Fertility Blog
29
Oct

PGD: Screening for Single Gene Diseases

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Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) is an incredible tool that we are proud to have available to our clients.  We use PGD in a variety of cases, ranging from clients who are screening for one particular disease, to clients who are hoping to increase their odds of pregnancy by ruling out unknown genetic abnormalities, to those selecting […]

27
Oct

Does organic eating impact sperm quality? When it comes to fruits and vegetables, it does!

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According to interesting data presented at the 2014 ASRM (American Society for Reproductive Medicine) Meeting, choosing organic options for high pesticide fruits and vegetables improved sperm motility and morphology.  In the study, men who ate the greatest amount of high pesticide fruits and vegetables showed a 70% lower motile sperm count and 64% lower number of […]

24
Oct

Fertility Preservation: Egg Freezing and Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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About 1 in 8 women (roughly 12% in 2014) in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. October is breast cancer awareness month and we, at CNY Fertility Center, would also like to help raise awareness for egg freezing. “The ability for women to freeze their eggs allows for time to […]

20
Oct

Miscarriage Support Webinar

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Every few months, we like to dedicate one of our support events to honoring a miscarriage.  This is a time to check in with how you are coping with your grief, and reassess how you are feeling on your fertility journey.  Whether your loss is recent or it occurred a few years ago, this month’s […]

13
Oct

Smoking Cessation for Fertility

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Smoking, while very challenging to quit, is believed to negatively impact your fertility.  The negative health and fertility affects can be found in both female and male clients.  Many of our clients are working on smoking cessation, and over the next month, we will be providing you with supportive articles, videos, webinars, and resources to […]

6
Oct

Virtual Support: October 2014

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We love being able to provide care for our busy and traveling clients, but sometimes distance and packed schedules can make attending a support group session challenging, or even impossible.  In order to keep you sharing and connected, we have created three monthly support opportunities designed for you to enjoy from the comfort of your […]

4
Oct

The Fertile Secret: Yoga for Fertility – Free Workshops in Syracuse, Albany & Rochester

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Yoga for fertility encourages relaxation at the deepest level. The Fertile Secret: Yoga for Fertility combines specialized postures, breathing, guided imagery, relaxation techniques and group support to enhance reproductive function in both men and women. This yoga offering is customized to all levels. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced student, you will be guided through […]

30
Sep

Dr. Kiltz Talks About Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

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Dr. Kiltz talks about how it is still not really known why women get PCOS: it may be related to the environment, a genetic disposition, or a dietary issue. What we do know is that women who are challenged with weight issues can suffer even greater from PCOS and will benefit from dietary changes – […]

30
Sep

Single Moms By Choice Facebook Support Group

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We are honored to have helped many single moms by choice conceive.  To continue to provide support for women who have decided to journey down the path to motherhood on their own, we have created a private Facebook Support Group.  This group is open only to our female clients who have chosen the Single Mom […]

30
Sep

September 30, 2014: Egg Donors Cycling & Available to Additional Recipients

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Are you ready to explore the egg donor cycle option at CNY Fertility Center? If so, our weekly website article updates may be of use to you. We publish this article every Tuesday morning and share a list that is comprised of egg donors that will be cycling in the next 1-2 months and are available […]

29
Sep

October 2014 Support Group Sessions

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This October, we are welcoming fall with many great support sessions!  Our regular Circle of Hope Support Group sessions in Syracuse and Albany will occur, and both groups are welcoming many new members after we have had multiple positive pregnancies recently move on from our center. This is the perfect time for you to join, […]

22
Sep

Natural Fertility Support Between Cycles and Free Meditation Webinar

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Here at CNY Fertility Center, we appreciate the benefits of a natural. holistic, and integrative approach to fertility care.  If you happen to be taking a break between cycles, this is the perfect time for natural fertility support to help ready your mind, body, and spirit for your next cycle.  When you are between cycles, we encourage […]

19
Sep

PCOS Awareness Month: September 2014

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In observance of September being PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) Awareness Month, we’ve gathered some great resources for our clients adapting a PCOS lifestyle.  With PCOS affecting an estimated 5-10% of the female population, it becoming more readily diagnosed and treated at younger ages.  This hormone disorder, often requiring treatment for those trying to conceive, also necessitates […]

15
Sep

Virtual Support Events: September 2014

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We love being able to provide care for our busy and traveling clients, but sometimes distance and packed schedules can make attending a support group session challenging, or even impossible.  In order to keep you sharing and connected, we have created three monthly support opportunities designed for you to enjoy from the comfort of your […]

