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New IVF Technique Boosts Fertility Of Older Women By Rejuvenating Their Eggs

Baby-handRecently, there were several articles that were published on a new IVF technique that will help older women conceive. “Eggs may be rejuvenated by replacing its ‘batteries’, called mitochondrial DNA. A certain egg precursor cell in the ovaries carries younger mitochondrial DNA, which may be harvested and replaced into an older egg.

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Ovaries: The Source to Maintaining Your Youth

pregnantThe uterus is the cradle of life where the fetus is conceived and grows. So where does the fetus come from? The fetus is created by a man (his sperm) and a woman (her eggs). Where are eggs produced? Eggs are created in the ovaries. Ovaries are small walnut-like organs that are one of the main organs of a woman’s reproductive system.

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Mini IVF for PCOS vs Conventional IVF: an actual case study

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Among the areas of focus that we have at New Hope Fertility Center is Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome or PCOS.  Often colleagues and patients alike want to know: how does NHFC manage individuals with PCOS during their IVF process?  Let’s look at a case to see how New Hope Managed to successfully treat a difficult and common situation.

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Pick Of The Month: Why Natural and Minimal Stimulation Protocols are the Future of Fertility and What They Are/How They are Different

It is common for people to think of fertility medication when they are considering seeking professional help to start a family.  While fertility medication may have been necessary in the past for in vitro fertilization, that is no longer the case.  Individuals who have a holistic lifestyle or who wish to limit or avoid fertility medications now have options for treatment.  Minimal stimulation and natural IVF protocols have success rates similar to that of traditional IVF without the side effects.Oct012015
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One of the Best Fertility Doctors in New York

Finding the right fertility doctor is one of the most important steps of your fertility journey.  Your chosen doctor will be your partner in the journey to parenthood.  Selecting the right doctor will help to ensure that your needs are met and that you are treated as an individual.  For personalized attention, a focus on continual improvement, and a high success rate, the best doctor in NYC is Dr. John Zhang.shutterstock_108006539_small

Evidence of Dr. Zhang’s expertise and dedication to patient success can be seen in the following:

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Collecting a Sperm Sample – How Does it Work?

Fertility treatment is often thought of as a woman’s issue.  This is partially due to the fact that women have more working parts in their reproductive systems.  Additionally, women are more likely to talk about fertility concerns with their friends and family.  Men play a vital role in the fertility process.  However, they may be unprepared for what it means to provide a sperm sample.shutterstock_115989118

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Explaining the Benefits of Various Fertility Treatment Options

Many people begin fertility care unsure of where they should begin.  Although there are a vast number of fertility treatment options available, they are not well suited for everyone.  Knowing the benefits of various fertility treatments can help you start a dialogue with your fertility care team.2015-7

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Choosing the Best Fertility Clinic for Egg Freezing

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Did you choose the best clinic for Egg Freezing?

I recently had two patients come in for egg freezing that would like to transfer their already frozen eggs to New Hope Fertility Center from two other large New York City fertility centers.

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Endometriosis Awareness Month 2015: 8 Possible Signs of Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a serious health condition that affects millions of women in the United States.  In normal bodies, uterine lining is only found within the uterus.  In women with endometriosis, this lining can also be found in the abdominal cavity.  This tissue can be found on the uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes and can result in severe pain and scarring if left untreated.  While there is no cure for endometriosis, early intervention is important, especially for women who want to have children.  blog10

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The Ethical Issues of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

Although genetic testing of embryos has been done for years, the growing popularity of the process has raised ethical questions. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) provides a method for identifying embryos with genetic diseases.  Ethicists question if people should be able to decide which embryos survive and are implanted.  Additionally, ethicists question which diseases should be eligible for PGD.  Understanding both sides of the argument may help you make the right decision for your family.young-happy-pregnant-couple

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