Women Who Conceive First Child Via ART And Return For Second Baby Have Better Than Even Probability Of Getting Pregnant Again, Research Indicates

Yvonne Rice Fertility

This is definitely what we find with our patients.  The only added caveat would be for women requiring IVF for pregnancy and over age 30, we would recommend returning asap to treatment if a new cycle is to be started from scratch.  Often I think families are so excited about the first child and rightfully so, but are distracted for …

Good News!

Yvonne Rice Fertility, Practice News

We are excited to announce that ARS will begin reopening for fertility diagnostic testing, office procedures and treatment cycles next week (May 4th)!!  As we move forward during this unprecedented time, we will be implementing new policies throughout the office to protect patients and staff.  These will include screening questions prior to appointments, social distancing while waiting at the office …

Telemedicine Appointments Available

Yvonne Rice Fertility

Struggling with infertility? We are here for you! Telemedicine appointments are now available to our existing and new patients. A telemedicine appointment allows you to connect to one of our providers from any device and any location. Call today to schedule an appointment. (407) 339-2229

MARCH IS ENDOMETRIOSIS AWARENESS MONTH

Yvonne Rice Fertility, Surgery

Endometriosis is TREATABLE! Endometriosis is one of the most misunderstood (and mistreated) diseases in Gynecology and maybe medicine in general. The following discussion aims to explain our professional experience with this disease over the last 15 years where we took a special interest in the disease and its management. Our perspective is very different than what is conventionally believed. What …

Valentine’s Day

Yvonne Rice Fertility, Uncategorized

Valentine’s Day is the day set aside to show your love to your partner but for those struggling with infertility, romance can be challenging. The stress of treatment can feel exhausting, affecting your relationship in ways you were not aware of. Sometimes the desire to have a baby is so strong that we forget about our partner and their feelings …

Marijuana Consumption In Pregnancy Tied To Social, Emotional Problems In Offspring

Yvonne Rice Fertility

http://www.startribune.com/minnesota-study-links-pot-use-in-pregnancy-to-infant-health-risks/566885662/ One of the first of many studies that will address this issue.  Legalization movements imply safety and we are seeing a dramatic number of patients now using marijuana for numerous reasons.  During fertility workups, patients are very resistant to stopping use due to this implied safety feeling they extrapolate from the legalization movement.  It’s still a DRUG………. Michael D. Fox, MD Advanced …

Sitagliptin Appears To Change Lining Of Uterus To Create Right Environment To Support Pregnancy, Research Indicates

Yvonne Rice Fertility

This is a very interesting study that relates to recurrent pregnancy loss patients.  This is a very early phase study just basically raising the idea that this drug may be of benefit and needs much more study before application patient care.  The study makes the point that with higher order loss numbers, 4 or greater, the chance of having “normal …

Amy Schumer Shares Post-Surgery Videos as She Undergoes Egg Retrieval Procedure

Yvonne Rice Fertility

“Thank-you to Amy Schumer for being so open about your IVF experience … I know that it has given many of our patients the feeling that they are not alone in this journey.”  Dr. Melissa Yates  Amy Schumer Shares Post-Surgery Videos as She Undergoes Egg Retrieval Procedure The actress revealed last week that she is undergoing in vitro fertilization Read …

Oral Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Antagonist Relugolix Compared With Leuprorelin Injections for Uterine Leiomyomas A Randomized Controlled Trial  

Yvonne Rice Fertility, Surgery

Every year we are required as part of our board certification to read a large number of scientific articles with questions.  This article is on our list for 2019.  Now Both relugolix and AbbVie’s elagolix are oral drugs that do the same thing as Lupron, an injectable drug that has been around since the late 1980’s.  I have been in practice for 25 years and …