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  • January 21, 2020Jan 21, 2020
  • Fertility
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

New York Fertility Treatment Insurance Mandate

You’ve seen the headlines, but what does the new mandate actually mean for fertility treatment insurance coverage? The reproductive specialists at Sher Fertility Institute New York in Manhattan answer some of the most common questions regarding the new law.

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  • January 13, 2020Jan 13, 2020
  • Fertility Preservation
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Egg Freezing for Cancer Patients

Cancer treatments may affect fertility. For those who want to start a family after cancer treatment, Sher Fertility Institute New York offers egg freezing.

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  • December 16, 2019Dec 16, 2019
  • Holidays & Infertility
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Staying Healthy During the Holidays

When trying to conceive during the holidays, it’s important to stay healthy. Sher Fertility Institute New York in Manhattan shares tips on staying healthy.

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  • December 10, 2019Dec 10, 2019
  • Holidays & Infertility, Uncategorized
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

6 Tips for a Fertility Friendly Holiday Season

Need some tips on how to handle the holidays when TTC? The fertility experts of Sher Fertility Institute New York have you covered.

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  • December 2, 2019Dec 2, 2019
  • Holidays & Infertility
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Trying to Conceive during the Holidays

The doctors at Sher Fertility Institute New York, one of the top fertility clinics in Manhattan, share tips to survive the holidays while trying to conceive.

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  • November 20, 2019Nov 20, 2019
  • Fertility, Uncategorized
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

TTC Friendsgiving – A Spin On Thanksgiving You Deserve…Take A Break!

Thanksgiving can be a stressful holiday for those trying to conceive. While it’s wonderful to see family, chances are you won’t feel very thankful about being surrounded by little cuties and well-meaning Aunt Jean’s endless “just relax, it’ll happen” suggestions.

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  • November 11, 2019Nov 11, 2019
  • Infertility
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Veterans: IVF Treatments

Sher Fertility Institute New York has seen many veterans suffering from infertility, and a lot of it clearly emanates from the wounds, both physical and psychological, that were inflicted upon them during their service.

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  • November 4, 2019Nov 4, 2019
  • Fertility
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Health Insurance Coverage for IVF and Fertility Preservation in New York

A new law has been passed in New York that will bring health insurance coverage to New Yorkers for IVF cycles and fertility preservation.

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  • October 28, 2019Oct 28, 2019
  • Infertility
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Signs of Infertility

Has it been difficult for you and your partner to get pregnant? Wondering if you or your partner might be infertile?

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  • October 21, 2019Oct 21, 2019
  • Fertility Myths
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Fertility Myths

When trying to get pregnant, sometimes you’ll try anything. The advice you get from friends and family may lead you in many directions. Sher Fertility Institute New York can help dispel many of those myths.

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  • October 16, 2019Oct 16, 2019
  • Thin Uterine Lining
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Thin Uterine Lining: Could That Be the Problem?

But what about those couples who on one or more occasions transfer such sound quality, normal testing embryos but still fail to implant? The uterine environment should be strongly considered as the source of failure and deserves more scrutiny and attention.

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  • October 15, 2019Oct 15, 2019
  • Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Your First Fertility Doctor Visit: What Should You Expect?

Visiting a fertility specialist (also known as a Reproductive Endocrinologist or RE) for the first time can be daunting and many patients wonder what to expect during their first visit. .Your initial visit is likely to be a long discussion between you and your doctor.

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  • October 14, 2019Oct 14, 2019
  • Fertility, Uncategorized
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Halloween is Hard

Waiting all those years for what came so easily to others was tough; the holidays made it even harder. This Halloween, don’t be afraid to try on the proverbial new hat, and you might just gain a whole new perspective.

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  • October 13, 2019Oct 13, 2019
  • Fertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Alcohol and Fertility - Let's Make This a "Sober" October

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. We also counsel them to avoid alcohol and, instead, recommend relaxation alternatives.

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  • October 7, 2019Oct 7, 2019
  • Infertility
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Sher Fertility Institute New York Welcomes Samantha Meserati, Ultrasonographer

We are proud to announce a valuable addition to our clinical team, Samantha Meserati, as our new Ultrasonographer. Samantha has been working in the field of Ultrasonography for close to a decade. Her experience and caring nature, makes Samantha a great fit for our team and our patients.

