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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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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...

    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

    The latest posts for FAQ are listed below.
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...

    Fertility

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

    Fertility Preservation

    The latest posts for Fertility Preservation 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...

    Improving Fertility

    The latest posts for Improving Fertility 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...

    IVF

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

    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.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...

    News

    The latest posts for News are listed below.
    • 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 ...
    • 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!
    • Dr. Denker Speaks at Egg Freezing & Infertility Seminar

      For couples considering egg freezing or infertility treatments, it can be difficult to find the information you need. To get the answers to the questions you’ve been asking, make sure you attend Dr. Denker’s discussion about the Innovations in Egg Freezing & Infertility on March 1 at WeWork Coral Gables. This talk will cover a variety of topics relevant to hopeful parents, or for individuals ...

    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.
    • 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 ...
    • The ABCs on Getting Your Zzzzzz during Fertility Treatment

      Dr. Mark Denker and the staff at Palm Beach Fertility Center strongly believe that overall wellness and nutrition play a part in fertility health. During Sleep Awareness Month, we want to bring attention to the importance of getting your rest during fertility treatment. In Boca Raton, we set the clocks ahead one hour on Sunday, March 9. What you lose in sleep, we hope you will make up for in new, ...
    • Male Fertility and Nutrition: Eating to Win

      Attention all men who wish to start a family: Eat to support good health, and you’ll be doing your reproductive powers a great favor. That’s an especially important message now that we’ve moved past the celebratory indulgences of the holiday season. Time to get back to those good habits! Obesity has become an epidemic in the modern world, and there are signs that it may be a considerable cause of ...
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