9
Sep

Dr. Kiltz Encourages Diagnostic Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy for Endometriosis

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In the video below, Dr. Kiltz talks about how useful diagnostic Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy can be for Endometriosis, especially prior to beginning your next fertility treatment cycle. At CNY Fertility Center, with locations in Syracuse, Albany, and Rochester, we provide comprehensive and affordable fertility solutions to clients worldwide. We offer phone and skype consults to connect […]

9
Sep

September 9, 2014: Egg Donors Cycling and Available to Additional Recipients

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We currently have six egg donors that will be cycling in September or October 2014 and are available to additional recipients. See the list below. If you are a current CNY Fertility client, at our Syracuse, Albany or Rochester, NY location, and have completed all of your testing and are interested in exploring an egg […]

8
Sep

Closed Facebook Support Group: Private Peer Support

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Finding a community of others who understand the challenges you are facing may not come easily, if you do not share your fertility journey with friends and family members.  Even if you do share your story with them, they might not have faced challenges trying to conceive.  To help you find instant peer support, we […]

5
Sep

The Fertile Secret: Nutrition for Fertility Workshops – Join us in September!

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Each month at our CNY Fertility Centers we offer a free Fertile Secret workshop so that clients can get a feel for the integrative fertility approach that we incorporate during treatment. September 2014 our focus is on Nutrition for Fertility. At each location a Licensed Acupuncturist will discuss how a healthy diet can improve fertility […]

1
Sep

September 2014 Support Group Sessions

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This September, we have filled our calendars with fantastic support opportunities for you to choose from!  Our regular Circle of Hope Support Group sessions in Syracuse and Albany will occur, and both groups are welcoming many new members after we have had multiple positive pregnancies recently move on from our center. This is the perfect […]

26
Aug

Dr. Kiltz Presenting at 'A Family of My Own Fertility & Adoption Conference' in Orlando, FL

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On Sunday, September 7th Dr. Kiltz will be presenting at the Orlando, Florida A Family of My Own Fertility & Adoption Conference. This is the largest free family building event in Florida, and it is a great opportunity to learn more about family building options whether you are trying for your first child or your […]

25
Aug

Do you have questions for Dr. Kiltz? Join him this Thursday for a webinar!

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This Thursday, August 28th at 6:00p, Dr. Kiltz welcomes you to a live Q&A webinar.  This webinar is a great opportunity for you to ask questions about anything ranging from medication choices, to vitamin supplements, to resources for relaxation and positive thinking.  This popular webinar is a a nice way to check in with Dr. […]

18
Aug

Upcoming Support Events: PCOS Teleworkshop and Fertility Support Webinar Q&A with Dr. Kiltz

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As we make our way through August, we have three great virtual support events left.  These events are designed to give our out of town clients an opportunity to receive support, and they are a nice way for our local clients to check in with our office between appointments. PCOS Support Teleworkshop Tonight! August 18th at […]

12
Aug

Complete Vitamin Support for Male Fertility Support

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We know that women should start taking a high quality prenatal vitamin before they try to conceive, but what about men?  As researchers continue to assess the impact of vitamin supplements  and antioxidants on male fertility, they are finding that men would benefit from a complete multivitamin tailored to male fertility. From increased sperm count, motility, […]

11
Aug

Endometriosis Support Webinar

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On Wednesday, August 13th, we are welcoming Heather Guidone, Program Director of the Center for Endometriosis Care for a night of virtual support for clients facing endometriosis.  During the webinar, Heather will share her personal experiences with endometriosis, as well as many educational and support resources for clients facing similar challenges.  Lisa Stack, our Support Coordinator, […]

4
Aug

August 2014 Circle of Hope Support Groups and Webinar with Dr. Kiltz

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This August, we have filled our calendars with fantastic support opportunities for you to choose from!  Our regular Circle of Hope Support Group sessions in Syracuse and Albany will occur, and both groups are welcoming many new members after we have had multiple positive pregnancies recently move on from our center. This is the perfect […]

28
Jul

Rochester Circle of Hope Support Group and Free Yoga for Fertility

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This Wednesday, July 30th, join us at our Rochester, NY location for a relaxing evening of community and support.  We are happy to be hosting free Yoga for Fertility, along with our monthly Circle of Hope support group session.  This is a great opportunity to meet others in your community facing similar challenges, move and […]

