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Posted on July 15, 2020

The number of women and men who are opting to delay parenthood has grown.  The average age of first-time moms has changed from 23 in 1994 to 26 in 2018.  For first-time dads, the age has jumped to 30.9 in 2015 from 27.4 in 1972. 

Even though the birth rate is declining in… read more

Posted on June 18, 2020

Anyone dealing with fertility issues can attest to the stress that the situation can bring as a person tries to grow their family. The challenges of this chronic medical condition can be overwhelming, from testing to discover the issues to the emotionally charged aspects of feeling blue. June is… read more

Posted on June 12, 2020

Sperm donors have made the dreams of people around the world come to fruition by helping them to grow their families.  There are between 2 million and 3.7 million children with an LGBTQ parent in the United States and the option of using donated sperm for many was an empowering and life-… read more

Posted on February 17, 2020

Island Fertility wishes you a Happy Valentine’s Day!  It is the perfect holiday to help you celebrate love and fertility and to keep that spirit alive, all year long.  Whether you, a friend or loved one is dealing with infertility, let’s take this time to join together and celebrate… read more

Posted on February 17, 2020

Small changes implemented consistently will create big results. This applies to all your goals, including conceiving. Here are some resolutions you can make today that can put you on the path to expanding your family this year:

Keep Stress at Bay
Dealing… read more

Posted on December 23, 2019

Dealing with infertility is a highly personal situation. Many people prefer to go the private route and only share their struggle with a few people they trust.  Others find support in sharing more publicly, surrounding themselves with a network of friends, family, co-workers, and social… read more

Posted on December 18, 2019

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), high low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, otherwise known as "bad" cholesterol, is a potentially negative health condition that affects more than 70 million Americans.  Although it’s a quiet condition, without any… read more

Posted on November 5, 2019

For many struggling to start a family, the impact of an infertility diagnosis is painful, but the lack of access to treatment makes the impact even more difficult.  Infertility diagnostic testing and treatment usually requires the use of expensive technology and patients facing infertility… read more

Posted on June 10, 2019

Summer is here and the weather is bound to get hotter. It is so important to stay hydrated for your health, to avoid any complications due to overheating as well as for your fertility. Water makes up 70% of the body and affects all functions in the body. 

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Posted on June 5, 2019

Whether there’s a stress awareness holiday or not, stress is prevalent in our society. It used to serve us in a healthy way when ‘dangerous’ situations would arise and the physical need to run away was present. However, stress is more of a mental battle in this day and age. There are deadlines… read more