FDA Recommendations Regarding the Zika Virus and Egg Donation

Zika virus egg donation

Women of child-bearing age are at risk for serious complications related to the Zika virus. In particular, the Zika virus has been associated with microcephaly (an underdeveloped brain) in infants of mothers infected with the virus. The Zika virus is not fatal, but it can remain in the body for several weeks. The Zika virus is primarily transmitted through […]

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Premature Ovarian Insufficiency

Premature Ovarian Insufficiency

Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI) formerly referred to as Premature Ovarian Failure (POF) is defined as the depletion of ovarian follicular activity before age 40 with menstrual disturbance, generally cessation, raised gonadotropin (FSH & LH) levels, and low estradiol levels. POI affects 1% of women. There are no proven therapeutic interventions to increase ovarian activity in […]

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Mother-Baby Complications in Older Women

Biologic Clock Ticks For All

First pregnancies in women over 35 years of age are the highest percentage since statistics have been kept. First pregnancies in women over age 40 have also never been higher and due to innovations in the Assisted Reproductive Technologies (A.R.T. such as IVF and Donor Egg) have enabled women to become pregnant well after traditional […]

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