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

By | September 2nd, 2014 | News | 0 Comments
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“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.


Unexplained Infertility Explained

By | July 8th, 2014 | Articles | 0 Comments

As the term implies, unexplained infertility is a type of infertility whose cause is unknown. (more…)

Endometriosis & Infertility

By | April 28th, 2014 | Articles | 0 Comments

Endometriosis, a cause of female infertility, is a condition in which endometrial tissue grows outside the uterus. Many women with endometriosis have severe cramping during their menstrual period and experience pain during or after sexual intercourse. Research shows that endometriosis is more common in women with fertility problems and that pregnancy rates among women with endometriosis tend to be lower than that of the general population. A common question we hear at CWRC is: “Can women with endometriosis be treated successfully?”


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”