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The Elephant in the room

Our last article talked about arguments in the legal sense and how we came to have a particular set of rules and procedures for making formal legal arguments. The article also talked about how to apply the principles of those rules when we “make our case” during Team meetings with the school. Several parents and advocates called or sent email messages to me about the article. Some asked follow-up questions. Some asked for an example of how to apply the principles in real life.

Developing the Expertise that Infertility Patients Deserve (Workshop)

Photo of Helen Adrienne

“The therapist that I fired claimed to be an expert but she was not. I could tell that she had looked up a few things on the internet and was pretending that she knew what I needed her to know.”

In your Forties and Trying-to-Conceive

by Mike Berkley
 
Many women are trying-to-conceive while in their forties. Chances for success are limited and
even if conception is achieved, the rate of miscarriage is high. The reason it is difficult to
conceive is because the woman in her forties has (generally speaking) diminished ovarian
reserve and a reduction in egg quality.

After several failed IVF cycles the usual next step is donor egg. Donor egg has between a 60 and
70 percent success rate.

Multiple Miscarriage, Infertility and the Use of Herbal Medicine

Herbs used in Alternative or Complementary Medicine

Always work in concert with your medical professional. There are several herbal medicines which possess antiplatelet and anticoagulant properties. This articles covers some of the herbs with those anticoagulant properties.

Improving Egg Quality

Improving Egg Quality with the Use of Mitochondrial Nutrients

Supplementation of mitochondrial nutrients may improve the availability of energy production for the maturing oocyte and the developing embryo and thus reduce aneuploidy and assist in clinical pregnancies and live birth rates.

Vitamin D Could Play a Role in Successful Treatment of Infertility

Not a day goes by where we don’t hear something about vitamin D.. What can it do for those who suffer with infertility? While some of the scientific community thinks the jury is still out on whether we should supplement with vitamin D – you might want to take a look at some of the research and decide for yourself if supplementation with D3 might be an important component of your fertility treatment.

Infertility Basics

Amber and Paul (Cancer Survivor) IVF Scholarship Recipients

Before you take the plunge into fertility treatment, arm yourself with the basics.

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IVF Study for Patients between 35 and 42 Years of Age

Georgia Reproductive Specialists is currently seeking patients for The IVY IVF Study. This study is testing a new follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) treatment called AFOLIA comparing it to the US approved Gonal-f. FSH helps healthy ovaries to make eggs in women. Each patient in this study would be participating for approximately 14 weeks per cycle, similar to the amount of time spent in a regular IVF cycle.

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Infertility and Trauma; Infertility and Resilience

INFERTILTY AND TRAUMA; INFERTILITY AND RESILIENCE

Anyone who has ever frolicked in the ocean is wise to learn how to avoid getting knocked over by the waves.  When a breaker threatens to inundate you with its powerful churning energy, diving under it keeps you safe. Conversely, to passively stand in the path of this impending blow can lead to feeling traumatized.    

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2015 Online Angel Award

We live in a truly digital age. It's nearly impossible to do anything or go anywhere without a smartphone or computerized or generated something.  The early nineties was a time when for all practical purposes – the Internet as we know it today was in its infancy.  Today there are all kinds of digital scams, hackers lurking around every cyber corner and a lot of cyber bullying. But there are also many acts of kindness, paying it forward and lots of interactive success stories (more)

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