Author: Alan B. Copperman, MD
If you and your partner are considering becoming pregnant, your physician may recommend a variety …
January 31, 2022Read More
Management of Pregnancy of Unknown Location (PUL)
Your pregnancy test is positive, but when you come into the doctor’s office for an ultrasound, the …
September 13, 2021Read More
What is Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS), and how can I prevent it?
Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) is a potential, albeit very rare, complication of …
September 6, 2021Read More
Access to Care and Why it Matters for Fertility
Roughly 6.7 million women in the U.S. have difficulty having children, but only about a quarter of …
July 12, 2021Read More
Are You Wondering About Weight? How BMI Impacts Fertility
Being overweight or underweight can affect our health in lasting ways, from heart health to bone …
May 12, 2021Read More
A Closer Look at Alcohol and Fertility: How Much Is Too Much?
We have all been warned against drinking alcohol during pregnancy. After you drink your glass of …
May 3, 2021Read More
Marijuana is Now Legal in New York– But Does It Impact Your Fertility?
In late March, New York formally legalized marijuana -- joining 14 other states that allow adults …
April 28, 2021Read More
For Female Couples Co-IVF is on the Rise
Over the past decades, the definition of ‘family’ has expanded beyond a traditional heterosexual couple. Today, unmarried, single parents, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender singles or couples are finally recognized as families. Despite this more inclusive definition, reproductive technologies to assist non-heterosexual couples create a family have remained limited. Until now.
December 3, 2018Read More
How Preimplantation Genetic Testing Has Revolutionized the Treatment of Patients with Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Of the known causes of recurrent pregnancy loss, chromosomal abnormalities account for the majority of miscarriages. Biopsying an embryo for preimplantation genetic testing has revolutionized the treatment of recurrent pregnancy loss, by improving the embryologist’s ability to choose the healthiest and most chromosomally normal embryo for transfer.
October 8, 2018Read More