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  • March 20, 2019Mar 20, 2019
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

What is Low-stim IVF?

Dr. Tortoriello of Sher Fertility Institute New York discusses one of our treatment options, Low-stim IVF, as well as the pros and cons of minimal stimulation IVF.

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  • March 18, 2019Mar 18, 2019
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

6 Ways to Make the 2 Week Wait More Bearable

The  two-week  wait  between  ovulation  and  your  expected  period  can  seem  like  the  perfect  storm  of  anxiety,  impatience  and  so  many  what-ifs. 

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  • March 11, 2019Mar 11, 2019
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Why Didn’t My IVF Cycle Work?

Given the time, emotion and money that go into an individual IVF cycle, I would love to be able to guarantee that it will result in a successful pregnancy for all of my patients at Sher Fertility Institute New York, but unfortunately this is not the case.

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  • March 7, 2019Mar 7, 2019
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Endometriosis and Infertility

Endometriosis is a chronic condition affecting 25-50 % of women with infertility. A common question addressed is whether the presence of endometriosis has a significant effect on IVF success?

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  • March 4, 2019Mar 4, 2019
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

The Effect of Nutrition and Exercise on Menstrual Cycles

Menstrual irregularity is more common in female athletes than in non-athletic women.

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  • March 1, 2019Mar 1, 2019
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  • By Guest Blogger

Q & A with Dr. Tortoriello

Dr. Tortoriello is an outstanding physician that you will find to be very personable and compassionate, who takes care to ensure that you have the most cutting-edge fertility treatments at your disposal.

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  • February 27, 2019Feb 27, 2019
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Black Celebs Who Struggle with Infertility

While infertility affects at least 12 percent of all women up to the age of 44, studies suggest Black women may be almost twice as likely to experience infertility as Caucasian women.

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  • February 21, 2019Feb 21, 2019
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Can Sleep Affect Fertility?

Couples trying to conceive may focus on following a healthy diet, staying fit, and taking vitamins. But did you know that getting quality rest may also affect fertility?

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  • February 19, 2019Feb 19, 2019
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Showing Appreciation through Fertility Treatment: 6 Tips

When you are undergoing fertility treatments it is important to focus on the us, rather than the family you could be.

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  • February 7, 2019Feb 7, 2019
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  • By Guest Blogger

Get To Know Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Dr. Sergio C. Oehninger comes to Sher Fertility Institute New York as a reproductive endocrinology & infertility specialist who has been practicing for over three decades and brings with him a warm, compassionate and professional approach to his philosophy of interacting with his patients.

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  • February 7, 2019Feb 7, 2019
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

What is ICSI? Should I do it?

In 1992 a group of investigators developed ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection). This is a micro-fertilization technique, whereby a single sperm is directly microinjected into a mature oocyte.

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  • January 30, 2019Jan 30, 2019
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

What is Artificial Insemination? Am I a candidate?

Artificial insemination is the process whereby processed sperm are directly injected into the uterus. It is commonly referred to as IUI or intrauterine insemination.

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  • January 22, 2019Jan 22, 2019
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Fertility Apps to Help You Conceive

Modern technology has made so many things possible. Now, women are turning to apps to conceive!

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  • January 12, 2019Jan 12, 2019
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Fertility Resolutions

The minutes you’re waiting for the results of your pregnancy test can be the longest of your life.

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  • January 10, 2019Jan 10, 2019
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Get To Know Dr. Dicken

As a true champion of women’s health, Dr. Dicken is the Associate Medical Director here at Sher Fertility Institute New York .

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  • January 9, 2019Jan 9, 2019
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

New Year’s resolutions: how to maximize my chances to have a baby

Trying to have a baby can be easy for some couples, but for others it can become a stressful situation.

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  • January 7, 2019Jan 7, 2019
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Infertility and overall health: are they related?

More than one in eight couples of childbearing age have difficulty conceiving or carrying a pregnancy to term, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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  • December 21, 2018Dec 21, 2018
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All I Want for Christmas is Two (Blue Lines)

The best way to spread holiday cheer, is telling your truth for all to hear.

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  • December 20, 2018Dec 20, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Do I Ovulate? Easy ways to monitor the fertile time of your cycle

When the body's levels of luteinizing hormone (LH) rise, it triggers the process of ovulation, and the most fertile period of the menstrual cycle occurs.

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  • December 13, 2018Dec 13, 2018
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Fertility Resolutions for 2019

Hoping to get pregnant in 2019? It’s time to start thinking about resolutions that could help make your dream conceiving a reality!

