I recently had the privilege of taking care of a wonderful young woman who was diagnosed with cancer and consulted me regarding egg freezing to preserve her fertility prior to chemotherapy. We were able to start an egg freezing cycle right away and obtained a good amount of eggs to preserve this young woman’s fertility.
Egg freezing, also known as oocyte cryopreservation, is becoming quite common and is not only indicated for patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment for…Continue
Added by Susan Sarajari on September 30, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments
I thought since Dominion Fertility nursing staff is off to a great start with their Fitness Challenge, this might be a good time to offer nutrition and fitness tips that everyone can apply to their daily lifestyle. The best way to improve your diet or add activity to your schedule is to plan ahead. You need to commit, otherwise it will be easy to let things slip during your busy day. For example: Walk 3 miles on Monday, Wednesday,…Continue
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Added by Dominion Fertility on September 17, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments
We practice what we preach….
It is well known that exercise is good for us. There are stacks upon stacks of research articles that tell us how exercise can lower blood pressure, lower stress, improve sleep and provide an overall…Continue
Added by Dominion Fertility on September 10, 2015 at 12:32am — No Comments
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It is with much pleasure that I announce Dominion Fertility’s second oldest patient (46 years old) to successfully conceive and deliver a healthy baby after a single treatment of Natural Cycle IVF (NCIVF) with her own egg. Our oldest patient, was a 48 year old patient of mine who successfully delivered a healthy baby using her own egg and NCIVF. She also conceived in her first embryo transfer.
Our most recent successful patient came to see me in…Continue
Added by Dominion Fertility on September 6, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Recently a few patients have asked me about celiac disease, gluten and infertility, so I decided to just write a few words about it. Celiac disease, also known as gluten-sensitive enteropathy, is a chronic disorder of the digestive tract in which individuals cannot tolerate gliadin, which is a component of gluten and can be found in wheat, barley and rye. Gliadin actually gives bread the ability to rise properly during baking. When gliadin is ingested by someone with celiac disease, it…Continue
Added by Susan Sarajari on September 3, 2015 at 12:32pm — No Comments