Having a Baby with Donor Egg or Donor Sperm

David Kreiner, MD Egg Donation, Sperm Donation 0 Comments

As a reproductive endocrinologist (and, therefore, a supposed expert on heredity), I’m often asked how much of a child’s development and ultimate personality is a result of genetics (nature) and how much is a result of its environment (nurture). Typically, this question arises when dealing with patients contemplating using donor sperm or donor egg. I don’t have the answer to …

A Negative Pregnancy Test Again? What Do I Do?

David Kreiner, MD Infertility Information 0 Comments

Women confronted with a negative result from a pregnancy test are always disappointed, sometimes devastated. Many admit to becoming depressed and finding it hard to associate with people and go places where there are pregnant women or babies, making social situations extremely uncomfortable. A negative test is a reminder of all those feelings of emptiness, sadness and grief over the …

Have You Had A Fertility Workup?

David Kreiner, MD Fertility Screening, Fertility Testing 0 Comments

I have received an enormous amount of email from patients over the years asking for information about how they should get started with their infertility workup.  Apparently, they are women, men and couples who have experienced difficulty conceiving and now want some direction about how they should proceed.  Building a family was something they had imagined their entire lives to …