Egg freezing (cryopreservation) of human embryos has been around since the early 1980s but results have not been good. Conventional cryopreservation is a technique still being widely practiced by many…» read more
Fertility Information – Our aim is to give you the information you need to make informed decisions about your fertility.
In 1999, SIRM garnered quite a bit of media attention for our part in the birth of the world’s first “Viagra baby.” For those of you who aren’t familiar with…» read more
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) occurs in 5-10% of women of reproductive age. The condition is characterized by abnormal ovarian function (irregular or absent periods, abnormal or absent ovulation and infertility),…» read more
My last post discussed age related factors that affect egg/embryo quality. This post will discuss the other half of the egg/embryo quality equation – the contribution of the woman’s IVF…» read more
When receiving a report of “poor embryo quality” the first inclination is often to point an accusatory finger at the embryology laboratory. This is grossly unfair because the truth of…» read more