As The Clock Winds Down

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in IVF
As The Clock Winds Down

The importance of this criterion cannot be overstated, because a leading cause of infertility in women 38 and over is a decreased ovarian reserve.  With this factor in mind, it was predicted that the results obtained from this study would be better than if the same study was done for women with a reduced ovarian […]

PCOS – Getting you down?

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014 in PCOS
PCOS – Getting you down?

For some time, Reproductive endocrinologists believe that PCOS is associated with psychology problems. This general opinion was affirmed in the most recent edition of Human Reproduction (2011: 26: 1399). Deeks et al reported on a study involving 177 women with the diagnosis of PCOS. The authors tested the participants with a number of psychological tests […]

Can IVF Even Out The Baby Playing Field?

Posted by on May 8, 2014 in IVF
Can IVF Even Out The Baby Playing Field?

HOW OLD IS TOO OLD? The suggestion made is based upon the condition as it applies to “middle-age women”.  Does going straight to IVF make sense as women age?  Understanding the reason age affects fertility helps explain the suggestion of moving quickly to IVF. To conceive, three things have to work: sperm, a woman’s anatomy […]