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What Is Ovary Freezing for Fertility Preservation?

Dr. Sherman Silber from The Infertility Center of St. Louis discusses fertility preservation through ovary freezing. Ovary freezing is used with cancer patients however women who want to put off child baring can also use this as a way to preserve their fertility.

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National Infertility Awareness Week | You Are Not Alone

A blog by Ryanne, April 22, 2015
This week is National Infertility Awareness Week, and the message this year is this: You Are Not Alone. My purpose is writing is so that those who read my words know that I get it. My situation might be not identical to yours, but I understand the pain, frustration, longing, and desperation to fix it. I've been there. Done that. A lot.

What I Wouldn't Change About My Infertility Journey

A blog by Ryanne, February 20, 2015

We talk a lot about infertility and how hard it is, mostly in an effort to get it off our chests or to help people understand what we go through. And that's okay! It's healthy, in fact. But even so, I think it's also healthy to talk about the ways that it has helped us grow. I touched on it a little bit in my previous post, but today I want to talk about a few things that I wouldn't change about the last few years.

TODAY Show Features IVF Egg Retrieval in BornTODAY Series

If you happened to catch the TODAY Show this morning, you probably witnessed a first for the field of reproductive medicine- egg retrieval and fertilization performed on live TV!

When Can an Ovarian Transplant Preserve My Fertility?

Dr. Sherman Silber of The Infertility Center of St. Louis explains the process of ovarian tissue transplant and how women can preserve their fertility for future family building.

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What is Minimal Stimulation IVF?

Dr. Sherman Silber of The Infertility Center of St. Louis talks about techniques like mini-IVF for women who are poor responders to traditional IVF cycle, or those with high FSH.

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What are the Latest Breakthroughs in Reproductive Medicine?

Dr. Sherman Silber of The Infertility Center of St. Louis discusses how scientists are able to create sperm and eggs from skin cells to use in an in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle.

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Why is Mini-IVF a Good Treatment for Older Women?

Dr. Sherman Silber, Director of the Infertility Center of St. Louis, St. Luke's Hospital, explains why mini-IVF, or minimal-stimulation IVF, is getting good pregnancy rates in older women.

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What is Ovary Tissue Freezing for Fertility Preservation?

Ovary tissue freezing shows great results in reinstating fertility in women whose cancer or cancer treatments have left them infertile, according to Dr. Sherman Silber, Director of The Infertility Center of St. Louis, St. Luke's hospital.

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If you are looking for a fertility clinic, you have several options in the St. Louis area.

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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.

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