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  • September 24, 2019Sep 24, 2019
  • hCG
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

hCG? – What’s it all about?

hCG? – What’s it all about? Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a hormone produced by the placenta after implantation. The presence of hCG is detected in some pregnancy tests (HCG pregnancy strip tests).

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  • September 18, 2019Sep 18, 2019
  • Fertility Treatment
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Don’t Delay Fertility Treatments

Are you and your partner worried about seeking help for infertility? Don’t delay fertility assistance another moment!

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  • September 11, 2019Sep 11, 2019
  • PCOS & Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Manage Your PCOS with Healthy Lifestyle Changes

Making positive changes in these certain areas will lower your risk of acquiring adverse disease states associated with PCOS and benefit your overall health.

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  • September 4, 2019Sep 4, 2019
  • Fertility Myths
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Fertility Treatment: Myth Versus Actuality - The Truth When It Comes to Fertility Doctors and Treatment.

There are a variety of fertility treatment options, and as long as a woman is a suitable candidate for a healthy pregnancy, there are options to help her conceive.

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  • August 28, 2019Aug 28, 2019
  • Fertility
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Summer Happened So Fast

Here we are, closing out Romance Awareness Month, and there’s only one thing to do....cry on our pillows because summer’s almost over. Say what? There’s no need for that, now, friends!

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  • August 26, 2019Aug 26, 2019
  • Male Infertility
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Male Factor Infertility - More Common Than You Think.

One of the first topics discussed when seeing an infertility couple for their initial visit is the most common causes of infertility. It is not unusual for them to be very surprised when told that male factor infertility occurs in at least 30% of couples.

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  • August 15, 2019Aug 15, 2019
  • Infertility
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

15th Anniversary Special

We want to say “Thank You” for 15 great years of service to NYC and looking forward to treating patients for many years at our New York fertility center.

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  • August 12, 2019Aug 12, 2019
  • Dr. Tortoriello, Infertility
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Dr. Tortoriello, One of Castle Connolly’s Top New York Doctors

At Sher Fertility Institute New York,  we have the best fertility doctors in NYC, and our IVF doctors treat patients in all areas related to infertility.

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  • August 5, 2019Aug 5, 2019
  • Fertility
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

August is Romance Awareness Month

Romance Awareness Month is happening this August. And why not August? Summer is by far the best time to be in love.

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  • July 29, 2019Jul 29, 2019
  • Fertility
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

What Makes Sher Fertility Institute New York Stand Out In The Fertility Industry?

We try very hard at Sher Fertility Institute New York to give patients the time they need to understand what our expectations are, as well as the plan we put into effect to help them reach their goal to conceive.

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  • July 22, 2019Jul 22, 2019
  • IVF Cycle
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Emotional Support on Your IVF Journey

There’s no doubt that after the diagnosis of infertility kicks in, one of the most difficult parts is processing the news and dealing with the emotional anguish.

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  • July 16, 2019Jul 16, 2019
  • Fertility
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

In New York City for Fertility Treatments, make it a Stay-Cation

So you are in the big city visiting Sher Fertility Institute New York for your fertility treatments and you decide that since you are here already, why not make a vacation out of it? 

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  • July 15, 2019Jul 15, 2019
  • Dr. Oehninger, Infertility
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

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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  • July 11, 2019Jul 11, 2019
  • Traveling with Fertility Meds
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Tips for Traveling with Fertility Medications this Summer

Taking a trip during fertility treatments? The doctors at Sher Fertility Institute New York in Manhattan share tips for traveling with infertility medications.

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  • July 9, 2019Jul 9, 2019
  • Infertility
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

TTC Conversation Etiquette

Despite their best intentions, people often don’t know quite what to say to a friend who’s TTC. They’re curious, but don’t want to be invasive. They want to offer support, but not come across as glib. It’s a sensitive subject, and one that’s potentially filled with conversational landmines.

