29 Apr 2017

The Role of Generalists in Infertility Management

April 28th, 2017 by Brienne Poole Over one million women in the United States have reported issues with infertility [1]. Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive after >12 consecutive months of unprotected sexual intercourse, and it can cause major distress for couples attempting to achieve pregnancy. Many women present to their primary care […]

01 Feb 2017

Intensive Brief Weight Loss Intervention Found to Improve Reproductive Outcomes

February 1, 2017 by Richard Fehring, PhD, RN   Obesity is a risk factor for infertility and is associated with polycystic ovarian syndrome, anovulatory cycles, and other ovarian dysfunctions. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence recommends weight loss for women with a basal body index (BMI) of > 30kg/m2 and the American College […]

28 Jul 2016

Can FABMs help infertile couples conceive? – Featured Research

For this week’s Featured Research we have a review of “Outcomes from Treatment of Infertility with Natural Procreative Technology in an Irish General Practice” by Stanford et al.  As always, click through to the articles for a complete description of the original studies. by Liz Escoffery, FCP Treatment of Infertility with Natural Procreative Technology in […]