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December 22, 2017

If you only knew…. December 19 will always be a special day in our hearts.  One year ago, Jason and I transferred a perfect little embryo who you know as Mason Bauer Portz. We waited and prayed for our Christmas miracle knowing this was our last chance at IVF (in-vitro fertilization). A few days after…

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New Satellite Office in Springfield, Missouri

December 21, 2017

The Missouri Center for Reproductive Medicine (MCRM Fertility) is excited to announce a new satellite office location opening in 2018 in Springfield, Missouri.  The new Springfield satellite is conveniently located just 1 mile south of Cox Medical Center at the intersection of S. National Ave and E. Lakewood St.  Appointments for the Springfield location will…

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Clemmons Journey

December 6, 2017

 1841 days 263 weeks 60 months 44184 hours 2651040 minutes 159062400 secondsAt this point, I’m sure I’ve grabbed your attention and you are wondering what significance the numbers above mean….. Let me explain: This is the number of days, weeks, months, hours, minutes, and seconds Jessica and I have prayed for something we felt was…

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MCRM Fertility is Participating in an International Clinical Trial: Become a Participant and Receive FREE Testing

November 9, 2017

The Missouri Center for Reproductive Medicine (MCRM Fertility) is one of only (20) fertility centers across the globe that is participating in  a new international study to evaluate a new tool to lead to more successful outcomes.  If you or someone you know is undergoing IVF therapy, you/they may be eligible to participate in this…

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Dr. Peter Ahlering Remains an In-Network Provider for Cigna HealthCare

November 6, 2017

Recently, a letter was distributed by Cigna Healthcare to individuals informing them that effective 10/12/2017, Dr. Peter Ahlering, was no longer participating in the Cigna HealthCare network under the specialty of Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility.  Those receiving this letter have been concerned that their in-network benefits were no longer applicable with Dr. Ahlering at MCRM Fertility. Please…

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The 5 Things Preventing You From Good Health, Presented by R3

November 1, 2017

Come join R3 training professional, Jared Woolever, on Tuesday, November 14th at 5pm at the MCRM Fertility Education and Conference Center as he discusses the (5) pillars needed for optimal health and performance.  These pillars include Nutrition Movement Stress Management Sleep Happiness This presentation is FREE and open to the public; however, RSVPs are appreciated.…

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Happy Halloween: MCRM Fertility Smallest Lil’ Pumpkin

October 31, 2017

The smallest #MCRMFertility Miracle will be spending Halloween in the Neonatal ICU this year. Introducing Vivien, born on August 15th at just 22 weeks, 4 days gestation. It may be hard to believe from the pictures, but this cutie was born at only 1 pound, 2 ounces and 10.5 inches long. While she won’t be…

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Lab Director, Douglas Gliedt, PhD, HCLD Awarded as Best Embryologist in Egg Freezing

October 31, 2017

San Antonio, Texas – The Missouri Center for Reproductive Medicine (MCRM Fertility) is a preferred location of Donor Egg Bank USA, a California Cryobank Company, and was awarded an award of excellence for superior outcomes in egg vitrification at the 2017 American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) conference in San Antonio, Texas, October 29, 2017.…

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Dr. Doug Gliedt presents Lab 101, what occurs behind the fertility center lab door at MCRM Fertility

Lab101: Learn What Takes Place Behind the Lab Door

October 26, 2017

MCRM Fertility Lab Director, Dr. Gliedt, will be the next host presenter of Doctors and Donuts, Friday, November 10th at 7:15 am. Grab a light breakfast and enjoy a cup of Joe before starting your day and at the same time learn a little bit of how a fertility center’s laboratory works and what takes…

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MCRM Fertility is a hosting a St. Louis area infertility patient support meet and greet in november 2017

November Infertility Patient Support Meet & Greet, Wednesday, November 15th at 7pm

October 26, 2017

When walking the journey through infertility, you have to learn a whole new language. You are so overwhelmed with emotions, anxiety and excitement and presented with many different terms. In addition, its HARD to find ways to communicate with family and friends. While one can TRY and relate or even understand, those that can empathize…

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MCRM Fertility & Community Acupuncture Partner Together to Offer Patients the Benefits of Acupuncture at MCRM

October 25, 2017

The Missouri Center for Reproductive Medicine (MCRM Fertility) and Community Acupuncture are partnering together to provide patients who are undergoing infertility treatment the opportunity to augment their treatment with on-site acupuncture at MCRM Fertility. Several clinical studies have shown the benefits of increased pregnancy rates when receiving acupuncture during In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatment.  Recently,…

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Dr. Ahlering will present on the Endometrial Receptivity Array ERA Test and Upcoming Clinical Trial

Endometrial Receptivity Array (ERA): Should You Use It with Your Next IVF?

October 25, 2017

Over the past few years a new test has been developed and become more widely utilized to evaluate the receptivity of the endometrium for an embryo transfer, the Endometrial Receptivity Array (ERA). Should this be a test that you should consider requesting with your next IVF cycle/embryo transfer? Medical director, Dr. Peter Ahlering, will discuss…

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Learn How Acupuncture Can Help You Along Your Fertility Journey

October 25, 2017

Licensed acupuncturist, John Schmieder, of Community Acupuncture, will be presenting on the benefits of acupuncture for those undergoing infertility treatment. He’ll be presenting, “Holistic Approaches to Enhancing Your Fertility” on Tuesday, November 7th at 7pm at the MCRM Fertility Education and Conference Center. This is anticipated to be a well-attended presentation and seating is limited, registration…

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Living Keto Workshop: Lose the Fat

October 4, 2017

  Keto diet specialist, Chris Kissel, will be presenting a Living Keto Workshop on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 6 PM to 7 PM at the MCRM Fertility Patient & Community Education and Conference Center. The event is FREE to attend but seating space is limited and it is recommended to RSVP. Chris will introduce…

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September Patient Support Event

September 28, 2017

On Wednesday, September 27th, MCRM Fertility hosted the 1st Patient Support Event in the NEW Patient Education & Conference Center. Couples joined to share stories of hope & encouragement with others walking in similar shoes. Through the MCRM Fertility Patient Support Program, patients are inspired that they are never alone in this journey. MCRM Fertility…

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