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  • July 1, 2019Jul 1, 2019
  • Fertility, Relaxation & IVF
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

New Ideas for Date Night: Escaping the Schedule

It’s no secret that struggling with infertility can take a toll on even the strongest of relationships. If you’re beginning to feel like your relationship is more work than play, you may want to consider taking a break from focusing on your fertility issues and take some time to reconnect with your partner.

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  • June 25, 2019Jun 25, 2019
  • Recurrent Implantation
  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Recurrent Implantation and IVF Failure

The common approach taken by fertility specialists to treat recurrent implantation failure usually focuses on embryo quality, with attempts made to modify medication protocols, utilizing chromosomal screening techniques like preimplantation genetic screening (PGS), or oocyte donation.

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  • June 10, 2019Jun 10, 2019
  • Holidays & Infertility
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

How Infertile Men Can Cope on Father’s Day

Manhattan’s reproductive specialists at Sher Fertility Institute New York share tips to help men struggling with infertility cope during Father’s Day weekend.

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  • June 4, 2019Jun 4, 2019
  • Fertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Stress and Conception - To What Extent Does Stress Cause Infertility?

From a physician’s point of view, it is tough to quantify the degree that stress – or know what type of stress – can affect our fertility.

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  • May 28, 2019May 28, 2019
  • Fertility & Sex
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Top 10 Sex Myths When Trying to Conceive

Sher Fertility Institute New York over the years has heard numerous old wives’ tales that have been created around sex, conception, and pregnancy.

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  • May 22, 2019May 22, 2019
  • Infertility
  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Infertility Symptoms

Many times, we speak to our female patients and they ask us what symptoms they should be aware of that can commonly be associated with infertility.  

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  • May 20, 2019May 20, 2019
  • Fertility Options
  • By Guest Blogger

These Top 10 Facts Could Make A Big Impact On Your Fertility Future.

There are many facts that can have an impact of your fertility. In this blog we will look at the top 10 facts that can effect your fertility future.

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  • May 13, 2019May 13, 2019
  • PCOS & Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Three Things You Should Know About PCOS and Fertility

PCOS  (Polycystic  Ovarian  Syndrome)  is  one  of  the  leading  causes  of  infertility  in  women. 

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  • May 12, 2019May 12, 2019
  • Mother's Day & Infertility
  • By Guest Blogger

Coping With Mother’s Day When Experiencing Infertility

While this day means many different things to different people, if you’re experiencing infertility chances are this day is a difficult one to ignore.

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  • May 10, 2019May 10, 2019
  • Acupuncture & IVF
  • By Guest Blogger

How Can Acupuncture Support IVF?

Acupuncture is a widely used adjunct modality for women undergoing IVF. In terms of Women’s Health, acupuncture can help improve blood flow to the reproductive organs, increase the uterine lining and endometrium receptivity, as well as reducing side effects of IVF drugs.

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  • May 8, 2019May 8, 2019
  • Mother's Day & Infertility
  • By Guest Blogger

When Mother’s Day Isn’t a Celebration

The reproductive specialists at Sher Fertility Institute New York in Manhattan share ways to help infertile women cope with the stress of Mother’s Day.

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  • May 6, 2019May 6, 2019
  • Dr. Dicken
  • By Guest Blogger

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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  • May 1, 2019May 1, 2019
  • Fertility Myths
  • By Guest Blogger

5 Common Fertility Myths Dispelled

At Sher Fertility Institute New York, we are speaking out to raise awareness and dispel myths surrounding this disease that impacts 1 in 8 couples over the course of their life.

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  • April 30, 2019Apr 30, 2019
  • Weight Loss & Fertility
  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

A Discussion on Weight Loss and Fertility Treatment

Should weight or BMI affect how and when assisted reproduction is begun?

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  • April 24, 2019Apr 24, 2019
  • Sleep & Fertility
  • By Guest Blogger

Prioritize Sleep for Better Health & Fertility

If you’re struggling to get pregnant, sleep may be one of the last things you’ve considered could be a contributing factor. Recent studies show that your sleep habits should be added to that list to help aid fertility and sleep.

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  • April 22, 2019Apr 22, 2019
  • Miscarriage
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Miscarriage

As a fertility specialist, I have friends, family and of course my patients who confide in me after having a miscarriage. Losing a pregnancy is an extremely emotional and upsetting event, no matter how early it happens.

