Optimizing Male Fertility

June is Men’s Health Month, so now is a great time to learn more about optimizing male fertility – especially since male infertility is so common. Of all couples struggling to get pregnant, approximately one-third have a problem regarding sperm production or function. Many times, such abnormalities can be identified through a semen analysis. In other cases, problems still exist with sperm even with normal…

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Is Your Weight Lowering Your Pregnancy Rate?

The number of overweight individuals has increased sharply in our country, with statistics showing that 68% of our population is overweight (body mass index is greater than 25) and around 36% of our population is considered obese (body mass index is greater than 30). This is a real and growing problem for many of our patients who are trying to get pregnant. What is BMI?…

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Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, defined as two or more consecutive miscarriages, is a devastating condition that causes grief for many couples. Many couples may experience a pregnancy loss, especially an early loss in the first trimester. This does not carry with it an increased risk of having pregnancy loss in the future. Having two or more miscarriages, however, places a couple at a much higher statistical…

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Explaining “Unexplained Infertility”

For most couples struggling with infertility, the cause can be quickly identified: endometriosis, blocked
 fallopian tubes, defective ovulation, poor sperm quantity or quality, and so forth. However, for many 
patients, standard diagnostic testing fails to identify a specific cause. This is generally referred to 
as “unexplained infertility” and accounts for roughly 25% of couples seeking help from a reproductive 
physician. Infertility testing for unexplained infertility…

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What is Male Infertility?

What is Male Infertility? Male infertility isn’t something you hear much about in the news, so it may be surprising to learn just how common it is — and there’s no better time than Men’s Health Month (June) to become better informed. About one-third of infertility is thought to be male derived. Additionally, many couples with a normal semen analysis and a normal female evaluation…

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