Chemical Pregnancy: It Happened To Me

Chemical Pregnancy: It Happened To Me

  As a Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist, I deal with all things pregnancy-the good, the bad and the complicated. As a result, I have diagnosed and counseled many women over the years with a positive pregnancy test but never had a pregnancy develop. It is a hard...
What is endometriosis?

What is endometriosis?

  Endometriosis is a chronic disorder in which the tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus, the endometrium, grows outside the uterus. Endometriosis typically also involves the ovaries, fallopian tubes, and the tissue lining the pelvis. During a...
The Unrecognized Effect of Endometriosis on Fertility

The Unrecognized Effect of Endometriosis on Fertility

  On the eve of my fertile window, I am full of apprehension. I know that trying to conceive often conjures up all sorts of emotions and even a visceral response not only for me, but for so many women. Even though I know I am not alone, part of my experience does...