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New Hope Employee Corner: Thoughts about United Airlines

feat_united04__01Even bad news has good lessons, and we are still hearing about United Airlines in the News.

It reminds us all to look at our practices and company interactions.  Dr. Zhang asks in the morning meeting, “are we going to be a 2nd United Airline?”  The answer is NO.  United Airlines is employee centric, profit centric, and protocol centric.  They are seemingly inflexible at the ground level, which, arguably is the most important place.  And to be sure, a great company is made up of happy employees with good margins and a strong foundation of how things are done.

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Response to A Baby or Your Money Back: All About Fertility Clinic Package Deals

baby-handle-tiny-father-family-tenderness-toddlerOn April 14th, New York Times published an article on fertility clinic package deals in the US. (Read the original article here.)

Fertility “packages” may feel like gambling to some.  High stakes are wagered on multiple IVF cycles by parents in the hopes of completing their family.  A growing trend in the industry, these packages often cost more than a traditional cycle and expose couples to higher bills and other hardships.

Read more: Response to A Baby or Your Money Back: All About Fertility Clinic Package Deals


I wanted to share a recent trip I took for a meeting in Dubai.  I was giving a lecture on our recent success producing the world’s first baby from 3-parent IVF and our advancements to OOCYTE and EMBRYO CRYOPRESERVATION (egg freezing) using VITRIFICATION.  While there, however, a nice detour led me to the Camel Research Center in Dubai.Read more: AT THE TOP OF the IVF ‘GAME’

Why IUI is better than sex – Dr. Zaher Merhi

New Hope Fertility Center’s Fertility Doctor, Zaher Merhi, explains the what an IUI (intrauterine insemination) is, how it is performed, and why it’s better than sex!

New Hope Fertility is one of the largest and most experienced fertility clinics in New York and the USA. Call to schedule an appointment and discuss how we can help you have the family you always wanted.

Read more: Why IUI is better than sex – Dr. Zaher Merhi

Treat Your Body Right In New Year 2017

snowman-in-winterTaking care of yourself is one of the best things you can do to improve both your general and fertility health. When life gets busy, personal health is typically neglected. New Year 2017 is right around the corner, so why not make one of your resolutions to take care of yourself? Doing so is easy and will help increase your fertility level.Read more: Treat Your Body Right In New Year 2017

How Music Helps Your Baby Develop In Utero

jz-13Music is a large part of everyday life. It provides the background to many of the most important events of our lives and can change a person’s mood with just one song. Music may be used as therapy and is an important part of education. Research clearly shows that babies in utero respond to music and that music can aid in the bonding process between parents and child.Read more: How Music Helps Your Baby Develop In Utero

Can I Travel While I’m Undergoing IVF?

low-angle-view-of-hot-air-balloonYes, you can travel while undergoing IVF treatment when you are partnered with a world renowned fertility center. One of the most important aspects of IVF treatment is administering fertility medication on time. This task can be difficult enough when you’re at home.

Read more: Can I Travel While I’m Undergoing IVF?

Holiday Message from Dr. Zhang

As the year comes to an end, Dr. John Zhang have the following message to everyone:


How Exercising Helps Increase Your Fertility

meditation-yoga-woman-girl-sand-beach-exerciseExercise is crucial to your overall fitness as well as your mental well being. However, many people overlook the importance of exercise on every aspect of their lives.

Read more: How Exercising Helps Increase Your Fertility

Latest News on Three-Parent IVF

family-standing-on-pier-and-looking-at-sea-at-sunsetWell, today has certainly been an interesting day and I thought it would be great to share some of the fantastic news with you, my dear friends, colleagues, and patients.

I was reading an article recently in some tech magazine, or the like–I really cannot remember.  And the focus was on human invention.  The claim is that since the creation of the internet, mankind has had very few redefining creations (carefully excluding the personal and mobile technologies).  Over the past hundred years, we have done some really great things, like creation of penicillin and going to the moon, creating the wheel, discovering fire.  But as time progresses, according to the article, revolutionary ideas have slowed.  They say that this is because the easy inventions have all been taken.  New, revolutionary ideas are becoming more and more complex and costly.  And this, to me is a rather bleak outlook.

In April we created the world’s first baby born from 3-Parent’s DNA.  In September and October the world tuned in to hear the breaking news.  And just today, the UK has passed legislation granting license to begin 3-parent treatments to prevent disease.

Read more: Latest News on Three-Parent IVF

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