26
Jul

Clinical Phone Line: Offering 5-Star Fertility Care to Clients Worldwide

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Welcome to CNY Fertility Center’s Clinical Line: To better serve our clients, CNY Fertility Center has created a Clinical Phone Line comprised of members of our clinical team.  Each clinical line team member has been specifically trained to meet your needs and assist you with any clinical related questions.  The clinical line team member that […]

21
Jul

Virtual Support: July 2014

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We love being able to provide care for our busy and traveling clients, but sometimes distance and packed schedules can make attending a support group session challenging, or even impossible.  In order to keep you sharing and connected, we have created three monthly support opportunities designed for you to enjoy from the comfort of your […]

14
Jul

The Importance of Vitamin D in Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

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A recent article from Human Reproduction, Vitamin D deficiency may be a risk factor for recurrent pregnancy losses by increasing cellular immunity and autoimmunity, highlights the interesting role of adequate vitamin levels during early pregnancy.  Researches have found that a high proportion of women with recurrent pregnancy loss also have a vitamin D deficiency. The […]

9
Jul

Melissa Brisman Speaks About Legal Issues Surrounding Surrogacy – Web TV: July, 9, 2014

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Watch Melissa Brisman speak tonight on the legal issues surrounding surrogacy nationwide. Live tonight 7/9 at 6pm EST on Arise America with Debbye Turner Bell. Please tune in! Watch live on www.Arise.tv PROGRAM: Arise America with Debbye Turner Bell GUEST: Melissa Brisman, Esq. TOPIC: Legal Issues Surrounding Surrogacy Nationwide AIR TIME: 6pm – 7pm EST  ~~ Melissa B. Brisman, Esq., LLC One Paragon Drive, Suite […]

8
Jul

July 15, 2014: Egg Donor Cycle Update for Additional Recipients

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At CNY Fertility Center we facilitate many different cycles for couples and individuals building their dream of a family. Our Egg Donor program has been very successful and to help match up more egg donors with recipients we began sharing a weekly list of upcoming egg donors that are cycling and available to additional recipients. […]

8
Jul

July 8, 2014: Egg Donors Available to Additional Recipients

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Below you can see a list of egg donors who will be starting an egg donor cycle over the next month or two. If  you are a current CNY Fertility Center client and have completed all of your testing and are interested in cycling with any of the donors listed below, please contact your donor coordinator. […]

7
Jul

Nutrition Support Resources and Circle of Hope Support Group

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Clean, healthy eating can be a true joy this time of year, as the farmer’s markets are overflowing with colorful locally grown produce.  With all the ingredients readily available, the question is, what is the best balance for YOUR fertility?  Which foods should we be sure to include in our diets? Our acupuncturists are able to […]

3
Jul

Natural IVF: Working with the Body's Natural Process

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Are you concerned about the risk of multiples?  The burden of medication on your body, or the additional costs of medications?  Natural IVF might be a great solution for you. During a Natural IVF cycle, a woman’s body is monitored closely with ultrasounds and bloodwork.  Instead of stimulating the ovaries to produce many follicles, a […]

1
Jul

July 1, 2014: Egg Donors Cycling & Available to Additional Recipients

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At our CNY Fertility Centers, in Syracuse, Albany and Rochester, NY, we help to facilitate many different donor cycles utilizing donor eggs, donor sperm and donor embryos. We share this weekly update to help match up more Recipients with Egg Donors that are cycling in the near future. Below you can see a list of […]

30
Jun

Sharing Your Story: July Circle of Hope Support Groups

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Infertility is not only a physical challenge to overcome, but also a great emotional challenge.  Grief, stress, and anxiety are burdensome emotions that are frequently experienced by those trying to conceive while facing infertility.  All of these emotions are very normal and expected, but we would like to help you work through them.  Our intention […]

27
Jun

Fertile Nutrition: Salad Greens

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Salads are a perfect starter to any meal or are great by themselves. Not all salads are the same, however. Crispy iceberg lettuce is delicious, although it is not the most nutritious choice. So if you’re going to eat salads, remember this rule—the darker the color of your salad greens, the healthier. Iceberg lettuce has […]

25
Jun

Nutrition for Fertility: High Fiber Foods

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Consuming high fiber foods is important for all people; but it is especially important for those who have PCOS and endometriosis and who are trying to conceive a child. Fiber helps the body to properly regulate blood sugar levels. Stable blood sugar levels boost fertility because of the balancing effect on the hormone production. Simple carbohydrates or […]

