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Kansas City fertility clinics offer the full spectrum of infertility treatments.

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In order to analyze the sperm, a sperm analysis can be done several times to ensure accuracy of the test results. If there is a reproductive issue with the male, time is a dependent factor on prospective treatment for the couple, explains Dr. Seth Levrant who participates in the clinic Partners in Reproductive Health in Munster, IN and Tinley Park, IL.

Dr. Richard Paulson, a fertility doctor with USC Fertility in Los Angeles explains how the hormones estrogen and progesterone can prepare the uterine lining for implantation of an embryo, even in women who have had ovarian failure or in menopause.

UCSF's Dr. Evelyn Mok-Lin discusses the role of egg freezing today.

Kansas City, KS, in The News

Frozen Egg Pregnancy a First for Kansas City

Fox 4,  Nov 7, 2011

A 31-year-old woman from Kansas City, Missouri, has become the first woman in Kansas or the Kansas City area to have her eggs frozen in a rare procedure, then later have the eggs thawed and fertilized, resulting in a pregnancy.

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Kansas City, KS, Fertility Guide

If you are struggling with infertility in Kansas City, you have a several well-established fertility clinic options right in your own backyard. There are five fertility clinics in Kansas City that offer basic fertility treatments and advanced assisted reproductive technology (ART) procedures. These Kansas City fertility clinics are either independently-run clinics or operate in conjunction with area universities or established physician health systems.

Fertility Nurse of the Month: Marge Vogt, R.N.C., A.R.N.P., M.S.N.

Reproductive Resource Center of Greater Kansas City

Reproductive Resource Center of Greater Kansas City, Overland Park, Kansas, January 2011

FertilityAuthority is pleased to honor Marge Vogt as Nurse of the Month, nominated and chosen for her experience and expertise. A conversation with Vogt evokes her passion for the field of infertility and her work with fertility patients.

Thanks to Nobel Winner, These Families Thrive

Kansas City Star,  Oct 4, 2010
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Robert Edwards has impacted many lives

Gwendolyn Holmes knew a thing or two about in vitro fertilization.

But until Monday morning, she’d never heard of British scientist Robert Edwards.

She was running errands when she learned Edwards had just won the Nobel Prize in medicine for developing in vitro, which has helped in the conception and birth of 4 million people worldwide since the first “test tube baby” in 1978.

That number includes Holmes’ 11-month-old twins, who were buckled in their car seats, and her 4-year-old son, whom she’d just dropped off at day care.

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Cancer Survivor Receives Ovarian Transplant,  July 28, 2010
Patient's tissue was harvested 10 years ago

Ten years ago, Loraine Martin had ovarian tissue harvested before she underwent aggressive treatment.

The 39-year-old woman underwent an ovarian transplant Tuesday, and now her doctors hope she will be pregnant soon.

Dr. Sam Kim, a doctor at the University of Kansas hospital, is one of three doctors in the country who can perform the procedure. Hospital officials said Tuesday's surgery was the first ovarian transplant in the Kansas City area and in the state of Kansas.

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In Vitro Fertilization Marks 32nd Anniversary,  July 21, 2010
This weekend marks 32 years since first child born from IVF

SALT LAKE CITY -- This weekend marks 32 years since the first test tube baby was born, a process now known as in vitro fertilization.

Since 1978, the in vitro fertilization procedure has changed dramatically.

Nationally-recognized infertility specialist Dr. David Richards of the Center for Advanced Reproductive Medicine talks about how this issue is affecting hundreds of Utahns.

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Clinical Trials in Kansas City

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Fertility focused research trials

There are currently four clinical studies in the Kansas City area focusing on cancer patients whose cancer and/or cancer treatment may impact their fertility. These studies are all being done in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute and are sponsored by various oncology based groups.

What are Clinical Trials?

Kansas City Attorneys Assist in Building Families

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Find a lawyer specializing in assisted reproduction

One of the challenges related to assisted reproductive technology is understanding the legal issues associated with treatment needed to build your family. Legal matters are also complicated in cases of domestic and international adoption.

Infertility Support in Kansas City

Therapy for your emotional needs

There are several therapists in the Kansas City area who are available to offer emotional support to people who are facing infertility. The burdens from wanting to have a child and being unable to conceive are both emotional and physical for both men and women. Infertility is a crisis that brings feelings of isolation, anger, depression, loss and guilt.


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