Yeast Infections During Pregnancy

How Do You Treat Yeast Infections During Pregnancy?

Vaginal yeast infections are common, but how do you treat yeast infections during pregnancy? Fluconazole, also known by the brand name Diflucan, is often prescribed to treat vaginal yeast infections. A recent study published on the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ 191:7, 2019) reported that Fluconazole during pregnancy increased the chance of miscarriage by as […]

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Spontaneous Miscarriages

Spontaneous Miscarriages

Spontaneous miscarriages are losses before the 20th week of gestation (pregnancy). It is the loss occurs before 10 weeks we consider the pregnancy to be developmentally an embryo. If the loss is after 10 weeks and before 20 weeks, it is  termed “fetus.” Regardless of the developmental stage, a loss is a loss. The joyous […]

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What Women Need to Know About Contagious Diseases and Vaccination While Attempting to Conceive

woman getting a shot while receiving infertility treatment and trying to conceive

Immunization is an important part of care for women attempting to conceive and there are many misconceptions about this topic. What women need to know about contagious diseases and vaccination while attempting to conceive. Influenza Vaccination: Influenza continues to be serious threat in Massachusetts. Influenza vaccination is very important for women attempting to conceive. This […]

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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

man talking to doctor about infertility in men

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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