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A Hope, Not a Promise...

I was a guest on the Today show to discuss, along with two young women and hosts Kathie Lee and Hoda, several important fertility questions. We covered such topics as peak fertility (age 25), fertility measurements, egg freezing (a hope, not a promise), and the genetic component to getting pregnant. As I said in the interview and say often: knowledge is power – know your options and stay informed.

Three Fertility Myths Set Straight...

In an article in Metro “Trying to Get Pregnant? 3 Fertility Myths,” I was asked to debunk misconceptions that I address in the book, The Whole Life Fertility Plan. The myths, involving birth control pills, age and fertility, and alcohol consumption, are discussed. Be sure and check out the book for much more myth-busting information.

Egg Freezing On the Rise...

Scientific American has published an article on the rise of elective egg freezing – primarily due to “a handful of studies that suggest the success rate for women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) is just as high when using frozen eggs as fresh ones.” As I stated in the piece: “The reason I’m so busy is that many women are delaying childbearing,”he says, noting that it is harder to become...

Moms Over 50...

The singer Sophie B. Hawkins is pregnant with her second child at age 50, using eggs she froze at age 31. Today Health covered this story and asked me to contribute my thoughts. According to the article, “Births by women ages 50 to 54 is still a small number, but it rose by more than 165 percent from 255 such births in 2000 to 677 in 2013, most through IVF, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.” As...