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256 Modern Fertility and The Covid Impact with Dr. David Adamson

256 Modern Fertility and The Covid Impact with Dr. David Adamson

In this episode we cover: • The average age of first birth is 30 and getting older • Cultural differences in fertility • The importance of fertility insurance and support from employers • Why it’s important to begin family planning conversations early • Dr. Adamson sets me straight on me thinking the pill is detrimental […]

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Fertility Treatments Can’t Be Delayed During Coronavirus

Fertility Treatments Can’t Be Delayed During Coronavirus

Starting in early May medical centers in 20 states are rebooking non-emergency procedures and reproductive and gynecological specialists say that fertility treatments can’t be delayed. The American College of Surgeons has come together with the American Society for Reproductive Medicine among others to detail which procedures are high priority and emergency.

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Impact of Covid-19 on Fertility Treatment and Pregnancy

Impact of Covid-19 on Fertility Treatment and Pregnancy

What do we know about how Covid-19 affects infertility treatment and pregnancy? Are pregnant women more at risk? What happens if the mom has Covid-19 while pregnant? We interview Dr. David Adamson, a reproductive endocrinologist and surgeon, Clinical Professor at Stanford University, and Associate Clinical Professor at UCSF. He is past President of the ASRM, […]

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‘It Feels Like Another Loss’: What It’s Like to Pause Fertility Treatments Because of Coronavirus

‘It Feels Like Another Loss’: What It’s Like to Pause Fertility Treatments Because of Coronavirus

On March 17, 2020, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), a professional organization for fertility specialists, issued a statement about fertility treatments amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. They recommended all practitioners suspend initiation of new fertility treatment cycles—including ovulation induction, intrauterine inseminations (IUIs), in vitro fertilization (IVF), egg retrievals, and frozen embryo transfers—as well […]

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NPR’s Sacha Pfeiffer: Women ‘Falling Off The Cliff Of Fertility’ As Pandemic Puts Treatments On Hold

NPR’s Sacha Pfeiffer: Women ‘Falling Off The Cliff Of Fertility’ As Pandemic Puts Treatments On Hold

Tens of thousands of women across the country trying to have a baby through fertility treatments are in limbo because of COVID-19: They’ve had to postpone their appointments indefinitely due to coronavirus recommendations recently issued by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. But now some fertility specialists and their patients are pushing back.

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BeatInfertility.co interviews Dr. Adamson

Dr. Adamson and Heather discuss the various treatment packages and other financial options ARC Fertility offers. Listen to the interview at BeatInfertility.com. INTRODUCTION I’d like to start by hearing a little bit more about you and ARC Fertility as a whole. Tell us about your background, how you ended up specializing in reproductive endocrinology, and […]

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Dr. David Adamson, CEO of ARC Fertility Honored by RESOLVE: The National Fertility Organization

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association Recognizes Dr. Adamson’s Contributions to the Family Building Community Saratoga, CA, September 29, 2015 – David Adamson, MD, FRCSC, FACOG, FACS, reproductive endocrinologist, surgeon, medical director of Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) Fertility Physicians of Northern California, and Chief Executive Officer of ARC® Fertility is being awarded the Barbara Eck Founders Award, RESOLVE’s […]

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Thinking about Pregnancy? Think about Your Thyroid

Fertility specialists have long noticed a relationship between thyroid disorders and reproductive health issues including irregular periods, difficulty getting pregnant, and multiple miscarriages early in pregnancy. During Thyroid Awareness Month and with new research, it’s worth knowing about a not uncommon and treatable problem that may be affecting your plans for a new family.

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To Maximize Fertility, Men Should Minimize Bacon Consumption

To Maximize Fertility, Men Should Minimize Bacon Consumption

To Maximize Fertility, Men Should Minimize Bacon Consumption If you and your partner have decided to seek medical assistance to help get pregnant, your doctor may have handed you a list of “lifestyle” instructions to follow to enhance the success of your treatment using assisted reproductive technologies (ART). Now, along with not smoking, drinking less […]

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Advanced Reproductive Care: Let’s Get Real About Egg Freezing

Popular Fertility Procedure Not A Guarantee For Pregnancy Saratoga, CA – Egg Freezing is becoming an increasingly popular way for women to try to delay childbearing, but Advanced Reproductive Care Inc. (ARC) [www.arcfertility.com], the largest network of fertility specialists in the United States, is advising women to look at all of the medical evidence and […]

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Embryo Donation Offers Opportunities for Infertile Couples, but Many Factors Need to be Considered

Embryo donation plays an important role in fertility treatments: Here is what you should know Saratoga, CA (March 24, 2015) – Embryo donation has become a popular procedure to address infertility, but according to Dr. David Adamson, founder and CEO of ARC Fertility (www.arcfertility.com), the largest network of fertility specialists in the United States, it […]

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