Category Archives: IVF

Evaluating Fertility—When to Get a Second Opinion

Evaluating Fertility And When To Seek a Second Opinion

Obtaining a second opinion does not mean that a patient is obligated to switch to a new fertility center. Instead, it can simply serve as an opportunity to re-evaluate your fertility testing and treatment thus far.

ASRM guidance for the coronavirus (COVID-19) and IVF patients

Recommendations During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Patient Management and Clinical Recommendations During The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Download the document here Key Recommendations This ASRM guidance is in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. Our goal is to provide practices with recommendations that guard the health and safety of our patients and staff, and recognize our social responsibility, as an organization […]

What are the differences between euploid, aneuploid and mosaic embryos

What are the differences between euploid, aneuploid and mosaic embryos?

Infertility patients and their doctors are always looking for ways to achieve successful in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles. Many physicians recommend preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) to test a patient’s embryos, especially if the embryology laboratory has created multiple ones. PGS is one of the most effective ways to find the best embryos for transfer. PGS, […]

Reproductive Endocrinologist Meghan “Meggie” Smith, M.D. joins CCRM

The Manhattan-based facility is an all-inclusive center with an on-site clinic, surgery center, IVF laboratory and clinical laboratory.

Reproductive Endocrinologist Meghan “Meggie” Smith, M.D. joins CCRM NY. The Manhattan-based facility is an all-inclusive center with an on-site clinic, surgery center, IVF laboratory and clinical laboratory.

6 most commonly covered fertility benefits

Customized healthcare benefits on your terms.

A competitive job market and a growing trend of more inclusive benefits has led to more employers offering family-friendly perks such as fertility services, paid leave and flexible scheduling, according to research from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. Fertility benefits in particular have been a focus of employers looking to help employees become […]

What is Third Party Parenting?

Love is Love

Building a family using donor eggs through IVF and third party parenting is where eggs are ‘donated’ by a third party for the purpose of third-party reproduction.

Fertility and the “Egg Timer” Test

women who want children but don’t have a partner

As women, we are born with a finite number of eggs, and as we mature those eggs degenerate and the quality of our eggs decline as well. One of the most important factors in determining your chance of achieving pregnancy is age. Generally speaking, fertility starts to decline when women are in their early 30s, […]

Need an R.E.? Meet Diana E. Chavkin of HRC Fertility

Diana E. Chavkin

Dr. Diana Chavkin is a board certified Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) specialist who currently sees patients at HRC Fertility in West Los Angeles. She provides patient-centered, compassionate treatments for individuals who want to begin or add to their families. She offers counseling for individuals seeking to learn more about their specific fertility potential and […]

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