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  • April 18, 2019Apr 18, 2019
  • Relaxation & IVF
  • By Guest Blogger

7 Ways to Relax Yourself During IVF Treatments

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments are super relaxing…said no one ever.

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  • April 12, 2019Apr 12, 2019
  • Traveling with Fertility Meds
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

The Prescription for Traveling with Fertility Medication

he spring travel season is upon us. Whether you’re hitting the beach or pitching a tent, you can lessen the stress of traveling during a fertility treatment cycle with these tips from Cary L. Dicken, MD of Sher Fertility Institute New York in Manhattan.

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  • April 11, 2019Apr 11, 2019
  • Secondary Infertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

The 411 on Secondary Infertility

You’ve already successfully gotten pregnant and carried at least one child to term, so why does it seem harder this time around?

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  • April 8, 2019Apr 8, 2019
  • Causes Of No Pregnancy
  • 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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  • April 2, 2019Apr 2, 2019
  • The Talk on Infertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

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

Look around you…one-in-eight couples struggle with infertility.  If you are one of these couples, it can be a very lonely feeling.

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  • April 1, 2019Apr 1, 2019
  • #HaveAHeart
  • By Guest Blogger

#HaveAHeart

It’s that time of year again: National Infertility Awareness Week (April 21-27) is just around the corner .

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  • March 27, 2019Mar 27, 2019
  • Endometriosis
  • By Guest Blogger

5 Facts About Endometriosis

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month! Endometriosis can have a great impact on your life and one of the areas consists of making it more difficult for you to conceive.

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  • March 25, 2019Mar 25, 2019
  • HSG Procedure
  • By Guest Blogger

The HSG Procedure: What It Is and What To Expect

What exactly is an HSG (Hysterosalpingogram), and what can you expect during the procedure?

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  • March 20, 2019Mar 20, 2019
  • Low-stim IVF
  • 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
  • 2 Week Wait
  • 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
  • IVF Cycle
  • 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
  • Endometriosis
  • 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
  • Nutrition & Exercise & Fertility
  • 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
  • Dr. Tortoriello
  • 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
  • Black Celebs & Infertility
  • 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
  • Sleep & Fertility
  • By Guest Blogger

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
  • Fertility Treatment
  • 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
  • Dr. Oehninger
  • 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
  • ICSI
  • 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
  • Artificial Insemination
  • 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
  • Fertility Apps
  • 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
  • Fertility Resolutions
  • 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
  • Dr. Dicken
  • By Guest Blogger

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
  • New Year's Resolutions & Fertility
  • 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
  • Infertility & Overall Health
  • 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
  • Christmas & Fertility
  • By Guest Blogger

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
  • Ovulation
  • 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
  • Fertility Resolutions
  • 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
  • Holidays & Infertility
  • 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
  • Fertility
  • 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
  • Biological Issues & Fertility
  • 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
  • Nutrition & Exercise & Fertility
  • 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
  • Thanksgiving & Infertility
  • 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
  • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
  • 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
  • Post Cancer & Fertility
  • 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
  • Fertility Options
  • 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
  • Pregnancy Loss
  • 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
  • BRCA Gene
  • 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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1282 views | 0 shares
  • October 3, 2018Oct 3, 2018
  • Sober October & Fertility
  • 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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1141 views | 0 shares
  • September 27, 2018Sep 27, 2018
  • PCOS & Fertility
  • 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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1228 views | 0 shares
  • September 26, 2018Sep 26, 2018
  • Fertility
  • 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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1532 views | 0 shares
  • September 24, 2018Sep 24, 2018
  • Semen Analysis
  • 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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1000 views | 0 shares
  • September 24, 2018Sep 24, 2018
  • Infertility
  • 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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1090 views | 0 shares
  • September 24, 2018Sep 24, 2018
  • Ovaries
  • 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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973 views | 0 shares
  • September 24, 2018Sep 24, 2018
  • Triplets
  • 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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984 views | 0 shares
  • September 24, 2018Sep 24, 2018
  • Weight Loss & Fertility
  • By Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Weight and Pregnancy

