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I often get asked why people choose to go to the Czech Republic for IVF, donor egg IVF, and donor embryo treatments.   My friends Kathryn Kaycoff-Manos, MA and Lauri Berger de Brito over at Global IVF have recently been traveling in Europe speaking at a conference on … Continue reading

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Recently, I have been in communication with a clinic in the Czech Republic that is using Embryo Monitoring in their IVF practice both for non-donor egg IVF and for donor egg IVF treatments.  They have reported that they are seeing about … Continue reading

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The American Journal of Perinatology Feb 2012 issue includes a study by Columbia University Medical Center indicating that older women who are pregnant with donor eggs are not at a higher risk of obstetrical complications than their younger counterparts who were … Continue reading

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The SART 2010 US IVF clinic statistics have been released.    As I talked about in this post, just statistics alone are not the only thing to consider, but it does give us just one more piece of data to throw … Continue reading

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Today, Pfizer issued a recall for certain lots of birth control pills.  It affects Lo/Ovral and generic Norgestrel 0.3 mg/Ethinyl Estradiol 0.03 mg tablets.   The full list of affected medications and lots can be found here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm289770.htm You may wonder … Continue reading

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Recently I’ve been asked on several occasions about how the frozen donor embryo programs abroad compare to what is available in the US.  So, I thought I would share a bit more about the similarities and differences. Generally speaking, the embryo … Continue reading

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A recent New York Times article posed the question “Do You Suffer From Decision Fatigue“?  It went on to describe how making decision after decision can wear people down, sometimes resulting in poor choices or a different choice than may … Continue reading

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After someone decides to do donor egg IVF, one of the very first decisions to make is anonymous donor, known donor, or something in between (sometimes called semi-known).    This one question will help determine which clinics you can use and what … Continue reading

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Well, I’m back after a long radio silence.  Do you ever just need some time to process and re-group?  Well, that’s my excuse.  So, I’m back, but this time, I’ve decided to take a slightly new approach to this blog.   … Continue reading

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