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21Feb, 2017

At Hanabusa IVF we are committed to taking on all forms of infertility, even the most challenging cases. Some of our recent patients have come to us with previous failed IVF and IUI attempts and others have Diminished Ovarian Reserve (DOR), high FSH or Premature Ovarian Failure (POF). Despite these complications, Hanabusa IVF is able to treat each patient. Below, we’ve compiled some of our most challenging cases and invite you to review the alternative protocols we used to ensure a successful pregnancy for each patient. A 41-year old woman who […]
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8Dec, 2016

Healthy hair is a good indication of overall good health. When you’re stressed, hair is often the first to show signs of strain. Dry, brittle, dull hair often means that the stress hormone cortisol is wrecking havoc with your system. Less stress and a diet full of omega 3s, grass-fed meats or other proteins can help hair regain its sheen and gloss, but more than look or feel, hair health also relates to other medical issues, namely reproductive health. This is particularly the case when it comes to the success […]
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Minimal Stimulation IVF - A Hanabusa IVF Speciality
7Nov, 2016

Now that it takes longer to establish one’s career and find a suitable life partner, women are delaying starting a family until their late 30s and early 40s, the very time when a woman’s fertility starts to decline. As a result, women over 40 are turning to IVF, and in the second article of her two-part series covering the topic, New York Times columnist Jane Brody writes about the sometimes misleading promise of IVF over 40. (You can read the full article here.) To summarize, Brody advises patients to be […]
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4Feb, 2015

My last days at New Hope were a whirlwind of emotions and many sad goodbyes. Fortunately, one good-bye was a happy one: I was able to graduate AG! AG  had a beautiful ultrasound heartbeat on 3 separate occasions and the fetus was growing appropriately, so it was  time to move her on to her obstetrician.  AG is 36 y/o. If everything goes well this will be her second baby with  New Hope. The most interesting thing is that she is menopausal and this pregnancy was from an embryo created  from her […]
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27Jan, 2015

Hello from San Diego! Leaving New York was bittersweet. I have great memories of the rush and franticness of my younger days but, after almost 25 years and now having two young children, I don’t need that anymore. I need sun, beach and a backyard. I will miss my former colleagues, my staff and my patients, but my colleagues and staff will endure and my patients are in good hands, so on to the sun and beach and a new purpose: Providing an alternative to the patients of San Diego. […]
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