Archive for August, 2013

What makes an IVF program excellent?

August 27, 2013Carole 4 Comments »

Previously published on-line . Journal of Clinical Embryology. Vol.16 . Issue 3. pp.166-167 (http://embryologists.com/) Patients are always asking me, “How can I find an excellent IVF program?” I usually tell them to review the annual outcome data that IVF programs report to the CDC or SART and look for programs with better than average live […]

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Infertility smartphone apps

August 26, 2013Carole 2 Comments »

Trying to solve infertility is the newest application for  smart phone apps. Recently, a flurry of products have come to market. Kindara Fertility offers an app that lets you track your menstrual cycle by inputting various items (your basal body temperature, consistency of cervical mucous, date of menstrual bleeding, your intentions to avoid or encourage […]

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Girlie, want a cookie? Umm, No. How about some reproductive rights?

August 2, 2013Carole 2 Comments »

I live in the beautiful state of North Carolina. I moved here two years ago, thinking that North Carolina was a lovely mix of Southern charm with Northern progressive politics, the perfect world. Then the GOP swept both houses and the governor’s office as well. In the last six months, we have seen a tidal […]

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