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  • December 11, 2018Dec 11, 2018
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Infertility and the Holidays

This year, we want to help you make this month the December to remember. But navigating the holidays while struggling with infertility is not an easy feat.

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  • November 28, 2018Nov 28, 2018
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Fertility Do’s and Don’ts of the Holiday Season

Cary L. Dicken, MD of Sher Fertility Institute New York  shares  the  fertility  do’s  and  don’ts  of  the  holiday  season  to  keep  you  sane  and  on-track  with  your  fertility  treatments. 

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  • November 26, 2018Nov 26, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Biological issues related to fertility

How important is for adolescents, young adults and grown-up adults to understand all the biological issues related to fertility?

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  • November 16, 2018Nov 16, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Nutrition During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us, and for some that means indulging on delicious food and beverages. If you are trying to conceive or are currently pregnant, it is especially important to keep your diet in check.

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  • November 14, 2018Nov 14, 2018
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving  is  right  around  the  corner and is  a  stressful  holiday  for  those  who  are  TTC.

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  • October 30, 2018Oct 30, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: an emotional roller-coaster that can be overcome

Those who have experienced recurrent pregnancy loss need empathy and understanding.  They are often looking for answers to what exactly it is and what can be done about it. 

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  • October 24, 2018Oct 24, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Your  Path  to  Parenthood  Post-Cancer  Diagnosis

There  are  many  factors  involved  in  determining  the  risk  of  infertility  after  cancer  treatment,  such  as  age,  treatment  type,  and  underlying  fertility  potential.

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  • October 17, 2018Oct 17, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Fertility Options and Success: MAINTAIN OPTIMISM, TREAT AS APPROPRIATE, AND THINK IVF

Many couples today are unsure as to the options available to them when they are starting to work with fertility methods.   Here at the Sher Fertility Institute New York, we make each journey a very personal one.  

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  • October 11, 2018Oct 11, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

October is Pregnancy Loss & Awareness Month

In honor of Pregnancy Loss and Awareness month, SHER Fertility Institute New York discusses some causes of pregnancy loss and ways to honor babies we’ve lost.

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  • October 11, 2018Oct 11, 2018
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

BRCA Gene Mutation & Fertility

Genetic  tests  can  provide  you  with  sought  after  medical  results,  such  as  whether  or  not  you  are  a  carrier  select  variants  of  the  BRCA1/BRCA2  genes.

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  • October 3, 2018Oct 3, 2018
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Sober October – Alcohol and Fertility

Infertility and stress go hand in hand. Finding ways to relax during your path to parenthood is one of the best ways to survive what can sometimes be a rocky road. For many people, that means a glass or two of wine or a favorite spirit or cocktail.

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  • September 27, 2018Sep 27, 2018
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

PCOS,  Fertility  and  Your  Diet

We  know,  its  taboo  to  say  the  D͟  word...  You  know  the  word,  (diet).  But,  did  you  know?  The  food  you  eat  has  an  impact  on  your  hormones

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  • September 26, 2018Sep 26, 2018
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Five Surprising Factors that Affect Your Fertility

The reproductive specialists at SHER Fertility Institute in New York share some of the more surprising factors that can affect your ability to get pregnant.

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  • September 24, 2018Sep 24, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Semen Analysis

The assessment of the male by the semen analysis constitutes one of the critical tests to be performed by a couple trying to conceive.

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  • September 24, 2018Sep 24, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Possible Infertility Signs

If conception does not happen after a year come and see us.  If you are 35 years old or older, then you should seek consultation after six months of trying.

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  • September 24, 2018Sep 24, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Ovarian Cysts

The term “ovarian cyst” is sometimes confusing and misleading. So, let us review some basic facts.

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  • September 24, 2018Sep 24, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Twins? Triplets?

“I am scared to have twins or triplets and hear that is very common with IVF” or “I am so scared to put all those hormones into my system – can anything bad happen?”

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  • September 24, 2018Sep 24, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Weight and Pregnancy

“Is it true that heavy women have a harder time getting pregnant?

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  • September 24, 2018Sep 24, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Anabolic Steroids

It is a myth that if a man uses anabolic steroids, the synthetic hormone will improve fertility. In fact, it does just the opposite.

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  • September 24, 2018Sep 24, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Infertility Myths - Men

“I have heard that tight underwear on men and also being in hot spas cause infertility in men – is this true?”

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  • September 24, 2018Sep 24, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

What Causes A Woman Not To Get Pregnant?

