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It has been an exciting time for the field of Reproductive Medicine, which has witnessed major advances over the last three decades. For instance, the recent evolution in Preimplantation Genetic Testing for aneuploidy (PGT-A, formerly called Preimplantation Genetic Screening [PGS]), has provided an important tool to enhance embryo selection and subsequently elective single embryo transfer (eSET). Advancements of Preimplantation Genetic

Chromosomal Abnormalities in Eggs, Embryo implantation, IVF success rates, Miscarriage, Number of IVF Embryos to Transfer, Preimplantation Genetic Screening, Single Embryo Transfer

Studies show that lifestyle factors have a profound effect on fertility. One of these critical factors is body weight. Not only does body weight impact a woman’s ability to conceive a child naturally, a high BMI puts a woman undergoing assisted reproduction, such as in-vitro fertilization, at risk. BMI is a measure of body size that is calculated by combining

IVF Clinic Success Rates

The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have both recently released their 2016 IVF success rate reports and published them online. These reports, which are released annually, allow anyone to investigate either IVF or egg donation success rates using fresh or frozen embryos at almost any clinic in the United States. Federal law requires that all

CDC Report on Fertility Clinic IVF Success Rates, IVF Clinic Success Rates, SART IVF Success Rate Report

By now you might have heard that our fertility center has been acquired by an entity called Prelude. What does this mean for the future? The short answer is that you should not notice any difference. We will continue to maintain our excellent in vitro fertilization and egg donation success rates and will still be caring for those infertile

Age and Fertility, Egg Freezing, Fertility Preservation, Prelude Fertility

Why do we recommend elective single embryo transfer? By: Michelle Catenacci, MD Patient desires Many couples that come to us have had a long and difficult journey with their infertility.  When discussing treatment options, we discuss the risk of twins or high order multiples (triplets or more) that exist with the different available fertility treatment options. However, to many that

Multiple Pregnancy, Single Embryo Transfer

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Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago

Richard Sherbahn, MD is a Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility specialist.

Dr. Sherbahn founded the Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago in 1997.

He will post regularly about fertility issues.

Dr. Richard Sherbahn
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