• 01:03

    Minimal Stimulation IVF and Natural Cycle IVF

    in Health

    IVF and other infertility treatments are expensive and often not coverered by health insurance. Host Dawn Davenport talks with two pioneers in the field of fertility medicine about way and options to lower the cost of fertility treatments, including IVF. Dr. Joe Massey, a reproductive endocrinologist at Servy Massey Fertility Institute. He was involved with the first ICSI pregnancy in the US, the first US egg freezing in the US, and the world’s first successful assisted hatching procedures. Dr. Fran Yelian, a MD, PhD reproductive endocrinologist with Life IVF Center in Irvine, California. He specializes in minimal stimulation IVF and natural cycle IVF, as well as traditional infertility treatments. Recently, Dr. Yelian took a sabbatical leave to work at Kato Ladies Clinic in Japan where he mastered the new techniques and skills of Natural Cycle IVF and Minimal Stimulation IVF. 


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    More Creating a Family resources on Minimal Stimulation IVF and Natural Cycle IVF can be found here.

  • 01:02

    Grants for Infertility Treatment: Affording IVF

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    Are grants available to help pay for fertility treatment? How do you apply and what are the granting organizations looking for. Host Dawn Davenport will interview Lisa Duran, Director of Pay it Forward Fertility Foundation, a non profit organization that assists couples in paying for fertility treatments not covered by health insurance; and Dr. Camille Hammond, Director of the Tinina Q. Cade Foundation, which provides grants to assist needy infertile families.


     


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    More Creating a Family resources on affording IVF can be found here.

  • 01:01

    How IVF is Changing and Improving Your Chances of Conceiving

    in Health

    What are the medical advances in in vitro fertilization in the last several years. Are your chances of getting pregnant with fertility treatment improving? What have we learned about helping people conceive. Host Dawn Davenport will interview Dr. Eric Forman, Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinologist at RMA New Jersey, and co-author of the cover story in July ‘14 issue of Contemporary OBGYN Magazine  “The New IVF Paradigm”.


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  • 00:55

    Improving IVF Outcomes with Chinese Medicine with Dr. Lee Hullender Rubin

    in Health

    Chinese Medicine has become a well-known support for fertlity, even as fertility technology has advanced with procedures like IVF, ICSI and egg donation.  Today we'll learn how ancient medicine can support new technology.


    For well over a decade, Dr. Lee Hullender Rubin has been helping women and men build their families.  As a doctor of acupuncture and oriental medicine specializing in fertility treatment, she uses acupuncture, Chinese herbs, diet and lifestyle counseling, and some basic supplements to support her patients to achieve their family building goals, depending the needs and preferences of the patients.


    She works alongside fertility doctors during high tech fertility treatments or provides natural fertility treatments. Dr. Hullender Rubin is also a researcher, so she casts are critical eye on how treatments help, and which treatments provide the greatest benefit to her fertility patients.


    As our guest today on Sperm Meets Egg, she will present to us the research and statistics on:



    Rates of infertlity
    Rates of IVF success
    What can cause IVF to fail
    Research on efficacy of acupuncture with IVF
    Risks and benefits of acupuncture


    Please tune in! Learn more about Dr. Lee Hullender Rubin and her clinic, Portland Acupuncture Studio, here.


    Dr. Rubin's twitter feed


    Portland Acupuncture Studio's facebook page


    To learn more about your host, Bridgit Danner, and her online functional medicine practice for women, please visit BridgitDanner.com.


    Look out for our next episode in two weeks on coping with grief, nosy relatives over the holidays!

  • 01:03

    How Does IVF Affect the Babies and Children

    in Health

    Most parents that conceive children with in vitro fertilization wonder about the short term and long term impact of this treatment on the children conceived. Are children conceived through infertility treatment more at risk for congenital defects; physical growth delays; neurological, cognitive, behavioral, and mental health issues; metabolic disease, or at an increased risk for cancer? What does a review of the latest research show? Host Dawn Davenport will interview Dr. Seetha Shankaran, Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Neonatal Perinatal Medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine, and author of comprehensive analysis of the literature on childhood and young adult outcome following assisted reproductive therapies.  


