The 20th annual National Women’s Health Week kicks off on Mother’s Day – May 12th – and is celebrated through May 18, 2019. The National Women’s Health Week movement is designed to encourage all women to be as healthy as possible.
Women’s Fertility Health
During National Women’s Health Week each year, millions of women take steps to improve their fertility health. The week serves as a reminder for women to make their fertility health is a priority and to build positive health habits for conceiving in the future.
Steps to Better Fertility Health
To improve your physical and mental health, you can:
- Visit a Fertility Specialist for a well-woman visit
- Get active by doing yoga and soft aerobics
- Eat healthy
- Pay attention to mental health, including getting enough sleep and managing stress through meditation and acupuncture
- Avoid unhealthy behaviors, such as drinking alcohol and smoking
These steps are the foundation for a lifetime of good health. They can help you be as healthy as possible.
How to Participate in National Women’s Health Week
The Office on Women’s Health invites you to:
- Take one or all of the steps above for good health
- Learn more about healthy living by age
- Spread the word using social media and promotional tools
- Use #NWHW in any social media messages you share
- Organize events or activities in your community
Other Fertility Awareness Movements
Fertility awareness movements throughout the year.
- Cervical Health Awareness Month: January
- Endometriosis Awareness Month: March
- National Woman’s Health Week: May 12th – 18th
- World Infertility Awareness Month: June
- Men’s Health Month: June
- Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month: September
- Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: September
- Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month: October
- Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day: October
Women’s Health and Infertility Awareness
Pregnancy success is reliant on many patient-focused variables.
- Infertility diagnosis
- History of previous pregnancies
- History of previous miscarriages
- Number of failed IVF cycles – fresh and frozen embryo transfers
- Number of embryos transferred in a single cycle
- IVF protocol recommended
- IVF ancillary procedures recommended – such as ICSI or Genetic Screening
- Gender Selection
Leading Doctor Promoting Women’s Fertility Health
It is important to work with a fertility doctor having the experience required to design a customized fertility treatment plan meeting your personal needs.
Your initial consultation with Dr. Hugh Melnick can be conducted via telephone, Skype or FaceTime.
To schedule your consultation with Dr. Melnick call 212.369.8700 – or – click the icon below.