From IVF cancellations to embryo transfer postponements, fertility treatments have been shuttered since the COVID-19 outbreak. Dr. Josh Hurwitz breaks down why these cycles should be considered essential, granting the continued treatment of 1 in 8 couples struggling with infertility.
It’s official: there is no increased risk of ovarian cancer for women who have gone through in-vitro fertilization! Our own Dr. Joshua Hurwitz gives his thoughts on the topic. More studies need to be done on those with endometriosis, but this is a reassuring finding making doctors and women breathe a sigh of relief.
Hearing you have cancer is heartbreaking and unexpected. Hearing that your cancer treatment might disrupt your fertility is the second blow. The good news? You have options to preserve your fertility before treatment and even ways to help afterwards.
While it's estimated that 25% of all recognized pregnancies will end up as a loss, Recurrent Pregnancy Loss (RPL) -- or repeated miscarriages -- affects between 1-5% of all women. Learn more about RPL here.
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz, fertility doctor at RMACT, tells about his experience discussing a fertility preservation bill at the State Capitol in Hartford Connecticut.