Last week the Arizona Senate Health Committee passed SB 1376, a bill that requires every embryo created as a result of IVF to be tracked and reported to the state government. In addition, SB 1376 sets up a “study committee” of state legislators to study IVF and determine if more regulation is needed. The Arizona [...]
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Get control over sugar this Wednesday, October 10 at 5:30 pm! Nutrition expert Hana A. Feeney, MS, RD will be answering your questions: How much sugar can I have? Is there ‘good’ and ‘bad’ sugar? How do I read a food label? What about artificial sweeteners? What can I eat to satisfy my sweet tooth? [...]
Quick Dinner Ideas Do you need some inspiration for quick and delicious dinners? At our next Fertility Foods class, nutrition expert Hana Feeney will be sharing ideas, tips and strategies for fast, nutritious dinners. Learn how to make balanced meals with a few key ingredients. Wednesday, September 19, 5:30 pm at the Reproductive Health Center [...]
Last night we had a great time talking about creative breakfast ideas and tasting a new breakfast concept-Summertime Oatmeal. Here’s what you missed if you didn’t make it to Fertility Foods: Research clearly demonstrates that 1) Eating breakfast and 2) Including protein or fat at breakfast helps to enhance your energy and concentration and reduce [...]
The office will be on abbreviated hours: June 21 to July 6, 2012 Open Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 12:00 noon The office will be closed Wednesday July 4, 2012 The office staff can assist you with scheduling appointments, insurance authorization and lab testing requests (including pregnancy tests). Normal office hours will resume on [...]
Many people become confused by these two assisted reproduction procedures, and no wonder! They both kind of sound like artificial conception, right? Here is the difference: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF): This is where women are given fertility drugs to make more than one egg. The eggs (once ready) are then removed during a minor surgical [...]
We answered the question "What to eat when trying to conceive" at “Fertility Foods”, a monthly discussion on the best foods, exercise and supplements for women and men trying to conceive and wanting to raise a healthy family. In case you missed the first event, be sure to sign for the next one: Wednesday June [...]
Dear Patients, As a dietitian, I feel that it is my duty to increase awareness of diet-related conditions that increase the risk for infertility. No matter the diagnosis or reason for delayed time to conception, attention to a high quality, unprocessed plant-based diet is the key to fertility. Specific food choices may be tailored to [...]
I think I get about 5 emails a week from people who had tubal ligation surgery and now would like to conceive. It is worth talking about again: Tubal ligation Reversal surgery can be successful at opening up the fallopian tubes and allowing pregnancy, however, if the tubal ligation was done more than 10 years [...]
Cynthia, a patient shares her views on what it took for her to have a successful and healthy pregnancy.... "Don’t let your diet derail you! I have been a patient at RHC for 3 years. I received a positive pregnancy result after my 4th IVF; and after my 2nd egg retrieval, and I owe a [...]