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The IVF Fertility Blog

August is National Breastfeeding Month

BreastfeedingWorld Breastfeeding Week (August 1 – 7) and National Breastfeeding Month are launched on August 1st. During this month, the people supporting this movement celebrate the benefits of breastfeeding. Most importantly, women and men give support to those who breastfeed anytime – anywhere.

Breastfeeding Benefits

There is clear evidence that breastfeeding saves lives by protecting babies from life-threatening infections and illnesses. Over 820,000 lives could be saved if all babies were breastfed during the first 6 months after birth.

When women all over the world receive support to breastfeed – children thrive.

Other Awareness Movements

Fertility awareness dates throughout the year.

  • Cervical Health Awareness Month: January
  • Endometriosis Awareness Month: March
  • National Woman’s Health Week: May 12th – 18th
  • World Infertility Awareness Month: June
  • Men’s Health Month: June
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month: September
  • Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: September
  • Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month: October
  • Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day: October

Infertility Awareness

Pregnancy success is reliant on many patient-focused variables.

  • Age
  • Infertility diagnosis
  • History of previous pregnancies
  • History of previous miscarriages
  • Number of failed IVF cycles – fresh and frozen embryo transfers
  • Number of embryos transferred in a single cycle
  • IVF protocol recommended
  • IVF ancillary procedures used – ICSI, Assisted Hatching, In Vitro Maturation
  • Genetic testing to select only quality embryos for transfer – PGD, PGS/NGS
  • Gender Selection

Best IVF Protocols

Difficult Patients Welcome

We don’t refuse those patients diagnosed as a difficult case. At New Hope Fertility Center, we welcome patients rejected by other fertility specialists because they are deemed to be hopelessly infertile.

  • No refusals based on a woman’s advanced maternal age
  • No refusals based on low FSH levels
  • No refusals based on the number of potential eggs (follicles) a woman can produce per fresh cycle
  • No refusals because a woman does not respond well to fertility medication

One Good Egg Policy

Customized IVF care is the best. Remember: It only takes one good egg and one healthy sperm to make a baby. Our focus is to help you produce good quality eggs during a fresh IVF cycle – not a high quantity of eggs using large doses of injectable fertility medications.

More Helpful Pregnancy Resources

It is important to work with a fertility care team having the experience required to design a customized fertility treatment plan meeting your personal needs. To schedule your initial consultation with the fertility specialists at New Hope Fertility Center – click the icon below – or call 917.525.5496.

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