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Posted by Dr. Zhang

MITOCHONDRIAL DNA REPLACEMENT AND NUCLEAR TRANSFER

Good Evening.  Its my favorite time, Dr. Zhang’s Blog.  Today I would like to take the opportunity to talk about mitochondria and mitochondrial DNA, nuclear transfer and treating patients with a genetic disease for In Vitro Fertilization.  It sounds like a lot of topics but really, everything is revolving around Mitochondria. 

The reason I chose this topic is because today in February 2016, the National Academy of Science has made a statement that they are beginning to discuss techniques, clinical application, and ethics about mitochondrial replacement therapies. 

 

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Topics: Fertility, New York, New Hope Fertility, Technology, IVF News, IVF, SART, ASRM, mitochondria, DNA, nuclear transfer

How to Manage the Dreams and Hopes of Relatives During Egg Donation

Posted by New Hope Fertility Center

Telling Relatives About Egg Donation

For those who are using donor eggs, it can be difficult to know if telling relatives about egg donation is the right option. For some, having biological relatives is important. Others may worry about how an older generation may feel about the use of donor eggs, which were unheard of decades ago. Another group of women may wonder how they will be viewed by family members. The truth is, telling relatives about egg donation is a highly personal decision. While there is no right or wrong decision, there are a few key items that can make telling relatives about egg donation easier.

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Topics: Egg Donation, Egg Donor, New Hope Fertility, IVF, Donor Coordinator, Egg Donation Cycle, NYC, new york city, How To Become An Egg Donor, NYC fertility center

4 Quick Fertility Tips for the Holiday Season

Posted by New Hope Fertility Center

The holidays are a time of giving gifts, spending time with family and reflecting upon life. For those who are trying to conceive, the best gift they can think of is often a positive pregnancy test. These fertility tips for holidays can help you to get the best holiday gift anyone could ask for.

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Topics: New Hope Fertility, IVF, NYC, health tips, food, health, holiday, winter, NYC fertility center

How to Find Help in NYC During Your Infertility Treatments

Posted by New Hope Fertility Center

The emotional side of infertility treatment is complex. For those with fertility issues, it can be difficult to navigate all of the emotions about having fertility struggles while remaining optimistic about their own fertility treatments. Managing the emotional side of NYC infertility treatments is a must. The team at New Hope Fertility Center understands this and therefore provides many supportive services to help their clients throughout the fertility treatment process.

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Topics: New Hope Fertility, IVF

What is the Best Age to Try and Get Pregnant?

Posted by New Hope Fertility Center

The truth is, there is no one best age to get pregnant. The right time for a woman to get pregnant is dependent on a number of factors and will vary between individuals. There are advantages and disadvantages to getting pregnant at any age. The doctors at New Hope Fertility Center in New York City gives insight on this topic.

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Topics: New Hope Fertility, IVF, Fertility Centers, NYC fertility center

How PGD is Removing Likelihood of Disease in IVF Babies

Posted by New Hope Fertility Center

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis allows couples and their fertility care teams to evaluate the health of embryos.  This is particularly important for couples who know they are likely to have children with a genetic disease.  By performing diagnostic testing, couples are able to select embryos for implantation that are free from genetic defects.  

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Topics: PGD, New Hope Fertility, Fertility Centers

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