24
Jun

Syracuse Endometriosis Support Night with Special Guest

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On Wednesday, July 2nd, we are welcoming Heather Guidone, Surgical Program Director of the Center for Endometriosis Care and Vice President of the Endometriosis Research Center to our center for night of support for clients facing endometriosis.  At our Syracuse location, Heather will share her personal experiences with endometriosis, as well as many educational and […]

24
Jun

June 24, 2014: Egg Donors Cycling & Available to Additional Recipients

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CNY Fertility’s Donor Egg Program is an effective fertility treatment plan and its high success rate is largely independent of the recipient’s age.  The program was developed to help women who otherwise have little chance of achieving a successful birth because of one or more of the following: Non-functioning ovaries Advanced age (above 42 years) […]

16
Jun

Revisiting Male Factor Infertility Support

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Yesterday, many of our clients celebrated their first Father’s Day.  We are so proud to have contributed to their journey to parenthood, but we also know that our work is not done.  Many men are still hoping to celebrate their first Father’s Day, and we are committed to doing everything we can to help that […]

9
Jun

Virtual Support: June 2014

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We love being able to provide care for our busy and traveling clients, but sometimes distance and packed schedules can make attending a support group session challenging, or even impossible.  In order to keep you sharing and connected, we have created three monthly support opportunities designed for you to enjoy from the comfort of your […]

2
Jun

Sharing Your Story: June Circle of Hope Support Group Sessions

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Infertility is not only a physical challenge to overcome, but also a great emotional challenge.  Grief, stress, and anxiety are burdensome emotions that are frequently experienced by those trying to conceive while facing infertility.  All of these emotions are very normal and expected, but we would like to help you work through them.  Our intention […]

30
May

Embryo Donor Profile Updates – May 30, 2014

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CNY Fertility Center, with locations in Syracuse, Albany, Rochester (and Buffalo soon), can facilitate many different fertility treatment cycle options for you. If you are considering an Embryo Donor Cycle, we invite you to browse the Embryo Profiles listed below. This list was changed Friday, May 30, 2014 incorporating several embryo profile updates. Please contact […]

26
May

Observing Memorial Day

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Today, the CNY Fertility Family remembers and honors those who have lost their lives serving in the military.  We also hold those who continue to serve, and their families, close to our hearts.  We are truly grateful for the selfless giving of our military men and women, and we hope that you join us in […]

26
May

Fertile Friendships & Success Stories

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Do you ever wish you could just speak with someone who has “been there”?  We have a fantastic community of clients who are currently undergoing treatments, and many, many more who have successfully conceived.  We would be happy to connect you to other clients who are pursuing a similar cycle, or who have conceived facing […]

19
May

Secondary Infertility Support

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This Thursday, Lisa is hosting our  Interactive Fertility Support Webinar and she focusing on the emotional challenges of secondary infertility.  Secondary infertility is defined as the inability to become pregnant or to carry a full-term pregnancy after having had one or more children without challenges before. Many parents feel guilty for wanting another child so badly, […]

18
May

Considering an Embryo Donor Cycle? We Have New Profiles Available!

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CNY Fertility Center, with locations in Syracuse, Albany, Rochester (and Buffalo soon), can facilitate many different fertility treatment cycle options for you. If you are considering an Embryo Donor Cycle, we invite you to browse the Embryo Profiles listed below. This list was updated Thursday, May 8, 2014. Please contact us if you have questions […]

13
May

Virtual Support: May 2014

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We love being able to provide care for our busy and traveling clients, but sometimes distance and packed schedules can make attending a support group session challenging, or even impossible.  In order to keep you sharing and connected, we have created three monthly support opportunities designed for you to enjoy from the comfort of your […]

12
May

Finding the Motivation to Keep Moving Forward

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Yesterday, we held all of our clients close to our hearts during Mother’s Day.  We are honored to encounter so many fantastic women who are relentlessly hopeful in their journey to motherhood, and we hope that this is your year.  Next year, our goal is to have helped many more women move from hopeful mom, […]

5
May

Circle of Hope Workshop: Syracuse and Albany

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As Mother’s Day approaches this month, we have put together special support events in our Syracuse and Albany locations, because we know how challenging it can be for our clients to cope with the many emotions surrounding this holiday.  These events are designed to give you the opportunity to rest, relax, and expose yourself to […]

28
Apr

Natural Fertility Support While Between Cycles

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At CNY Fertility Center, we appreciate the benefits of a natural. holistic, and integrative approach to fertility care.  If you happen to be taking a break between cycles, this is the perfect time for natural fertility support to help ready your mind, body, and spirit for your next cycle.  When you are between cycles, we encourage […]

23
Apr

National Infertility Awareness Week: Successful Clients Walk for Hope!

