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INCIID Advisory Board Member, Mike Berkley, L.Ac. has volunteered to moderate an Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine Forum. MIke is the Founder and Director of The Berkley Center for Reproductive Wellness. The Center (New York City) specializes in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine. His practice is dedicated soley to the treatment of infertility. Mike works with a variety of reproductive endocrinologists to help patients realize their dream of family.
The InterNational Council on Infertility Information Dissemination, Inc (INCIID---pronounced "inside") is a nonprofit organization helping patients explore their family-building options. INCIID is very thankful for its partnership with EMD Serono. Through generous donations of services INCIID is able to provide the “From INCIID the Heart” IVF Scholarship Program for those with medical infertility, financial need and no insurance that covers the cost of IVF. With INCIID you are never alone. Experts answer your question on our Forums New! We have made it easier to find national providers of family building option services and products!
by Mike Berkley
Many women are trying-to-conceive while in their forties. Chances for success are limited and
even if conception is achieved, the rate of miscarriage is high. The reason it is difficult to
conceive is because the woman in her forties has (generally speaking) diminished ovarian
reserve and a reduction in egg quality.
Both anticoagulants and antiplatelet mitigators are medicines that reduce blood clotting in an artery, a vein or the heart.
Supplementation of mitochondrial nutrients may improve the availability of energy production for the maturing oocyte and the developing embryo and thus reduce aneuploidy and assist in clinical pregnancies and live birth rates.
Not a day goes by where we don’t hear something about vitamin D.. What can it do for those who suffer with infertility? While some of the scientific community thinks the jury is still out on whether we should supplement with vitamin D – you might want to take a look at some of the research and decide for yourself if supplementation with D3 might be an important component of your fertility treatment.