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5 Important Facts About Embryoplasty™ Sep 15th, 2022

If you’ve already gone through at least one cycle of in vitro fertilization (IVF) and haven’t become pregnant, you want to do everything you can to increase your chances during the next round. One factor that influences the chances of IVF is the quality of the embryos themselves. Fragmented embryos are less...

When to Consider Donated Eggs for Pregnancy Aug 10th, 2022

The road to motherhood hasn’t been as easy as you thought. Especially if you spent the early part of your reproductive years carefully using birth control to prevent an unwanted pregnancy, you may be shocked to find that you’re not getting pregnant at all without it. You may still have...

Debunking Common Myths About Infertility Jul 11th, 2022

When most people start trying to have a family, they don’t see infertility coming. That’s why it’s a shock to get such a diagnosis in the middle of your efforts to build your dreams. You may feel derailed. You might feel like you’ve done something wrong. You could feel hopeless and helpless....

PGD: Can You Choose the Sex of Your Baby? Jun 14th, 2022

While the early days of gender selection unleashed a flurry of concerns about sexism and imbalance in the number of females vs. males born, such ethical dilemmas have faded into the background. In fact, a large-scale analysis of births where the child’s gender was chosen beforehand found no bias toward either...

Fertility-Friendly Foods You Should Start Eating Now May 5th, 2022

Nothing makes you happier than the thought of one day giving birth to a beautiful, healthy baby. But your happiness quotient might just increase when you learn that one way to help you reach that goal is eating plenty of delicious, nutritious food.  Your body needs certain nutrients in order...

Everything You Didn't Know About IVF Apr 8th, 2022

In vitro fertilization (IVF) has allowed millions of couples around the world to give birth to their own children since the first IVF baby was born almost 50 years ago. Today’s IVF allows people of all genders and a wide range of ages to start or add to their families.  When you...

Why Do I Keep Having Miscarriages? Mar 9th, 2022

A miscarriage is devastating. It’s normal to wonder why you lost your baby and if, somehow, you could have done something differently to avoid it. When it happens a second time, or a third, you may be in such a state of grief that you don’t want to share your...

Does Infertility Run in Families? Feb 8th, 2022

About 15% of couples throughout the world are considered either subfertile or infertile. Subfertility applies to couples who’ve been trying unsuccessfully to get pregnant for a year when the woman is under 35 or six months if she’s over 35. Infertility is a medical diagnosis. Peter L. Chang, MD, a...

Common Causes of Infertility Jan 16th, 2022

Infertility is a diagnosis that about 15% of couples in the United States must grapple with and try to understand and overcome. Infertility is not only common, but it’s also becoming more frequent as couples delay starting their families. At Noble Fertility Center in New York City’s Murray Hill neighborhood,...

Myths and Facts About Freezing Your Eggs Dec 12th, 2021

Some of your friends are talking about freezing their eggs, and you’re surprised. You never thought that they — or you — would need to or want to freeze their eggs. But egg freezing is a great way to preserve your fertility so you can have a baby when you’re...

5 Things You Should Do Now to Positively Impact Your Fertility Nov 15th, 2021

Up to 15% of couples in the United States are considered infertile. That doesn’t mean they’ll never have a baby, but it does mean becoming pregnant could be significantly more difficult for them and they may need to turn to assisted reproductive technologies including in vitro fertilization.  Peter L. Chang,...

Can Diet Impact Fertility? Oct 15th, 2021

Whether you’ve just started the exciting journey toward conceiving and having a baby or you’re struggling with infertility, it’s always smart to be conscious of what you eat. While you may have never considered how the buns you put into your mouth affect your potential buns in the oven, they...

How Egg Donation Helps Couples With Infertility Sep 27th, 2021

Most people, from an early age, envision having their own family one day. That’s why, when you get the news that you or your partner is infertile, you may feel betrayed or let down. Why does everyone else have a baby so easily, but you can’t? Peter L. Chang, MD,...

Is There a Way to Prevent Infertility? Aug 18th, 2021

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 6.1 million women in the United States between the ages of 15 and 44 have trouble conceiving or staying pregnant. That’s 10% of reproductive-age women. The numbers for men are almost the same.  Whether you’re thinking about having a baby...

IVF: All of Your Questions Answered Jul 25th, 2021

You’ve hit a roadblock when it comes to starting or expanding your family. Perhaps you have fertility problems, you don’t have a partner, or you’re worried about passing on genetic defects.  Peter L. Chang, MD, and his team of specialists at Noble Fertility Center in Manhattan’s Murray Hill have helped...

Egg Freezing: What You Need to Know Jun 15th, 2021

You’re in the prime of your fertile years, but life just isn’t where you’d like or need it to be in order to start raising a child. While that may feel like a frustrating or even impossible situation, egg freezing can bring hope. And that’s just one common reason to...