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My husband and I started trying to conceive January of 2010.  Like most couples we just assumed this was going to happen right away.  A year later we started to become very concerned.  We both were checked out to make sure everything was okay.  It turned out that I had some fibroid tumors and he had very low numbers.  We […]

22
Apr

Video: Dr. Rob Kiltz Thanks RESOLVE and Recognizes NIAW (National Infertility Awareness Week)

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Dr. Rob Kiltz, Owner and Director of CNY Fertility Centers, with locations in Syracuse, Albany and Rochester, NY, takes a moment in the video below to share some words of thanks for everything that RESOLVE does for the infertility community. Lisa Stack, Support Coordinator at CNY Fertility Centers, shares information about our IVF Giveaway and […]

21
Apr

Opening Yourself to New Treatments

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Good morning!  We hope that you had a great weekend.  One question that we often hear from our clients is, “What more can we do?”  On the clinical side, we will always make sure that you have the best protocol and resources for your family.  Similarly, we have many options available to you through CNY […]

14
Apr

Closed Facebook Support Groups: Instant Peer Support

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Finding a community of others who understand the challenges you are facing may not come easily, if you do not share your fertility journey with friends and family members.  Even if you do share your story with them, they might not have faced challenges trying to conceive.  To help you find instant peer support, we […]

9
Apr

New Embryo Donor Profiles: Explore this Fertility Treatment Cycle Option Today!

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We invite you to browse the Embryo Profiles listed below, this list was updated Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Please contact us if you have questions or would like to proceed with an Embryo Donor Cycle. You can call our office toll free 1.855.CNY.EGGS and ask to speak with Patricia Breh or send an email to: pbreh@cnyfertility.com Learn more about our Embryo Donor Cycle Fees here. […]

7
Apr

Sharing Your Story: April Circle of Hope Support Group Sessions

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Infertility is not only a physical challenge to overcome, but also a great emotional challenge.  Grief, stress, and anxiety are burdensome emotions that are frequently experienced by those trying to conceive while facing infertility.  All of these emotions are very normal and expected, but we would like to help you work through them.  Our intention […]

31
Mar

Supporting A Loved One Coping with Infertility

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Infertility can be challenging to understand if you have never experienced it yourself.  That is OK.  Even amongst women and men with similar diagnoses, their experiences and reactions are unique.  This can be challenging for you to understand as a partner, parent, sibling, or friend.  We know that you would like to help.  We see […]

26
Mar

Child Parent Security Act: Assemblywoman Amy Paulin Hosts Open Forum in Albany on April 1, 2014

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EVENT UPDATE – This open forum has been rescheduled from a previous date to April 1, 2014. It will take place at 10:30am in Hearing Room C of the Legistlative Office Bldg in Albany, NY. PURPOSE: To hear from stakeholders regarding New York State’s Child-Parent Security Act, and to discuss the impacts the legislation would […]

24
Mar

Rochester Circle of Hope Support Group and Free Yoga for Fertility

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This Wednesday, March 26th, join us at our Rochester, NY location for a relaxing evening of community and support.  We are happy to be hosting two free Yoga for Fertility sessions, along with our monthly Circle of Hope support group session.  This is a great opportunity to meet others in your community facing similar challenges, […]

21
Mar

National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW) 2014 and Our IVF Giveaway

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April 20 – April 26, 2014 is National Infertility Awareness Week®, a movement sponsored by RESOLVE to raise awareness about the disease of infertility which affects 1 out of 8 couples. In 2010 National Infertility Awareness Week became a federally recognized health observance by the Department of Health and Human Services. CNY Fertility Center, with locations in Syracuse, […]

21
Mar

Endometriosis Awareness: March 2014

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Endometriosis Awareness is recognized across the world throughout the month of March, with the mission to raise understanding of the so-called “invisible disease” affecting millions of individuals from every corner of the globe. For a list of events, please visit http://endometriosis.org/news/support-awareness/endometriosis-awareness-2014. A devastating illness affecting approximately 176 million women and girls worldwide, endometriosis is clinically defined […]

17
Mar

New Embryo Donor Profiles: Interested in Exploring an Embryo Donor Cycle?

