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By Red Rock Fertility     Posted March 28, 2019     In

Introducing Dog to Baby: Tips, Behaviors & More

Bringing a new baby home to your fur babies can be a stressful experience, especially when you can’t predict how your dog will react. This blog will go over a range of dog behaviors to look out for, from obsessiveness to anxiety to aggression, and how to avoid hairy situations. Introducing a Dog to the […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted February 1, 2019     In

Understanding Endometriosis and Fertility Treatments

Living with endometriosis can be an uncomfortable experience. From severe cramps to heavy cycles, this medical condition is an easy one to overlook and brush off as a “bad period”, but should you be looking at it more carefully? Read below to see common endometriosis causes and symptoms, the tie between endometriosis and fertility, and […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted December 27, 2018     In

The Future of Fertility & Modern Fertility Treatments

Self-driving cars, robot bartenders, and space vehicles landing on Mars – technology advancements have come a long way in the past few years and it’s great to see that the world of infertility has not been forgotten. Scientists continue to work on new discoveries that will help millions of couples who struggle with infertility have […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted September 12, 2018     In

Financing for Infertility Treatments: Everything You Should Know

After all the time you’ve spent trying to get pregnant, fitting appointments into your busy schedule, and changing your entire lifestyle only to find out that you and your partner are not able to conceive, the last thing you need is to have finances on your list of things to worry about. But in all […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted December 24, 2015     In

Red Rock Fertility Center is Expanding!

[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1453157337496{padding-bottom: 15px !important;}” width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Our main office is moving to 9120 West Russell Road on December 30th! Located at Russell Road and the 215, our new state-of-the-art facility was built with the patient experience in mind. Look for more information soon! [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted May 27, 2015     In

Fertility by the Numbers: Facts, Stats & Myths

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″] If you’re struggling with infertility, you’ve probably felt all the associated emotions – anger, grief, frustration, stress, and even hope. You’re tired of riding an emotional roller coaster, and you’re ready to replace all the ups and downs with one steady feeling – determination. If you’re determined to not let infertility […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted February 28, 2015     In

Technological Advances in Fertility Treatment

Years ago, infertility was considered a tragedy to be mourned as sorrowfully as the death of a loved one. History and its literature are full of the painful laments of women who were labeled as “barren” and charged with the ruin of their families. In those days, infertility was particularly painful for women, as they […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted April 3, 2014     In

National Infertility Awareness Week – April 20 -26, 2014

This year’s theme, “Resolve to know more” encourages the infertility community to share their stories or important Information about infertility and the many ways women and men can find a resolution. By sharing our stories and important information, we not only call attention to the disease of infertility, we inspire more family members, more friends, […]

What You Should Know About Fertility Preservation After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Written by:  Dr. Mark Serverino, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. and Dr. Courtney Vito, M.D.   According to the American Cancer Society, roughly 25% of all newly diagnosed breast cancers are diagnosed in pre-menopausal women, with an expected 11,500 diagnoses in women under the age of 40 this year alone.  When you couple this information with the fact that […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted August 7, 2013     In

New Updates from Latest IVF meeting

Written by:  Dr. Eva Littman, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. I just recently returned from an IVF meeting in Santa Barbara and they had some really exciting new studies that were presented which show promising improvements for infertility patients.  Looks like vitamin supplementation may help both female and male fertility.  For females important components are Coenzyme Q10 (liquid […]

Age And Fertility

  Written by:  Shannon McGrath, MSN, WHNP-C In today’s society, age-related infertility is becoming common for a multitude of reasons.  About 20% of U.S. women—a growing share—wait until after age 35 to begin their families, according to data compiled by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Nationally, the mean age of first-time mothers was […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted March 1, 2013     In

AMH Testing – The Best Test to Predict Egg Quality and Ovarian Function

Written by:  Dr. Mark Severino, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.  Medical Director  The Treatment of infertility can be an emotional and financial struggle for many couples.  Over the years, physicians have tried to evaluate a couple’s fertility treatment success prior to undergoing treatment in the effort to reduce their stress and give them a true sense of the […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted February 12, 2013     In

MANopause

Written by:  Dr. Eva Littman, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. Practice Director MANopause is the onset of menopause in men.  This can occur for a number of reasons, most commonly age, but other causes are a severe viral illness, severe medical illness, testicular injury, testicular failure.   There usually is a direct correlation between low testosterone levels and sperm […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted December 11, 2012     In

Fiscal Cliff.. What about the Fertility Cliff???

Written By:  Dr. Eva Littman, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. Practice Director Obama and those in Congress may be concerned about the “Fiscal Cliff,” but I am more concerned about the “Fertility Cliff” that is facing thousands of women every day. Fertility declines at varying rates, however, it is a well known fact that the decline can start […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted October 29, 2012     In

Frozen is simply not Better than Fresh except in cases of PCOS… (That rhymes doesn’t it?)

By: Dr. Eva Littman, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. Practice Director Some may argue that the endometrium cannot be adequately prepared for implantation during a fresh gonadotropin stimulated cycle, due to the excess estrogen and progesterone levels seen by the endometrium during stimulation. I beg to differ with this hypothesis. Across the nation, fresh IVF cycles are done routinely. Statistics nationwide […]

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, […]

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