Tag: Older patients

SECONDARY INFERTILITY CAUSES, TREATMENTS, & EMOTIONAL EFFECTS

You have done this before. You have conceived, carried, and birthed a baby. Perhaps you have never even thought about the process of conception at all. You just got pregnant when you wanted to, or maybe even by accident. Now it’s a year or two later and you want to grow your family again and […]

DO HIGH FSH LEVELS HAVE YOU FRUSTRATED?

When I speak to women who have been told that they have high FSH levels, their outrage is palpable. So many women with elevated FSH levels are frustrated to the point of fury. They feel sucker-punched by Mother Nature after learning about this indicator of reduced fertility—something that they may never have heard about before […]

INFERTILITY TREATMENT FOR THE OLDER PATIENT

It is well known that there is a significant decline in fertility after age 35. The standard of care for women 35 and older who are having difficulty achieving pregnancy is to consult a fertility specialist if, after six months of trying (i.e. unprotected intercourse), pregnancy has not been achieved. Based upon the increasing number […]