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What's Not To Love About Mother's Day?

Mother's Day is a day that people look forward to every year. In Minnesota, there's meaning beyond motherhood as Mother's Day usually coincides with the fishing opener and spring entering full bloom. What's not to love about Mother's Day? Plenty, if you're among the many women and 1 in 8 couples who are in… Continue Reading

NIAW: National Infertility Awareness Week; #infertilityuncovered April 21-27, 2019 infertilityawareness.org

#InfertilityUncovered- April 21-27 Is National Infertility Awareness Week

Do You Want To Know A Secret? Infertility does not discriminate based on sex, race, religion, age, or financial status. Everyone from friends, neighbors, coworkers, and celebrities have been touched by infertility, whether they have chosen to go public or not. April 21-27 is National Infertility Awareness… Continue Reading

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Lawyers Are Putting Their Fertility On Ice

According to a new report in The American Lawyer, busy lawyers are choosing to freeze their eggs while they focus on their careers. Elizabeth Brown, a 29-year-old associate at a New York law firm, says that she and her friends all plan to freeze their eggs within the next few years if they are still single. T… Continue Reading

Military Women: On the Hook for Infertility?

The results of a survey show that, shockingly, nearly 40 percent of active-duty women report fertility problems. This is a significantly higher rate than expected for any demographic, considering that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Survey of Family Growth shows that 1 in 8 co… Continue Reading

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VIDEO: Michelle Obama & Exploring Your Fertility

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgp3gjE2EIk For more than 50 years, our nation’s first ladies have had a knack for bringing public awareness to crucial issues via their own personal experiences. In 1963, the nation mourned along with Jacqueline Kennedy as her son Patrick passed away days after birth.… Continue Reading

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Infertility Makes Its Way to Netflix

In the new Netflix film Private Life, the experience of couples attempting to conceive makes its way to the world of film. The comedy – which has generated glowing reviews– chronicles the trials and tribulations of a couple struggling to get pregnant. 41-year-old Rachel, played by Kathryn Hahn, and her… Continue Reading

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Egg Freezing In The News

Most people these days look to the web for answers to their questions and important information when they are in the midst of making a decision in their life. The process of learning about egg freezing is no different. It’s a huge decision and people often look online to supplement the information they take… Continue Reading

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ASRM Certification: A New Era At CRM

Continuing To Invest In Improved Quality of Care and Patient Outcomes The Center for Reproductive Medicine is now the only center in the state of Minnesota that has a nursing staff certified in reproductive nursing. This ensures our patients are getting the most educated, supportive nursing staff available i… Continue Reading

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The Heat of Summer Is a Great Time to Think About Freezing

In the midst of the sweltering summer we’re living through in the Twin Cities, thoughts of the icy surfaces and bitter cold temperatures of winter are nowhere near top of mind. However, for those who have dreams of starting a family when the time is right, summer can be a perfect time to think of another ty… Continue Reading

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Does “You Are What You Eat” Apply to Fertility?

At some point in your life you’ve surely heard the old saying that “you are what you eat”. The idea is that by eating foods that are universally agreed to be good for you – such as piles of green vegetables – you will be a healthier person. Women who have trouble getting and staying pregnant are… Continue Reading

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Infertility Doesn’t Take a Summer Vacation

Dew in the grass, toes in the sand, a cold drink in hand, and a balmy breeze are some of the common images or memories that come to mind when you think about summer. While many people take advantage of the relaxed pace and welcoming weather to take a much deserved vacation, fertility issues never go on vacati… Continue Reading

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Mother’s Day Is a Day of Mixed Emotions for Many

A quick stroll through the greeting card aisle at your local drug store will leave you with the impression that Mother’s Day is a day overflowing with happiness, warmth, gratitude, and contentment. For at least 1 out of every 8 women (and their partners), the emotions associated with Mother’s Day are quit… Continue Reading