news released January 28, 2015, by the American Society of Reproductive Medicine The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) last week released for the first time an ART Patient Predictor — a cutting edge tool designed to allow patients to obtain a preliminary assessment of their individual prospects for IVF success. The Predictor uses an…
I am in San Diego for the annual ASRM convention for reproductive medicine specialists, to learn about the latest in fertility for the Choice Mom community.
I just returned from Orlando, where hundreds of specialists in reproductive medicine gathered for their annual convention — largely focused on helping women get pregnant with up-to-date research and technology. Here is some of what I learned, and people I talked to.
A woman recently wrote about how exhausted she is about the Trying stage. Several IUIs, an IVF, lots of money spent. She was tired, out of money, and wondered if she should give up what has been an obsession to become a mother.
Women on the Choice Mom discussion board are talking to each other this week about dealing with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). About 1 in 10 women find out eventually, often when they are unsuccessfully trying to conceive, that they suffer from PCOS, which is largely a hormonal imbalance.
At the recent ASRM convention for those in the fertility industry, Choice Mom friend and therapist Andrea Braverman led a discussion titled "Wrinkled Parents: Medical, Ethical, and Psychological Issues of Parenting at an Older Age."