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In 1988, President Ronald Reagan declared October as a month to recognize those who have suffered the loss of a child. “When a child loses his parents, they are called an orphan. When a spouse loses her or his partner, they are called a widow or widower. When parents lose their child, there isn’t a word to describe

Miscarriage, Pregnancy, Pregnancy Complications

The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) has recently released its Preliminary  2017 IVF success rate reports. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has not yet released data for 2017. SART and CDC release their reports annually and they are available online for the public to view. Link to SART Site  for preliminary 2017 data and CDC Site

IVF Clinic Success Rates, SART IVF Success Rate Report
July 19, 2019

AFCC Lab Protocol

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The Physicians and Embryology team at Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago wanted to address the recent news article regarding an embryo mix up at a large fertility clinic in California.  This was a tragic story that touches close to home for us and the important work we do for our patients.  We want to reassure you and help ease your

IVF Clinic Success Rates

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

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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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