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  • How to Stay Healthy During IVF

    Taking care of Your Health During IVF Treatment Although many couples and single adults find themselves ready to embark on the journey of parenthood, frequently, fertility issues can prevent them from moving in the right direction. Fortunately, fertility treatments like In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) are available to help parents-to-be along the way. Because IVF involves hormone therapy, your body ...
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  • Common Myths About Infertility

    Misconceptions About Conception Since the dawn of time, there have been common myths and misconceptions circulating about infertility. In honor of Infertility awareness Week, we’re here to set the record straight. Myth: Fertility is a women’s health issue Although women are generally the focal point throughout the journey of pregnancy from conception to delivery, infertility affects both men and ...
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  • Cancer & Fertility

    A cancer diagnosis brings up many concerns, and for young men and women, one of those concerns might be “will I still be able to have children?” The answer to this depends on the type of cancer, how far it has spread, and what type of treatments you receive. In many cases, it is possible to have a successful pregnancy, labor, and delivery after cancer, but it can be more difficult. How Cancer ...
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  • How to Stay Healthy During IVF Treatments

    How to Stay Healthy During IVF Treatments IVF treatments greatly increase your chances of a successful pregnancy, but the process is not without its challenges. Your body will go through numerous changes during this process. Fertility drugs are a key part of the IVF process, and these medications cause fluctuations in hormone levels. There are some side effects that you won’t be able to prevent, ...
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  • Palm Beach Fertility Center Adds INVOCELL®, An Innovative Option Used in Fertility Treatment, to its Reproductive Health Services

    Palm Beach Fertility Center is the first center in the state of Florida to offer the INVOCELL lntravaginal Culture (IVC) System as part of its scope of reproductive health services. The INVOCELL IVC System, the first-of-its-kind, which comprises the INVOCELL Culture Device and Retention Device, 1 is the only IVC system cleared by the Food and Drug Administration. "We are pleased to add INVOCELL to ...
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  • Uterine Fibroids and How They Can Impact Your Fertility

    Many factors influence a woman’s fertility, and one potential factor affecting as many as 20 to 50% of women of childbearing age is uterine fibroids. This medical issue is especially prevalent among black women, who are affected at a rate of 50 to 80%. However, only about 30% of women with uterine fibroids develop symptoms, and many women with fibroids go on to conceive and carry healthy ...
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  • Will I Be Able to Have a Baby After Multiple Miscarriages?

    The heartache of suffering a miscarriage is immense for couples who want to build a family. While having one miscarriage is traumatic, having back-to-back miscarriages is an agonizing loss. A woman may feel as though she is living her worst nightmare and can’t wake up from it. She may even feel as though she’s letting down her partner or that she’s not a “real woman.” Recurrent miscarriage is ...
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  • Can a Past Abortion Affect My Fertility?

    If you’ve had an abortion in the past and you are experiencing troubles getting pregnant now, it’s unlikely that the two are related. That’s because the eggs and ovaries are not harmed during a medical or surgical abortion. There are some differences, though, based on the type of abortion you had and whether it caused damage to the cervix or uterus in the process. However, this is exceptionally ...
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  • Fertility Options for Transgender Men and Women

    At Palm Beach Fertility Center, we believe that anyone who wants to become a parent, regardless of their marital status or sexual orientation, should be granted the right to experience their dreams of becoming a parent. Although the road to parenthood is often different for LGBTQ couples , we treat these individuals with the respect and dignity they deserve in what can be very emotional time. ...
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  • Coping with the Emotional Trauma of Infertility

    Infertility is traumatic, and millions of women in their prime childbearing years face this obstacle. They know firsthand about the heartache and frustration of not being able to conceive after months or even years of trying, and often wonder “why me?” Even women who have already had one child but experience what is called secondary infertility, or difficulty conceiving another child, can ...
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  • How a Sexually-Transmitted Disease Could Affect Your Fertility

    Sexually-transmitted diseases, also called STDs or STIs, are spread by sexual contact with an infected person through the genitals, mouth, or anus. Many cases of female infertility are attributed to untreated STDs, specifically, the two most common STDs: chlamydia and gonorrhea. These preventable, common causes of infertility can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), an infection of the upper ...
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  • Can Acupuncture Improve Fertility?

    Facing infertility causes overwhelming anguish among millions of couples who experience it every year. With all the home remedies and fertility drugs on the market, it can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to treatments for increasing your odds of conceiving. Modern healthcare has opened the door to many seemingly novel treatments, such as acupuncture. While it has become very ...
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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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