Infertility affects 10-15% of couples trying to conceive. So, do not think that you are alone in this sojourn.

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  • September 18, 2018Sep 18, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

PGD & PGS

Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) and Pre-Implantation Genetic Screening (PGS) are two diagnostic tools which play a role within the field of in vitro fertilization (IVF). 

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  • September 14, 2018Sep 14, 2018
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

3 Things to Know About PCOS and Fertility

September  is  National  PCOS  Awareness  Month  and  the  perfect  time  for Cary L. Dicken, MD of Sher Fertility Institute New York in NYC to  share  3  things  about  how  PCOS  affects  your  fertility. 

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  • September 10, 2018Sep 10, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Lifestyle Changes for Preparation of Getting Pregnant or Starting IVF

Are there any lifestyle changes that my partner and I can make in preparation to getting pregnant or starting the IVF process?

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  • September 4, 2018Sep 4, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

What About My Male Partner?

The three major factors influencing the spontaneous probability of conception are the time-to-pregnancy, the age of the female partner, and the underlying disease-related infertility (male and/or female).

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  • August 30, 2018Aug 30, 2018
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Go  Love  Yourself:  Self-Care  and  IVF 

Going  through  fertility  treatments  takes  up  a  lot  of  time  in  your  life.  Multiple  doctor  visits  per  week,  injections,  permanent  bruises  on  your  arms  from  all  the  blood  tests,  nausea,  hot  flashes...  It’s  important  you  remember  to  take  care  of  yourself.

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  • August 28, 2018Aug 28, 2018
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Egg Donation FAQ

More than 70 percent of women older than 45 who try assisted reproductive technologies (ART) such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) use donor eggs to try to conceive a child. Each year thousands of babies are born in the United States as a result of egg donation and ART.

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  • August 28, 2018Aug 28, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

“Unexplained Infertility”: What? What do you mean you don’t know?

An emotional reaction, many times in the form of increased anxiety and sadness or even depression, often follows the diagnosis of “unexplained infertility”.

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  • August 23, 2018Aug 23, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Alternatives For Women of Advanced Age

Currently, no therapy exists to counteract infertility in women of advanced maternal age and we can only try to limit this biological and social issue.

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  • August 22, 2018Aug 22, 2018
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

The link between less calories, longer life, and healthier eggs

Identifying factors that are associated with increasing longevity.

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  • August 21, 2018Aug 21, 2018
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

How to Have “The Talk” – a guide to the infertility conversation

Look around you…one-in-eight couples struggle with infertility.  Talking to those in our lives should come as a comfort, but here is still some sense of stigma surrounding the topic even though great strides have been made to normalize and support the cause. 

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  • August 14, 2018Aug 14, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Ovarian Reserve: What Does It Mean & How To Test

The success of human reproduction is highly dependent upon the age at which women attempt to conceive. Because of a variety of social reasons this age is progressively increasing worldwide.

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  • August 8, 2018Aug 8, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

How to Stay Connected to Your Partner When IVF Makes You Feel Crazy

Receiving  a  diagnosis  of  infertility  can  be  a  painful  time  for  couples  and  the  stress  of  fertility  treatment  can  test  even  the  strongest  bonds...    And,  luckily,  you  have  the  support of Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD of Sher Fertility Institute New York who  will  be  here  for  you  every  step  of  the  way. 

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  • July 31, 2018Jul 31, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Ever-growing Advancements at Sher Fertility Institute New York

In the last two decades we have witnessed an explosion in the clinical success of assisted reproductive technologies (ART). This includes IVF and the exciting newly developed options that have followed its inception.

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  • July 27, 2018Jul 27, 2018
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

+++++++++++12 Tips for IVF

Going through IVF can be a challenging and nerve-racking life experience. It affects virtually every aspect of your life from your health to your work and relationships.

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  • July 25, 2018Jul 25, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

6 Ways to Make the 2 Week Wait More Bearable

The  two-week  wait  between  ovulation  and  your  expected  period  can  seem  like  the  perfect  storm  of  anxiety,  impatience  and  so  many  what-ifs.  Luckily,  we’re  here  to  help!   

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  • July 17, 2018Jul 17, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Confronting the Biological Clock

“I can’t believe I’m in your office after spending the majority of my life trying to prevent pregnancy!”

