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2018 Full Speed Ahead

Not many outside of our community understand the losses we share or great joy when success comes. And by success that includes a live birth, an adoption or the resolution to live childfree.

Sensory Friendly Events in the DC Metro Area 2017- 2018

These events run from October through the end of 2017 plus a calendar of events through 2018. If your child with special needs or has sensory processing disorder or is affected by sensory input, check out these events in the Washington DC Metro area. Sensory processing disorder is a condition where the brain is conflicted on how to process information that comes in through the different senses. This condition is sometimes referred to as sensory integration dysfunction or disorder.Humans have a multitude of sensors. Sight (vision), hearing (audition), taste (gustation), smell (olfaction), and touch (somatosensation) are the five traditionally recognized senses. Some children (and adults) have processing difficulties. These events are designed in a way as not to exacerbate these issues.

Healthcare: Essential Components

Demonstration of People with Disabilities

There are 10 essential components mandated by the Affordable Care Act. Review them here. The Senate and House Bill could cut those benefits as well as Medicaid funding. Medicaid funders may step out early if this bill passes. If they do leave early, the repercussions of the cuts will be felt immediately. Learn about how this will affect your personal situation. here. This mini-course explains the philosophies of healthcare and teaches about the four models used globally in other countries.

 

The Male Reproductive System: Sperm Analysis

Sperm Analysis

Take this mini course on the Male Reproductive System and test your anatomy knowledge at the same time.

The male reproductive system structures give men the ability to reproduce by fertilizing a woman’s egg. There are a number of organs that make up the male reproductive system.
Although infertility is commonly felt to be a female condition, a male factor often plays a significant role. Certain risk factors place a male at higher risk of having infertility including any abnormalities or issues with the testicles themselves, prior treatment for cancer, hormonal disorders, prior scrotal surgery, or even infections such a sexually transmitted disease.

 

Tips on Progesterone Use for IVF

IVF cycle

Learn about Progesterone in Oil shots including tips on making them less painful.

Welcome. The goal of this module is to provide information and tips for making progesterone in oil injections easier and less painful. This tutorial is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to replace treatment plans provided by your physician.  You should always consult your doctor with questions about your treatment.

A Proposed Tennessee Bill in State Houses Proposes Any Child Produced by Artificial Insemination to be Illegitimate

Different Kinds of Families

Tennessee’s Terri Lynn Weaver (R-Lancaster) of the House (HB 1406) and Joey Hensley (R-Hohenwald) of the Senate (SB 1153) propose bills seeking to label and classify all children born through (IUI) artificial insemination as illegitimate children. ART techniques include, donor eggs, donor sperm, surrogacy, and any procedure involving in vitro fertilization (IVF). Senator Hensley’s version would repeal TCA 68-3-306 declaring children born through AI/IUI “illegitimate”. There is no reason not to expect this to cover all ART procedures as well using any donor process (donor eggs, donor sperm).

Miracles and Memories (MAM) Pins

Miracles and Memories Family-Building Pins

 Established in August of 2002, MAM has the vision that is affected by infertility and/or pregnancy loss, or the heartbreak of a failed adoption should feel alone or loss of fertility should feel unsupported and no one, no matter how they elect to build their family, should be left out or belittled for their choices.

Miracles and Memories (MAM), is a worldwide, international movement designed to increase public awareness and support patient education and empowerment for infertility, pregnancy loss and adoption. By reaching out through the global community, sponsors, corporate partners and individuals, we hope to raise global awareness for those who continue to suffer predominately in silence, to a higher level of compassion and understanding by family, friends doctors, attorneys and anyone working inside or outside of the reproductive medicine field..

Exercise-Induced Male Factor Infertility

Male Cyclists racing

Exercise-Induced Male Factor Infertility
        Case Introduction
E.N. is a 32 year-old male who presents to his primary care provider with his wife with a complaint of infertility. He and his wife, a 30 year-old female, have been unsuccessful at conceiving for the past 15 months. His wife has been having normal monthly menstrual cycles, has been evaluated by her gynecologist and had normal fertility testing. Edward was instructed by his wife’s doctor to seek out fertility testing of his own. He and his wife are concerned about their ability to conceive.

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) For Veterans Jeopardized by a New Amendment in Congress

Veteran

Veterans do so much for our country. An amendment to appropriate money for injured vets who need IVF treatment jeopardizes their chance to conceive. We need your help to contact representatives and let them know this is just wrong.

What Makes Reproductive Medicine Associates of CT Unique

What makes RMA - CT unique. Check out their video to see why.

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