Fertility Blog

Lifestyle Changes to Increase Fertility

It’s the time of year for healthy resolutions.  Often, our patients ask, “is there anything I can do to make myself healthier, and increase the chance that I will have a baby?”  This post describes some of the recent recommendations from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists…. read more


Flame Retardants Linked To Lower Fertility Rates In Women

Dr. Laura Londra MD, FACOG comments on recent news….. “Study from Harvard showed that women with higher concentrations of flame retardants residues in their urine had lower chances of having a baby. Environmental toxins are hard to avoid, when you might be sitting on a sofa fully coated with flame retardants (although unlikely if made… read more


New study looks at chemotherapy’s impact on the fertility of young cancer patients later in life

This is good news on one hand and not so good on the other: children are being cured from cancer thanks to chemotherapy in increasing numbers, but chemotherapy can decrease their chances of being fertile when they reach adulthood. Awareness of this is very important before treatment is started, so that options for fertility preservation… read more