Women Who Have More Regular Bedtimes Take Less Time to Conceive

Women Who Have More Regular Bedtimes Take Less Time to Conceive

In a presentation at the recent ASRM conference in October 2018, researchers from Washington University found that women who have more regular bedtimes take less time to conceive than those whose bedtimes are more variable. The study enrolled women who were ready to start to attempt to conceive and were willing to be closely monitored […]

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Men Suffering Infertility With Their Partners Often Experience Performance Anxiety

Many men suffering infertility with their partners often experience performance anxiety or Erectile Dysfunction (ED). This is especially apparent when some men are asked to produce a semen sample for an IUI or IVF cycle. Prior frozen samples can be used but some men have difficulty producing a sample regardless of the circumstances. Viagra or […]

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In Vitro Fertilization Does Not Increase Pregnancy Complications

In Vitro Fertilization Does Not Increase Pregnancy Complications

In the United States, approximately 1.5% of all births involve the use of assisted reproductive technologies or in vitro fertilization (IVF). Couples going through IVF understandably have questions about the short-term and long-term impact of IVF. We know that couples with infertility have a slightly increased risk of obstetrical complications, specifically decreased birth weight and […]

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ERA Helps Women With Repeated Implantation Failure

ERA Helps Women With Repeated Implantation Failure

Implantation of the embryo into the uterine endometrium is a highly precise, coordinated and orchestrated phenomenon. It is a symbiotic working between the embryo, as it is busily developing and its host for the next 9 months. Laying the foundation is critical to the success of the pregnancy. But what if the building permits were […]

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How Does Nutrition Directly Relate to Reproduction?

How Does Nutrition Directly Relate to Reproduction?

We are what we eat and do and probably, and most importantly, we are what we don’t eat and don’t do. But how does nutrition directly relate to reproduction, particularly in our current environment? Benefits from the diet are seen in nutritive forms – folic acid, vitamin D. Also, we must think of the classes […]

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Boston Magazine Recognized Our Physicians, Dr. Robert Weiss and Dr. Beth Plante as Two of the Top Reproductive Endocrinologists

Boston Magazine Recognized Our Physicians, Dr. Robert Weiss and Dr. Beth Plante as Two of the Top Reproductive Endocrinologists

We are proud to announce that Boston Magazine recognized our physicians, Dr. Robert Weiss and Dr. Beth Plante are two of the top Reproductive Endocrinologists in the 2018 list of Top Docs of Boston. Dr. Weiss was selected for this honor for the ninth time, and Dr. Plante was selected for the second time. “We are proud […]

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Nausea and Vomiting in Early Pregnancy

Nausea and Vomiting in Early Pregnancy

Nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy is common and severe cases called hyperemesis gravidarum occur in 3% of pregnant women. What is a safe remedy for nausea and vomiting during pregnancy? An effective anti-nausea medication called Ondansetron, better known as Zofran, has been used for decades. Earlier studies suggested that taking Ondansetron during early pregnancy […]

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What is the Right Time for an Embryo Transfer?

What is the Right Time for an Embryo Transfer?

ERA testing—It is time to pay attention to the uterus When a patient or couple begins an IVF cycle, we are always hopeful that success will be achieved the very first cycle. Despite excellent pregnancy rates, some patients may require more than one cycle to achieve a healthy pregnancy. Most failed cycles occur because the […]

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Healthy Baby Born From Embryo Frozen 24 Years Ago

Healthy Baby Born From Embryo Frozen 24 Years Ago

Earlier this year, a mother in Tennessee gave birth to a healthy baby born from an embryo frozen 24 years ago. This remarkable case appears to represent the longest time frame for a frozen embryo to result in a successful live birth. The baby girl, Emma, was conceived through a process called embryo adoption. The couple […]

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Ibuprofen Use May Have a Negative Impact On Male Fertility

When a couple is trying to conceive, the focus is often on the female partner. Many women will learn to track their periods, check for ovulation, and identify their fertile window. The male side of the equation should not be overlooked, however, including how ibuprofen use may have a negative impact on male fertility. For […]

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