Boxers vs. Briefs; another popular myth falls to scientific investigation

There are many common health related beliefs that are popular in our culture today. The field of fertility medicine probably has more than most; for instance check out this excerpt from the popular sitcom Seinfeld. These recommendations are often driven by an idea and maybe even a theory that sounds valid. But rarely are they … Continue reading Boxers vs. Briefs; another popular myth falls to scientific investigation

Omega-3 Fatty Acids: another tool for ovarian rejuvenation

One of the most frustrating questions for women trying to conceive is “what can I do to improve my chances?” Given that women are born with every egg that they will ever have, there are a limited number of ways to optimize the health of the remaining eggs. But for those that are motivated, I … Continue reading Omega-3 Fatty Acids: another tool for ovarian rejuvenation

What else can He do to improve our fertility? A simple recommendation…go nuts!

When couples are having difficulty conceiving, studies show that at least 1/3 of the time, there is a contributing male factor. Yet today the bulk of our tests and treatments are directed toward women. For couples that already know that they are dealing with a sperm problem, there are very few good recommendations on what … Continue reading What else can He do to improve our fertility? A simple recommendation…go nuts!

Go nuts! A simple and healthful food tip

As we turn toward that time of year when parties, feasts and get-togethers occur, there is good news to report. A recent study found that boosting consumption of nuts (raw unpeeled walnuts, almonds and hazelnuts) carries a variety of health benefits. These tasty little treats can boost your blood level of serotonin. The result is … Continue reading Go nuts! A simple and healthful food tip

Eating for Reproductive Health

I’d like to introduce Ms. Cindy Bailey—a woman that successfully overcame infertility as a result of her insight that her diet could impact her chances of conception. Empowered by her own success, she has gone on to assist other women/couples apply what she has learned into their own pathway to parenthood. I have long counseled … Continue reading Eating for Reproductive Health