Fertility Cares Blog

Author: Danielle Vitiello, Ph.D., M.D.

How Does Weight Affect Fertility?
How Does Weight Affect Fertility?
An extreme in weight, either too thin or too heavy, can adversely affect reproductive health. Patients often ask, “How does weight affect fertility? or “What is the ideal weight to…
How Genetics Can Affect Pregnancy
How Genetics Can Affect Pregnancy
Patients who have lost a pregnancy or worry that there is a genetic cause to their infertility consider genetic testing to improve the success of pregnancy. If you are trying…
Pollution and Toxins Affect Fertility
Pollution and Toxins Affect Fertility
Exposure to environmental pollutants for those trying to conceive can adversely affect the ability to become pregnant and overall fertility. Here we talk about how pollution and toxins affect fertility.…
How Do You Freeze Embryos?
How Do You Freeze Embryos?
The ability both to cryopreserve and to thaw eggs, sperm and embryos has revolutionized fertility treatment. In the deep-freeze, the succession of time is almost halted, or at least moving…
Gut Microbiome and COVID Symptoms
Gut Microbiome and COVID Symptoms
The microbiome consists of billions of bacteria in and around our bodies, primarily in the gut. They are the regulators, statesmen, warriors and peacemakers of our existence. The gut microbiome…
Understanding How COVID-19 Vaccines Work
Understanding How COVID-19 Vaccines Work
Immunization, natural and prescribed, is a beneficial health and public health standard. Awaiting 70% of people to be infected by SARS-COV-2 certainly would impart herd immunity. However, this practice is…
How COVID-19 Vaccines Work
How Do Vaccines Work?
The ability to protect us from disease is the greatest medical innovation ever. The ability to vaccinate has prevented 300 million illness, more than 20 million hospitalizations and 1 million…