Monday, July 24th, 2017
Yes we all know that the heat in U.A.E during summer is sometimes unbearable and we all try to hide out in our
apartments and offices with the AC on full blast, and head straight to our cars
without even saying bye to our peers from the fear...
Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
It is well established that gaining the right amount of weight
during pregnancy is as important as the quality of the diet. The diet of
pregnant women is strongly associated with children’s health and predisposition
to medical conditions.Recent...
Sunday, July 16th, 2017
More and more women are opting for Egg Freezing as they are finding it hard to meet an educated partner that they want to spend the rest of
their life with. In the past, the most common reasons women used to freeze
their eggs were their career,...
Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
Summer can be a particularly challenging time as many often tend to travel for summer vacations, where you come across baby reminders almost everywhere. Most couples often announce
about their new pregnancies during family reunions and then...
Sunday, July 2nd, 2017
Hello Moms, are you aware of Diastasis Recti?If you still feel your tummy is the same like when you were
pregnant then, you might be suffering from Diastasis
Recti. In short, it's a gap in between your right and left abdominal wall
Thursday, June 29th, 2017
Omega-3 (ω-3) fatty acid has been widely recognized as essential for human health. Its first popularity was related to its cardio-protective or inflammation-fighting properties and hence reducing the incidence of
cardiovascular disease and...
Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
We always hear that stress shows up in every part of your body.That's true for a male too, even if they are masters at masking their mental
tension, a man's swimmers will likely take a hit when he is stressed! But then,
nowadays, how can someone...
Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
A big misconception is commonly circulated that it is necessary to “DETOX” because foods may contain toxins.Fasting doesn’t necessarily mean that you are in a detox mood. You may detoxify your body temporary or permanently from sugar,...
Thursday, June 8th, 2017
Fakih IVF Fertility Center was the first center in the UAE to perform a MicroTESE, a procedure that allows for sperm to be found even if sperm retrievals done earlier did not produce viable sperm for IVFContinuously improving medical protocols and...
Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
Fasting during Ramadan is considered to be the most significant spiritual practice, but many diabetic patients might be wondering about the effect of fasting during this holy month. Fakih IVF is here to take care of everything you need to...
Sunday, June 4th, 2017
Fasting during pregnancy is a delicate balance. Some research has shown that abstaining from eating for any length of time when you're expecting can cause the production of ketone bodies, molecules produced by the liver during periods of low...
Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
Soup, a traditional dish at Iftar, a popular meal among all family members, comes with many types and flavors and provides you with many nutritional benefits:
Replenishes fluid lost during fastingWarms stomach and may prevent bloating or stomach...
Monday, May 29th, 2017
Hello Ladies!!! Stay Beautiful this RamadanRamadan is here and the combination of summer and fasting can definitely affect your skin but we are here to provide you with our golden tips:Hydrate:As we all know that drinking enough of water can...
Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
Pregnancy is often mixed with intense emotions like excitement, fear, doubt, or love. A "tale as old as time” where women were advised not to exercise when pregnant, a pure myth. Today we know differently, it is not only ok to keep your body...
Friday, May 12th, 2017
Fakih IVF starts the day by wishing all the nurses of this world "Happy International Nurses Day 2017” A nurse is someone who provides hands-on care to patients, monitors patient’s condition, maintain records and communicate with...
Monday, May 8th, 2017
"There is light at the end of every tunnel, Keep moving- all you need is a little Faith""Firstly let me tell you IVF works – it really does. Don’t get me wrong, it's not a simple or easy process, but it works and it is worth every step of...
Friday, May 5th, 2017
Having android or IOS phone is inevitable in everyone's life. Globally there are approximately 700 million of people using iPhone according to the CEO of apple Tim Cook revealed in March 2015. As we know we are attracted to new releases and a...
Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
Drinking energy drinks is the best way to get energized??Energy drinks might make you feel a short and fast burst of energy, but it doesn’t last! These drinks are usually high in caffeine, and too much caffeine may cause rapid heartbeat and...
Saturday, April 29th, 2017
“NATIONAL INFERTILITY AWARENESS WEEK (NIAW) is not just about awareness for one week but it is much more than that. It is a movement that, since 1989 has set out to reduce the stigma associated with infertility, to educate the public about...
Saturday, April 29th, 2017
Infertility is when women cannot get pregnant after having unprotected, regular sex for six months to one year, depending on her age. Infertility may be caused by a variety of conditions. Both partners should be investigated together for...
Thursday, April 27th, 2017
Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive a pregnancy after one year of unprotected intercourse (for couples over age 35, the time is reduced to 6 months). Dealing with the challenges of infertility can be very difficult...
Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
In today’s modern, educated, liberated and fast-paced society, the most “in” thing is “Stress!” And if you aren’t stressed, it must mean that there is something wrong with you! Sounds funny, but true!Realistically, we all should...
Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
1 in 5 couples living in the UAE suffers from infertility related issues according to a recent study.On the occasion of National Infertility Awareness Week Fakih IVF put together a video to build awareness on infertility and how to better support...
Monday, April 24th, 2017
Fertility is knowing and recognizing when the fertile time (when a woman can get pregnant). If you are practicing fertility awareness as a birth control method to prevent pregnancy, you need to avoid having sexual intercourse or use a...
Saturday, April 15th, 2017
Food industries are trying to convince us that eating some foods slow down the ageing process, alleviate depression and boost our intelligence. Many of us want to believe that a single fruit containing certain antioxidants will cure a disease such...
Monday, April 10th, 2017
The prevalence of obesity has increased at an alarming rate during the last two decades, and this appears to be more pronounced in women. UAE has an obesity rate that is double the world average, according to a disease study report. More than 36 per...
Friday, April 7th, 2017
Plan healthy meals during your pregnancyThe Five Food groups
Grains—Bread, pasta, oatmeal, cereal, and tortillas are all grains.Fruits—Fruits can be fresh, canned, frozen, or dried. Juice that is 100% fruit juice also...
Friday, April 7th, 2017
“When health is absent Wisdom cannot reveal itselfArt cannot manifest Strength cannot fightWealth becomes...
Thursday, April 6th, 2017
A healthy lifestyle is important for everyone but it's especially important if you’re trying to get pregnant. So if you want to start that beautiful journey of hoping to get pregnant, you should be taking care of small things which will...
Monday, April 3rd, 2017
Fertility in women starts to decrease at age 32 years and becomes more rapid after age 37 years. Women become less fertile as they age because they begin life with a fixed number of eggs in their ovaries. This number decreases as they grow...
Monday, April 3rd, 2017
There’s often a lot of misunderstanding or lack of information on Egg Freezing, therefore Dr. Monikaa Chawla - Reproductive Endocrinologist & Fertility Specialist talks to Aquarius Magazine to shed some light on this topic.Click here to read...
Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
1- PLAN AHEAD"Start getting healthy even before you are pregnant," On your must-do-first list should be taking a daily multivitamin, with at least 400 micrograms of folic acid, a B group vitamin that helps prevent neural tube defects; quit...
Sunday, February 26th, 2017
Age is no barrier to achieving many things - but it can reduce the chance of a woman getting pregnant and having a healthy baby. A woman’s age is the single most important factor affecting her fertility.Women are born with all the eggs they...
Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
MYTH - A common misconception!During the initial stages of weight-loss, you have the fastest weight-loss pattern and your body is still trying to adapt to the lower caloric intake; hence sports may seem more tiring than usual.
If you exercise when...
Sunday, February 19th, 2017
"There is no greater joy nor greater reward than to make a fundamental difference in someone's life"It gives us great pleasure to receive a wonderful testimonial and beautiful pictures from Allison and her family. She was kind enough to share with...
Saturday, February 18th, 2017
Dr. Karunakar Marikinti, Consultant IVF, OB/GYN explains why couples can't get pregnant even if all their Fertility tests are normal...
Monday, February 13th, 2017
THE TRUTH - We eat too much sodium, but the salt shaker is not the biggest culprit. Sodium is everywhere, from milk, chips, turkey, salted nuts, pickles, dressings to ready-to-eat pasta or the Big Mac Combo…Over 75% of the sodium we eat...
Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
Dr. Karunakar Marikinti, Consultant IVF, OB/GYN briefly talks about how weight is linked to Fertility-
Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
Dr. Monikaa Chawla, Reproductive Endocrinologist & Fertility Specialist explains the common reasons that cause IVF to Fail.
Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
Dr. Erdal Budak, Specialist IVF, explains what you should do if you or your partner have family members who are suffering from Infertility or Premature Menopause
Monday, January 23rd, 2017
Dr. Nadi Najjari, Specialist IVF talks briefly about Secondary Infertility-
Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
We would like to thank Isabelle Marie Tuale, & Elisabeth Marie Tuale’s parent’s for sharing their wonderful IVF Journey with us:“At first we meet Dr. Michael Fakih for consultation and assisted the whole procedure with Dr. Erdal, requested 2...
Sunday, January 15th, 2017
Dr. Monikaa Chawla, Reproductive Endocrinologist & Fertility Specialist of Fakih IVF, talks briefly about AMH (Anti-Mullerian Hormone) Testing.
Thursday, January 5th, 2017
Preimplantation genetic testing is a technique used to identify genetic defects in embryos created through in vitro fertilization
(IVF) before pregnancy. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) refers
specifically to when one or both genetic...