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

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852 views | 0 shares
  • September 24, 2018Sep 24, 2018
  • Steriods
  • 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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1016 views | 0 shares
  • September 24, 2018Sep 24, 2018
  • Infertility
  • 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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1327 views | 0 shares
  • September 24, 2018Sep 24, 2018
  • Causes Of No Pregnancy
  • 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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1369 views | 0 shares
  • September 18, 2018Sep 18, 2018
  • PGD & PGS
  • 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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959 views | 0 shares
  • September 14, 2018Sep 14, 2018
  • PCOS & Fertility
  • 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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1541 views | 0 shares
  • September 10, 2018Sep 10, 2018
  • IVF Cycle
  • 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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937 views | 0 shares
  • September 4, 2018Sep 4, 2018
  • Male Infertility
  • 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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1065 views | 0 shares
  • August 30, 2018Aug 30, 2018
  • IVF Cycle
  • 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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1055 views | 0 shares
  • August 28, 2018Aug 28, 2018
  • Egg Donation
  • 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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1125 views | 0 shares
  • August 28, 2018Aug 28, 2018
  • Unexplained Infertility
  • 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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1302 views | 0 shares
  • August 23, 2018Aug 23, 2018
  • Advanced Age
  • 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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1911 views | 0 shares
  • August 22, 2018Aug 22, 2018
  • Fertility Preservation & Fertility
  • 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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977 views | 0 shares
  • August 21, 2018Aug 21, 2018
  • Infertility
  • 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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1101 views | 0 shares
  • August 14, 2018Aug 14, 2018
  • Ovaries
  • 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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1142 views | 0 shares
  • August 8, 2018Aug 8, 2018
  • IVF Cycle
  • 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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1126 views | 0 shares
  • July 31, 2018Jul 31, 2018
  • Sher Fertility Institute New York
  • 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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1656 views | 0 shares
  • July 27, 2018Jul 27, 2018
  • IVF Cycle
  • 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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1054 views | 0 shares
  • July 25, 2018Jul 25, 2018
  • 2 Week Wait
  • 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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1203 views | 0 shares
  • July 17, 2018Jul 17, 2018
  • Biological Issues & Fertility
  • 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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1226 views | 0 shares
  • July 10, 2018Jul 10, 2018
  • IVF Cycle
  • 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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1494 views | 0 shares
  • June 28, 2018Jun 28, 2018
  • Fertility Treatment
  • 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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2246 views | 0 shares
  • June 26, 2018Jun 26, 2018
  • Dr. Oehninger
  • By Guest Blogger

Meet Dr. Sergio C. Oehninger, MD, PhD

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1660 views | 0 shares
  • June 22, 2018Jun 22, 2018
  • Male Infertility
  • 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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1261 views | 0 shares
  • June 13, 2018Jun 13, 2018
  • 2 Week Wait
  • 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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1395 views | 0 shares
  • May 24, 2018May 24, 2018
  • IVF or IUI
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

IVF or IUI: What’s the Difference?

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1290 views | 0 shares
  • May 16, 2018May 16, 2018
  • Fertility Preservation & Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Fact or Fiction: Egg Freezing

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2485 views | 0 shares
  • May 14, 2018May 14, 2018
  • Low-stim IVF
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Low Stim IVF – How Effective is It?

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1339 views | 0 shares
  • May 10, 2018May 10, 2018
  • Zika
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Zika Season

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920 views | 0 shares
  • May 1, 2018May 1, 2018
  • Fertility Preservation & Fertility
  • 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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2297 views | 0 shares
  • April 24, 2018Apr 24, 2018
  • Fertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Is there an Age Limit on Fertility Treatment?

