Tag: Embryo Transfer

Not Your Mother’s IVF: Making Fertility Care Safer and Successful

As seen on HuffingtonPost.com/Parents “Not Your Mother’s IVF: Making Fertility Care Safer and Successful” Over the past 25 years, IVF — the technology, the science, the success rates, the process — has dramatically changed. Yet physicians and patients who are facing infertility are not letting go of older techniques and are often taking on unnecessary risks […]

Moving toward IVF without complications: OHSS

2 liters of normal saline. Over the past 2 years or so, I have managed my patients through roughly 400 IVF cycles, and 2 liters of intravenous (IV) normal saline is the grand sum total of the treatment required for that much-feared complication of IVF: ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS). 2 liters: That’s the size of […]

The Culmination of an Embryo Transfer

It all comes down to this. Months of waiting. Weeks of preparing. Nights of injections. Countless mornings waking early to an annoying alarm to rush to the office for an ultrasound and blood draw. Hours of waiting for this day to arrive. Minutes waiting for a full bladder. Seconds until it finally happens. And it […]

one or two? The Debate On Single Embryo Transfer

There’s been a lot of press the past few weeks about single embryo transfer.  Single embryo transfer is not anything that’s new. Europeans have been advocating single embryo transfer for almost a decade. In The USA, around 10% of IVF cycles utilize single embryo transfer. My OB colleagues who deliver babies would agree that the […]

What does IVF Success Rates mean for you?

Every fertility center in the United States is required by law to report their IVF Success Rates to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  The CDC takes three years to collect the data for each year’s cycles.  This is because the outcome of pregnancies is not immediately known.  Additionally, analyzing data and preparing […]