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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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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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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

NIAW: National Infertility Awareness Week April 22-28, 2018

#FlipTheScript – National Infertility Awareness Week

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

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CRM’s Reproductive Endocrinologist Joins The Paul & Jordana Show

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

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40th Anniversary of First IVF Baby: What Does The Future Hold For IVF?

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

Therapeutic Donor Insemination: What You Need to Know

Therapeutic donor insemination (TDI) is a form of artificial insemination that uses donor sperm from an anonymous or known donor. The procedure involves placing previously frozen (thawed) sperm in the uterus at the time of ovulation. Who can benefit from therapeutic donor insemination? TDI can be an effecti… Continue Reading

How to Support Your Spouse When Going Through Infertility

If you’re facing Infertility, you may know all too well how stressful it can be. With all the tests, fertility charting, timed intercourse, and medical procedures, you and your spouse could stop connecting before you even realize it. But, there are things you can do help your marriage and support each other… Continue Reading

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IVF Cost: What to Consider Before Choosing Your Clinic

For millions of couples who struggle to start a family, infertility is an intensely private issue. It can be difficult to talk about, even with the closest of friends and family members. If you and your partner find yourself on this emotional and physical journey, you know all too well how uncomfortable askin… Continue Reading