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1198 views | 0 shares
  • April 23, 2018Apr 23, 2018
  • Infertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

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

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1335 views | 0 shares
  • April 12, 2018Apr 12, 2018
  • #HaveAHeart
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Show You #HAVEAHEART

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1857 views | 0 shares
  • March 20, 2018Mar 20, 2018
  • IVF Cycle
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

The Infertility Community: High Profile IVF

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1296 views | 0 shares
  • March 15, 2018Mar 15, 2018
  • Endometriosis
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

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

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1378 views | 0 shares
  • February 27, 2018Feb 27, 2018
  • TTC
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

The Ultimate TTC Gift Guide

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1308 views | 0 shares
  • February 13, 2018Feb 13, 2018
  • Infertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

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

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1354 views | 0 shares
  • February 1, 2018Feb 1, 2018
  • Infertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Flipping the Script on Infertility

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1548 views | 0 shares
  • January 17, 2018Jan 17, 2018
  • Infertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Infertility Awareness: #NewYearNewView

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1476 views | 0 shares
  • December 21, 2017Dec 21, 2017
  • Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

5 Fertility Support Tips for the Holidays & Beyond

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1633 views | 0 shares
  • December 14, 2017Dec 14, 2017
  • Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Fertility Boosters: Lifestyle Changes That Make a Difference

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1439 views | 0 shares
  • December 4, 2017Dec 4, 2017
  • Secondary Infertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Formerly Fertile: How to Copy with Secondary Infertility

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1549 views | 0 shares
  • November 16, 2017Nov 16, 2017
  • Male Infertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Male Infertility: How to Help If Your Guy is Diagnosed

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2108 views | 0 shares
  • November 13, 2017Nov 13, 2017
  • Male Infertility
  • By Guest Blogger

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.

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576 views | 0 shares
  • November 9, 2017Nov 9, 2017
  • Fertility Options
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

The Season of Giving: Considering Adoption & Fostering

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1474 views | 0 shares
  • November 2, 2017Nov 2, 2017
  • Fertility
  • By Guest Blogger

TTC Friendsgiving (the break you deserve)

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1814 views | 0 shares
  • October 26, 2017Oct 26, 2017
  • Fertility Treatment
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Tips for Insurance Open Enrollment

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1939 views | 0 shares
  • October 18, 2017Oct 18, 2017
  • Fertility Treatment
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Top Tips to Make IVF More Affordable

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1747 views | 0 shares
  • October 12, 2017Oct 12, 2017
  • Fertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Sober October – Alcohol and Fertility

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1480 views | 0 shares
  • October 11, 2017Oct 11, 2017
  • Fertility Preservation
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Fertility Preservation for Breast Cancer

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1829 views | 0 shares
  • September 28, 2017Sep 28, 2017
  • PCOS & Fertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

5 Ways to Feel Supported If You Have PCOS

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1637 views | 0 shares
  • September 26, 2017Sep 26, 2017
  • Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Fall Equinox Detox for Fertility

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1636 views | 0 shares
  • September 21, 2017Sep 21, 2017
  • PCOS & Fertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

How Does PCOS Affect My Fertility?

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1928 views | 0 shares
  • September 14, 2017Sep 14, 2017
  • Ovaries
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

The Importance of Ovarian Reserve Testing

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2076 views | 0 shares
  • August 28, 2017Aug 28, 2017
  • Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

10 Ways to Make the Two-Week Wait More Bearable

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1976 views | 0 shares
  • August 17, 2017Aug 17, 2017
  • Fertility
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Questions To Ask During Your First Consultation with a Fertility Specialist

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2053 views | 0 shares
  • August 10, 2017Aug 10, 2017
  • IVF Cycle
  • By Guest Blogger

7 Ways to Relax Yourself Throughout IVF Treatments

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1989 views | 0 shares
  • August 3, 2017Aug 3, 2017
  • Infertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

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

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1690 views | 0 shares
  • July 26, 2017Jul 26, 2017
  • Fertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Have Fun in the Sun Without Blowing Your Budget

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1969 views | 0 shares
  • July 25, 2017Jul 25, 2017
  • Zika
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Zika Season

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1736 views | 0 shares
  • July 21, 2017Jul 21, 2017
  • Infertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Coping With Infertility When Around Children in the Summertime

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1838 views | 0 shares
  • July 18, 2017Jul 18, 2017
  • Traveling with Fertility Meds
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

The Prescription for Traveling with Fertility Medication

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1802 views | 0 shares
  • June 22, 2017Jun 22, 2017
  • Male Fertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

The Importance of Sleep for Male Fertility

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2400 views | 0 shares
  • June 15, 2017Jun 15, 2017
  • Fertility Options
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

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

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1778 views | 0 shares
  • June 8, 2017Jun 8, 2017
  • Male Infertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Prevention and Treatments for Male Infertility

