud to continue our monthly IVF Grants with our 4th IVF GIVEAWAY […]

18
Apr

Client of the Week: Katie Tamez – A Proud Fertility Fighter

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  We knew it wouldn’t be easy to start our family as I had multiple surgeries to remove scar tissue and endometriosis. When I was 15, I was diagnosed with Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome. During my last surgery in November 2016, both of my Fallopian Tubes were removed. They were blocked and heavily damaged and […]

28
Mar

A Uterus Fit for a Shutterfly: A Story of Single Parenthood, IVF, and Infertility

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I have enough pictures of my uterus to make a Shutterfly book.  It would be a mid-length Shutterfly book, absent of any color photography, and debatably artistic.  Not sure this a Shutterfly book anyone would want to put on their coffee table or would want for grandparents day, but regardless, I have at least 18 […]

19
Mar

CNY Fertility IVF Grant/Giveaway March 2018

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As part of a thank you to all the incredible families and families to be in our CNY Fertility Community we are incredibly excited to announce that for CNY Fertility’s third IVF Giveaway of 2018 we have partnered with Theralogix and Maplewood Suites to bring a more complete fertility care package to the winner of […]

16
Mar

The CNY Fertile 30-Day Challenge

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That’s the 30-Day Challenge to begin the change. Not just to simply do this for 30 days and then give it up. What we are doing is changing habits. Improving what goes on in our lives by changing what goes on in our minds, what we put in our mouths, how we move our bodies, […]

15
Mar

Human FERRARI 101

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Good morning, good morning, this is Dr. Rob Kiltz. How are you doing today? It’s another awesome and amazing day. I’m just sharing some thoughts and insights on your health and wellness. It is the most amazing thing that we are alive and were born. That’s the magic and the miracle, truly. We typically go […]

22
Jun

Nicole

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Jun

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Aug

Megan & Chris

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Jun

Kelly

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May

Melissa & Adam

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2
May

WIN A FREE IVF CYCLE!

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We are thrilled to announce CNY’s first IVF Giveaway of 2018. At CNY Fertility Center, it is our mission to provide the world’s most comprehensive and accessible high quality fertility solutions. Accessibility to us means providing the opportunity for YOU to obtain the treatment you need. We understand that fertility care costs too much and […]

9
Mar

The Positive Impact of Laparoscopic Excision + Laser Destruction

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Laparoscopic Excision of Visible Endometriosis + Laser Destruction of the peritoneum including the cul de sac significantly increases your chances of having a successful pregnancy Posted By Braverman IVF & Reproductive Immunology || 10-Nov-2017 Laparoscopic excision of visible endometriosis + laser destruction of the peritoneum including the cul de sac significantly increases your chances of […]

31
Dec

Antimullerian Hormone (AMH) and Ovarian Reserve

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The field of fertility studies is constantly evolving and advancing.  In response to current research, we are happy to make Antimüllerian Hormone (AMH) testing available to our clients.  This hormone has been found to indicate ovarian reserve (the amount of follicles remaining) and predict challenges such as hyperstimulation and poor stimulation response.  This hormone does […]

14
Jun

PCOS

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I’m 23 years old and last January I was diagnosed with PCOS after trying to get pregnant for about six months. Being so young I never thought I’d have any issues getting pregnant. I tried clomid for about four months and then three IUI’s before taking a little break. When I switched jobs and my […]

4
Oct

Genetic Counseling

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My doctor suggested genetic counseling, what is that? Genetic counseling is a conversation between a client and a genetics professional. Clients typically seek genetic counseling because of concerns regarding a pregnancy or a family history of genetic disease. The role of the counselor is to assess how much risk there actually is and to provide […]

19
Jan

Gums and Gremlins: Endometriosis Research Update

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Gums and Gremlins: Endometriosis research update. This information is provided for couples who are trying to conceive and have an interest in endometriosis research. For further information on this complex disorder see the information on this website and link to www.endometriosisassn.org. The association has a focus on research into dioxins in the environment and the […]

