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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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Anabolic Steriods

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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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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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 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 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 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 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 26, 2018Jun 26, 2018
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