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Emily

Fairfax, Virginia
FERTILITY BITS IS AN INFORMAL DISCUSSION ABOUT TOPICS RELATED TO INFERTILITY.
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Advances in Male Fertility by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility By: Ash Kshirsagar, MD Infertility is a challenge that burdens roughly 1 in 5 couples. It can be a very sensitive and emotionally frustrating issue causing stress in an o ... Read on »
What is Turner Syndrome? by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility By: Sunita Kulshrestha, MD, FACOG Turner syndrome is a genetic condition that affects females. Rather than having inherited two normal X chromosomes, one copy of the X ch ... Read on »
Disclosure in Anonymous Donor Egg IVF by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility By: Laurence C. Udoff, MD, FACOG I am often asked what part of my job I find the most gratifying. Though in general, I consider it a privilege to play a r ... Read on »
Endocrine Disruptors and Reproductive Function - Is Your Water Bottle Making You Infertile? by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility By: Ervin E. Jones, PhD, MD, FACOG The term "Endocrine Disruptor" is use to describe a class of chemicals that act as agonists or antagonists of estrogens ... Read on »
What is ICSI? by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility By: David S. Karabinus, PhD, HCLD ICSI, pronounced "Ick-See", is an acronym for Intra-Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection, a microscopic procedure where a single ... Read on »
Personal Egg Banking (Elective Oocyte Cryopreservation) by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Not quite ready to start a family? Give yourself time, save your eggs with Personal Egg Banking When a woman wishes to start a family is a personal choic ... Read on »
Clinic Offers Single IVF Cycle Pregnancy Guarantee by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility The Genetics & IVF Institute (GIVF) in Fairfax, Virginia (in the Washington, DC suburbs) is offering a limited time Single IVF Cycle Pregnancy Guarantee. If ... Read on »
Clinic Offering Free Donor Egg IVF Cycle at Seminar by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility The Genetics & IVF Institute (GIVF) in Fairfax, Virginia (in the Washington, DC suburbs) is offering a free educational seminar on donor egg IVF at the McLea ... Read on »
Reproductive Toxicology by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility By: Amy Erickson-Hagen, MS Reproductive Physiology Likely there are things you remember from various stages in your education like being the line leader, ... Read on »
An Often Overlooked Infertility Cause by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility STD's can cause fertility problems, which frequently go under or miss-diagnosed. Chlamydia is the most common STD in America, affecting more than a million people each year. U ... Read on »
An Often Overlooked Infertility Cause by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility STD's can cause fertility problems, which frequently go under or miss-diagnosed. Chlamydia is the most common STD in America, affecting more than a million people eac ... Read on »
Drinking and IVF Don't Mix by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility A study presented recently at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) suggested that alcohol consumption decreases IVF success rates. The researchers questioned ... Read on »
Drinking and IVF Don't Mix by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility A study presented recently at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) suggested that alcohol consumption decreases IVF success rates. The researchers qu ... Read on »
Assisted Hatching Benefits in Question by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Assisted Hatching, a common procedure performed during an IVF cycle in which the zona pellucida (ZP- outer layer of the egg) is thinned or breached, was the subject of a recen ... Read on »
Assisted Hatching Benefits in Question by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Assisted Hatching, a common procedure performed during an IVF cycle in which the zona pellucida (ZP- outer layer of the egg) is thinned or breached, was the subject o ... Read on »
Strict Fertility Laws Cause Flight to Other Countries by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility According to a recent study, thousands of British women are traveling abroad to have fertility treatments that are not available in the UK. Over 40 European clinics were surve ... Read on »
Strict Fertility Laws Cause Flight to Other Countries by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility According to a recent study, thousands of British women are traveling abroad to have fertility treatments that are not available in the UK. Over 40 European clinics w ... Read on »
New Test for Endometriosis by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility The results of a new test to detect endometriosis were recently published in the journal Human Reproduction. Endrometriosis is a painful condition that affects up to 10% of wo ... Read on »
New Test for Endometriosis by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility The results of a new test to detect endometriosis were recently published in the journal Human Reproduction. Endrometriosis is a painful condition that affects up to ... Read on »
Sugary Snacks Lower Testosterone in Men by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility A recent study noted the dramatic effect that a dose of glucose has on testosterone in men. The findings show that there is a need for dietary guidelines when measuring blood ... Read on »