If You Decide to Use IVF, Here’s What Happens Next

Jan 31, 2023

Dr. Makarov was quoted throughout the article. She was specifically quoted stating, I do see a lot of patients who really needed IVF to get pregnant but were too hesitant to go through IVF, thinking the only way was to take very high-dose injections, but actually there are other ways,” Makarov said. “There are more innovative protocols which use a lot of your body’s natural hormones, which is actually what IVF injections are; they are synthetic hormones of the hormones your body makes naturally.”

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Is wearing underwear healtheir than going commando? Here’s what expert say

Jan 27, 2023

Dr. Jennifer Makarov is quoted stating, “Underwear can prevent vaginal discharge, which is normal and healthy, from getting on your clothing.” She also shares that, “When the underwear fabric you’re wearing is nonbreathable, like a synthetic fabric, underwear can trap moisture in the vaginal area,” she says. “And for some women, this increased moisture can lead to yeast infections.”

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Does Birth Control Affect Muscle Growth?

Jan 8, 2023

Dr. Khaled Zeitoun was quoted in the piece saying, “Previous studies measure the muscle mass itself but not the strength of the muscles,” he says. “Research doing that doesn’t find much difference between people taking pills and not taking pills.” In other words, simply having slightly less muscle mass doesn’t automatically translate to less strength.”

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What Black Parents Need to Know About Infertility

Jan 3, 2023

Dr. Jennifer Makarov is quoted stating, “What’s important to know about fertility is that the treatment gets less successful the longer you wait. So, if you’ve been trying to get pregnant for a year or longer, and you’re under the age of 35, you should go see a fertility specialist.”

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Needle-Free IVF: A Natural, Pain-Free Alternative

Dec 14, 2022

This piece highlights New Hope Fertility’s Needle-Free IVF as a new gentle pain-free alternative fertility treatment available that anyone looking to make a baby can benefit from. Needle-Free IVF is less complicated because you can avoid the most unpleasant parts of the IVF process. Plus, it has a similar pregnancy success rate to conventional IVF.

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How Much Does it Cost to Freeze Sperm

Dec 1, 2022

Andrology Lab Manager Michelle Vega discusses why a person would freeze their sperm. She is quoted stating, “You may also want your sperm frozen if you are going to undergo treatment for a severe illness—generally cancer—as treatments like chemotherapy usually heavily decrease sperm count and production.” When discussing what the most cost-effective way to freeze sperm, she shared, “For cost-effectiveness, you would have to compare freezing/storage costs at your local IVF centers or cryobanks.”

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What Couples Should Know About Men’s Age and Fertility

Nov 18, 2022

Dr. Jennifer Makarov discusses what happens to sperm as men age, how sperm changes and paternal age could affect a child and what to know if you want to wait to have a child.

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Erin Andrews Wants to Remove the Stigma of Hair Thinning

Nov 16, 2022

Dr. Jennifer Makarov is quoted saying, “IVF treatment does involve hormone medication, but you’re only on hormone medications for a week and a half, so we don’t see an impact on hair loss at that time.”

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The 23 Best Pregnancy Tracker Apps Of 2022, According To Ob-Gyns.

Nov 8, 2022

Dr. Jennifer Makarov shared a quote in the article. She goes on to say, “This app is helpful for users who want to continue staying involved with their fitness and wellness …The app provides pregnancy-friendly workouts and allows users to track exercise, weight, water intake, nutritional plans, as well as pregnancy development.”

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Personalized IVF Treatment From the Comfort of Your Home

Oct 20, 2022

Dr. John Zhang was quoted in the piece saying, “At New Hope Fertility, we believe access to quality fertility treatment shouldn’t be based on where you live,…Our scientists continue to advance IVF protocols to make parenthood a possibility for more people. At-home IVF is convenient, safe, and effective.”

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Condition Center: Breast Cancer

Sep 20, 2022

Dr. Samuel Wong says that people are recommended to begin having mammograms at age 40, for instance; although a strong family history for the disease or other risk factors may prompt your doctor to suggest earlier screenings.

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Conditions Center: Miscarriage

Sep 20, 2022

Dr. Khaled Zeitoun was quoted in the piece saying, “Most often, miscarriage happens due to abnormalities in an embryo that would have made it impossible for the fetus to grow to full term or live outside the womb. Recurrent miscarriages, however, can be a sign of fertility issues. “[Recurrent miscarriages] can be due to other factors like problems in the uterus, problems in the blood, which we call a coagulopathy, or some immunological factors, congenital abnormalities, or fibroids,” says Dr. Zeitoun.

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