Black Women and Infertility

Black Women and Infertility

As this article in Oprah Magazine states, “Infertility doesn’t discriminate.” However, there is a common misconception that infertility doesn’t exist in the black community. Though, as reported by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in this article,...
Understanding and Managing Endometriosis

Understanding and Managing Endometriosis

Endometriosis- Maybe you have heard of it, maybe you know someone who has it, or maybe you’ve even been diagnosed with it yourself. Endometriosis occurs in about 1 in 10 women of reproductive age and even though it’s a significant contributor to infertility, you may...
PCOS Facts and Fertility

PCOS Facts and Fertility

Last week, we covered the important topic of fibroids and fertility. This week, we are diving into the facts about polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and fertility. Though PCOS is fairly common, affecting between 8%–10% of reproductive age women (18-44), medical experts...
The Infertile Scientist Tried Acupuncture

The Infertile Scientist Tried Acupuncture

  I am a Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist who takes care of women with high-risk pregnancies with roles and a clinician, educator, and researcher. My practice is academic and evidence-based, which means I practice according to the most recent proven...