Tessa Falk was in her early twenties and recently married when she was diagnosed with PCOS and Stage 4 Endometriosis. She speaks about the challenges she had to overcome in her path towards parenthood as a PCOS sufferer, and on the importance of support in coming to terms and dealing with this diagnosis.
When month after month the dream of having a baby is continuously shattered, frustration and sadness can have a profound effect on relationships. Dreaming of Baby discusses the effect of infertility-related stress on relationships with Dr. Brian Levine from CCRM New York.
Between 1 in 10 and 1 in 20 women of reproductive age suffer from PCOS. In the United States alone, 5 million women are currently affected by this condition. Dr. Sunny Jun, Co-Founder and Co-Medical Director of CCRM San Francisco speaks about lifestyle choices, PCOS, and the effects this has on fertility.
When the path to parenthood proves challenging, finding a solution as to why pregnancy is not happening is not only a women’s issue: a third of all infertility cases are due to the male factor. Dreaming of Baby discusses sperm production with Dr. Mark Payson from CCRM Northern Virginia.
PCOS is a medical condition characterized by excess androgens, ovulation dysfunction, and polycystic ovaries. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Lakeisha W. Richardson on your OB-GYN appointment when PCOS is involved, its treatment, and its effects on fertility.