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Understanding Male Infertility

It’s important for men to know that infertility is common. 1 out of 8 couples experience it. And it’s important to understand that infertility is a couple diagnosis. It is hard to separate men from their partners. According to Dr. Jim Dupree, a board-certified urologist in male fertility and reproductive health, there is an increase […]

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The Impact of Weight on Fertility

Many of you know that being overweight increases the risk of health problems, such as blood pressure, stroke, heart disease and diabetes. But many are unaware that this can also reduce the ability to conceive and having a healthy child. Being underweight can also have an adverse effect. If you are trying to get pregnant, […]

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Military Discounts

We are so proud of our military and all that they do for this country. To show our support, we offer military discounts to military families. Our billing department (billing@mifertility.com) can answer any questions that you might have. We salute all of you … every day. Thank you.

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Dr. Nicole Budrys Joins Michigan Center for Fertility & Women’s Health

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Nicole Budrys, a board-certified reproductive endocrinologist and leading fertility doctor has joined our fertility clinic.  She will be seeing patients in both our Lake Orion and Plymouth offices. Dr. Budrys believes in treating the whole person, not just a specific symptom. Her interests include female and male fertility, menstrual […]

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Effect of Lubricants on Fertility and Sperm Motility

OVERVIEW When trying to conceive, many couples experience vaginal dryness.  According to one survey conducted by Fertility & Sterility 2003, vaginal dryness was experienced constantly by 11% of those surveyed, often by 35% and occasionally in 42%.  Of those surveyed, 26% of couples often or always used lubricants, which is why the Michigan Center for Fertility […]

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Treating Infertility with Laser Acupuncture

Will complementing traditional medical care with laser acupuncture help infertility? A study documented in Fertility and Sterility, a highly regarded fertility journal, demonstrated that laser acupuncture performed both before and after embryo transfer during an in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle improves a woman’s chances of implantation by up to 15%. The same study also showed […]

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Setting Boundaries that Ease the Pain of Not Getting Pregnant

By: Claire-Maurer Hogan, MA, LPC, NCC What do you do when a person close to you gets pregnant and you can’t  … no matter how hard you try? While undergoing this journey, give yourself some grace and allow your relationships to look a little different in an effort to conserve your emotional out-put and preserve […]

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Foods High in Antioxidants Help Balance Stress

Infertility is stressful.  There is no denying it.  But there are many ways to manage the stress.  Many of which we’ve covered in earlier blog posts.  (Please check them out.) Now we want to stress (no pun intended!) the importance of eating foods high in antioxidants.  Antioxidants are molecules that tame and neutralize free radicals […]

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Food for Thought …

We need to stay healthy over the holidays maintaining a sensible relationship with our food.  Here are some suggestions that may help: Be Mindful.  Before feeding the urge to consume, think about what you are eating.  Is it good for you?  Is it what your body needs right now?  Sometimes being less impulsive is all […]

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Ovulation Disorders

If you are having problems with irregular menstrual cycles, you are not alone.  It is  one of the most common causes of infertility. To help determine what is going on we recommend a hormone workup.  Most of the time, it will help identify the problem so that we can treat it. There are several medical […]

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