As I write this blog, I am reminded of just how far we’ve come since the birth of Louise Brown (1st IVF baby) 40 years ago. The fertility medicines that were used in the early years were obtained from the urine of menopausal women and were administered by intramuscular (deep muscle) injection. The medications we… Continue reading ADVANCES IN IVF- 2017
Embracing Yoga for Fertility by Melissa Ta, RYT,RPYT Yoga and Fertility is profound and has produced significant results in a woman trying to conceive. Yoga is the journey into the self through the self. Yoga cracks us open at the core of our being and brings out the truth of who we and what we… Continue reading Embracing Yoga for Fertility
By now many of you have heard that RBA has been acquired by an entity called Prelude, and you may be wondering, what is this all about, and will there still be an RBA? The short answer is “yes”. RBA is and will always be RBA. We will still be caring for those infertile couples… Continue reading The RBA-Prelude Merger: What Does It Mean?
Breast cancer awareness month is a time to celebrate the many advances made in the treatment of this dreaded disease. However, I’d like to focus on one area in need of greater attention – fertility preservation. Many patients are unaware that chemotherapy for breast and other cancers could result in permanent ovarian damage or even… Continue reading Fertility Preservation-What you need to know before chemotherapy
Welcome everyone! The recent epidemic of the Zika virus and its association the severe birth defect, microcephaly, has many women who are pregnant or desiring pregnancy understandably worried. The purpose of this blog is to provide information on Zika infection and how to protect yourself and your baby. 1.) Zika virus is a mosquito-borne… Continue reading The Zika Virus: Important Facts to Know
MyEggBank is now in its 6th year of formal operation with over five thousand cases completed since its beginning. The bank has evolved from being an offshoot of Reproductive Biology Associates to becoming a national network of egg production centers and recipient treatment centers. At its inception the bank and the centers in the network… Continue reading My Egg Bank -over 2500 live births to date.
The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease. We feel it is appropriate with this being Men’s Health Month to reflect on a recent survey which stated that across the board men prefer optimal health to a lavish lifestyle. This is… Continue reading Obesity & Its Impact on Men’s Health