12
Nov

IVF and Antral Follicle Count

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This information is provided for patients interested in their prognosis for infertility treatment. CNY Fertility Center in Syracuse NY, Albany, NY and Rochester, NY provide consultations, and treatments for couples trying to conceive. The number of follicles, each containing one egg, which are available in the ovarian pool relates to the chance of success of […]

25
Nov

The high cost of increasing age and FSH in IVF treatment

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This article is provided for patients who are trying to conceive and have concerns regarding the potential cost- effectiveness of IVF. It is written for patients who have an understanding of the basic concepts being discussed. For explanation of the significance of FSH values, please see articles on this website on IVF and prognosis, and […]

2
Nov

Have You Made Your Fertility Vision Board Yet?

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On October 28th, 2009 our Rochester CNY Fertility Center held a vision board workshop.  Throughout the evening, giggles could be heard from the Yoga room.  Creating your own vision board can be a lot of fun, it also has a very serious meaning.  A vision board is a collection of words, phrases and pictures that […]

27
Oct

April's Journey to Fertility: Week Twenty Three

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April is a CNY Fertility Center patient and has been on her journey to fertility for approximately two years. April will share candid stories and a unique perspective on the fertility challenges many women and couples face. Week Twenty Three: De-cluttering As Erin McCullough put it during my recent Maya Abdominal Massage (MAM), it is […]

20
Oct

April's journey to fertility: Week twenty two

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April is a CNY Fertility Center patient and has been on her journey to fertility for approximately two years. April will share candid stories and a unique perspective on the fertility challenges many women and couples face. Week Twenty Two: The Voice from Within Some weeks are better than others, and last week was not […]

13
Oct

April's journey to fertility: Week twenty one

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April is a CNY Fertility Center patient and has been on her journey to fertility for approximately two years. April will share candid stories and a unique perspective on the fertility challenges many women and couples face. Week Twenty One: Marital Bliss Part II Last week I discussed how to more effectively communicate with your […]

6
Oct

April's journey to fertility: Week twenty

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April is a CNY Fertility Center patient and has been on her journey to fertility for approximately two years. April will share candid stories and a unique perspective on the fertility challenges many women and couples face. Week Twenty: Marital Bliss and Infertility Is there such a thing? When I reflect on our last seven […]

5
Oct

Integrating Acupuncture and Conventional Infertility Treatments

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The natural progression of the advancement of medicine is found in the inclusion of more avenues of treatment.  This is seen at our CNY Healing Arts Center in Latham, NY.  Here conventional infertility treatments occur on the first floor while the second floor holds a serene and nurturing space providing holistic therapies like acupuncture and […]

2
Oct

Thank You for Joining us at CNY Fertility and Healing Arts in Rochester

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It was January 2008 and Dr. Robert Kiltz had a dream of expanding his services to the Rochester region. In collaboration with a local restoration contractor, he purchased a stately old home on East Avenue. From there, his vision of the First Integrative Fertility Center, merging Eastern and Western medicine, began. Dr. Kiltz wanted to […]

29
Sep

April's journey to fertility: Week nineteen

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April is a CNY Fertility Center patient and has been on her journey to fertility for approximately two years. April will share candid stories and a unique perspective on the fertility challenges many women and couples face. Week Nineteen: The Changing Seasons I cannot believe I have been writing my online articles since early May! […]

24
Sep

PICSI/HBA Multi-Site Clinical Trial

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CNY Fertility Center Syracuse is recruiting patients to participate in a multi-site clinical trial of the PICSI dish’s effectiveness. A PICSI dish is used to select mature sperm which bind to hyaluronan, and the sperm is then injected into an egg during an ICSI. Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) is used for about 99% of patients […]

24
Sep

Intralipids

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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 […]

