Fertility Blog

Pesticides and Reduced Fertility in Patients doing IVF

Laura Londra MD   At the recent American Society of Reproductive Medicine meeting in San Antonio, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to join a roundtable discussion lead by Dr. Jorge Chavarro, Associate Professor Nutrition and Epidemiology at Harvard University. Dr. Chavarro’s work has just been published in the prestigious Journal of the American […]

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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 […]

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GDC: New trend among millennials, egg freezing

Dr. Elizabeth Kennard was in the Good Day Columbus (GDC) studios to discuss the new trend of egg freezing in millennials. Egg freezing also known as fertility preservation non-medical reasons is on the rise. Fertility preservation affords women that ability ability to preserve the option of having children in the future. Watch the interview here: Fertility Preservation […]

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Dr. Londra participates in the Columbus Race for the Cure

Dr. Laura Londra was one of 28,154 people who participated in this year’s Columbus Race for the Cure. Columbus hosts the largest Race for the Cure in the United States. The event had over 500 volunteers and helped raise 1.7 million dollars.  Despite the cold, wind and rain nearly 2,000 cancer survivors ran in the […]

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The Power of One! Laura Londra MD, FACOG

The Power of One! Laura Londra MD, FACOG I have found that an increasing number of couples here in Ohio have become aware of the risks of transferring multiple embryos. While having twins can be wonderful for the parents in many ways, it is important to remember that “the more the merrier” does always hold […]

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