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Top FAQs Answered About Breast Cancer and Infertility
Some breast cancer treatments impact fertility. Here are the top frequently asked questions (FAQs) about breast cancer and fertility.
Top PCOS and Fertility Facts
PCOS is a common disorder that can lead to infertility struggles for many women. Fortunately, it's still possible to get pregnant despite PCOS.
What You Need to Know About LGBTQ Fertility Treatment
Learn how to navigate LGBTQ fertility and the importance of LGBTQ fertility testing at an inclusive fertility clinic.
Pre-implantation genetic testing (PGT) has emerged as the most effective method of sex selection. In the PGT process, the patient undergoes in vitro fertilization (IVF) to enable testing of several embryos.
Holistic approach to IUI/IVF/FET at IHR
Preparing for assisted reproductive therapy can be mentally and physically overwhelming. So many questions and worrying about what more you can be doing to improve positive outcomes can become consuming and increase ones stress and anxiety.
Difference Between Genetic Carrier Screening and PGT testing
Let’s start by discussing what genetic carrier screening entails. A genetic carrier screening is a test that is done during the diagnostic phase of treatment (initial testing) to check if you are a carrier for specific genes/disorders. IHR uses Invitae’s Comprehensive Carrier Screen which currently is able to test for 289 genes.
"Can't recommend Jennifer enough - she's not just my acupuncturist anymore, she's my happy sanctuary and my fertility friend who's been with me every step of the way."
I started fertility acupuncture with Jennifer about a week and a half before my frozen embryo transfer and she was with me on transfer day for pre- and post- transfer acupuncture support. Having her there was brilliant - during Covid partners weren't allowed to accompany patients, so having her friendly face in the room with me before and after the transfer was so comforting, keeping me calm and laughing.
Virtual Holistic Fertility Mapping Consultation
Fertility mapping is a unique supportive holistic framework designed to personalize and optimize patient’s wellness before, during, and after fertility treatments, such as IUI, IVF, or FET.
Breast Cancer and Fertility Preservation 101
Get to know your fertility options when diagnosed with breast cancer, especially at a young age. You deserve to be healthy AND preserve your fertility before administering any potentially irreversible harm to it.
Fertility Acupuncture at IHR
In office acupuncture treatments with Jennifer Paschen, L.Ac., MSOM, DCCM, are now available on Tuesdays by appointment only. We recommend starting acupuncture as soon as possible if you are awaiting any assisted fertility treatment- this includes: IUI, IVF, FET.
Using CRISPR to create an HLA matched sibling for treating Fanconi Anemia
Over time, success rates in stem cell transplants from unrelated donors have improved. But experts say a transplant from a sibling — either with cells from their bone marrow or taken from umbilical cord blood at birth — remains the best option for patients with Fanconi and a handful of other inherited diseases.
Endometrial Receptivity Analysis (ERA)
You may have seen Dr. Tur-Kaspa on Good Morning America or in National Geographic’s 2019 special edition on personalized medicine. That is because at IHR were one of the first to use the endometrial receptivity analysis test routinely in the United States.
Does IHR provide discounted treatment for Military Troops and Veterans?
A new comprehensive report by the nonpartisan advocacy group SWAN (Service Women’s Action Network), with results from almost 800 women, reveals that access to fertility health care is even more limited for women in the military and military veterans, while infertility rates are much higher than civilians.