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ASRM: COVID vaccines do not increase risk of infertility

In mid-December, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) released recommendations for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. In these, it states the following: “Because COVID-19 mRNA vaccines are not composed of live virus, they are not thought to cause an … Continue reading

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ASRM recommends COVID-19 vaccine be offered to pregnant, lactating women

Many women who are pregnant or contemplating pregnancy have additional risk factors such as obesity, hypertension or diabetes which may further increase the chance of severe disease from COVID-19 infection. The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) recently released new … Continue reading

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Just the facts—reproductive facts

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine has created a comprehensive and informative website just for fertility patients and those seeking information on fertility care. It’s called ReproductiveFacts.org, and we recommend it to anyone looking for fertility facts. The site includes … Continue reading

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AMA joins other health organizations in calling infertility a disease

“Delegates at the 2017 AMA Annual Meeting voted in support of WHO’s designation of infertility as a disease,” the AMA announced. “The declaration could have a broader impact on how patients, insurers and society conceive of and act with regard … Continue reading

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ASRM sends out updated bulletin regarding improved infertility coverage in NJ

On May 1, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine sent out an updated bulletin concerning New Jersey law that improves and expands infertility coverage. It states: “Today, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law legislation (A1447/S1398) improving the existing … Continue reading

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Praise for Pentagon’s fertility preservation program

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter recently announced that the Department of Defense would implement a two-year pilot project to provide fertility preservation benefits to members of the armed services. The program will also examine ways to broaden the current limited policy … Continue reading

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Required reading

If you’re new to the idea of assisted reproductive technologies (ART) such as in vitro fertilization (IVF), you undoubtedly have many questions. One of the best places to turn for answers is the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. And one … Continue reading

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The psychological effects of infertility

According to the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), “Infertility often creates one of the most distressing life crises that a couple has ever experienced together. The long-term inability to conceive a child can evoke significant feelings of loss. Coping … Continue reading

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Tweet to beat funding cuts

The American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) asks anyone interested in reproductive health to help them let Congress know how they feel about proposed budget cuts: “ASRM is particularly concerned about drastic cuts to the National Institutes of Health and … Continue reading

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Site seeing

Looking for a good website to answer your questions about fertility treatment and reproductive medicine? Check out: ReproductiveFacts.org. The site is run by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), a nationally and internationally recognized leader for information, education, advocacy … Continue reading

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