The journey to having a family is surrounded by misconceptions; this is especially so when infertility becomes a roadblock in your plan. In this article, we shine a light on three of the most common misconceptions about conceiving.
While it wasn’t unusual to have a baby in mid to late 20’s for a woman earlier this century, the trend of women having children in their 30’s has been on the rise in the past 30 years. It is often attributed to the rising trend of women focusing more on their careers and waiting to start… read more
February is heart month. What does heart health have to do with infertility? The same habits that contribute to heart disease also contribute to infertility.
High insulin levels
Insulin itself is an essential component to life. It carries sugar to every cell to the body… read more
How can something sweet make life turn sour when trying to conceive? It all comes down to the biology of how the body reacts to sugar and the consequences that follow.
How sugar works.
When sugar enters the body, insulin is triggered. The role of insulin in the body is to carry… read more
Having a healthy body is important in order to increase the chances of conceiving. However, when a couple has been trying and has had little success, it’s natural to feel disappointed and discouraged at times. The effects that they have on behavior can be very real, as well as the physical… read more
Dr. Trivax and Dr. Stelling are excited to introduce you to the newest technology currently being implemented in our Commack facility.
Fear, fueled by rumors, has caused a debate on whether pregnant women should get their flu shots to avoid complications. The answer to this question is a definitive “yes”. Both the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)… read more
Movies have convinced us that relationships are easy and conceiving doesn’t require planning. In fact, many of us grew up thinking it happens with ease. On the contrary, family planning is becoming more common as individuals and couples wait longer to have kids.
Sometimes it’s easy to get pregnant, and sometimes it’s not. Most couples trying to conceive will become pregnant in the first 3-4 months of trying. Infertility is defined as not being able to conceive within 6 months for women over 35 years old and 1 year for women under the age of 35. There… read more
Not everyone is ready to have children when their eggs are in their prime. However, this doesn’t mean that they won’t ever be ready. In order to have children in the future past a person’s prime, they might consider fertility preservation.
What is Fertility Preservation?… read more