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  • Reasons it Might Be Difficult to Conceive After Your First Pregnancy

    If you’re trying for a second baby and having a hard time, you’re not alone. In fact, nearly 25% of couples seeking fertility treatment are already parents. Many couples think conceiving a second child will be simple after having their first. However, millions of couples struggle with what is called secondary infertility. This diagnosis refers to parents who have not conceived after 12 months of ...
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  • National Infertility Awareness Week

    National Infertility Awareness Week is April 21 – 27, 2019 Currently 7.3 million Americans are facing infertility, no matter what race, religion, sexuality or economic status, infertility doesn’t discriminate. Together, we can change how others view infertility. It begins with being part of a national movement, National Infertility Awareness Week. This week unites millions of Americans who want to ...
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  • How Soon After I Remove an IUD Can I Get Pregnant?

    The IUD is an extremely effective form of birth control, and more popular than ever, because it lasts between 3 to 12 years and requires no maintenance. If you’re a woman, you’ll likely appreciate the fact that you can “set it and forget it,” too, rather than taking a daily birth control pill or having to use condoms with your partner every time you have sex. Hormonal IUD types release a synthetic ...
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  • Trying to Conceive: What Days Am I Most Fertile?

    Getting pregnant can be a challenge, and any woman who has successfully conceived knows it can take patience and even a little bit of luck. If you’re trying to conceive, know that it’s highly unlikely to get pregnant outside of the narrow, monthly window when you are your most fertile. Understanding when you are most fertile can make it easier to get pregnant, though, because conception only ...
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  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Fertility: What You Can Do

    A common cause of infertility in women is polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). This condition is very common and affects about 5-10% of women of childbearing age, and yet more than half of these young women remain undiagnosed. While many women opt for birth control pills to combat the hormone imbalance and improve symptoms, this is only a temporary remedy. When women with PCOS decide to start a ...
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  • At What Age Should Women Worry About Their Fertility?

    Lately, more and more women are waiting to have children until later in life, which makes the topic of age-related fertility increasingly concerning. Everyone should abide by their own individual timeline, so when it comes to having children, there is no singular age every woman should aim for. However, because women are generally more fertile when they are young, there are a few factors women ...
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  • Fertility Rates Are Declining: Could It Impact Me?

    Data tells us that the fertility rate in the United States is dropping, and has been for some years now. Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began tracking birth rates, the statistics have seen various ups and downs, but this steady decline in recent years has plenty of people concerned. Whatever your age or your current position on having children, learning how fertility rates ...
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  • Infertility Statistics Everyone Should Know

    Starting a family isn’t easy for everyone. Most people assume that infertility is only something a select few have to deal with, but, in fact, more couples struggle with fertility issues than you may realize. When you and your spouse or partner decide you want to try for a baby, you might be disappointed to learn that you are also struggling to conceive. Instead of becoming discouraged, arm ...
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  • Why You Should Get the Facts Before Going In Vitro

    As any woman who has ever undergone in vitro fertilization knows, there’s a lot to consider before choosing IVF. As more and more women decide to undergo the procedure, we at the Palm Beach Fertility Center want every woman to know as much as possible. In vitro pregnancies can be wonderful, and the best choice for many women, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t important to have all the facts. In a ...
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  • Is IVF Covered By Insurance?

    Many people assume in-vitro fertilization is a fairly straight forward process. Some people can’t make a baby, so doctors will use the latest technology to make one for them. However, if you think IVF is this simple, you’d be wrong. There are numerous facets to the entire process and one minor error can make you have to start all over again from the beginning. Those who try IVF must regularly ...
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  • The Truth Behind the Male Infertility Crisis

    Thousands of men across the U.S. – and the entire western hemisphere for that matter – suffer from it, yet male infertility remains a faux pas topic among most circles. What is it about the subject that keeps people so hush-hush? And how can we shed more light on the matter to help those looking for answers? Read on to learn more. The Facts According to a comprehensive study conducted by the ...
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  • Press Release: Palm Beach Fertility Center Named as LIVESTRONG Fertility Program Partner

    Our latest news: Palm Beach Fertility Center (PBFC) has been named as a LIVESTRONG Fertility Program Partner, allowing the center to offer discounted services to cancer survivors. Click here to read our press release!
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  • Is Surrogacy the Right Choice for Me?

    Becoming a parent is an enormous decision, but for many people dealing with fertility issues, the decisions don’t stop there. If you and your partner are unable to have children naturally, you may be considering surrogacy , adoption, fertility treatments , or other methods of expanding your family. Surrogacy has become an extremely likeable option for parents who want to experience the joys of ...
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  • How Could Endometriosis Affect Fertility?

    Millions of women across the United States are affected by endometriosis, a condition that affects the female reproductive organs. This condition can be extremely painful for most women, and in severe cases, it could lead to additional lasting health issues. Unfortunately, many of the women who exhibit signs of endometriosis also experience fertility issues as a result. Understanding Endometriosis ...
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  • How Does Fertility Preservation Work?

    Having children is a big decision, and sometimes planning ahead is the best way for individuals and couples to make the best possible choices regarding their future. Thanks to advances in modern technology and medical science, doctors are now able to preserve male and female fertility to allow for the opportunity to have children later on down the line. If, for whatever reason, you wish to ...
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