Southern Connecticut Women's Health Care Associates -  - OB-GYN

Southern Connecticut Women's Health Care Associates

OB-GYNs located in Milford, CT & Westport, CT

Infertility Specialist

In Milford and Westport, Connecticut, Southern Connecticut Women's Health Center Associates offers women a place where women's health is the focus, and where female doctors provide world-class care for all aspects of female health including obstetrics, gynecology, disease, preventative medicine, and even infertility.

Infertility Q & A

How Does Infertility Affect Men and Woman?

Infertility is not just a woman's health issue; it involves men too. After all, it takes both a man and a woman to start the pregnancy process. In fact, according to the Mayo Clinic, nearly one-third of infertility cases are strictly an issue with the male side of reproduction. What that means is for those couples, the woman's reproductive system is working just fine and that the issue that prevents pregnancy is within the man's reproductive system.

Interestingly, the same can be true for women. According to the Mayo Clinic, about one-third of infertility cases are related to the female reproductive system. That also means that roughly one-third of infertility cases involve problems with both the man's and the woman's reproductive systems.

So, What Actually Causes Infertility?

For men, infertility causes include low sperm count or abnormal sperm production. Further, low sperm count can be attributed to many issues, including genetics, diseases such as diabetes, and issues with the testicles such as when they are not fully descended. Sperm shape is also a cause of infertility.

For women, causes of infertility include damage to the fallopian tubes, physical abnormalities in the uterus or cervix, or ovulation disorders.

The list of causes of infertility, for both men and women, is quite long.

What Does Southern Connecticut Women's Health Center Associates Offer in Terms of Services for Infertility?

The first place to start with attempting to repair infertility is diagnostics. Before infertility, we start with pre-conceptual counseling, where our doctors go over family and medical histories. If infertility becomes an issue we offer complete diagnostic services that include, endocrine tests, basal body temperature charting, ultrasound, hormonal testings, and even biopsy to find the cause or causes of infertility.

Some corrections to infertility include surgery, administration of hormones, and even artificial insemination. Both Dr. Sivkin and Dr. Murray are experienced in helping couples deal with, and in many cases, resolve infertility problems.

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Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Healthgrades

    "Dr Sivkin has been my doctor for 4 years. She has taken care of me and is wonderful. She listens to me and helps me work through any issues I might have."

    Shannon in Milford, CT
  • RateMDs

    "I love Dr. Sivkin...She is extremely thorough and follows up with you about any concerns"

    Verified Patient
  • RateMDs

    "Love Dr. Sivkin. She's the best... Knowledgable and caring. Her follow through is wonderful albeit multiple visits to her office but I wouldn't choose anyone else"

    Verified Patient
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Sivkin sat down with me and took the time to listen. She did a thorough exam and provided guidance on some non-related issues I was having"

    Judy W.
  • RateMDs

    "She will always advocates for what is in the best interest of the women in her care. She takes the time to get know you as a person"

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "She was compassionate and friendly which made it easy to ask questions...Thank you. Dr. Murray, for being a gynecologist that a mature woman can trust with her health"

    Verified Patient
  • RateMDs

    "Dr. Murray is the best. Caring, listens to her patients."

    Verified Patient
  • RateMDs

    "We just found out that Dr. Murray relocated from Connecticut to Georgie-- our loss, their gain. She is a dedicated doctor with a love for what she does. Good luck."

    Verified Patient
  • RateMDs

    "If you can get this doctor to call you she is terrific!"

    Verified Patient
  • RateMDs

    "Dr. Murray is quite nice and takes her time with the patient"

    Verified Patient
  • RateMDs

    "Love Dr. Sivkin. She's the best... Knowledgable and caring. Her follow through is wonderful albeit multiple visits to her office but I wouldn't choose anyone else"

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "She was compassionate and friendly which made it easy to ask questions...Thank you. Dr. Murray, for being a gynecologist that a mature woman can trust with her health"

    Verified Patient
  • RateMDs

    "She will always advocates for what is in the best interest of the women in her care. She takes the time to get know you as a person"

    Verified Patient
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Sivkin sat down with me and took the time to listen. She did a thorough exam and provided guidance on some non-related issues I was having"

    Judy W.
  • RateMDs

    "Dr. Murray is the best. Caring, listens to her patients"

    Verified Patient
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