Fertility Cares Blog

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

Leptin, the Hunger Hormone
Many hormones and interactions are crucial to the dynamic process we call reproduction. What remains elusive is whether there is a single molecular switch, a common regulatory element that governs…
Lack of Sleep and Reduced Semen Quality
“A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” Underlying this anonymous, Irish proverb there is probably truth. Most recently, the association between lack…
Why Vaccinate?
Most Americans are immunized during childhood. As adults, we assume that this immunization carries into adulthood. Often women are unaware of immunization status prior to attempting pregnancy and to conception.…