fertility preservation

Declining Sperm Counts

September 3, 2019

A recent study  dubbed an urgent wake-up call has identified an area of great concern for researchers and health authorities.  According to research at the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine in Jerusalem, sperm counts have dropped by more than 50% over the last 40 years in men from New Zealand,…

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EGG FREEZING FOR FERTILITY PRESERVATION

April 4, 2019

Recently there has been several media reports with attention being given to the concept of egg freezing for young people to preserve their fertility for the future.  However, there are some specific items that one needs to discuss with their doctor, such as, the pros and cons, associated costs, etc., and how to most cost…

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cryotank with canes with cryopreserved eggs, embryo and sperm

Fertility Preservation: Your Plan B

May 17, 2018

Are you an individual focussed on today? Are you career focussed? Maybe, you haven’t found mister or misses right? Yet, you desire to have a child but just don’t know when. You do have an option and a plan B and it is to preserve today’s fertility for that someday in the future. Fertility Preservation…

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A line diagram of the western world's declining fertility rate since 1970

Western World Crisis…Lowering Fertility Rates

May 4, 2018

It is a complex social and population issue; however, there are steps that can be taken but it requires us to be aware and have a general understanding. Beginning in the mid-1960s, a trend of lowering fertility rates has been recorded in the United States with an all-time low of 62.0 births per 1,000 women…

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Male Aging and the Decline in Fertility Potential

April 5, 2018

Studies assessing sperm deficiencies and the reduction in male factor fertility are numerous. More recently, studies have been investigating the effect of male aging and its association with reduced male fertility potential.  It’s no mystery that it requires both a woman’s egg and a man’s sperm to create a baby. Women are quite familiar with…

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Focus on Fertility: A New National, Fertility-Specific Podcast

March 23, 2018

As an individual, who myself along with my wife, struggled with infertility more than a decade ago, the one thing I sought the most was information and understanding. But all too often, what could be discovered was either the write ups available on fertility center’s website, what was presented in my Google search or simply…

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Embryo, Egg, Sperm Cryo-Tank Assurance

March 12, 2018

With the recent news of embryo cryo-storage tank malfunctions at multiple fertility care centers within the last week, we at MCRM Fertility would like to assure our patients and prospective patients that we are remaining on top of the situation and being proactive.  At this time, we clearly don’t know all of the details related…

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

October 31, 2017

San Antonio, Texas – MCRM Fertility (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. The award for highest…

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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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Infertility Couple

A Ten Year Retrospective to Today: My Infertility Journey

May 22, 2017

Ten Years ago today, I was a first grade teacher, living LIFE teaching a classroom full of 27 first grade students. Ten Years ago today, I was a wife yearning for a child that once was told was never possible. Ten Years ago today, I was a scared and yet excited patient of Dr. Peter…

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