Your IVF journey doesn’t have to be a secret. Share your story and your journey with friends – and family members – you know will be excited and support you. There is so much power and positivity in having the support of friends – and family – through your IVF journey. There are many feelings to be shared by those going through fertility treatment. You must know that you are not alone. IVF often becomes the most important focus of one’s life. This can lead to the rest of your life spinning out of control. This can be difficult to deal with and hurt your chance of becoming pregnant.
Dr. Zhang includes you – his patient – as a member of his fertility team. In-house, extensive fertility counseling services are here to support you through the entire IVF process.
Being proactive with your mental and emotional health is key to making sure you are doing everything you can to be successful in getting pregnant. Look: A woman’s health benefits from fertility counseling during her struggle to conceive. Many of the challenges of infertility can be addressed through individual, couple, and group counseling. You have invested large financial resources in your fertility treatment plan. Bottom Line: To secure your investment, it is important to do everything you can to make sure you are successful.
Professional In-House Fertility Counseling with Allison Rosen Ph.D. is recommended by the fertility specialists at New Hope Fertility Center in NYC. That’s not all: We are dedicated to promoting how patients can increase their chances of achieving a healthy pregnancy through genetic testing in conjunction with In Vitro Fertilization (IVF).
As an experienced clinical psychologist specializing in infertility, Dr. Allison Rosen has helped hundreds of couples cope during their struggle to have a baby.
Through individual, couple, and group counseling, the Doctor addresses the many challenges of dealing with infertility including:
Today’s Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) helps to increase the healthy birth rates of babies through genetic testing. This is because only the healthiest embryos are transferred for implantation during a fresh IVF cycle and/or Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET). Genetic testing helps to reduce the number of cycles required to achieve a healthy pregnancy.
PGS is the testing of an embryo’s overall chromosomal normalcy prior to being transferred to the patient’s uterus in conjunction with IVF. PGS detects chromosomal deficiencies – aneuploidy – an extra or missing chromosome in an embryo.
PGS dramatically increases a woman’s chance of conception. Only the healthiest embryo(s) are transferred. Embryo biopsy and screening can increase a patient’s chance of a successful pregnancy by up to 30 percent.
Because advanced maternal age (over 35) adversely affects the quality of a woman’s eggs – oocytes – resulting in chromosomal abnormalities, New Hope Fertility NYC recommends PGS in conjunction with IVF to patients over the age of 35.
By extracting a cell from an embryo and analyzing it, poor quality embryos are detected. Biopsy of this cell will not damage the embryo.
Low quality embryos result in:
NGS is a new method of PGS. NGS is the latest genetic screening test for primary candidates undergoing IVF. NGS is used for comprehensive chromosome testing of embryos created through IVF. NGS is on the horizon to replacing PGS because of the procedure’s lower cost and reduced errors.
NGS allows embryologists to screen for defects on the chromosomal level with higher accuracy and more detail than ever before. PGS results are comprehensive and a higher resolution than any other genetic testing method because it detects more translocations.
NGS is also helpful for those couples wanting to plan their family through gender selection.
It is important to work with a fertility counselor if you are undergoing fertility treatment. To schedule your initial consultation with Dr. Allison Rosen at New Hope Fertility Center call 917.525.5496.