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1993 views | 0 shares
  • May 25, 2017May 25, 2017
  • Eggs and Fertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

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

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

Endometriosis or Something Else? 5 Signs to Watch

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1849 views | 0 shares
  • May 19, 2017May 19, 2017
  • Sleep & Fertility
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Prioritize Sleep for Better Health & Fertility

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1669 views | 0 shares
  • May 19, 2017May 19, 2017
  • TTC
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

TTC Conversation Etiquette

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1776 views | 0 shares
  • May 17, 2017May 17, 2017
  • Eggs and Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Egg Freezing: Thawing the Top 5 Myths

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1729 views | 0 shares
  • May 17, 2017May 17, 2017
  • Infertility
  • 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
  • Fertility
  • 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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3094 views | 0 shares
  • January 12, 2017Jan 12, 2017
  • Fertility Myths
  • 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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2236 views | 0 shares
  • January 11, 2017Jan 11, 2017
  • Stress & Fertility
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Stress and Conception

To What Extent Does Stress Cause Infertility?

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1796 views | 0 shares
  • January 10, 2017Jan 10, 2017
  • PCOS & Fertility
  • 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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1734 views | 0 shares
  • December 22, 2016Dec 22, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • 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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1632 views | 0 shares
  • December 2, 2016Dec 2, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • 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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2099 views | 0 shares
  • November 5, 2016Nov 5, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Guest Blogger

Recurrent Implantation and IVF Failure

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

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1661 views | 0 shares
  • October 24, 2016Oct 24, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

PCOS Affects Every Woman Differently.

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1718 views | 0 shares
  • October 19, 2016Oct 19, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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

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1663 views | 0 shares
  • October 11, 2016Oct 11, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • 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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1679 views | 0 shares
  • October 7, 2016Oct 7, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Three-Way Parenting

A Promising Technique to Avoid Transmission of Mitochondrial Genetic Disease.

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1812 views | 0 shares
  • September 30, 2016Sep 30, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • 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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3095 views | 0 shares
  • July 9, 2016Jul 9, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • 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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1840 views | 0 shares
  • June 6, 2016Jun 6, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Male Factor Infertility

More Common Than You Think.

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1716 views | 0 shares
  • May 27, 2016May 27, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Why Didn’t My IVF Cycle Work

There are several potential causes.

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1725 views | 0 shares
  • May 16, 2016May 16, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

What’s the Deal with hCG?

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1645 views | 0 shares
  • May 5, 2016May 5, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • 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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1635 views | 0 shares
  • April 15, 2016Apr 15, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Confronting the Biological Clock

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1666 views | 0 shares
  • April 11, 2016Apr 11, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • 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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1705 views | 0 shares
  • April 11, 2016Apr 11, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

The Truth About Ovarian Reserve

Don’t get caught up on numbers!

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1604 views | 0 shares
  • April 8, 2016Apr 8, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Miscarriage

It Happens More Often Than You Think.

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1790 views | 0 shares
  • April 8, 2016Apr 8, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Endometriosis and Infertility

Understanding the Best Path to Pregnancy.

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1816 views | 0 shares
  • March 4, 2016Mar 4, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • 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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2008 views | 0 shares
  • February 4, 2016Feb 4, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Zika Virus

Precautions for Safe Conception and Pregnancy.

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  • January 20, 2016Jan 20, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • 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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  • 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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  • January 10, 2016Jan 10, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Sher Fertility Staff

Hypothalamic Amenorrhea

Facts, Symptoms and Treatment.

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  • 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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  • 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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1968 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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  • July 14, 2015Jul 14, 2015
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

Understanding, Preventing, and Treating.

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3409 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
  • Uncategorized
  • 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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  • 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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  • July 17, 2014Jul 17, 2014
  • Uncategorized
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Ovarian Stem Cells

The End of Menopause?

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  • May 17, 2014May 17, 2014
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  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Premature Ovarian Decline

What Would You Do?

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  • 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
  • Uncategorized
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

PCOS and Fertility

Learn about diagnosis and treatment.

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  • December 4, 2013Dec 4, 2013
  • Uncategorized
  • 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.