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Why Can’t I Get Pregnant?

With so many pregnancy announcements and gender reveals getting posted to social media, if you are struggling to get pregnant, it can feel like you are completely alone. Well, you are not alone!  A visit to Park Avenue Fertility and Dr. Andrew Levi will change your perspective.  When Dr. Levi meets with new patients, he listens to their history and concerns,

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Using Donor Sperm to Get Pregnant

At Park Avenue Fertility, we recognize the importance of thorough communication. Education is key to keeping everyone comfortable throughout the treatment process.  That is why we have put together this informative guide to how our center use donor sperm to help get you pregnant.

Why Donor Sperm May Be Necessary
Lesbian Couples Who Want to Grow Their Families

When lesbian couples wish to conceive,

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What Is Infertility?

First of all, let’s discuss the diagnosis of infertility. Many couples believe they’re having fertility issues after actively trying to conceive for a few months. Although this could mean that you, your partner, or both of you, are suffering from infertility, it’s far too early to know for sure.

Infertility is only diagnosed after one full year of unprotected intercourse.

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Recurrent Miscarriage Treatment in Connecticut

On average, nearly one in four pregnancies ends in miscarriage, while women under 35 have a slightly lower miscarriage rate of about 20%. Miscarriage is surprisingly common, with most women experiencing one before they are even aware they are pregnant. Recently, the media was abuzz over the news that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan had experienced multiple miscarriages before their current pregnancy.

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When is the Right Age to Start Your Family?

Women (and men) are bombarded by the media with many different messages about when to start having children. A recent article by the Daily Mail suggested that if a woman wants to have three children she should begin at the age of 23. Other sources suggest that waiting until you’re older provides a better, more stable situation to raise children.

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Learn the Facts About Egg Donation in Connecticut

Egg donation has become a more common and proven method of assisted reproductive technology (ART) – and a growing number of patients are beginning to consider the idea of using a donor to achieve pregnancy. Egg donation accounts for nearly 12% of all assisted reproductive techniques performed in 2010.

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Surviving Mother’s Day with Infertility

Talk to most women (with and without children) and they’ll confess that Mother’s Day brings a mixture of happiness, guilt, and regret. Even mothers struggle with the concept of “Mother” on this holiday. For women who are wrestling with infertility, Mother’s Day can be one of the hardest holidays on the calendar. Depending on where you are in your fertility journey,

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What is Infertility? How Can Infertility be Treated?

Whether people are becoming more vocal about infertility or because many of us have witnessed friends, family, or our self struggle with it, infertility seems to be more common than ever. A statistic from Mayo Clinic found that a substantial 10-15% of couples who are trying to conceive experienced infertility.

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