24
Sep

April's journey to fertility: Week eighteen

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April is a CNY Fertility Center patient and has been on her journey to fertility for approximately two years. April will share candid stories and a unique perspective on the fertility challenges many women and couples face. Week eighteen: Grand Opening Not only does Dr. Kiltz know how to throw a Grand Opening party, he […]

18
Sep

CNY Fertility Centers Welcome New Reproductive Endocrinologist, Joseph B. Massey, MD

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Welcome Dr. Massey! CNY Fertility Centers located in Syracuse, Albany and Rochester are excited to announce the newest addition to our fertility team! Joe B Massey, MD, FACOG, has over 20 years of experience in infertility. He joins us from Georgia where he founded the largest center in the south, Reproductive Biology Associates. Dr. Massey’s […]

16
Sep

April's journey to fertility: Week seventeen

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April is a CNY Fertility Center patient and has been on her journey to fertility for approximately two years. April will share candid stories and a unique perspective on the fertility challenges many women and couples face. Week 17:  Trust your place Twice in the last month I have either heard or read the saying, […]

11
Sep

Clomiphene Citrate

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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 […]

11
Sep

Reproductive Dysfunction

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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 […]

8
Sep

Dr. Rob Kiltz talks about H1N1 on WSTM NBC3 TV

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Dr. Rob Kiltz and Lisa Stack were interviewed today by WSTM NBC3 about pregnant women being at higher risk for contracting H1N1 (swine flue). To read the entire news article visit www.cnycentral.com here.

8
Sep

H1N1 (Swine Flu) Information and Suggestions

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We would like to share with you some information and suggestions regarding the H1N1 Flu, commonly known as the Swine Flu. All of these suggestions could also be applied for the regular flu that circulates annually. Although it is easy to become alarmed with the increased news coverage of this impending flu season, we urge you to please be cautious, but not fearful. There are many precautions you can take to stay healthy this winter, and protect those around you.

8
Sep

April's journey to fertility: Week sixteen

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April is a CNY Fertility Center patient and has been on her journey to fertility for approximately two years. April will share candid stories and a unique perspective on the fertility challenges many women and couples face. Week 16: Labels As I was climbing the long and winding staircase to the top of the lighthouse […]

2
Sep

CNY Fertility Center patient to share story on TLC TV tonight

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A previous CNY Fertility Center patient, Kathleen, will be sharing her story along with several others tonight on the TLC TV Series: Lottery Changed My Life. Kathleen is a prior patient of Dr. Robert Kiltz, her sister offered to be a surrogate and through IVF helped her to have a baby. After many years of […]

1
Sep

April's journey to fertility: Week fifteen

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April is a CNY Fertility Center patient and has been on her journey to fertility for approximately two years. April will share candid stories and a unique perspective on the fertility challenges many women and couples face. Week Fifteen: Keeping the faith “Life becomes much easier when you realize that the universe will take care […]

26
Aug

April's journey to fertility: Week fourteen

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April is a CNY Fertility Center patient and has been on her journey to fertility for approximately two years. April will share candid stories and a unique perspective on the fertility challenges many women and couples face. Week 14: Keep at it I was recently reading through Dr. Rob’s past daily intentions and one was […]

21
Aug

CNY Fertility Center launches Embryo Donation Program

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We are proud to announce the official opening of our Embryo Donation Program. Embryo Donation is now another option available to our clients seeking to either create, or expand their families. Often when families undergo IVF treatments, they are left with remaining fertilized eggs (embryos). This can place the parents in a difficult position when […]

20
Aug

April's journey to fertility: Week thirteen

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April is a CNY Fertility Center patient and has been on her journey to fertility for approximately two years. April will share candid stories and a unique perspective on the fertility challenges many women and couples face. Week 13: Maya Abdominal Massage – You will have to do some work, too! When many of us […]

21
Aug

What is a Semen Analysis?

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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 […]

3
Sep

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

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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. […]

24
Aug

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)

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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, […]

11
Aug

April's journey to fertility: Week twelve

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April is a CNY Fertility Center patient and has been on her journey to fertility for approximately two years. April will share candid stories and a unique perspective on the fertility challenges many women and couples face. Week 12: Acupuncture Last week, I promised to let you know how taking my days “a little bit […]

5
Aug

April's journey to fertility: Week eleven

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April is a CNY Fertility Center patient and has been on her journey to fertility for approximately two years. April will share candid stories and a unique perspective on the fertility challenges many women and couples face. Week 11: A little bit at a time I am the oldest of 13 grandchildren and every once […]

4
Aug

Adoption

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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 […]

28
Jul

April's journey to fertility: Week ten

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April is a CNY Fertility Center patient and has been on her journey to fertility for approximately two years. April will share candid stories and a unique perspective on the fertility challenges many women and couples face. Week 10: Well-timed reminders For each article, I make it a point to wait for whatever may serve […]

21
Jul

April's journey to fertility: Week nine

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April is a CNY Fertility Center patient and has been on her journey to fertility for approximately two years. April will share candid stories and a unique perspective on the fertility challenges many women and couples face. Week Nine: Summertime Some of us thrive when we have our daily routine in place. I am usually […]

21
Jul

Why join a support group?

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I remember being nervous the first time I attended a support group. I wasn’t so sure I wanted to share my story, and I didn’t feel comfortable speaking about such a personal topic in front of total strangers.

3
Aug

Why Weight?

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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 […]

3
Aug

Yoga

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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, […]

7
Jul

April's journey to fertility: Week seven

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April is a CNY Fertility Center patient and has been on her journey to fertility for approximately two years. April will share candid stories and a unique perspective on the fertility challenges many women and couples face. Week Seven: Tiny Miracles (7/7/09) “Life is a series of thousands of tiny miracles.” This quote, by Mike […]

7
Jul

Time to turn off the TV

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If you have ever attended a CNY Fertility Circle of Hope Support Group session with Dr. Rob Kiltz you know that he encourages us to turn off the TV and surround ourselves with positive, healthy media such as music and literature.

1
Jul

April's journey to fertility: Week six

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April is a CNY Fertility Center patient and has been on her journey to fertility for approximately two years. April will share candid stories and a unique perspective on the fertility challenges many women and couples face. Week Six: Bahama Mama As I was recently ordering lunch at a local coffee shop, another teacher noticed […]

23
Jun

April's journey to fertility: Week five

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April is a CNY Fertility Center patient and has been on her journey to fertility for approximately two years. April will share candid stories and a unique perspective on the fertility challenges many women and couples face. Week five: The right path for us In examining our approach to becoming parents, we knew that making […]

16
Jun

April's journey to fertility: Week four

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April is a CNY Fertility Center patient and has been on her journey to fertility for approximately two years. April will share candid stories and a unique perspective on the fertility challenges many women and couples face. Week four:  Our fertility treatment “break” We take a break from different aspects of our lives because something […]

8
Jun

Creating Your Eastern Medical Team

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A few months ago I felt a lot of pain on my right side. It felt like every movement made it worse. I had an ultrasound done at CNY Fertility and they found a large cyst on my right ovary. Due to the size of the cyst I had the option to have it aspirated, but I was unsure that an aspiration was exactly what I wanted. Instead I decided to walk over to CNY Healing Arts (www.cnyhealingarts.com) to try and take care of it a bit more naturally.

5
Jun

A Call to Advocacy

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Dr. Rob and the rest of the CNY Fertility Family encourage you to visit the Resolve.org advocacy website listed below to add your name to the list of supporters for HR 697 Family Building Act of 2009.

5
Jun

Strengthening Your Relationship

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Throughout your journey to conceive you may find a new strain on your relationship with your partner. This can be troubling but it is extremely common, and there are a few things you can do to help get your relationship back on track.

