A dedicated doctor helping to build families through fertility preservation provides many viable paths to parenthood. Dr. Laurence A. Jacobs offers state-of-the-art and cost-effective Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) treatment methods for fertility preservation. Using cutting edge ART, the Doctor has been meeting the family building needs of Chicagoland for decades. Dr. Jacobs emphatically believes everyone deserves to realize the joy of parenthood – now – or in the future.
Being an older mom might actually make you a better parent, according to a recent Danish study published in December 2016. The study reported mothers in their advanced maternal years experienced fewer behavioral, social, and emotional difficulties with their children between the ages of 7 and 11 years than their younger mom counterparts. Older moms reported less frequent use of physical and verbal sanctions to parent their children than younger mothers.
A recent study conducted by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that women with insurance coverage for the cost of IVF have an increased chance of pregnancy success over those who do not. The study was published March 28, 2017 in The Journal of the American Medical Association.
Discover how the DASH Diet can improve your health, lower your BMI, and reduce your risk of PCOS. The DASH Diet – Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension – is a low-calorie diet helping to increase fertility in women. Women adhering to the DASH Diet can reduce BMI at a higher rate than those on a typical low-calorie diet.
OncoFertility is the growing field of a medical specialty bring together oncology and Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART). Dr. Laurence A. Jacobs promotes the field of OncoFertility with the goal of helping cancer patients and survivors preserve their fertility. All cancer patients of childbearing age should be informed of their fertility preservation options.
If you have been trying unsuccessfully to get pregnant but don’t want to risk the expense of multiple failed IVF cycles – don’t lose hope. A 2015 UK Study shows that you have a 30 percent of having a successful live birth during your first few IVF cycles.
Recently, many transgender adults have reported a desire to delay – or temporarily halt – their hormonal transition therapy in order to preserve their future fertility. A recent Toronto survey shows that almost ¼ of transgenders value their future fertility. Because there are many viable paths to parenthood for the LGBT community, Dr. Laurence A. Jacobs promotes fertility preservation prior to the initiation of transition hormone therapies.