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Egg Freezing: Still In The News

If you think you have been seeing a lot of content about egg freezing lately it’s because you have. A brief look at recent headlines includes the following: These Glamorous Fertility Studios Are Changing The Egg Freezing Conversation Thinking About Egg Freezing? Here’s What You Need To Know Egg… Continue Reading

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Socks: A Gift That Gets Better With Age

If you were to ask 10 children or teens to tell you what the worst gift they ever received was, chances are at least a few of them would reply with “socks”. Can you blame them? Kids filled with visions of exciting toys, electronic devices or even cash are somewhat deflated by opening up the gift of socks.… Continue Reading

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Infertility Doesn’t Take The Summer Off

The heat of summer brings back fond memories. Many of these memories are centered on family vacations of the past, trips to the beach, and relaxing afternoons spent in a hammock. Summer can be a wonderful time to slow the pace down a couple of notches and recharge your batteries. Infertility is relentless… Continue Reading

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The Center for Reproductive Medicine: A Legacy of Education, Inclusivity and Choice (via MDNews)

Originally posted on Minnesota MDNews By Jenna Haines Tuesday, June 18, 2019 Compassionate, evidence-based fertility services for all individuals and couples looking to conceive propels reproductive care forward at the Center for Reproductive Medicine. According to the CDC, approximately 6% of women… Continue Reading

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Jean Purdy’s Recognition Is Long Overdue

There’s a saying, unattributed, that says greatness is often not appreciated in its own time. Unfortunately, the same was true of a female nurse and embryologist’s role in developing in vitro fertilization (IVF). Until now. At CRM we have built our practice on cutting-edge technology and procedures, but… Continue Reading

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Looking At Infertility Through Male Eyes

With Father’s Day in the rearview mirror, chances are you can relate to at least one of the following: Your social media feeds were inundated with people posting tributes to their fathers, husbands, and even grandfathers You picked up the phone and checked in with dear old Dad You enjoyed some qu… Continue Reading

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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

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#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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