4
Jun

Understanding Grief

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We often experience many moments of joy with the help of Dr. Rob and the rest of the CNY Fertility Family, whether it be in Syracuse, Rochester, or Albany. However, sometimes there are low moments of pain and grief. This is unfortunately natural in the world of fertility and creating families. Although we would love for the joy to stay, we unfortunately cannot control what happens. So what do we do when we experience a loss? We have to grieve.

2
Jun

April's journey to fertility: Week two

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April is a CNY Fertility Center patient and has been on her journey to fertility for approximately two years. April will share candid stories and a unique perspective on the fertility challenges many women and couples face. Week Two: This moment At some point over the last two years, I have begun to steer away […]

26
May

Varicoceles

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Forty percent of men who are diagnosed with male factor infertility may have a varicocele. A man’s testicles have veins that support proper circulation of blood back up to the heart. There are valves in the veins that stop blood from flowing backwards. When the valves fail, blood pools in the veins of the testicles, […]

30
May

Vitrification for Embryos and Eggs

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Vitrification, a cutting edge technology for cryopreservation (freezing) of embryos and eggs, is now available at CNY Fertility Center. Patients who undergo IVF may have several eggs collected. The eggs are then fertilized with a sperm and checked for fertilization. Fertilized eggs are called embryos. A patient may have multiple high quality embryos eligible for […]

29
May

Creating Vision Boards with Dr. Rob

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Dr. Rob has invited everyone to join him at the Syracuse, Rochester, and Albany CNY Fertility Center offices to create your own vision boards!  Creating a vision board is a wonderful, cathartic experience.  It is quite simple to do, you just gather various materials that you enjoy, and create a collage of what you want […]

27
May

Maya Abdominal Massage Case Studies

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Dr. Rob Kiltz’s CNY Healing Arts Center location in Syracuse, NY is currently looking for applicants to participate in Maya Abominal Massage Case Studies. These Massage Sessions are offered at no charge to the participant. Our Maya Abdominal Massage Practitioners, John Capozzi and Erika Lutwin will be running the Case Studies. Click here to learn […]

26
May

April's journey to fertility: Week one

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April is a CNY Fertility Center patient and has been on her journey to fertility for approximately two years. April will share candid stories and a unique perspective on the fertility challenges many women and couples face. My Story: Patience has never been one of my virtues, but rather a skill I have been learning […]

25
May

Ovarian Drilling

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Ovarian drilling with laparoscopy is a technique which may help women who have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) or Polycystic Ovaries (PCO) to ovulate normally, thus increasing their chances of pregnancy. Ovarian drilling is typically considered after several attempts at ovulation induction using clomid, or an insulin-sensitizing medication, such as metformin. Polycystic ovaries are generally smooth […]

25
May

Hydrosalpinx

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A hydrosalpinx is a condition in which one or both fallopian tubes are blocked and filled with a clear fluid. To detect whether a patient has hydrosalpinx, a specialist may perform an ultrasound, HSG (Hystersalpingogram), or a laparoscopic surgery. At CNY Fertility Center, most hydrosalpinx are discovered through an HSG, during which a special dye […]

25
May

All About Injectables

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Injectable medications are used for IVF or IUI cycles. One of the main processes in an IVF or IUI treatment cycle is the controlled stimulation of the ovaries, to produce eggs. The medications used in ovulation induction are called gonadotropins. Brand names include Follistim, Gonal-F, Menopur, Bravelle, and Repronex. Gonadotropins are primarily used to treat […]

25
May

Male Factor Infertility

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One of the contributing factors to a couple’s fertility difficulties can be problems with sperm number or function. Approximately 15-20% of infertility can be ascribed to male factor infertility. When sperm are evaluated, they are assessed for quantity, motility, and how normal they look. Results can appear normal, borderline, or severely abnormal. Severely abnormal semen […]