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  • July 10, 2018Jul 10, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

IVF and TTC Summer Reading List 

It’s  officially  summer!    For  so  many  of  us  that  means  longer  days,  dining  al  fresco,  lightening  bugs  and  VACAY.    As  we  take  long  weekends  or  get  out  of  town  for  an  extended  break,  relaxing  on  a  beach  or  by  the  pool  with  a  cool  drink  and  a  great  book  stirs  up  images  of  the  perfect  summer  scenario.   

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  • June 28, 2018Jun 28, 2018
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Vacationing During Fertility Treatments

Planning to take a vacation during IVF or other fertility treatments? See tips to help your trip go as smoothly from the team at SHER Fertility Institute NYC!

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  • June 26, 2018Jun 26, 2018
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Meet Dr. Sergio C. Oehninger, MD, PhD

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  • June 22, 2018Jun 22, 2018
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Improving Male Infertility: 5 Ways to Get Started

Gentlemen!  Are you planning to start a family soon? Have you ever considered your fertility health?

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  • June 13, 2018Jun 13, 2018
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

10 Ways to Make the Two-Week Wait More Bearable

Time is a funny thing. Two weeks on your dream vacation flies right by. But the time between ovulation and when you can take a home pregnancy test? Tortuously slooowww. The desire to see that positive, and perhaps anxiety about seeing a negative, makes for a stressful, nerve-wracking stretch of time.

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  • May 24, 2018May 24, 2018
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

IVF or IUI: What’s the Difference?

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  • May 16, 2018May 16, 2018
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Fact or Fiction: Egg Freezing

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  • May 14, 2018May 14, 2018
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Low Stim IVF – How Effective is It?

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  • May 10, 2018May 10, 2018
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Zika Season

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  • May 1, 2018May 1, 2018
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  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Fact or Fiction: Egg Freezing

Fertility preservation, aka egg freezing is a very hot topic these days.

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  • April 24, 2018Apr 24, 2018
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Is there an Age Limit on Fertility Treatment?

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  • April 23, 2018Apr 23, 2018
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

How to Have “The Talk” – a guide to the infertility conversation

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  • April 12, 2018Apr 12, 2018
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Show You #HAVEAHEART

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  • March 20, 2018Mar 20, 2018
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

The Infertility Community: High Profile IVF

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  • March 15, 2018Mar 15, 2018
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Learn, Laugh, Live: Top Resources for Living Well with Endometriosis

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  • February 27, 2018Feb 27, 2018
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

The Ultimate TTC Gift Guide

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  • February 13, 2018Feb 13, 2018
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Galentine’s Day: Tips On How to Help An Infertile Friend

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  • February 1, 2018Feb 1, 2018
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Flipping the Script on Infertility

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  • January 17, 2018Jan 17, 2018
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Infertility Awareness: #NewYearNewView

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  • December 21, 2017Dec 21, 2017
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

5 Fertility Support Tips for the Holidays & Beyond

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  • December 14, 2017Dec 14, 2017
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Fertility Boosters: Lifestyle Changes That Make a Difference

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  • December 4, 2017Dec 4, 2017
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Formerly Fertile: How to Copy with Secondary Infertility

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  • November 16, 2017Nov 16, 2017
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Male Infertility: How to Help If Your Guy is Diagnosed

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  • November 13, 2017Nov 13, 2017
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How to Treat Male Infertility with Acupuncture

In terms of infertility, there are cultures that unjustly assign fault to the woman for the couples' inability to conceive; when in reality men suffer from infertility issues just as frequently as women.

  • November 9, 2017Nov 9, 2017
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

The Season of Giving: Considering Adoption & Fostering

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  • November 8, 2017Nov 8, 2017
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East Meets West at SIRM: A Natural Fall Fertility Boost

Michael Bennett, L.Ac., Founder, Metropolitan Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine, LLC, shares the best ways to use Eastern medical knowledge to naturally improve your fertility and boost your chances of a successful IVF cycle throughout the year.

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  • November 2, 2017Nov 2, 2017
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TTC Friendsgiving (the break you deserve)

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  • October 26, 2017Oct 26, 2017
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Tips for Insurance Open Enrollment

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  • October 18, 2017Oct 18, 2017
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Top Tips to Make IVF More Affordable

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  • October 12, 2017Oct 12, 2017
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Sober October – Alcohol and Fertility

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  • October 11, 2017Oct 11, 2017
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Fertility Preservation for Breast Cancer

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  • September 28, 2017Sep 28, 2017
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

5 Ways to Feel Supported If You Have PCOS

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  • September 26, 2017Sep 26, 2017
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Fall Equinox Detox for Fertility

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  • September 21, 2017Sep 21, 2017
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

How Does PCOS Affect My Fertility?

