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Covid-19 Does Not Affect Ovarian Reserve, IVIRMA Finds
Covid infection does not affect a woman’s egg pool, a study conducted by IVIRMA researchers in Spain recently found. In May and June 2020, researchers at IVI Madrid measured Anti Mullerian Hormone (AMH) levels in 46 infertility patients who had recovered from Covid to see whether the virus had compromised their ovarian reserve. Ovarian reserve, or the amount of eggs a woman has in her ovaries, is best measured by her levels of AMH, a hormone expressed by tiny cells growing on her egg-containing follicles. The study participants were split into two groups: one group of older women, averaging 38 years old, and
I’m Trying to Conceive – Should I Get the Covid-19 Vaccine?
Do you want to get pregnant but are hesitant about getting the Covid vaccine? You're not alone. Whether your hesitation stems from the fact that the vaccine is so new or those persistent infertility rumors on the Internet, your reluctance is not only understandable but very common. Since pregnant and breastfeeding women were not included in the initial clinical trials, and the effect of the vaccines on fertility was not studied (at the onset), many women are wary of receiving the vaccines. After all, every woman wants only the best for themselves and their future children. The good news is that today,
Fertility Access: A New Fertility Financing Option
We believe that every person should have the opportunity to pursue their dream of parenthood. With Fertility Access, you have peace of mind knowing that 80% of participants take home a baby.  4 Reasons to Choose Fertility Access Easy access. Fertility Access makes paying for IVF treatment simple and stress-free, so you can focus on building your family. Track record of success. 80% of patients who complete the program take home a baby. Peace of mind. With the cost of treatment taken care of, you can focus on what’s most important - building your family! You save money. By bundling your
What Is SET and How Does It Impact Success Rates?
This blog is part of Fertility FAQ, a series where RMA doctors answer your most pressing questions about treatment.  Today’s physician expert is Dr. Allison Lange, who practices out of RMA Philadelphia. Single Embryo Transfer (SET) is, hands down, the fertility industry’s biggest achievement since the advent of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) over 40 years ago. But what is it, and how does it work? How does Single Embryo Transfer work? SET is exactly what it sounds like – it is the transfer of a single embryo (not two or more) into a woman’s uterus during IVF. You might think it’s obvious that doctors would only
Most Fertility Clinics Feel Outdated – Are There Modern Options?
This blog is part of Fertility FAQ, a series where RMA doctors answer your most pressing questions. Today’s physician expert is Dr. Scott Morin, who practices out of RMA Northern California in San Francisco.  When it comes to choosing a fertility clinic, you want to make sure the clinic is the right fit for you and that you feel as comfortable as possible there. A big part of that is feeling like your clinic ‘gets you’ and operates on a similar wavelength, from how relatable and compassionate the doctors are to how quickly they get back to you when you have a
We Are LGBTQ – How Can We Build Our Family?
This blog is part of Fertility FAQ, a series in which RMA doctors answer your most pressing questions about treatment. Today’s physician expert is Dr. Jackie Gutmann, who practices out of RMA Philadelphia. All my patients come to me needing the same thing: biology has created obstacles to family building, and I help them overcome these obstacles. Whether the patients are cis heterosexuals, gay, lesbian, or gender non-conforming, fertile or infertile, they need help getting pregnant. Usually, LGBTQ patients need help building their families because one or more pieces of their fertility puzzle are missing. The required pieces include eggs, sperm, a uterus,
Does Every Patient Need IVF?
This blog is part of Fertility FAQ, a series where RMA doctors answer your most pressing questions about treatment. Today’s physician expert is Dr. Ndeye Aicha Gueye, who practices out of RMA Lehigh Valley.  Let’s get right to it: no, not every patient needs In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). Infertility, like many other medical diagnoses, sits on a continuum - there are mild cases of infertility, moderate cases of infertility, and severe cases of infertility. For women struggling to get pregnant, however, adjectives are not important - any kind of infertility is heartbreaking and prevents a woman from becoming pregnant. If you’ve been trying
There Are So Many Fertility Clinics Near Me – How Do I Choose One?
This blog is part of Fertility FAQ, a series where RMA doctors answer your most pressing questions about treatment. Today’s physician expert is Dr. Leo Doherty, who practices out of RMA New Jersey’s Freehold and Somerset offices. Choosing a fertility clinic can be one of the most overwhelming decisions someone struggling with infertility is faced with in those early days. First, you’re still devastated by the news that you can’t get pregnant naturally, and then you’re bombarded with the choice – that you have to make quickly – about where to seek help. It doesn’t help that it seems there are just
What is Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET) and How Does it Impact Success?
This blog is part of Fertility FAQ, a series where RMA doctors answer your most pressing questions about treatment.   Today’s physician expert is Dr. Marcy Maguire, who practices out of RMA New Jersey’s West Orange office. What is the difference between a frozen or fresh embryo transfer? Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET) is becoming standard practice in the In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) industry these days. Transfer of cryopreserved embryos optimizes the advantages gained by modern fertility techniques, offering higher pregnancy rates and safer pregnancies. FET is simple – it is when embryos are cryopreserved (frozen) prior to transfer into a woman’s uterus. The embryos remain
When and Why Should We Start Thinking About a Consult with a Fertility Doctor?
This blog is part of Fertility FAQ, a series where RMA doctors answer your most pressing questions about treatment.   Today’s physician expert is Dr. Emily Osman, who practices out of RMA New Jersey’s Marlton office. If you've been trying to get pregnant for a while, chances are you’re wondering if that’s normal. Plus, you hear conflicting things from everyone around you about how long it should take – it took your sister several months to get pregnant naturally, it worked on the first try for your best friend, and your OB/GYN mentioned something about six months. Fortunately, there is official guidance from The

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