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Department of Defense to cover sperm and egg freezing for active-duty military

Department of Defense to cover sperm and egg freezing for active-duty military

Recently, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced that the Department of Defense will start a 2-year pilot program to cover the cost of sperm and egg freezing for active-duty service members.

According to Carter, the program has two goals: (1) to “help our men and women preserve their ability to start a family,

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Understanding PGS – How it can help you have a baby

Our Kansas fertility doctor believes PGS can increase IVF success rates

If you are suffering from the heartbreak that accompanies failed IVF cycles, recurrent pregnancy loss and unexplained infertility, preconception genetic screening (PGS) may provide you with the hope, help and answers you are looking for to start or add to your family.

PGS is a form of genetic testing that identifies chromosomal abnormalities in an embryo during a critical part of the IVF cycle.

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Endometriosis Awareness

Our Kansas City fertility doctor explains the correlation between endometriosis and infertility

Approximately five million women in the U.S. suffer from endometriosis, a medical condition defined by tissue from the uterine lining (endometrium) growing outside the uterus. Besides causing symptoms like bleeding, digestive issues and abdominal pain, endometriosis can also negatively impact fertility. At Midwest Reproductive Center,

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Why Choose Elective Single Embryo Tranfer – eSET?

eSET Helps Lower Multiple Birth Pregnancy Chances

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the twin birth rate has increased more than 75% since 1980, and triplet, quadruplet and high-order multiple births have increased at an even higher rate. Dr. Dan Gehlbach educates his patients about risks associated with having multiple embryos transferred during IVF.

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Resolutions for a Healthy Pregnancy in 2016

Kansas City Fertility Center Offers Resolutions to Support a Healthy Pregnancy in 2016

The new year can be an exciting time for fresh beginnings, and they often start with New Year’s resolutions. For some women, that can include plans to get pregnant.

Living a healthy lifestyle sets the foundation for good reproductive health.

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Dr. Dan Gehlbach Shares Fertility News from ASRM

Midwest Reproductive Center founder Dr. Dan Gehlbach is a long-time member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

In fact, he has attended more than 5 annual meetings that assemble the world’s leading fertility specialists, embryologists and geneticists. Invited members have access to year-round interactive educational programs and ongoing research that helps keep Dr. Gehlbach on the leading edge of reproductive medicine.

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OvaPrime: A Fertility Preservation Game Changer?

A healthy 20-year-old woman who is trying to get pregnant has a 20% chance of conceiving each month, but by age 40, that rate drops to less than 5%.

Egg freezing has been viewed as one of the best fertility options available to women.  Women in their late 20s or early 30s who do not anticipate starting a family before their mid-30s will oftentimes go through a process to extract and freeze their healthy eggs,

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Can DHEA Help With Female Infertility?

If you are suffering from infertility due to low ovarian reserve, you may be familiar with DHEA.

Over the years DHEA has gained a reputation for being a potent supplement to fertility treatments, but there are still questions about whether the reality lives up to the hype. Dr. Dan Gehlbach at Midwest Reproductive Center addresses frequently asked questions about DHEA and infertility.

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