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1318 views | 0 shares
  • September 14, 2017Sep 14, 2017
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

The Importance of Ovarian Reserve Testing

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1438 views | 0 shares
  • August 28, 2017Aug 28, 2017
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

10 Ways to Make the Two-Week Wait More Bearable

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1453 views | 0 shares
  • August 17, 2017Aug 17, 2017
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  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Questions To Ask During Your First Consultation with a Fertility Specialist

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1524 views | 0 shares
  • August 10, 2017Aug 10, 2017
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  • By Guest Blogger

7 Ways to Relax Yourself Throughout IVF Treatments

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1423 views | 0 shares
  • August 3, 2017Aug 3, 2017
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

What to Do If You’re Struggling to Stay Optimistic During Infertility Treatments

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1190 views | 0 shares
  • July 26, 2017Jul 26, 2017
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Have Fun in the Sun Without Blowing Your Budget

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1466 views | 0 shares
  • July 25, 2017Jul 25, 2017
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Zika Season

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1213 views | 0 shares
  • July 21, 2017Jul 21, 2017
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Coping With Infertility When Around Children in the Summertime

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1294 views | 0 shares
  • July 18, 2017Jul 18, 2017
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

The Prescription for Traveling with Fertility Medication

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1266 views | 0 shares
  • June 22, 2017Jun 22, 2017
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

The Importance of Sleep for Male Fertility

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1547 views | 0 shares
  • June 15, 2017Jun 15, 2017
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Having a Baby As A Single Father, What Are My Options?

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1234 views | 0 shares
  • June 8, 2017Jun 8, 2017
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Prevention and Treatments for Male Infertility

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1395 views | 0 shares
  • May 25, 2017May 25, 2017
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Egg Donation: The 411 on Donating, Receiving and the Process

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149 views | 0 shares
  • May 24, 2017May 24, 2017
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  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Endometriosis or Something Else? 5 Signs to Watch

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1323 views | 0 shares
  • May 19, 2017May 19, 2017
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  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Prioritize Sleep for Better Health & Fertility

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1163 views | 0 shares
  • May 19, 2017May 19, 2017
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

TTC Conversation Etiquette

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1258 views | 0 shares
  • May 17, 2017May 17, 2017
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Egg Freezing: Thawing the Top 5 Myths

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1217 views | 0 shares
  • May 17, 2017May 17, 2017
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Telling It Like It Is: 5 Infertility Bloggers to Make You Nod, Laugh & Hope

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  • February 7, 2017Feb 7, 2017
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

New Ideas for Date Night: Escaping the Schedule

Take some time to reconnect with your partner.

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2364 views | 0 shares
  • January 12, 2017Jan 12, 2017
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Fertility Myths

From “just relax” to “you need a vacation”, you’ve probably heard many old wives’ tales about fertility.

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1735 views | 0 shares
  • January 11, 2017Jan 11, 2017
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  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Stress and Conception

To What Extent Does Stress Cause Infertility?

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1217 views | 0 shares
  • January 10, 2017Jan 10, 2017
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Manage Your PCOS with Healthy Lifestyle Shifts

Revamp Your Diet & Exercise Routine to Benefit Your Health.

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1204 views | 0 shares
  • December 22, 2016Dec 22, 2016
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

At-Home Fertility Tests: Are They for You?

How at-home fertility tests can benefit you.

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1139 views | 0 shares
  • December 2, 2016Dec 2, 2016
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Tips on How to Handle the Holiday Season When You’re Trying to Conceive

‘Tis the Season…Enjoy It

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1461 views | 0 shares
  • November 5, 2016Nov 5, 2016
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  • By Guest Blogger

Recurrent Implantation and IVF Failure

The fertility treatment experience can be a challenging journey for some patients.

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1155 views | 0 shares
  • October 24, 2016Oct 24, 2016
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

PCOS Affects Every Woman Differently.

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1209 views | 0 shares
  • October 19, 2016Oct 19, 2016
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer & Fertility Treatment: What You Need to Know.

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1166 views | 0 shares
  • October 11, 2016Oct 11, 2016
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Fertility Treatment: Myth Versus Reality

Setting the Record Straight When It Comes to Fertility Doctors and Treatment.

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1186 views | 0 shares
  • October 7, 2016Oct 7, 2016
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Three-Way Parenting

A Promising Technique to Avoid Transmission of Mitochondrial Genetic Disease.

