Fertility Cares Blog

Air Travel During Pregnancy
Patients recently pregnant following infertility therapy often ask if air travel is safe during pregnancy.  While definitive studies in pregnant women following infertility therapy have not been published, a number…
What is a Fertility Specialist?
A Fertility Specialist practices in a subspecialty within Obstetrics and Gynecology called Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. While any physician with a medical degree can claim to be a Fertility Specialist,…
Fertility Drugs and Ovarian Cancer
Over the years, controversy has existed whether fertility drugs can predispose to ovarian cancer. Several small poorly designed studies published in the 1990s raised the concern that drugs used to…
Fertility Myth
One fertility myth among many women of advanced reproductive age (40 and above) is that because they look and feel as they did when they were in their early 30s…
vitamin d and fertility sunblock
Vitamin D: The “Sunshine” Vitamin
Vitamin D: The “sunshine” vitamin gets another look. Vitamin D is known to promote bone and heart health. It may provide benefit in boosting the immune system and lowering risks…
Environmental Pollutants
Certain environmental exposures have been implicated in pregnancy loss and infertility. The potential for environmental and occupational exposures to chemicals and pollutants to adversely affect reproduction is not surprising since…