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    More Creating a Family resources on IVF can be found here.

  • 00:58

    Increasing Success with IVF

    in Health

    To get pregnant using fertility treatment, such as in vitro fertilization, requires good embryos. Up unitl recently choosing the best embryos was more art than science. New research is changing that equation. Dr. Marcy Maguire, a Reproductive Embryologist at Reproductice Medical Assiociates of New Jersey and Clinical Assistant Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School will talk about the latest groundbreaking discoveries that is increasing the odds of success in IVF.
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  • 01:03

    How Long to Try Fertility Pills and IUI Before Moving to IVF

    in Health

    What is the safest, fastest, and cheapest way to get pregnant in fertility treatment? How long should you continue to try Clomid or Letrozole and/or artificial insemination (IUI) with our without injectables before moving to IVF? Host Dawn Davenport interviews Dr. Alison Zimon, a reproductive endocrinologist at Boston IVF, and Dr. Samantha Pfeifer, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Pennsylvania Medical School.


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    More Creating a Family resources on infertility can be found here.

  • 01:01

    How to Interpret IVF Success Statistics

    in Health

    We tell people to check out the Center for Disease Control statistics before selecting an infertility clinic, but how in the world do you make sense of these numbers. Which ones are truly important? Can they be manipulated? Host Dawn Davenport will interview Dr. David Adamson, reproductive endocrinologist and Medical Director of Fertility Physicians of Northern California and Founder and CEO of Advanced Reproductive Care, a national network of fertility clinics. He was past President of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), and the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies (SART). Our other guest will be Dr. Laurence Udoff, a reproductive endocrinologist with Genetics and IVF Institute and a professor at University of Maryland. He is the lead physician at GIVF on Donor Egg IVF and egg vitrification. infertility clinic, IVF, in vitro fertilization, fertility treatment, infertilty treatment, egg donation   Blog summary of the show and highlights can be found here:   Blog summary of the show   Highlights   More Creating a Family resources on infertility clinics can be found here.

  • 01:47

    Donna Day, author, journeys through IVF

    in Business

    Join Dr. Donna day as she shares her personal journey through invitrofertilization and how she wrote her book to help other women through the IVF process...
    Please share the link to this show with everyone you know who has or is or might need to use IVF.

  • 01:14

    Classic Episode: Avoiding Mistakes and Mix-Ups with IVF and Fertility Treatment

    in Health

    Infertility patients worry about the wrong embryos being transferred; their egg, sperm or embryos being mislabled; the wrong sperm being used to fertilize the egg, etc. Mistakes are rare, but infertility patients need to be prepared. What should you know to protect yourself? Host Dawn Davenport will interview Dr Jacob F Mayer, Embryologist at the Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Dr. Elizabeth Ginsburg, Past-President of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology, Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard, and director of the IVF program at Brigham and Women's Hospital; and Jessica Berg, Professor of Law and Biomedical Ethics at Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Associate Director of the Law-Medicine Center.


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    More Creating a Family resources on IVF labs can be found here.

  • 01:01

    Lower Cost IVF

    in Health

    IVF can be expensive--very expensive and is often not covered by health insurance. Are their ways to lower the cost of in vitro fertilization? Who should try lower cost IVF? How successful is IVF that cost less? Our guests are Reproductive Endocrinologist Dr. Joe Massey, with IVF Georgia. Dr. Massey has been a pioneer in improving success with IVF and ICSI and is now a pioneer at improving access through lowering the cost.  We also have with us Dr. Grace Couchman, also a reproductive endocrinologist and cofounder of Carolina Conceptions, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Dr. Couchman has twice been selected as one of the "Best Doctors in America". Infertility, fertility, in vitro fertilisation, in vitro fertilization, IVF, infertility treatment, infertility clinic, fertility clinic, fertility doctor, infertility doctor

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