Vitamin D has many beneficial effects on reproduction. Previous blog entries have reported on published studies regarding the beneficial effects of Vitamin D in improving oocyte quality, embryo development and pregnancy success. Now researchers at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences have reported in EPIDEMIOLOGY May 2013-Volume 24-Issue 3-p447-453 that inadequate levels of Vitamin […]
Pregnant or Not Pregnant?
Fertility treatments allow patients to be empowered and to regain hope. Once the patient has engaged in treatment, the two-week wait prior to pregnancy confirmation can be unbearable. Pregnant or not pregnant? Not surprisingly, patients search for both emotional and physical signs to affirm or deny the potential of pregnancy; all while watching the calendar turn […]