The Advanced Fertility Blog

Is Pain During Sex a Sign of Infertility?

Painful intercourse – dyspareunia – is caused by a number of medical conditions. “Never ignore painful sex – nor dismiss it as a normal sexual experience,” warns Dr. Hugh D. Melnick – founder and medical director of Advanced Fertility Services. This is especially true if the woman is experiencing pain during sexual intercourse for the first time - Treatment for Painful Sexual Intercourse. The consequences range from ruining the moment to loss of fertility. Pain During Sex Pain during sexual…

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Affordable Fertility Programs – Finance Your Treatment

The struggle with infertility brings about an onslaught of financial stress for individuals and couples desperately wanting a baby. The cost of fertility medications and treatment can seem overwhelming and insurmountable – but rest assured – it’s not. As a pioneering infertility treatment provider since 1976, Dr. Hugh D. Melnick offers a vast array of treatment options to individuals and couples seeking to have a baby of their own. Dr. Melnick is the founder and director of Advanced Fertility Services…

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The Top 10 Everyday Tips For Getting Pregnant

When you're trying to conceive, what was once an effortless activity becomes the subject of much scrutiny. What's more, there is a significant amount of misinformation and mixed-messaging. These 10 tips can help you increase your chances of getting pregnant: Know when you ovulate. About two weeks after the start of your period, your ovaries release a new egg into the fallopian tubes. Ovulation is your most fertile period, when you are able to get pregnant. There are a number…

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Is There An Age Limit For Freezing My Eggs

Egg freezing is an effective way for young women to preserve their future fertility. Egg cryopreservation is most effective for younger women, so it's a good idea to take the plunge sooner rather than later. Below, we'll explore age and other considerations about egg freezing, as well as what to expect during the procedure.Age LimitationsFor most women, the most fertile years are the 20s, followed by the early 30s. After age 35, fertility begins to decline sharply each year, largely…

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What is Egg Freezing and Why Is It Becoming So Popular

Egg freezing is the process of retrieving eggs from a woman's ovaries, then freezing them (cryopreservation) until the woman is ready to get pregnant. Simply put, egg freezing is growing in popularity because it gives women a greater degree of control and security regarding their reproductive future. In addition, recent improvements in the success of egg freezing is making it a more attractive option. How it WorksThe process of freezing eggs requires several steps. First, a woman is put on…

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