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  • Is Intrauterine Insemination More Effective than Conceiving Naturally?

    One technique that may boost your odds of conception is intrauterine insemination (IUI). This simple procedure involves injecting your partner’s or a donor’s sperm cells directly into your uterus at the time of ovulation. Before IUI begins, a semen sample is taken from the donor, and then the concentrated, highly motile sperm are washed and separated from other seminal fluid. During the IUI ...
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  • Palm Beach Fertility Center to Open New Location in August

    Aventura Fertility & IVF Will Be the Premier IVF Service Provider in North Miami Beach As the go-to fertility clinic in Florida noted for its first-class concierge care, our staff at Palm Beach Fertility Center has helped thousands of men and women become parents. We are pleased to announce we are expanding our practice to a 3 rd location in Aventura in August 2020: Aventura Fertility & IVF. The ...
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  • Is it Safe to Get Pregnant During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

    For parents-to-be, planning for a new baby is a time of great joy and excitement. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has left many expectant parents worrying about how they can stay safe and healthy. Unfortunately, because the virus is still relatively new, scientists haven’t had enough time to research how it may affect pregnant women and their growing babies. If you’re on the path to parenthood and ...
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  • Quit Smoking Now and Boost Your Fertility Naturally

    A smoking habit is harmful, and this has been scientifically proven for many decades. Smoking is linked to an increased risk of various cancers, heart conditions, and innumerable chronic health problems, including reproductive health. Sadly, many women are unaware that smoking can increase their risk of miscarriage , as one recent survey of women of childbearing age showed only 30% knew it could ...
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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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