Coastal Fertility Blog

We at Coastal Fertility are excited to share the latest news and updates happening in the world of fertility medicine as well as interesting articles that may affect you.

  • General Health and Its Effects on Infertility in Women

    Posted: 5/27/2016 by Coastal Fertility Specialists
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    At Coastal Fertility, our job isn’t just to look at the endocrine and reproductive systems of a woman, we must also take into consideration her overall health. In the forthcoming blog, Reproductive Endocrinologist at Coastal Fertility, Dr. Michael Slowey, discusses some medical issues which may have major repercussions for a woman and her unborn child.

  • Why Can’t I Get Pregnant?

    Posted: 4/21/2016 by Coastal Fertility Specialists
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    Couples experiencing infertility often ask the question “why us?”. There are many reasons and it’s not always the woman’s “fault” as many often speculate. What matters most is that you seek help when it’s needed. If you are under the age of 35 and have been trying to conceive for a year, but have been unsuccessful or have been having miscarriages, you need to see your doctor. If you are over the age of 35 and have been trying to conceive for six months unsuccessfully, that’s the time to get help.

  • The Impact of Obesity on Fertility

    Posted: 3/29/2016 by Coastal Fertility Specialists
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    Obesity is reaching epidemic proportions in the United States with over 2/3 of us being at least overweight. This has a profound impact from a medical, economic and social standpoint.

  • Zika Virus Precautions for Those Who Are Pregnant or Trying to Get Pregnant

    Posted: 2/23/2016 by Coastal Fertility Specialists
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    The Zika Virus, which has been linked to birth defects in babies, continues to make headlines around the world. We want to make sure our patients stay abreast of the latest information and precautions in regards to this disease. Please take a moment to read vital information published by our Integramed affiliate partner, Shady Grove Fertility.

  • Fertility Preservation Options for Females is Expanding

    Posted: 1/20/2016 by Coastal Fertility Specialists

    Women and girls undergoing cancer therapies or other medical treatments are often faced with the possibility that these invasive procedures could render them infertile. Now science is coming up with new ways to preserve fertility for patients facing medical treatments, and also young women who simply want to preserve their fertility for the future.

  • Holiday Blues: Ways to Cope with Infertility During the Holidays

    Posted: 11/5/2015 by Coastal Fertility Specialists

    The holiday season is supposed to be filled with joy and fun, but for those going through infertility treatments, the season can be a depressing time. However, there are some things you can do to get through it with a smile on your face.

  • Great Ways to Boost Sperm Quality!

    Posted: 9/4/2015 by Coastal Fertility Specialists

    Many people don’t realize the woman is not always to blame when a couple can’t get pregnant. In fact, a third of all cases of infertility have direct links to a man’s sperm or lack thereof. Check out some really easy ways to get a man’s sperm into tip top shape!

  • Are IVF Babies Normal?

    Posted: 8/3/2015 by Coastal Fertility Specialists

    Many of you may be currently going through IVF treatments and wondering if your child will be “normal” or experience complications because of the treatment. Dr. Michael Slowey explains about what research currently tells us.

  • The Power of D: The Role of Vitamin D in Fertility

    Posted: 6/1/2015 by Coastal Fertility Specialists
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    So you’ve been trying to get pregnant for months with no success, at this point you may be asking yourself, what’s going on here? Have you ever considered that your lack of Vitamin D might be to blame? Dr. Heather Cook from Coastal Fertility Specialists explains.

  • Could You be Suffering from “Secondary Infertility”?

    Posted: 5/4/2015 by Coastal Fertility Specialists

    You got pregnant easily with your first child…some time passes and you’re ready for a second but you can’t get pregnant. What’s really going on? Is it time to see a fertility specialist?