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Fact vs. Myth: The Importance of the COVID-19 Vaccine for Women Undergoing Fertility Treatments
Controversy swirls within the United States regarding the COVID-19 vaccination, particularly concerning women who hoping to conceive or who are already pregnant. It is a frequently asked question and concern among women of reproductive age, as the disputing information swirls through the media making it near impossible to comfortably decide about receiving the vaccine at this time. However, upon reviewing the data, it is highly advised for all women of reproductive age to roll up their sleeves for the COVID-19 vaccine.
The Importance of the COVID-19 Vaccine in IHR Patients:
Controversy swirls around the United States regarding the COVID-19 vaccination, particularly in relation to women hoping to conceive or are pregnant. It is a frequently asked question and concern among women of reproductive age, as the disputing information swirls through the media making it near impossible to comfortably decide about receiving the vaccine at this time. However, upon reviewing the data, it is highly advised for all women of reproductive age to roll up their sleeves for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Social Stigma Surrounding Fertility
How many of your friends, sisters, and coworkers, are openly discussing their LH, FSH and AMH over brunch? How often are the terms “stimulation start” or “trigger shot” used in your vocabulary outside of your home or the walls of your physician’s office? Unfortunately, though it is talked about more frequently in 2021, the shame, taboo and stigma of the infertility world perpetuates today.
Dr. Cohen on CNN: Sperm count not harmed by Covid-19 vaccine
A new study published Thursday in JAMA shows sperm count and quality did not drop in healthy young men after receiving a first or second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. CNN talks to Dr. Cohen, among other doctors and scientists about the findings.
Medical Experts Continue to Assert that COVID Vaccines Do Not Impact Fertility
IHR Physicians, Drs. Ilan Tur-Kaspa and David Cohen, join ASRM, ACOG, and SMFM in their joint statement asserting that COVID vaccines do not impact fertility.
Panel Discussion with Dr. Tur-Kaspa on Undergoing Fertility Treatment During COVID-19
Video recording of the Progenesis webinar on the patient’s perspective undergoing fertility treatment during COVID-19.
Chicago author writes Children's book about IVF
I could write a children’s picture book that helped tell a story with a different answer to the often-dreaded question, “where do babies come from,” since the answer is no longer a one-size-fits-all. It doesn’t matter if you are single, married, gay, straight, divorced, or with a partner. This is a story about how to create a family with IVF. Sure, it talks about “Mama” and “Dad”, but like many stories, families can adjust the words or meaning to fit their lifestyle. That’s the beauty about children’s picture books. Let the pictures and the words be your guide to a child’s imagination.
Important Information about COVID-19
Our hearts go out to the many people and businesses that have been impacted by the COVID-19 virus. As the pandemic expands, many businesses worldwide are experiencing uncertainty. Be assured that IHR's operations remain uninterrupted.
Coronavirus and Infertility treatment: An Update
Concerning the coronavirus outbreak, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies (SART) suggest that individuals who are pregnant or seeking to initiate a pregnancy soon, avoid non-essential travel to known areas of infection or contact with potentially infected individuals.
IHR named a Leading Fertility Center by Newsweek
The Institute for Human Reproduction, is a global leader in assisted reproductive technologies providing the highest level of patient-centered care and has been selected by Newsweek.com as a leading fertility center in 2019!
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.