Fertility

Baby Boom: Understanding the CDC’s Birth Rates for Older Women

By | September 2nd, 2014 | News | 0 Comments
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    Baby Boom: Understanding the CDC’s Birth Rates for Older Women

“When are you going to have a baby?”

Chances are you will hear that question once – if not numerous times – during what is considered to be your “childbearing years.” And if you’re like many women in their late 30s and 40s who haven’t had a child, or would like to have another one in the future, the answer to this question can be worrisome as the difficulty of conceiving increases with age. But there’s good news.

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The Food and Fertility Connection

By | June 26th, 2014 | Articles, Workshops | 0 Comments

Angela Le, a licensed acupuncturist, says she has seen firsthand how better eating habits help women going through fertility treatment, and in her regularly scheduled Fertility and Nutrition workshop, she can show how you can benefit from a healthier diet too.

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Surrogacy or gestational carrier?

By | June 18th, 2014 | Articles | 0 Comments

Some couples facing infertility may need to consider using a surrogate or a gestational carrier. What is the difference?

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Getting Started: Being More Successful from the Beginning Workshop

By | November 26th, 2013 | Workshops | 0 Comments
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    Getting Started: Being More Successful from the Beginning Workshop

Fertility treatment can be a confusing process for first-time patients: How do I know if I am infertile? Am I too old to undergo treatment? Is IVF (in vitro fertilization) the only option? How expensive is it? These are very common questions, and we want to help you by addressing them in our “Getting Started: Being More Successful from the Beginning” workshop. (more…)

Upcoming Workshop Explores Yoga and Infertility

By | November 8th, 2013 | Workshops | 0 Comments

Both Karen Safire and Barrie Raffel successfully used yoga while they were trying to conceive, and now they are sharing their knowledge on yoga and infertility with others. Studies have shown that stress can be a barrier to conception, and yoga can be a highly beneficial practice to reduce stress and anxiety. With regular practice, restorative poses may regulate hormonal function, increase circulation to the pelvic organs, and uncover habitual patterns of holding or tension. It can also work as a coping strategy for those feeling overwhelmed by the process of trying to conceive. (more…)

Cost Control

By | October 14th, 2013 | Articles | 0 Comments

A common misconception is that advanced treatments such as IVF (in-vitro-fertilization) are never covered by insurance. The truth is that a growing number of insurance plans offer fertility care that goes beyond the initial consultation and testing to include more advanced treatments, such as IVF. (more…)

What to Expect at Your First Visit

By | September 26th, 2013 | Articles | 0 Comments

What happens during your first visit at CWRC? Mostly conversation, says fertility specialist Dr. Nataki Douglas.
“The first office visit is about 90 minutes long; about 45 minutes are reserved for  your meeting with the physician”
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