Archive for May, 2013

Finding your “Best Fit” IVF Program

May 30, 2013Carole 12 Comments »

Choosing the right IVF program for you can make all the difference between a successful and relatively straightforward IVF experience and true hell. Not all programs are created equal. You can’t rely on advertising campaigns to find the best program for you because advertising campaigns only speak to the programs dedication to spending money to […]

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Scientific Advance: Human cloning for therapeutic use

May 16, 2013Carole No Comments »

The big news item yesterday was the announcement that Shoukhrat Mitalipov, a reproductive biology specialist at the Oregon Health and Science University and his colleagues produced embryonic stem cells from a human clone they produced. Their study, Human Embryonic Stem Cells Derived by Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer, was published in Cell. How they made a […]

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You have survived another child-less Mother’s Day, now what?

May 14, 2013Carole No Comments »

If you are one of the one -in -six or one-in-eight couples who want to be parents, but it’s not working for you, it’s time to get mad. There are two kinds of infertility, medical fertility – which is very treatable– and financial infertility which is a much more difficult problem. If you have a […]

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Is your doctor/embryologist/nurse a good communicator? Why or why not?

May 3, 2013Carole 5 Comments »

So today (May 3, 2013) marks 3 years since my first post  and the beginning of Fertility Lab Insider- my 3 year Blogaversary if you will 🙂  My blog started out slowly–I didn’t advertise or promote it– and for the longest time, I was sure that I was blogging only for myself. But at the […]

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