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Embryo Donation is another option available to CNY Fertility 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 they begin to discuss what to do with the remaining embryos. The previous […]

17
Mar

Virtual Support March 2014: Fertility Support Teleworkshop, Interactive Webinar, and Meditation Webinar

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Good morning!  We hope that you had a wonderful weekend.  Here, at CNY Fertility, we work to make many support opportunities available to you throughout the month.  In addition to our in office events, we offer virtual support to give you an opportunity to reconnect with the center and ask any pressing support questions you […]

13
Mar

Mini-IVF on the Rise: An Affordable Option with Great Potential

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The Wall Street Journal recently published an article highlighting the growing popularity of Mini-IVF.  At CNY Fertility Center, with locations in Syracuse, Albany, and Rochester, NY, we are proud to offer Mini-IVF as an affordable option to our clients, with great potential for success.  Mini-IVF and traditional IVF differ in medication protocol prior to egg […]

10
Mar

Support from those who understand: Circle of Hope Support Group

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Infertility is not only a physical challenge to overcome, but also a great emotional challenge.  Grief, stress, and anxiety are burdensome emotions that are frequently experienced by those trying to conceive while facing infertility.  All of these emotions are very normal and expected, but we would like to help you work through them.  Our intention […]

3
Mar

Practicing Healthy Movement with The Fertile Secret: Yoga for Fertility

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Good morning!  We hope that you had a great weekend.  This month, we welcome spring and (hopefully!) warmer weather.  After a long and cold winter, now is the perfect time to begin new healthy movement habits.  Throughout the month of March we will be offering free Yoga for Fertility workshops at all three locations to help […]

28
Feb

Surrogacy Insurance Coverage in 2014 by Yifat Shaltiel, Esq.

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Infertility has been classified as a disease by a number of organizations, including the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association.  However, insurance providers do not consider infertility as a disease and therefore do not consistently cover fertility treatments, leaving most infertility patients with no choice but to pay out-of-pocket […]

23
Feb

Fertility Solutions: Neupogen and Treating Autoimmune Challenges

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Dr. Rob Kiltz, Founder and Director of CNY Fertility Center, with locations in Syracuse, Albany and Rochester, NY, speaks with Lisa Stack, our Support Coordinator, in the video below about Neupogen and treating autoimmune challenges to improve fertility. At CNY Fertility Center we provide comprehensive and affordable fertility solutions to clients worldwide. We offer phone and […]

20
Feb

IVF Discounts: Available to the End of February 2014 – Limited Time Offer!

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CNN shared a report this week showing a record number of women are using IVF to get pregnant. About 2,000 more babies were born as a result of fertility treatments at clinics in 2012 than in 2011. IVF treatment has become more medically successful however it remains cost-prohibitive for many couples and individuals. Most assisted […]

20
Feb

Rochester Circle of Hope Support Group and Free Yoga for Fertility

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This Wednesday, February 26th, join us at our Rochester location for a relaxing evening of community and support.  We are happy to be hosting two free Yoga for Fertility sessions, along with our monthly Circle of Hope support group session.  This is a great opportunity to meet others in your community facing similar challenges, move […]

17
Feb

Virtual Support: Fertility Support Teleworkshop, Support Webinar, and Meditation Webinar

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Good morning!  We hope that you had a wonderful weekend.  Here, at CNY Fertility, we work to make many support opportunities available to you throughout the month.  In addition to our in office events, we offer virtual support to give you an opportunity to reconnect with the center and ask any pressing support questions you […]

5
Feb

The Fertile Secret Workshop: Massage for Fertility Offered in February

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At each one of our CNY Fertility & Healing Arts Centers – Syracuse, Albany, and Rochester, NY – we will be offering a Fertile Secret Workshop that focuses on Massage for Fertility during the month of February. There is no fee to attend these informative workshops. Abdominal Massage is a relaxing and enjoyable way to […]

3
Feb

Communicating with Your Partner

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Good morning!  We hope that you had a great weekend.  This month, as we celebrate Valentine’s Day, we would like to share a few ways to communicate your love and appreciation for your partner.  An important part of making your way through this fertility journey together is to communicate both your love and needs.   […]

27
Jan

Words of Support and Encouragement: Releasing Negative Repetitive Thoughts

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Good morning!  We hope that you had a great weekend.  During last weeks’s Interactive Fertility Support Webinar, Lisa discussed the importance of releasing negative repetitive thoughts.  This is something that can be challenging for everyone, regardless of whether you are currently working through infertility or not. Negative repetitive thoughts can infiltrate your day, making it […]

