The announcement that Apple and Facebook will pay for employees to freeze their eggs has provoked a lively discussion that reproductive endocrinologists have been having with patients for years.
About the Author: Dr. Deborah WachsDr. Wachs is a board certified specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and Obstetrics and Gynecology. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and her medical degree from Georgetown University. She completed her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Wachs is also a Junior Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Dr. Wachs participated in several federally funded research studies on polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and has published widely on the topic. Her other areas of special interest include diminished ovarian reserve, recurrent pregnancy loss, and preimplantation genetic screening. Get to Know Dr. Wachs
By Dr. Deborah Wachs – Many women have trouble getting pregnant due to irregular periods. It is because of this insulin resistance that many women with PCOS are prescribed metformin.
By Dr. Deborah Wachs – Sometimes it’s not entirely clear if you need to be seeking the advice of a specialist. So how do you know if it’s time to see the Reproductive Endocrinologist?
By Dr. Deborah Wachs – I was performing HSGs last week and noticed a recurring theme: extreme anxiety! I wanted to take this opportunity to discuss the HSG test and what it involves.