If you are over 40 years old and looking to get pregnant, the single most important advice is: don’t waste time, and seek professional help. Time is of essence in this case, as the infamous biological clock is ever ticking, and it’s important to find a specialist who will thoroughly evaluate your individual case to quickly and effectively select the most appropriate fertility treatment for you. Dr. Andrew Levi, MD, FACOG has a broad experience with issues of age and fertility. Today we ask Dr. Levi to explain about the specific issues for ladies over 40.
When a couple has trouble conceiving, it is common to assume that the problem lies within the female reproductive organs. However, you may be surprised to find out that about half of the cases have at least something to do with the male partner. Additionally, about one third of infertile couples are unable to conceive due to male infertility.
For over ten years Dr. Andrew Levi of Park Avenue Fertility has been working with patients struggling with infertility. Dr. Levi has affected many lives in a unique way, giving people the ultimate gift of a precious new life. Over the years he has treated numerous cases. Behind each case number there are poignant stories of hope and fulfillment, and Dr. Levi’s philosophy is to embrace and nurture each patient like his own personal friend.
Infertility is a complex issue, and it needs to be addressed on many levels simultaneously.To ensure ultimate results, Dr. Andrew Levi of Park Avenue Fertility focuses on his patients’ health in addition to medically treating infertility. He believes that every aspect of a patient’s life needs to be examined and, if necessary, adjusted, in order to achieve success in treatment.Today we would like to focus on the relationship between wellness and infertility.
Fertility treatment can be baffling at times. In our blog we want to give you a clear idea of what to expect from visits at Park Avenue Fertility. Today we’d like to focus on the first steps and explain the very beginning of the process.
At Park Avenue Fertility we recognize the importance of a holistic approach to infertility, and will be glad to assist our patients who want to explore additional adjuncts to their care. Our topic today is acupuncture, a traditional Chinese treatment which is now becoming increasingly popular in the Western society, thanks to its many touted benefits.
Oftentimes infertile couples and individuals worry about finding the right solution for expanding their family. Contemporary medicine offers a variety of different ways to remedy infertility, with complicated names like Ovulation Induction, In Vitro Fertilization, Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection and others. But which one to choose? All the available options can make one’s head spin. No doubt, it is a serious decision to make. Such decision is affected by multiple factors and should only be taken after consulting a qualified and experienced specialist. Many happy parents will attest that here at Park Avenue Fertility we have all the right answers for you and Dr. Andrew Levi will be happy to see you at one of our Connecticut locations. After a careful analysis of your specific case, he will be able to apply his extensive expertise and determine which treatment is just right for you.
Who knows how many couples go through the turmoil of fertility hurdles wishing for some understanding and support on their difficult path? Well, the good news is that some wishes do come true. Today we’ll meet one such couple who have their quest behind them and are thrilled to share their experience. S. J. of Trumbull, CT and her husband feel fortunate to have found a strong shoulder to lean on at Park Avenue Fertility. “I can honestly say,” says S. J. “that we made the right choices which started with choosing the right team.” At Park Avenue they found not just a talented doctor armed with vast professional expertise and advanced techniques but also a true friend with genuine compassion.
Dr. Andrew Levi strongly believes in education as a key factor in overcoming fertility problems. Our website provides a variety of information for those who are interested in researching fertility topics.
Many women are eager to have children in their 30s or 40s. It is important however that patients be aware that conceiving and then delivering a healthy child can be a challenge to some women as they get older and attempt to start or extend their families.The risk of fertility problems increases with age. Statistically, the expectancy of a successful pregnancy decreases after a woman reaches her mid-30s. There are several reasons for this decline: