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New Biological Marker in DNA Damaged Sperm for Repeated Miscarriages

January 28, 2019

New research published in Clinical Chemistry, has linked repeated miscarriages to sperm with more DNA damage.  Three or more miscarriages before 20 weeks of gestation defined repeated miscarriages and occurred in 1% to 2% of couples.  Customarily, the focus is on the women when screening for the underlying cause.  The spotlight in recent years has…

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After over 7 years of infertility and being there would be less than a 15% chance of success with IVF, we took the leap of faith and went to see Dr. Ahlering. He never gave up on us and today we are holding our beautiful twin boys that made their arrival in November.

A Miracle 7 Years in the Making

January 25, 2019

After over 7 years of infertility and being told we would have less than a 15% chance of success with IVF here in our home state, we took the leap of faith and went to see Dr. Ahlering. He never gave up on us and today we are holding our beautiful twin boys that made…

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They Can Make Your Dreams Come True!

January 17, 2019

I had always wanted to become a mother ever since I could remember. My husband and I were married in April 2016 and started trying right away. I never thought we would have so much heartbreak along the way. After a year and a half of negative tests we decided it was time to get…

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We struggled with infertility for over four years before we were referred to Dr. Ahlering at MCRM Fertilite. After multiple rounds of IVF, we are happy to have a healthy, nine month little boy!

Our Little Miracle

January 15, 2019

We struggled with infertility for over four years before we were referred to MCRM. I have PCOS and we found out my husband had issues also. We got a sperm donor and did a retrieval was so excited we got our first call that 10 eggs fertilized but then by day 5 none made it…

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MCRM Fertility Becomes an ASRM Nursing Center of Excellence

December 10, 2018

Chesterfield, Missouri – Today, MCRM Fertility received certification of becoming an American Society of Reproductive Medicine Nursing Center of Excellence. MCRM Fertility is just the 52ndcenter on the globe to receive this certification and the first in Missouri. This elite certification assures patients and physicians that the registered nurses and/or nurse practitioners at MCRM Fertility…

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A large scale model of tubal ligation for demonstration purposes

Is Tubal Ligation Reversal the Best Consideration?

December 6, 2018

A recent trend that has been seen is with regards to individuals who have previously had a tubal ligation now interested in having another child.  For these individuals, the first thought is too complete a tubal ligation reversal.  But, is this the best, most-optimum consideration? First, considerations with regards to the outcome post tubal ligation…

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Springfield Couple Finds Hope for the Holidays

November 29, 2018

Our journey to this day started almost 6 years ago, but where this journey would lead…neither of us did know. We’d been married for a bit, a baby was our next step, We walked in to that doctor’s appointment with a little pep. “You should try for at least year, then if a problem should…

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Group photo of MCRM Fertility and many of the families that they have helped

MCRM Fertility Celebrates 5-Years with a Splash

November 12, 2018

On Saturday, October 20, 2018, MCRM Fertility celebrated it’s fifth anniversary by hosting a fun fall gathering for previous patients, their families and friends and members of the community. Plenty of fun was shared by the more than 500 guests that were in attendance. The fun fall activities included: Petting Zoo Pony Rides Balloon Artist…

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Cookies and pictures with Santa, provided by MCRM Fertility.

Come Join Us for Cookies and a FREE Picture with Santa

November 2, 2018

Its BACK, by POPULAR demand…. The 3rd Annual MCRM Fertility Cookies & Pictures with Santa event at the MCRM Fertility Patient Education Center. He’s making a list and checking it twice …… But, you’re invited whether you’re naughty or nice…..   Santa’s visiting MCRM Fertility on Saturday, December 15th and would LOVE for you to…

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Does Low Stimulation Make Eggs Better?

September 10, 2018

Low stim does not “make eggs better”.  If it did, everyone would use such a protocol for all patients; the idea is to use the lowest effective dose to get the ovarian response you are looking for.  These medications do not make eggs better or worse genetically or developmentally.  Click here to view more information…

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ReUnite could save YOU up to 75% on eligible fertility medications

A New Way to Save on Your Fertility Medications

August 28, 2018

Two new fertility medication discount programs, ReUnite Assist and ReUnite Assist for Military will begin September 1, 2018 and could save YOU up to 75% on eligible fertility medications.   Eligible medications in this discount program include FOLLISTIM® AQ, Ganirelix Acetate and  PREGNYL®. These new discount programs will be replacing the existing First Steps program that…

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Dream Makers Take You Back to School

August 24, 2018

Over the past 2 weeks, we’ve had so much FUN at MCRM Fertility with DREAM MAKERS sharing their memorable Back to School photos with our patients via our social media channels. Its time for the BIG reveal of Who’s Who?….. In addition to seeing if your guess was correct, we’ve added a NEW twist. Take…

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A computer generated graphic of the ICS process. Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) has become the most frequently used technique of fertilization in assisted reproductive technology.

Paternal Lifestyle Effects on ICSI

August 6, 2018

Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) has become the most frequently used technique of fertilization in assisted reproductive technology. The primary reasons for its acclaim stem from its efficacy, and the standardization of the procedure, which means that it can easily be integrated into the routine practice of fertility centers across the world.  Add to it the…

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The Importance of Using Time-Lapse Incubators such as the EmbryoScope in IVF

July 28, 2018

Research continues to show the importance of why Time-lapse monitoring of developing embryos in the context of IVF. A recent study published online in 2017 investigated the relationship between the physical parameters of metaphase II (MII) oocytes (eggs) with morphokinetic variables (physical attributes) of embryos post ICSI for use in IVF. The study reviewed 334…

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