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CARMF Recent Recognition for Excellence in Medicine

May 3, 2016 10:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

At the Center for Advanced Reproductive Medicine & Fertility, we pride ourselves on offering personal, affordable patient care with great success rates. The quality of service is demonstrated by our returning patients as well as patient and physician referrals, in addition to many very positive reviews on various medical directory websites.   Dr. Suna Qasim... Continue Reading

Fact or Myth? Test Your Infertility IQ!

April 28, 2016 1:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Ready to test your Infertility IQ?   Celebrities having kids at 50? You’re too stressed; just go on vacation and you will get pregnant in a snap? Designer babies?!? There is a lot of misinformation out there about fertility, IVF treatment, conception and pregnancy. Now is your chance to test your smarts on this multiple choice quiz... Continue Reading

IVF and Gender Selection

April 19, 2016 12:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Chrissy Teigen backlash Super couple Chrissy Teigen and singer John Legend have been trying to conceive for several years. Infertility treatments have finally allowed them to carry a so-far successful pregnancy, as well as the added benefit of knowing the baby’s gender in advance. So why is the public railing against the couple’s choice?... Continue Reading

Zika and Your Fertility Treatment

March 28, 2016 8:10 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Since late January 2016, the Zika virus has made headlines in the United States.   The illness itself is not especially serious – though widespread, it induces fairly mild symptoms, lasting about a week and then disappearing, and only presenting in 20% of those affected by the virus. The people who should be most concerned... Continue Reading

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month

March 16, 2016 11:46 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Happy March! The move toward springtime and warmer weather reminds us of new life — a dubious reminder if you are suffering from endometriosis and trying to conceive.   Endometriosis is a widespread illness affecting millions of women in the United States. Some of the main signs are painful, heavy periods, pain during or after... Continue Reading

Why it Pays to Understand Your Insurance Benefits

February 18, 2016 9:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

You’re starting fertility treatment. Hooray! Taking charge of your reproductive health is an empowering feeling, but it can also be confusing at times – specifically, when you think about the cost of your full course of fertility therapy. Learn your insurance policy’s infertility insurance benefits That huge stack of papers you received from your insurer... Continue Reading

After the Thaw

January 14, 2016 2:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Freezing your eggs? Great! You are keeping your fertility in mind and preparing for the future. But as you become more firm in your decision, consider what happens afterward. When you are ready to use your frozen eggs When the time comes to cash in on your fertility investment, your fertility center will thaw your... Continue Reading

Positive During Holidays

Staying Positive During the Holidays

December 23, 2015 10:37 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The holidays are upon us!   While this is a joyous occasion for many, it can fill others with dread. Questions about starting a family or having more children abound during the holidays, and you may feel anxious about the impending inquisition about your status and your choices, especially if you don’t have great news... Continue Reading

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Am I Infertile?!!?

October 8, 2015 8:31 am Published by 1 Comment

News and pop culture have spotlighted infertility over the last few years. This is a positive development since it inspires discussion and removes some of the taboo, allowing those dealing with infertility to feel more comfortable opening up about their struggles. The media can get carried away, though, resulting in fear-mongering and public outcry.  ... Continue Reading