By Red Rock Fertility     Posted July 2, 2012     In

Lead Levels and Fertility

If you are trying to conceive, maybe you should remove your lipstick before kissing your partner… Recently the FDA found that there are more than 400 lipsticks on the market which exceed the acceptable lead levels for human consumption. The FDA found the highest lead levels (measured in parts per million) are:  Maybelline Color Sensational, […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted April 25, 2012     In

How Non-Organic Food Can Affect Fertility

The food we eat on a daily basis can have a high impact on our reproductive cells. Nowadays, the food industry has gone to great lengths to make food available that can last on the shelves for a long time, even produce. In order to do this, they have allowed the use of reproductively toxic […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted April 23, 2012     In

FAQs About Organic Foods

by (Click Here to read how organic food affects fertility, by Dr. Littman) 1. What Is Organic? Does Organic Mean No Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)? The definition of “organic,” according to the Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA), is that animal products sold or labeled as organically produced are not given any kind of antibiotics […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted March 27, 2012     In

Does Diet & Weight Impact Fertility?

Does Diet & Weight Impact Fertility? The short answer is YES. A lot of research has been done on the impact of diet and weight on just about every health issue that exist and the findings for the most part have been that higher weight and poorer diet are associated with a number of health […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted March 13, 2012     In

The Link between Infertility and Endometriosis

An estimated 10 percent of women in their childbearing years suffer from endometriosis. Endometriosis is a condition in which uterine endometrial tissue grows outside the uterus and can cause inflammation and adhesions in areas around the uterus such as the ovaries, bladder, and bowels. Because not all women experience common symptoms related to endometriosis, such […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted March 6, 2012     In

How do you get rid of VOC’s in the IVF lab?

I have helped set up other IVF labs and have been asked, “Can’t we just build our lab with materials that do not contain VOC’s?”  My answer is that it is impossible.  Modern construction materials and furniture all have VOC containing material.  The stuffing in chairs can off-gas VOCs.  Cabinets and furniture all have particle […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted February 28, 2012     In

Test Your Fertility IQ

Often, women take their fertility for granted until they start trying to have a baby and nothing happens. In many cases, couples don’t understand the truth about fertility and what can affect conception. Dr. Eva Littman and the team at Red Rock Fertility Center can provide the expertise and care you need to determine the […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted February 21, 2012     In

Fertility and Cellphones

There have been a number of recent articles in the news about cellphones and the radiation they release.  If you have time, please read this article. Basically, cellphones receive and send their signals via an electro-magnetic field (EMF).  This EMF is a form of radiation.  During the past year, scientific data has started to […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted January 24, 2012     In

Why Consider a Fertility Specialist?

If you had a heart problem, you wouldn’t see your family doctor. Yet, many couples don’t realize they need to see a fertility specialist, or reproductive endocrinologist (RE), until they have spent a great deal of time trying to conceive without any luck. With advanced training in the diagnosis and treatment of infertility, an RE […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted January 10, 2012     In

Improving Your Odds of Conceiving in 2012

As the New Year gets started, it offers a time to look forward to the possibilities ahead. Struggling with infertility can be emotionally, physically, and financially trying. Taking this time to shift your perspective and create resolutions that help move you towards your goal of parenthood can give you a fresh start. Making the Most […]

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