The Fertility Centers of New England is proud to announce that we have recently received the Nursing Center of Excellence Award. Issued by the Nurses’ Professional Group, this distinction indicates that over 50% of the registered nurses and/or nurse practitioners at Fertility Centers of New England are experienced in Reproductive Endocrinology Nursing, and have completed […]
More than 10,000 infertility experts attended the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) annual meeting this month held at the Boston Convention Center. Boston IVF centers meet with international fertility experts at ASRM and shared their recent basic and clinical research with physicians/scientists from around the world. This year’s meeting was held in conjunction with the […]
Recently, there have been several reports on the cost of IVF treatment and taking out loans to pay for treatment. After all, as noted in this July 2012 article, it’s not uncommon to take out loans for a car, purchase of a home, college education, and even fertility treatment to create a family. The American […]
Reproductive Freedom: Why Freeze Your Eggs?
When pregnancy is desired, success is expected immediately. Yet, the ability to have a baby is age related and the ‘Biologic Clock’ may run out before the right partner appears. Egg freezing offers young women the potential to preserve their fertility regardless of the age they decide to try and become pregnant. Unfortunately, by the […]
In 1987, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts was the first state to mandate that certain infertility benefits be provided by insurance companies. Since then, fourteen additional States have passed legislation to offer or cover infertility treatment. However, the last State to mandate coverage for infertility services was CT in 2005 and there is currently no Federal […]
Many people being treated for infertility are unsure whether to get the “Flu Shot.” During the 2012 influenza season both the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the National Health Department of Health and Human Services (NH DHHS), Division of Public Health Services continue to have a universal recommendation for influenza vaccination to anyone over […]
What Are the Risks with IVF?
What are the true risks of in vitro fertilization? Often thought as “the great equalizer”, the internet is information-laden. However, not all sources are equitable. Deciphering amongst myth, opinion and truth, particularly in the field of Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) can be complicated and equally frustrating. When one is contemplating whether IVF is suitable for […]