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1260 views | 0 shares
  • September 30, 2016Sep 30, 2016
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

What to Expect at Your First Fertility Doctor Visit

Your first step towards improving your odds of having a baby.

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1423 views | 0 shares
  • July 9, 2016Jul 9, 2016
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Stopped Birth Control Pills and Not Getting Your Period?

It’s a misconception that after stopping the birth control pill, a woman’s body needs time to start cycling naturally again.

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1252 views | 0 shares
  • June 6, 2016Jun 6, 2016
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Male Factor Infertility

More Common Than You Think.

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1203 views | 0 shares
  • May 27, 2016May 27, 2016
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Why Didn’t My IVF Cycle Work

There are several potential causes.

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1203 views | 0 shares
  • May 16, 2016May 16, 2016
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

What’s the Deal with hCG?

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1144 views | 0 shares
  • May 5, 2016May 5, 2016
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

The Case For Fertility Awareness

The opportunity and ability to conceive does not remain steady as we age.

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1142 views | 0 shares
  • April 15, 2016Apr 15, 2016
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Confronting the Biological Clock

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1187 views | 0 shares
  • April 11, 2016Apr 11, 2016
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

The link between less calories, longer life, and healthier eggs

Identifying factors that are associated with increasing longevity.

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1205 views | 0 shares
  • April 11, 2016Apr 11, 2016
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

The Truth About Ovarian Reserve

Don’t get caught up on numbers!

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1122 views | 0 shares
  • April 8, 2016Apr 8, 2016
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Miscarriage

It Happens More Often Than You Think.

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1234 views | 0 shares
  • April 8, 2016Apr 8, 2016
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  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Endometriosis and Infertility

Understanding the Best Path to Pregnancy.

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1254 views | 0 shares
  • March 4, 2016Mar 4, 2016
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Providing IVF to our Military

As a nation we owe our very existence to the men and women of our armed forces who are willing to lay their lives down for us.

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1371 views | 0 shares
  • February 4, 2016Feb 4, 2016
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Zika Virus

Precautions for Safe Conception and Pregnancy.

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  • January 20, 2016Jan 20, 2016
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Life After a Miscarriage – 6 Common Questions

Several questions by actual patients answered. These are worth a discussion.

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1276 views | 0 shares
  • January 15, 2016Jan 15, 2016
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Do I Have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or Hypothalamic Amenorrhea?

Learn more about symptoms and triggers.

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1327 views | 0 shares
  • January 10, 2016Jan 10, 2016
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  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Hypothalamic Amenorrhea

Facts, Symptoms and Treatment.

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1247 views | 0 shares
  • December 4, 2015Dec 4, 2015
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

A Conversation on Weight Loss and Fertility Treatment

Should weight or BMI status affect how and when we begin assisted reproduction?

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1214 views | 0 shares
  • October 7, 2015Oct 7, 2015
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Breast Cancer and Fertility Rescue

Options for Cancer Patients.

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1301 views | 0 shares
  • September 30, 2015Sep 30, 2015
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Why is Sher Fertility Institute Different?

A Clinic That Prides On Patient Experience.

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1424 views | 0 shares
  • July 14, 2015Jul 14, 2015
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

Understanding, Preventing, and Treating.

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1555 views | 0 shares
  • April 18, 2015Apr 18, 2015
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Failed IVF

Could a Thin Uterine Lining Be the Problem?

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  • January 21, 2015Jan 21, 2015
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Why Am I Not Getting Pregnant?

Although the question is simple, the answer is not. Learn more about possible reasons.

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1242 views | 0 shares
  • September 25, 2014Sep 25, 2014
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Celiac Disease and Infertility

Effects of Celiac Disease on Egg Quality.

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1247 views | 0 shares
  • July 17, 2014Jul 17, 2014
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Ovarian Stem Cells

The End of Menopause?

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1258 views | 0 shares
  • May 17, 2014May 17, 2014
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Premature Ovarian Decline

What Would You Do?

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1235 views | 0 shares
  • January 17, 2014Jan 17, 2014
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Ovarian Reserve

Learn more about screening tests to assess our patients’ ovarian reserve.

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  • January 16, 2014Jan 16, 2014
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

PCOS and Fertility

Learn about diagnosis and treatment.

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1222 views | 0 shares
  • December 4, 2013Dec 4, 2013
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

The Effect of Nutrition and Exercise on Menstrual Cycles

Menstrual irregularity is more common in female athletes than in non-athletic women.