Thursday, January 5th, 2017
Recent studies have shown that a Mediterranean diet supplemented with either olive oil or nuts was more beneficial in preventing breast cancer compared to a low fat diet, without advising what type of fats to use. The rationale for the...
Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
"Dysphoria" is a feeling of dissatisfaction, anxiety,
and restlessness. With gender dysphoria, the discomfort with your male or
female body can be so intense that it can interfere with the way you function
in normal life, for instance...
Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
Dr. Alain Chalhoub, Specialist OB/GYN talks briefly about the first indications of being Pregnant.Click play to watch the full video
Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
Dr. Erdal Budak, Specialist IVF talks briefly about the symptoms of Infertility.Click play to watch the full video
Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
As part of PCOS Awareness Month Dr. Monikaa Chawla,Specialist OB/GYN-IVF, at Fakih IVF Fertility Center sheds some light on PCOS and provides information about the main causes, diagnosis & treatment options and the influence of PCOS on infertility.
Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
The proud parents of baby Marc extend their best wishes and gratitude to Fakih IVF team for helping them make their dream come true!Baby Marc’s parents say: "Thank you Fakih for making our dream come true ! Marc Anthony Ryan was born December 19,...
Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
Tune into your body's own wisdom about what, when and how much to eat…Portions are spinning out of control. Children eat cookies the size of their face and
popcorn from tubs that is the height of their body. Obesity is not only a
Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
Dr. Fadi Baladi Medical Director, Consultant Internist talks about Food Intolerance test why should you take it and how will it help you!
Thursday, October 27th, 2016
WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT?One
in eight women are diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. However, with
early detection and treatment, you can greatly improve your chance of survival.
We have created this resource to empower you with the tools...
Saturday, September 17th, 2016
MYTH: Milk should meet strict government standards and must be recognized as safe and healthy before disposing it on the market. Growth hormones to stimulate milk production are not approved for sale or permitted for use in most countries. Just...
Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
MYTH: Lot of foods that are low in fat are definitely not healthy choice: candy, pop, low-fat cookies and fat-free frozen treats. “Fat-free" is can also be taste-free!! To make up for that, food industries tend to pour other ingredients,...
Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
Read the 2nd series discussion of Dr. Monikaa Chawla, Specialist OB/GYN at Fakih IVF with The Desi Wonder Woman blogger about premarital visits to an OB/GYN doctor including advice on basics of gynecological exams, why you need them, what...
Sunday, August 21st, 2016
Read the 1st series discussion of Dr. Monikaa Chawla, Specialist OB/GYN at Fakih IVF with The Desi Wonder Woman blogger about premarital visits to an OB/GYN doctor including advice on basics of gynecological exams, why you need them, what...
Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
FALSE.. Cholesterol from eggs does not automatically raise blood cholesterol! How so? When we eat a high
cholesterol-containing food, the excess dietary cholesterol is removed from the
body through the liver which also down-regulates the...
Thursday, July 21st, 2016
Studies have shown a strong positive association between regular sugar-sweetened beverages (like soda, iced tea, etc) and fat around your belly area, which the latter is associated with predisposition to type 2 diabetes. On the other hand, diet soda...
Thursday, August 25th, 2016
The MiddleEast region is notorious for reduced vitamin D levels in the body, and obesity
as independent risk factors for poor reproductive outcome in a region-specific
manner. It is important to develop educational public health...
Monday, May 30th, 2016
Watch an overview of your IVF journey with Fakih IVF!!
Saturday, July 30th, 2016
Freezing eggs provides women with a chance to preserve their fertility. The technology provides the option to prolong a
woman’s fertility timeline to ensure that they don’t miss out on receiving all of
the joys of motherhood. This can be...
Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
What? Inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal formation of hemoglobin (absent or decreased) and red blood cells in the body.Why? Mutation in DNA of cells that make hemoglobin:
Which? Alpha- and beta-thalassemia are the...
Monday, July 4th, 2016
Flush toxins from your body and
better digestive system?Weight-loss, clearer skin and better
mental focus?Give you more energy?Don’t you want amazing results in a
limited time period?Quick fix programs for our bodies? But the...
Sunday, July 3rd, 2016
Exercising while fasting burns more calories than after eating:Glycogen is one of the primary fuels for muscular contraction. Just 3 sets of 12 repetitions of weight-lifting can almost cut your glycogen stores in half. When glycogen is depleted, as...
Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
“Beauty begins the moment you decide to be beautiful. It begins with enjoyment.”During the Holy Month of Ramadan, our routine, diet and sleeping patterns change… Sudden change in dietary habits combined with long periods of
Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
Lack of liquids, heat, humidity and air conditioning may lead to dehydration. The key is to compensate during non-fasting period:1. Fluid requirements: 2 – 3 L/day for adults
2. After Iftar, aim for 6 to 8 cups and drink early morning 3....
Sunday, June 12th, 2016
Islamic fasting is special and novel gift from God Almighty that corrects lifestyle, promotes physical health and boosts
spiritual quality of humans.. Islam
sees health and ‘well-being’ as much more than just bodily health: well-being
Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
Break your fast of Ramadan with 1 to 3 dates and a cup of milk or yogurt. Dates are rich in potassium, which aids in hydration and restores electrolyte balance. Milk is high in calcium and water and other essential nutrients. This combination...
Sunday, July 10th, 2016
"Coming from a conservative Indian background going for a fertility treatment is nothing less than a taboo, especially since I have a 8 yr. old boy. I was suffering from secondary infertility because of my weight, it's my son's daily prayers to god...
Tuesday, July 12th, 2016
Such a BIG Miracle in such a tiny Boy!Meet our little Miracle baby Juval Isaloc Arcuna, the baby and Family are doing well and would like to Thank Dr. Fakih and his team for their continuous efforts.
Sunday, June 12th, 2016
After trying for almost 5 years, the couple moved to Abu Dhabi where they visited Fakih IVF. They consulted Dr. Monikaa Chawla, Specialist OB/GYN-IVF, and finally received proper diagnosis and treatment (ICSI with Tesa). The proud parents say: " We...
Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
Fakih Medical Center, partners of Fakih IVF, is now open in Al Ain. The center is led by Dr. Michael H. Fakih, Consultant OB/GYN – IVF, a recognized leader in the field of assisted reproduction who began his career in 1987. Fakih Medical Center...
Sunday, June 5th, 2016
Double the Joy, Twice the LoveTwo Little Blessings from Above! Congratulations to the proud parents of Baby Valerie and
Baby Jan on welcoming their adorable twins to this world! After 7 years of trying to conceive, their dream...
Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
“Your body is the sum of the lifestyle choices that you make”
The body can achieve its most fertile state when all the
nutrient and energy producing processes are optimal. This means that when we provide the body
Sunday, February 23rd, 2014
Fakih Medical Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Fadi Baladi as the new Medical Director at Fakih Medical Center Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. Fakih Medical Center is set to open in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Dubai in 2014 and...
Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
Dr. Rupin Shah is an internationally recognized expert in the field of male
infertility and sexual dysfunction. He is the pioneer of male reproductive
microsurgery in India and is the developer of the first Indian Penile
Prosthesis. He is a...
Monday, April 1st, 2013
Following the success of Fakih IVF in Dubai and USA, Dr. Michael Fakih has opened a new fertility treatment center in Abu Dhabi that features the latest technologies aiming to help couples trying to conceive. The center offers a range of fertility...
Friday, February 1st, 2013
Modern technology has continued to give couples with fertility problems hope that they can become parents. EmbryoScope, the groundbreaking technology in this field, is now the next big deal after IVF and ICSI. So what is it?EmbryoScope is a new and...
Sunday, September 1st, 2013
Fakih IVF Dubai is pleased to welcome a new physician to our team, Dr. Mohamad El-Said Eid. Dr. Eid, Consultant Obstetrics and Gynecology, has over 15 years of clinical experience in IVF and OB/GYN. He received his medical degree from Cairo...
Tuesday, October 1st, 2013
It’s Breast Cancer Awareness month, but what does that have to do with your eggs? An unanticipated life event such as breast cancer can endanger a woman's fertility potential because of the exposure to chemotherapy and/or radiation. Such...
Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
MYTH: Although usually portrayed as the richest source of iron, spinach is actually a good source but NOT the best source: -100g (almost 3 cups!!) of spinach contains 2.7 mg of iron - 100g of red meat contains 2.6 mg in. Almost the same amount......
Monday, October 10th, 2016
Dr. Tejashree Singh, Specialist OB/GYN talks about Breast Cancer Risk and Prevention.Watch the video below to learn more about this topic:
Sunday, February 12th, 2017
Dr. Mohamed El-Said Eid, Consultant IVF, OB/GYN talks about the factors that affect the success of IVF
Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
Dr Tejashree Singh Fakih IVF, Specialist OB/GYN talks about HyFoSy (Hysterosalpingo-foam sonography). HyFoSy is an ambulatory ultrasound examination that can test TUBAL PATENCY and examine CONTOURS OF THE UTERINE CAVITY. HyFoSy is a safe and...
Sunday, April 2nd, 2017
World Autism Awareness Day!Omega-3 & Autism
Many children with autism tend to have low levels of omega-3 fats. Omega-3 is essential for optimal brain health, mental wellbeing and reduces inflammation. Sources of omega-3 include fish, nuts, and...