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Offering the most up to date treatment options in all fields of women’s health and fertility, our expert medical advisors are just a phone call away.
Our team of case managers are available to meet with couples personally and help them navigate their way from diagnosis through to successful treatment.
We help couples who choose to come to Israel for treatment, whether they are seeking to cut costs or choosing a course of treatment which is as of yet unavailable in their home country.
At Tahareinu, we believe that knowledge should be shared. With access to information, many problems can be prevented, or solved before they get out of control.
DISCLAIMER – The facts presented on this page are for information purposes only and no medical diagnosis should be made based on them.
A normal menstrual cycle spans 21-36 days with bleeding lasting an average of 5 days. When the cycle is short a women can have very little ‘tahor’ time and miss the fertile window. When cycles are erratic, life becomes very unpredictable.
When staining occurs after the completion of menstrual bleeding, either during the ‘7 clean days’ or after tevila, it can be very frustrating and difficult for a couple to deal with. This may be a minor issue, or a symptom of something more complex.
When menstrual bleeding lasts for more than 7 days, tevila is delayed, leaving less ‘tahor’ time, and often causing couples to miss their fertile window.
SEVERE MENSTRUAL PAIN
When a woman experiences such severe pain before or during her period that it puts her out of action, it is important to check for conditions like endometriosis and adenomysis – displaced cells in the reproductive system. These conditions should be diagnosed by an expert in this sub-specialty.
A very common issue manifesting itself in many different ways, PolyCystic Ovary Syndrome affects the function of the ovaries, causing a host of side effects, sometimes making it impossible to conceive. Each situation requires careful evaluation and a unique treatment plan.
Affecting one in seven couples, infertility is challenging – physically and emotionally. Whether primary or secondary infertility, with male or female factors at play; a careful and sensitive approach is required with expert knowledge of the ever-developing treatment options serving as a powerful tool.
Early pregnancy loss is common. The further the pregnancy has developed, the less common and the more complicated the situation can be. It is important to make an informed decision about ending the miscarriage, follow-up and moving on.
When the life of an unborn baby is at risk, the importance of receiving the best care and making informed decisions is paramount. It is necessary to be aware of any changes indicating possible complications and to maintain contact with your medical provider throughout.
BLEEDING IN PREGNANCY
Bleeding in early pregnancy can be common and may not indicate a problem. However bleeding can be a warning sign of a miscarriage or other complication so immediate advice should always be sought.
Bleeding for 6-8 weeks after birth is normal. Prolonged bleeding or staining may be caused by a hormonal imbalance, placental remnants in the uterus, ectropion or post-caesarian niche among other issues. It is important to determine the cause of the problem in order to find the most effective solution.
PHYSICAL INTIMACY DYSFUNCTION
There are several conditions which can make marital intimacy extremely difficult and frustrating. These include vulvodynia and vaginismus, which until recently were not medically recognized and still often go undiagnosed. Severe pain during intimacy must be explored as the effect of these conditions are far-reaching and solutions are available.
With the many methods and brands of contraception available, choosing the right method can make all the difference. Contraception must be selected with caution depending on your age, stage of life and medical history.
Hot flushes, night sweats and mood-swings can all be part of the transition from pre-menopause to menopause. But the hormonal changes can also cause cycles to shorten, lengthen and everything in between. The Tahara implications can be difficult to deal with, yet possible to manage.
A sensitive cervix is easily irritated and may bleed. Conditions like a cervical ectropion – where the cells from inside the uterus grow on the cervix, can cause light cervical bleeding. It is important to determine where the blood is coming from, find the cause and treat it correctly.
Unusually heavy menstrual bleeding, spotting between periods, cramping and bloating may be symptoms of benign uterine growths such as polyps and fibroids/myomas. These are quite common and not always problematic. There are various methods of treatment and an informed decision should be made.
Advisors provide you with solutions to discuss with your medical provider.
Everyone should have someone reliable to talk to about private matters, especially when dealing with taharat hamishpacha, women’s reproductive health, intimacy dysfunction, or fertility. Tahareinu’s advisors are all women, answering calls five days a week, in nine languages.
After our advisor understands your situation fully, you receive guidance based on the most up-to-date medical solutions.
Empowered, you then take this knowledge to discuss with your medical practitioners. In doing so, you restore hope and joy, gaining peace of mind for yourself and your marriage.
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- Male and Female Infertility
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- Navigating medical tourism in Israel
Fertility specialists in Israel report that 70-95% of their English-speaking patients come via from Tahareinu. After you call our hotline, or meet with our case managers privately, you are directed to your most suitable fertility specialist in Israel.
Our case managers can help you arrange fertility treatments in Israel, where costs are usually much lower than in the US and other countries. As a prime example, the cost of IVF treatments in the US ranges from $16,000–$20,000, whereas in Israel the cost is $3,000–$3,500. This makes Israel attractive for couples seeking the best treatment for infertility at lower cost. In addition, some other womens’ reproductive health issues can be treated in Israel for lower cost.Call our hotline to be directed to a case manager about Israeli fertility treatments and medical tourism.
If you choose to come to Israel for treatment – either for minimizing costs or seeking a treatment unavailable in your home area – we can help. We direct you to the doctor or clinic most suited to your needs, help you obtain appointments and handle any language barriers. In short, we assist in navigating you through every step of the process. Call our hotline for initial consultation about treatments in Israel.
Tahareinu educates community leaders, in order that you can spread our cutting-edge medical knowledge to as many individuals in your community as possible. We host conferences, seminars and workshops for Rabbanim and Rebbitzens, chassan/kallah teachers, social workers, therapists, and any other professionals or layleaders who help couples with taharat hamishpacha, women’s reproductive health, or fertility. Contact us to arrange an educational event in your area.