25
May

Sperm Washing

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Sperm washing is performed on semen samples that will be used for Intrauterine Insemination (IUI), In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) or IVF with Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI). The sperm washing process facilitates the segregation of motile sperm from immotile sperm, dead sperm and seminal fluid. Procedures requiring sperm washing Sperm washing is important for patients planning […]

25
May

IVIG Therapy

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IVIG therapy is used by fertility patients who have recurrent implantation failures or recurrent pregnancy losses. IVIG therapy is thought to repress a woman’s immune system, which may be attacking the embryo or fetus, mistaking it for a foreign body. IVIG is made up of human antibodies, derived from washed and processed donor blood. It […]

25
May

Adhesions and Infertility

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Adhesions are scar tissues which form between organs, or between organs and the abdominal wall. They often result from surgery, diseases or infections, such as pelvic inflammatory disease. Some adhesions lead to abdominal pain, bowel obstruction or infertility. Infertility is caused when the adhesions interrupt gamete transport, or distort the reproductive organs. The fimbria (finger […]

25
May

Diet and Semen Quality

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In a recent study published in March 2009’s Fertility and Sterility, a Spanish research team led by Jaime Mendiola, PhD found a correlation between diet and semen quality. Thirty men with low sperm counts and thirty-one men with normal sperm counts were recruited from a fertility clinic. They were interviewed to determine what types of […]

25
May

ICSI (Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection)

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Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI), pronounced “ick-see” is a process where one sperm is directly injected into a woman’s egg to create a fertilized embryo. This is an advanced technique used during an In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) cycle. IVF is an Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART). The process that leads up to the insemination of eggs with […]

25
May

Endometriosis

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Endometriosis is a condition where the endometrial tissues are displaced from inside the uterus to elsewhere in the body, such as on the outside of the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tube, bladder or bowel. During a normal menstrual cycle, the endometrial lining of the uterus builds up with blood and tissue that is ready to receive […]

4
May

Be your own Fertile Friend by Meg Sullivan,MA,LMSW

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You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometime, you just might find, you get what you need…” Rolling Stones While enduring the months or years of infertility treatments and issues, many couples have found that having friends – even acquaintances – that have gone through this process before is an invaluable […]

3
Mar

Yoga for Fertility

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Yoga is an ancient form of exercise and relaxation. Originating in India, yoga has become very popular in North America and uses different postures in order to help to improve overall muscle tone and strength. Increasingly, yoga is being used by couples who are experiencing difficulty getting pregnant, and wish to use natural fertility methods […]

8
Apr

Disclosure and the Use of Donor Gametes

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When considering the use of donor gametes, it is important to think about and to discuss the full scope of how this decision will effect all those involved, especially the child(ren) being created. Establishing a dialogue and discussing these issues in advance is essential. Children conceived using donor gametes (sperm or eggs) are genetically related […]

26
Jan

Why some women decide to become an egg donor

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For some, it may be difficult to understand why a woman would want to donate her eggs.  On our journey here at CNY Fertility Center, we have encountered thousands of reasons to give the gift of life.  Most often our donors are young women who have had a family member or friend face the challenges […]

26
Jan

Infertility, Acupuncture, Pregnancy – One woman's story

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Below is an interesting video by First Coast News about a woman named Andrea and her journey through infertility that included acupuncture treatments. At CNY Fertility Center we encourage mind/body/spirit therapies such as acupuncture and massage while undergoing your fertility treatments. We believe they do make a difference.

