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Dr. Morice: Testing a Woman’s Fertility

Woman expecting pregnancy test result in bathroomFertility tests are a great tool for family planning.  Fertility tests help reveal how well a woman’s ovaries are functioning and how many eggs she has remaining. A woman’s remaining eggs is called her ovarian reserve. In addition to function and ovarian reserve, fertility tests can indicate the quality of the remaining eggs.

Why test for female fertility?

Unlike men, women don’t create new eggs during their lifespan. Women are born with all of their eggs, and these eggs age as they do. A woman’s ovarian reserve, or amount of eggs, decreases with age. Every woman’s eggs are different, however, so fertility tests help a woman identify her individual fertility.

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Pregnant? Stay Away From That Cat Litter!

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Did you know that pregnant women are not supposed to change cat litter? Cat feces poses a serious health risk to pregnant women. Read on to learn more.

Dr. Morice is a skilled tubal reversal surgeon. He provides low-cost tubal reversal surgery to hundreds of women each year. Due to his high tubal reversal success rates, Dr. Morice has a busy prenatal practice when he’s not performing surgery

One fact that many pregnant women are not aware of is the danger that changing cat litter can pose to both themselves and their baby.

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10 Ways To Increase Your Calcium Intake and Reduce the Risk of Osteoporosis


Risk-of-Osteoporosis

Did you know that humans stop growing new bone mass around the age of 30?

With the average life expectancy hovering around 78 years, that’s 48 years of wear and tear on our bones without new growth. It’s easy to see why our bones weaken without proper care.

At the Atchafalaya Tubal Reversal Clinic, we are big proponents of preventive healthcare for women of all ages and urge our patients to take steps today to avoid problems later on.

What is osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a condition that causes weak and brittle bones, affecting about 10 million men and women in America. Osteopenia, or having lower than normal been density, is the precursor to osteoporosis and affects about 34 million Americans.

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