20
Jan

Basics of Vitrification: Egg and Embryo Freezing

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Basics of Vitrification: Advances in biotechnology over the past decade have made it possible to preserve human embryos and unfertilized human oocytes (eggs) through a process called vitrification. Vitrification technology freezes cells at an ultra-rapid rate. Over the last five years, there has been an outstanding shift in fertility preservation practices worldwide from slow freezing […]

20
Jan

Words of Support and Encouragement: Weekly Support with Yoga for Fertility

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Good morning!  We hope that you were able to find peace and relaxation this weekend.  Here, at CNY Fertility, we value communication.  Clear and patient pathways of communication are important to us, as we provide you with personalized care on your journey to your most fertile self.  Creating space for you to communicate with each […]

13
Jan

Words of Support and Encouragement: Secondary Infertility

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Good morning! This month, during our Fertility Support Teleworkshop we are focusing on the emotional challenges of secondary infertility.  Secondary infertility is defined as the inability to become pregnant or to carry a full-term pregnancy after having had one or more children without challenges before. Many parents feel guilty for wanting another child so badly, especially if […]

10
Jan

Dr. Rob Kiltz Talks About Nutrition for Fertility Workshops in January

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According to The National Infertility Association 30 percent of infertility is due to being overweight or underweight. Registered Dietitian, Brooke Shantz, of Loyola University Health System, in a recent article stated, “Establishing a healthy eating pattern and weight is a good first step for women who are looking to conceive.” Shantz also reminds us that, “Men who […]

6
Jan

Fertility Tips for the Holiday Season: Returning to Your Routine

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As we complete our Fertility Tips for the Holiday Season series, we are focusing on getting back on track and returning to our normal routines.  The holidays, while a wonderful time to celebrate and enjoy friends and family, often throw us out of our regular day-to-day schedules.  We spend more time shopping, preparing for holiday […]

3
Jan

First Steps Program: Providing Up To 75% Off Fertility Medications

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DesignRx and Mandell’s Clinical Pharmacy are committed to providing fertility patients with a wide number of financial options for achieving their family.  We know that life isn’t always easy, and that everyone can use a little help from time to time.  First Steps is available to self pay patients needing help paying for their medications.   […]

2
Jan

Tubal Reversal Success

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My husband Mark and I would like to thank the team of Doctor’s from Syracuse and Albany CNY clinics in their help with us bringing our son into the world. I had my tubal reversal surgery on June 11, 2012 in Albany done with the robot. My surgery went very smooth with very little recovery […]

30
Dec

Fertility Tips for the Holiday Season: Mindful Meditation

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Good morning!  Continuing with our Fertility Tips for the Holiday Season, we are going to focus on a quiet and peaceful mind as we move into the new year.  This week, let us focus on leaving all of the judgement, negativity, sadness, and anxiety behind us.  The challenges you faced in the last year do […]

29
Dec

The Use of HGH: Human Growth Hormone for Enhancing Egg Function

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Dr. Rob Kiltz, owner and director of CNY Fertility & Spa, speaks with Lisa Stack, our Support Coordinator, about HGH and how it can be used for egg production, or to improve egg function, by helping the quality of the egg. For some clients with diminished ovarian reserve, several studies are beginning to show that […]

23
Dec

Fertility Tips for the Holiday Season: Nourishing Foods

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Good morning!  This week, as many gather to celebrate the holidays, it is a great time to remember the importance of nourishing foods to feed both your body and spirit.  As you are celebrating over the next two weeks, keep in mind the importance of balance.  While there isn’t one perfect diet for fertility, there […]

17
Dec

Fertility Tips for the Holiday Season: Acupuncture, Massage, and Self-Care

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As we continue to look at Fertility Tips for the Holiday Season, this week we will focus on Acupuncture, Massage, and Self-Care.  Soothing care for the body, will in turn quiet and soothe both the mind and heart.  Similar to our discussion last week on Yoga and Peaceful Movement, practicing self-care for the body is […]

17
Dec

December 17, 2013: Egg Donors Cycling & Available to Additional Recipients

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CNY Fertility’s Donor Egg Program has turned out to be the most effective assisted reproductive technology to date and its high success rate is largely independent of the recipient’s age.  The program was developed to help women who otherwise have little chance of achieving a successful birth because of one or more of the following: […]

