fertility cycle

Does changing stimulation protocols on repeat IVF cycles improve outcomes?

January 31, 2022

By: Mira Aubuchon, MD For a variety of reasons, patients may undergo more than one in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment, involving medications and egg retrieval, to have their desired family.  On the surface, the decision to change or alter the medication protocol is simple; stay the course if things go well, change if they don’t.…

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MCRM Fertility reproductive endocrinologist doctor Mira Aubuchon performing a transvaginal ultrasound

2021 IVF/FET Cycles (May-September)

April 15, 2021

MCRM Fertility will be offering IVF and FET treatment cycles during the May-September period in 2021 on the following dates: May 05/03/2021 – St. Louis Frozen Embryo Transfers 05/04/2021 – St. Louis & Tulsa Frozen Embryo Transfers 05/05/2021 – St. Louis & Tulsa Frozen Embryo Transfers 05/06/2021 – St. Louis Frozen Embryo Transfers 05/07/2021 – St. Louis Frozen Embryo Transfers…

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2021 Winter-Spring IVF/FET Cycles

November 5, 2020

MCRM Fertility will be offering IVF and FET treatment cycles during the Winter/Spring period in 2021 on the following dates: January 01/12/2021 – Tulsa Frozen Embryo Transfers 01/13/2021 – Tulsa Frozen Embryo Transfers 01/25/2021 – St. Louis Frozen Embryo Transfers 01/26/2021 – St. Louis & Tulsa Frozen Embryo Transfers 01/27/2021 – St. Louis & Tulsa…

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What’s in Your Genes? Why Genetic Carrier Screening is requested by your Reproductive Specialist

June 13, 2018

When You meet with a reproductive specialist to learn more about your fertility care options, one of the first steps in the journey involves the collection of numerous blood samples for analysis. The number of tubes of blood collected may seem overwhelming and you may ask yourself, “What are they looking for and why so…

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Grieving couple after being told that they had a miscarriage

Coping with Miscarriage as an Individual and as a Couple

May 10, 2018

Recently, Stephen Mitchell, MDiv, PhD, LPC, LMFT, a licensed professional counselor and licensed marriage and family therapist, stopped in to be part of Focus on Fertility to discuss how individuals and couples can cope with miscarriage. Miscarriage is the most common cause of pregnancy loss.  Research studies have estimated that approximately 20% of all known…

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A mother consoling her grown up daughter after she received bad news

Grandparents of the Future Class: Become Knowledgable and Supportive

April 4, 2018

The struggle with infertility affects not only patients, but their family and friends as well. The emotion, the heartache, the pain and guilt is more than hard for couples to cope. For family members, especially parents of those struggling through infertility, a different kind of hardship arrises as they often don’t know what to say…

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

November 9, 2017

MCRM Fertility (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 international study at MCRM…

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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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Young person receiving acupncture treatment for infertility

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

October 25, 2017

The MCRM Fertility (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, in 2016, scientists…

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