Reproductive Sciences Medical Center Fertility Seminars In modern society we are faced with the dilemma of competing priorities: pursuing a career, finding the right partner and having a family. Fertility preservation puts you in control of the timeline, allowing you to maximize your peak fertility while allowing you to focus on advancing your career or
In the reproductive medicine world, fertility preservation for cancer patients is one of the most important subjects people discuss. Young women diagnosed with cancer are suddenly faced with the possibility of a life-saving treatment that affects their ability to get pregnant. Although cancer treatment and full recovery should be the number one thing on the
Typically, infertility isn’t something that women think about, until the day she wants to get pregnant. Most people go along merrily assuming that getting pregnant can be an easy thing, but unfortunately, that’s not always the case. The fact of the matter is, one in every eight couples all around the world are experiencing infertility.
IVF Helped Me Get Pregnant After Breast Cancer I started IVF treatments in RSMC when I was newly married at age 37. I had already experienced several miscarriages. At age 39, I was diagnosed with a small, but aggressive, form of breast cancer. We were devastated. I underwent surgery to remove the lesion, followed
A recent Wall Street Journal article says that 20% of U.S. women are waiting until after age 35 to start their families. This represents a huge increase in just the last 10 years. The reasons women are choosing to wait include: focusing on career and professional advancements waiting for the right partner pursuing advanced degrees desire for more financial
Between 2009 and 2013, fertility preservation through egg freezing skyrocketed. In 2009 there were less than 500 women who chose to freeze their eggs at a fertility clinic in the United States, however in 2013 there was a record of nearly 4,000 women! The increasing popularity of fertility preservation can be attributed to the safe