10
Dec

2012 ART Procedure Success Rate Report

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CNY Fertility Center [#0443] Clinic Summary Report: Total Cycles:  2714 [table id=42 /] [table id=43 /] [table id=44 /] Verified by:   Medical Director Robert J Kiltz M.D. Fresh Embryos From Non-Donor Oocytes [table id=45 /] Thawed Embryos From Non-Donor Oocytes [table id=46 /] Donor Oocytes (all ages) [table id=47 /] Current Clinic Services and Profile  [table […]

10
Dec

Fertility Tips for the Holiday Season: Yoga and Peaceful Movement

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During this holiday season, we are offering tips and suggestions for you to continue to improve and nurture your fertility.  As preparations and celebrations begin to occupy more of your time, we have a few simple ideas to help keep your fertility journey on track.  Taking the time to focus on nurturing self-care during the […]

10
Dec

December 10, 2013: Egg Donors Cycling & Available to Additional Recipients

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At our CNY Fertility & Spa locations, in Syracuse, Albany and Rochester, NY, we help to facilitate many different donor cycles utilizing donor eggs, donor sperm and donor embryos. On our website, we provide weekly updates, every Tuesday morning, to help match up more Recipients with Donors that are cycling in the coming months. Our […]

9
Dec

Video: The Uses and Benefits of PGD: Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

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Dr. Rob Kiltz, owner and director of CNY Fertility & Spa, and Lisa Stack, our Support Coordinator, discuss the uses and benefits of PGD: Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis. Our practitioners at all three centers, in Syracuse, Albany, and Rochester, NY will work closely with you to determine whether you may benefit from a PGD cycle. {{hrule}} […]

5
Dec

2013 Holiday Support Offerings & Coping Tools for the Holidays

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COPING TOOLS FOR THE HOLIDAYS:       We know that Holidays can sometimes be emotionally challenging, especially when you are trying to conceive. We created a Holiday Support Guide for you to provide some suggestions and coping tools that may resonate and offer you help.Click here to read. Additionally please feel free to reach out to Lisa […]

3
Dec

December 3, 2013: Egg Donors Cycling & Available to Additional Recipients

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Every Tuesday morning, we publish a news article on our website that provides a list of egg donors that are cycling in the coming months at CNY Fertility. This has proven to be very helpful for matching up Recipients and Donors which assists more couples and individuals on their journey toward creating a family. If […]

2
Dec

Words of Support and Encouragement: Taking a Moment to Breathe

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Good morning!  We hope that you had a wonderful weekend. As we move further into the holiday season, we want you have all the tools you need to breathe deeply, relax, and enjoy the quiet peace that can be found.  Taking the time to step outside of the busy holidays can offer clarity and rest, […]

26
Nov

November 26, 2013: Egg Donors Cycling & Available to Additional Recipients

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Good morning! We’re happy to share that we have three new egg donors on our list this week. This list is comprised of egg donors that will be cycling in the next 1-2 months and are available to additional recipients. We share an updated list every Tuesday morning. If you are a current CNY Fertility […]

25
Nov

Words of Support and Encouragement: Create Your Own Vision Boards in Rochester!

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Join us on Wednesday, November 27th at 5:30p, in sharing and creating a supportive community with others on their path toward fertility. This month, in the Rochester CNY Healing Arts Lobby, we will gather together to create our own individually customized Vision Board to be used as a motivational and inspirational tool on the journey […]

19
Nov

November 19, 2013: Egg Donors Cycling & Available to Additional Recipients

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This week we have a few changes to our weekly list of egg donors cycling and available to additional recipients, see below for the complete list of egg donors who will be starting a cycle in the next month or two.  If you are a current CNY Fertility Center client and have completed all of […]

18
Nov

Video: Dr. Kiltz Shares Insights on the Importance of a Holistic Approach to Fertility

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Recently, Dr. Kiltz took some time to share some of his great insights with our Support Coordinator, Lisa Stack. In the video below, they discussed the importance of looking at the entire person (or couple), taking a holistic approach, and inviting both Eastern and Western Medicine and thought into your journey to fertility. If you […]

18
Nov

Words of Support and Encouragement: Practicing Self-Care Through the Holidays

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Good morning!  We hope that you had a wonderful weekend.  As we are moving into the holiday season, it is important to remember to practice good self-care.  It is very easy to become overwhelmed and overbooked with holiday plans and commitments.  This year, make it a point to really love and respect yourself by taking […]