What you should know about COVID-19 and Fertility Treatment.
We have been planning and organizing to safely resume In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and intrauterine insemination (IUI) cycles on May 4th.
Andrology care, which is the study and care of the infertile male, is sometimes a less defined and more confusing process than the care of the infertile female. In some clinics, the reproductive health of the male is largely overlooked “as long as there are a few sperm available” for IVF/ICSI treatment. H… Continue Reading
A recent column in the Independent addresses a crucial issue facing black women who are struggling with infertility. When they look at “pamphlets, posters, brochures or in waiting rooms” it’s easy for them to feel like they are alone in their struggle due to the lack of women of color. This can also hav… Continue Reading
It’s a natural human instinct to want your natural born children to bear at least a passing resemblance to you. Depending on your ethnic background, features such as skin color, eye color, and hair texture can be very important in achieving that reproductive goal. The fact that it’s a natural human ins… Continue Reading
What do you think of when you look back on the holiday season? Do you think about the Christmas you celebrated with your family? Do you think about cherished loved ones you were blessed to celebrate the holidays with? We hope so, but don’t feel bad if you answered “no” to those questions. Family is a hu… Continue Reading
Fertility – especially infertility – is a very personal thing for people. This has the unfortunate side effect of leaving people who suffer from infertility feeling very isolated due to the lack of people who come forward to tell their own stories of fertility issues. While no one should be expected to or… Continue Reading
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
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
What do you think about when you hear the word “infertility”? Unless you or a loved one has experienced infertility, you likely think about an older woman who has let her “biological clock” tick for too long and is now struggling to conceive. Not only is this media-driven narrative extremely insensiti… Continue Reading
We heard a familiar voice when we tuned into WCCO radio’s The Paul & Jordana Show on February 20. Meg M. Hopeman, M.D. joined the hosts for a segment to educate them and their listeners on the topic of egg freezing. https://ivfminnesota.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Paul-and-Jordana-2-20-… Continue Reading
40 Years of IVF: Looking Back and Looking Forward We have come a long way in the past four decades. There is a good chance you are reading this on a mobile device and do not remember the last time you searched your pocket for change to deposit in a pay phone. One thing that individuals, couples and famili… Continue Reading