26
Jan

Benefits of Fertility Massage

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The fertility process can become an extremely stressful time for everyone involved, and one of the primary factors is often high stress levels. If you’re undergoing infertility treatments, you may balk at the notion of spending money on anything that does not directly involve eggs and sperm, but give yourself permission to get an occasional […]

19
Jan

How to become an egg donor at CNY Fertility Center

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Once you make the decision to become an egg (oocyte) donor the next question is, where do I start?  The process is really quite simple and we at CNY Fertility Center are here to guide you through the process. Initially you should visit our website, www.cnyfertility.com and browse the Donor Program pages.  Here you will […]

30
Dec

Acupuncture treaments and IVF/IUI procedures

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The most important aspect of alternative care for infertility is a local resource. At CNY Fertility Center we have our own local resource, CNY Healing Arts Center, and it comes complete with several acupuncturists on staff available to assist you. The best outcome involves acupuncture treatments before and after your IVF/IUI procedures. First and foremost […]

21
Feb

The Embryos That Could: A Remarkable Story of Embryo Donation (Part 2)

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I just always knew I was going to be a mommy, but when it came time to start trying for a family it didn’t happen at all like I expected. Everyone around me seemed to get pregnant without a second thought about it but I was left with month after month of struggle and pain […]

19
Feb

In Support of the Fair Access to Fertility Treatment Act (FAFTA)

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The Issue at Hand At CNY Fertility, we believe that everyone should have access to affordable fertility treatment without sacrificing quality. Currently, New York State only covers basic fertility treatments that exclude in vitro fertilization (IVF)—which is now a standard of care to treat infertility. Fertility preservation also remains outside the realm of insurance coverage, […]

17
Feb

Interview with Maya Grobel and Noah Moskin – Producers of Documentary Film "One more Shot"

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Will (W): First off, thank you so much for taking the time to do this interview.  All of us at CNY loved your documentary One More Shot and were so excited for an opportunity to speak to you both.  For those who don’t know either of you, can you please introduce yourself? Maya (M): Thanks […]

8
Feb

The Embryos That Could: A Remarkable Story of Embryo Donation (Part 1)

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After struggling for 4 years to get pregnant and going through two rounds of IVF, life just didn’t seem to be going my way. Beginning my third round of IVF, I joined a “secret group,” of close to 100 women that were cycling the same time as me. As part of this group I had […]

7
Feb

Support the Fair Access to Fertility Treatment Act (FAFTA)

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Chris Gray and Justine Taylor traveled to the capital today to represent CNY Fertility and support the Fair Access to Fertility Treatment Act (FAFTA). They are visiting Senators to gain support for the passing of this act this year! This Act supports coverage for In Vitro Fertilization and Fertility Preservation. They met with Senator David […]

6
Feb

Win a Free IVF Cycle: Instagram IVF Giveaway February 2018

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We are thrilled to announce CNY’s second IVF Giveaway of 2018. At CNY Fertility Center, it is our mission to provide the world’s most comprehensive and accessible high-quality fertility care. Accessibility to us means providing the opportunity for YOU to obtain the treatment you need. We understand that fertility care costs too much and we […]

12
Jan

Incredible News: New York Governor Cuomo Makes Access to IVF Care a Priority in 2018 Policy Agenda for Women!

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Today, Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled the 2018 Women’s Agenda for New York: Equal Rights, Equal Opportunity and released a Report on the Status of New York Women and Girls: 2018 Outlook. The report outlines an agenda which includes thirty proposals to improve the lives of women and girls and importantly addresses the importance of access […]

2
Dec

Double the love

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Before starting my IVF process, I would read success stories and dream of the day I could write mine! After 5 years of trying to conceive and numerous dead ends, we found ourselves at CNY Fertility ready to start IVF. Dr Kiltz has such a reassuring nature about him, after speaking with him one time, […]

22
Nov

Dr. Rob's Wise Words

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Listen below to Dr. Rob’s Kiltz journey to health and wellness. How to change your mental and physical well being to allow the health and wellness your meant to live, every day.  

1
Dec

Our little boog

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After 2 years of trying naturally, 2 failed IUIs, and 1 successful IVF transfer, we were finally pregnant. We couldn’t believe it. We can’t thank the staff at the Syracuse office enough for guiding us and encouraging us to not give up during that entire year that we were patients. They taught us so much […]

14
Nov

Ashley & Chuck

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10
Nov

Feasting On Life

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9
Nov

Glycation and Inflammation

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