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Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Q&A

By: Dr. Sony Sierra, MD, FRCSC, REI

The Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Program (RPL) at TRIO is a comprehensive program that focuses on all aspects  of recurrent pregnancy loss, sometimes called recurrent miscarriage. Dr. Sony Sierra, MD, FRCSC, REI and a specialist in treating recurrent pregnancy loss, answers your questions:     1. What is recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) and how do I know when…

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Egg Freezing Q&A

By: Dr. Kaajal Abrol, MD, FRCSC, REI

TRIO fertility specialist Dr. Kaajal Abrol was recently interviewed by Flare Magazine for an article about thirtysomething celebs freezing their eggs. We decided to expand this discussion and asked Dr. Abrol to answer a few more of the most frequently asked questions about egg freezing. Here’s what she said… 1. Why do most people want…

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Simple Breathing Exercises to Cope with Infertility Anxiety

By: Amira Posner, MSW, RSW

In Buddhist philosophy, the main reason why humans suffer is because of our attachments and cravings. If we desire things we do not possess, then we suffer. But, if we are able to let those desires go the suffering will end. Many people dealing with infertility wish letting go was easy. The struggle of infertility is…

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How Much Vitamin D Do You Need In Pregnancy?

By: Dr. Jennifer Fitzgerald, ND

Conceive Health

Vitamin D is a hot topic these days, and recent studies on vitamin D status in pregnant women and infants are worrisome. In a recent study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, it was found that 87 percent of newborns and 67 percent of mothers were significantly Vitamin D deficient. The same…

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Interpreting Fertility Success Rates

By: Dr. Dan Nayot, MD, MS.c, FRCSC, REI

Success rates matter. Both patients and fertility clinics have the same final goal in mind of having a healthy child – but how to interpret them can be confusing. Allow me to expand…   First, let’s define both terms: “Success” – This may be different for each patient. Is just being able to stimulate well…

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Prenatal Vitamins 101

By: Jennifer Fitzgerald, ND

Conceive Health

  Choosing prenatal vitamins can be difficult with the vast array of brands available. While it has long been recognized that folic acid is important during the prenatal period, all vitamins and minerals are required for healthy fetal development. A good quality prenatal vitamin is like an insurance policy – ensures you are getting all…

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