Fertility Risk Factors

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted July 26, 2019     In

Age and Fertility: When Does Fertility Decline?

You have probably heard that your age impacts your fertility and the chances of having a successful pregnancy. While age and fertility certainly go hand-in-hand, the effect of age may not be as dramatic as some make it seem. Learn more about the connection between age and if or when fertility begins to decline for […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted April 27, 2016     In

The Impact of Stress on Fertility and Pregnancy

We live in a crazy, busy society, as the demands and pressures of modern life create stressful situations for many individuals. While many find ways to manage these emotions effectively, if left unaddressed, one may experience a variety of mental and physical health issues. If you’re pregnant or are trying to conceive, it’s particularly important […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted February 25, 2016     In

The Connection Between Sleep Duration & Metabolic Syndrome

There is no shortage of individuals who extoll the virtues of a good night’s sleep. Now, medical studies have identified another benefit to getting at least seven hours of shut-eye – a lower risk of metabolic syndrome. As metabolic syndrome can adversely affect your chances of getting pregnant, this might mean that getting enough sleep […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted September 22, 2015     In

Risks Of Choosing to be A Mother Later in Life

According to the Centers for Disease Control, more and more US mothers are choosing to have their children later in life. While the average age of first-time moms was 21.4 years in 1970, in 2006, the average woman had her first child at age 25. Today, it is not uncommon to see mothers wait until […]

New Year, New Resolutions For Those Struggling With Infertility

Did you make a New Year’s resolution for 2014?  If so, was it to lose weight, make more money, or any of the other typical resolutions?  All of those are wonderful, but this year, let’s start by caring for yourself first. Looking back over the past year, figure out all of things you had thought […]

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 August 28, 2012     In

Phthalates May Be Creating the Next Generation of Fertility Patients

Recently a study found that about 75% of children’s school supplies contain high levels of potentially toxic phthalates. The study, Hidden Hazards: Toxic Chemicals Inside Children’s Vinyl Back-to-School Supplies, was published on the CHEJ website. It is a well-known fact that phthalates can cause female fertility problems.  This chemical is present in most of your […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted April 23, 2012     In

FAQs About Organic Foods

by EatingWell.com (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 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. http://www.emfnews.org/fertility-and-cell-phone-radiation.html 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 […]