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The HRC Fertility Blog is a resource for patients and those seeking infertility related issues and articles. Check back often or subscribe to this blog as it is changed weekly by the HRC staff.

At Reproductive Crossroads

a blog by David Kreiner, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., East Coast Fertility, June 14, 2010 - Last week, I saw a patient with a question that made me feel like I was responding to a Dear Abby letter. As I pondered my patient's query (one I'd...

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Along for the Ride

by Stephanie Fry, The IVF Companion, June 11, 2010 - Infertility treatment cycles are often and accurately compared to roller coasters because they are filled with so many ups and downs. Moments of hope, excitement and...

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Funny Or Infertile

a blog by the editors, June 10, 2010 - Kudos to EMD Serono for coming up with an ad campaign that's witty, educational and makes us feel better about dealing with the insane beast, Infertilty. They've launched a series of five...

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Stop Punishing Yourself for Your Infertility

Forgiveness a blog by Ellen S. Glazer, LICSW, June 9, 2010 - We've all had the experience of being angry at someone and believing that something that person has done is unforgettable and unforgivable. Sometimes we remain fixed in...

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Baby Fever Won't Burn Me

a blog by jennandtonica, June 10, 2010 - I don't dare to dream the way many do while (or sometimes before) trying to conceive. There are names I like, but I don't have any picked out for a future child. There's a rug I like at...

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How Old Is Too Old to Have a Baby?

It depends who you ask. If you ask your friend, she might say 42. Your brother might say 38. Your mom, 33. Now ask your fertility doctor. She's likely to say something like, "Well, women are born with a set amount of...

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Taking a Minute to Vent

On the internet, there are dozens of places for you to go. After FertilityAuthority (shameless plug), you can view any number of infertility blogs and visit all kinds of chat rooms. Nowadays, anyone can post anything! Not...

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Advice for The Bachelorette: Check His Sperm Count First

a blog by Infertile Naomi, June 8, 2010 - The television reality show, The Bachelorette, is back! Here comes hair-blowing-in-the-wind, girl-next-door, Ali Fedotowsky, who is looking for love and marriage amongst 25 eligible...

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You've Been Told You Have PCOS. Now What?

a blog by Eric Levens, M.D., Shady Grove Fertility Center, June 8, 2010 - Almost daily in my clinical practice (and on my Facebook page) I get questions about polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and what the diagnosis means for...

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Different Paths to Parenthood

a blog by Ellen S. Glazer, LICSW, June 3, 2010 -  I love participating in infertility conferences and workshops. When I do, I always bring along guest panelists, women and men who became parents after long struggles with...

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Good News for Patients! IVFs are Routine, Successful Procedures

a blog by David Kreiner, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., East Coast Fertility, June 2, 2010 - My son is starting his second year residency in obstetrics and gynecology. Like I was 30 years ago, he?s turned on by reproductive medicine and...

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Debating Single Parenthood

a blog by Mikki Morrisette, May 28, 2010 - A long time in the making, the point/counterpoint debate between a Glenn Sacks father's rights crony, Robert Franklin, and me recently launched on I love the opportunity...

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And Father of the Year Award Goes to?

a blog by Infertile Naomi, May 26, 2010 - From bitter custody battles to the infamous balloon boy fiasco, these dads won?t be receiving the "Father of the Year" award for exceptional parenting this year: From Macaroni to Murder ...

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The Connection Between Infertility and Depression

by Jennifer A. Redmond, Editor-in-Chief, May 20, 2010 - A former Food Network personality, Juan-Carlos Cruz, has been arrested and charged with attempted murder and solicitation to commit murder. According to the Los Angeles...

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Timing Sex for Pregnancy

by Jennifer A. Redmond, Editor-in-Chief, May 13, 2010 - According to some reports, 20 percent of women who are trying to conceive don't get pregnant because they aren't having sex at the right time. If you're trying to have a...

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Doctor of the Month: Barry Behr, Ph.D., H.C.L.D.

Barry Behr, Ph.D., H.C.L.D. Director, In Vitro Fertilization/Assisted Reproduction Laboratories Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics Co-Director, Reproductive...

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Sending Out a Mayday! About Mother's Day?

by Kristen Magnacca, May 7, 2010 -  Mayday! Does the prospect of Mother's Day make you feel as though you need to send out your own private distress signal? The word "mayday" comes from the French "venez m'aider," which means...

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Bills Regulating Assisted Reproduction Fill State Legislatures: An Update

by Richard B. Vaughn, Esq., National Fertility Law Center, May 4, 2010 As consumers of fertility medical, legal and information services, you may already know that there is not a lot of legislation or regulation in this area of...

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Fertility Myth #5: You Got Pregnant with Your First; You Won't Have Problems Next Time

It's National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW). All week, we're highlighting fertility myths and facts. We've asked fertility doctors what myths they see perpetuated, and we set the record straight. Here's today's...

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Reproductive Legal Rights Watch - March 2010

by Melissa B. Brisman, Esq. This month's legal update begins with two exciting court cases addressing the rights of homosexual parents. In the first case, M.A.T. v. G.S.T., the Pennsylvania Superior Court overturned 25 years...

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