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Pregnancy and the COVID-19 Vaccine

Pregnancy and the COVID-19 Vaccine

With the FDA’s recent emergency use authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, the fertility community has been flooded with questions and concerns regarding the safety of the vaccination for pregnant individuals or those trying to conceive. The ASRM Coronavirus/COVID-19 Task Force recently released a statement supporting public health measures to combat the virus. Along with […]

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The Current State of Fertility Care

The Current State of Fertility Care

The Current State of Fertility Care It seems like it was forever ago when almost all infertility treatments in the United States came to a halt. In reality, it has only been four months since the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) issued guidelines that recommended suspending IVF and other procedures. Since then, it’s been […]

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The Dr. Taz Show – What We Know And Don’t About The Risks of Fertility Treatment in the Age of COVID-19

The Dr. Taz Show – What We Know And Don’t About The Risks of Fertility Treatment in the Age of COVID-19

COVID-19 has uprooted all of our schedules, from our work to our social lives – so much about the future is now uncertain. This includes the world of fertility. Should treatments continue, should you keep trying to get pregnant, and what if you’re pregnant right now? To help navigate the fertility world during this time […]

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Clinics Are Reopening: Now What?

Clinics Are Reopening: Now What?

Clinics Are Reopening: Now What? As fertility clinics across the U.S. begin to reopen more of their services, people are preparing to start or continue their fertility journeys. But after months of waiting with clinics and the economy closed down, questions and concerns may begin to creep up. How will I afford treatments? How will […]

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6 Tips for Coping
with Infertility & COVID-19

6 Tips for Copingwith Infertility & COVID-19

Six Tips for Coping With Infertility and COVID-19 With the recent suspension of most medical treatments for infertility in the United States, people are worried. They’re concerned that their chances for having a child are decreasing. They’re wondering if they will have to go back to square one when it comes to getting treatment. And […]

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Staying Optimistic During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Staying Optimistic During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Staying Optimistic During the Coronavirus Pandemic Official organizations like the ASRM are recognizing that managing fertility treatments during the current pandemic is a largely unknown, existential problem that is changing daily for patients, health care providers and society. While it’s no easy task to balance the interests of all those involved in fertility care, recent […]

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COVID-19’s Impact on Fertility Treatments in the U.S.

COVID-19’s Impact on Fertility Treatments in the U.S.

COVID-19’s Impact on Fertility Treatments in the U.S. NO FERTILITY TREATMENTS On March 17, 2020, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) released its recommendation that all new treatment cycles should be suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ASRM maintained that care should still be continued for patients who are currently “in-cycle” or who require […]

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COVID-19 and Infertility: The (Im)perfect Storm

COVID-19 and Infertility: The (Im)perfect Storm

COVID and Infertility: The (Im)perfect Storm I’ve been a reproductive endocrinologist for more than 40 years and have performed more than 12,000 IVF and IUI procedures successfully, and one thing that is absolutely true is that every one of my patients wanted to have a child as soon as possible. It doesn’t matter what was […]

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