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  • Alternative Parenting

    The latest posts for Alternative Parenting are listed below.
    • How Fertility Treatments Aid Alternative Parenting

      Yes, You Can Have Children! In this day and age, we no longer limit our definition of parenting to a two-party arrangement consisting of a mommy and a daddy. There are countless same-sex couples who want to raise their own children in a loving home, while an increasing number of single men and women have decided that waiting for Mr. or Ms. Right simply isn’t necessary (and might result in them ...

    Blog

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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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...

    Endometriosis

    The latest posts for Endometriosis are listed below.
    • 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 ...
    • Putting an End to Endometriosis

      Targeted Treatment for Endometriosis Can Restore Fertility For some women, endometriosis causes infertility ; for others, it does not. Your fertility specialist considers endometriosis a stumbling block to leading a hormonally balanced and fertile life, and will want to address it as part of a comprehensive fertility workup. While some doctors may recommend treating the symptoms of endometriosis, ...

    FAQ

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    • How to Prepare for Endometriosis Surgery

      Endometriosis is a chronic disease that affects more than six million women in the United States and occurs when the tissue lining the uterus begins to grow outside of the uterus, on the ovaries, and fallopian tubes. One of the biggest symptoms of endometriosis is infertility – while there is no cure for endometriosis, it can be treated with various procedures and surgeries to help with the pain ...
    • Ask Dr. Denker: Is Mini IVF Right for Me?

      You may have heard about mini IVF or low-dose IVF from friends or in the news. This protocol tweaks the standard ovarian stimulation phase of IVF with lower dosages of gonadotropin fertility medications. The theory is that women who are in their 20s with a good supply of eggs don’t need the extra stimulation, and women in their 40s with a depleted egg supply won’t produce extra eggs anyway. You ...
    • Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Traveling During Fertility Treatment

      Summer is often the time for beach vacations, cross country travel, and family reunions. For patients undergoing fertility treatment , taking trips can be a real headache. At Palm Beach Fertility Center, we don’t recommend planning to travel during an active in-vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle; however, we understand that you may schedule short trips at some time during treatment. Dr. Mark Denker ...

    Female Infertility

    The latest posts for Female Infertility are listed below.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...

    Fertility

    The latest posts for Fertility are listed below.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...

    Fertility Preservation

    The latest posts for Fertility Preservation are listed below.
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...

    Improving Fertility

    The latest posts for Improving Fertility are listed below.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...

    IVF

    The latest posts for IVF are listed below.
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...

    LGBT

    The latest posts for LGBT are listed below.
    • 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. ...
    • How Fertility Treatments Aid Alternative Parenting

      Yes, You Can Have Children! In this day and age, we no longer limit our definition of parenting to a two-party arrangement consisting of a mommy and a daddy. There are countless same-sex couples who want to raise their own children in a loving home, while an increasing number of single men and women have decided that waiting for Mr. or Ms. Right simply isn’t necessary (and might result in them ...

    Male Infertility

    The latest posts for Male Infertility are listed below.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...

    News

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    Sickle Cell

    The latest posts for Sickle Cell are listed below.
    • Genetic Testing Options for Sickle Cell Awareness Day

      Know If You Are a Carrier for Sickle Cell before You Conceive You’ve dreamt of building a healthy family for years. Now you’re ready to take those exciting first steps into parenthood. Planning your future is an exciting time but it can also be disheartening if you are faced with passing an inheritable genetic disease down to your children. For World Sickle Cell Awareness Day (June 19), fertility ...

    Single Dads

    The latest posts for Single Dads are listed below.
    • Single Dad Family Building

      So, you want to become a dad? You’ve got the career, the house, and the savings to build your family, but you are missing one key thing – a partner. After years of dreaming of your child’s trusting hand in yours, you still haven’t found the perfect person to create your ideal family with. Perpetual bachelorhood doesn’t have to be your reality; you have options. Dr. Mark Denker and the team members ...

    Surrogacy

    The latest posts for Surrogacy are listed below.
    • 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 ...
    • How Can I Become an Egg Donor?

      Are you interested in donating your eggs to individuals and couples facing fertility issues? By donating your eggs, you can help other men and women start families they wouldn’t otherwise be able to create. While some believe donating your eggs is a complicated process, with the right help and guidance, it can be much easier to handle than you might think. Why Are Egg Donors Needed? Not all women ...
    • Keep Calm and Explore Surrogacy in Florida

      A BBC news article recently grabbed our attention, and it highlighted the stark contrast between U.S. and British surrogacy regulations. At Palm Beach Fertility Center, we are committed to providing affordable and effective assisted reproductive technologies (ARTS) to all people, straight, gay or lesbian singles and couples. For gay couples and single men hoping to start a family, surrogacy makes ...

    Wellness Tips

    The latest posts for Wellness Tips are listed below.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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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