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October 25, 2016

PFC’s Dr. Carl Herbert was interviewed by SELF Magazine about the benefits of going through fertility treatment before age 40. Dr. Herbert also spoke to the benefits of testing embryos for any genetic abnormalities, which can increase a woman's odds of having a healthy baby to nearly 60%.

You can read the full article on SELF magazine online here.

August 23, 2016

PFC's Dr. Philip Chenette was quoted in a recent article by The New York Times about why some people wait till later in life to have children.

“People are so much healthier today,” said Dr. Philip Chenette, adding that, "If your life expectancy is longer, why wouldn’t you want to fill that time with your kid?”

Read the full article in The New York Times here.

May 05, 2016

Last week, during National Infertility Awareness Week, the Wall Street Journal featured Eldon Schriock, MD, PFC’s medical director, on Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero. Dr. Schriock discussed the growing trend of egg freezing, which is becoming more popular among women who choose to delay childbearing for reasons such as career building.

Dr. Schriock discussed a variety of issues related to egg freezing, including costs and insurance, ideal ages to freeze eggs, the number of eggs to freeze at different ages, and the longevity of frozen eggs.

You can watch the video of Dr. Schriock at the Wall Street Journal website.

April 07, 2016

SELF Magazine interviews Dr. Schriock about "IVF Holidays".  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 6% of married women 15-44 in the U.S. are unable to get pregnant after 1 year of trying. Also, nearly 12% of women, regardless of their marital status, 15-44 have difficulty getting pregnant or carrying a pregnancy to term. The CDC also states IVF as the most common and effective type of assisted reproductive technology (ART).

Unfortunately, IVF is a stressful process, and women are now looking for a better solution—by taking “IVF holidays.”

Read the full article, including remarks from Dr. Schriock, here.

February 26, 2016

Dr. Philip Chenette was recently interviewed for an article featured in PolicyGenius.  It is written by a young woman who is considering freezing her eggs and goes into depth about the process of fertility preservation.

In the article, Dr. Chenette talks about the best reproductive time for a woman to freeze her eggs, about the process and safety of egg freezing, and the key factors a woman should look for in finding a clinic.

Read the full article, including remarks for Dr. Chenette, here.