An SGF egg freezing patient recently sat down with us to answer some questions about her egg freezing experience and offer advice for other women considering this option. She is a 40 year old attorney living in the D.C. area, where she also attended college and law school. At the
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“The purpose of this event was for women to have the knowledge to ultimately decide if egg freezing was the right choice for them. By educating and informing women, we are providing them with the opportunity to make a decision that they may not have known was possible before.” – Shruti Malik,
With Shady Grove Fertility’s inaugural Egg Freezing Conference less than two weeks away, we are excited to unveil our event program and announce our keynote speaker Sarah Richards. Sarah is a New York Times contributor and the author of Motherhood Rescheduled, and she has extensively documented her own egg freezing
On April 17, 2014, The Washington Post reported a new discovery may help with IVF and Conception. Could genetic testing lead to less rounds of IVF? Researchers find ‘Juno,’ a key to fertility. In 2005, researchers in Japan identified a protein on the male sperm that performed the function of identifying
Fertility Fact: Laparoscopy can help diagnose infertility. What is a laparoscopy? Laparoscopy is a surgical procedure a fertility specialist uses to look at your uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, and other pelvic organs. It can be used to identify fibroids, scar tissue, endometriosis, and/or blocked tubes, all of which can cause
Fertility Fact: High alcohol intake may delay pregnancy. Women, Fertility, and Alcohol Compared to women who consume no alcohol, women who consumer a moderate amount (up to 5 drinks per week) show decreased fertility. Women who consume more than 10 alcoholic drinks per week show an even greater decrease in
Fertility Fact: Of the 750,000 women who experience pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) each year in the United States, it is estimated that 10-15% will have trouble conceiving. However, with some help, most women with a history of pelvic inflammatory disease can go on to have a healthy pregnancy and delivery.