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Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership
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Infertility 101 With Fertility Partnership

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If you\'re struggling to have a baby, Fertility Partnership outlines the causes behind infertility and the many possible treatments available to help you have the baby of your dreams.

If you\'re struggling to have a baby, Fertility Partnership outlines the causes behind infertility and the many possible treatments available to help you have the baby of your dreams.

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  • 1. Want To Have A Baby?<br />The Time Is Ripe!<br />Fertility Partnership<br />
  • 2. What Do You Need To Have A Baby?<br /><ul><li>Healthy egg
  • 3. Healthy sperm
  • 4. Egg & sperm meeting AND landing safely</li></li></ul><li>What Gets In The Way?<br /><ul><li>Women’s fertility issues
  • 5. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  • 6. Ovarian failure/low ovarian reserve
  • 7. Hormonal problems
  • 8. Blocked fallopian tubes
  • 9. Genetic defects</li></li></ul><li>What Gets In The Way?<br /><ul><li>Women’s fertility issues
  • 10. Infertility due to cancer/chemotherapy/radiation
  • 11. Uterine defects & fibroids
  • 12. Hyperprolactinemia
  • 13. Unexplained infertility
  • 14. Recurrent miscarriage</li></li></ul><li>What Gets In The Way?<br /><ul><li>Men’s fertility issues
  • 15. Low sperm count/abnormal sperm motility/morphology
  • 16. Testosterone deficiency
  • 17. Retrograde ejaculation
  • 18. Genetic defects
  • 19. Infertility due to cancer/chemotherapy/radiation
  • 20. Obstruction of ejaculatory ducts
  • 21. Anti-sperm antibodies</li></li></ul><li>Help Is Out There!<br />
  • 22. What Kind Of Help?<br /><ul><li>Thorough evaluation
  • 23. Health history
  • 24. Semen analysis
  • 25. Ovarian reserve tests
  • 26. Check uterus & tubes</li></li></ul><li>Now What?<br /><ul><li>Many steps before IVF
  • 27. Diagnostic procedures/surgery
  • 28. Laparoscopy
  • 29. Hysterosalpingogram
  • 30. Hysteroscopy
  • 31. Uterine fibroid removal
  • 32. Destruction of endometriosis
  • 33. Semen analysis</li></li></ul><li>Now What?<br /><ul><li>Many steps before IVF
  • 34. Fertility treatments
  • 35. Timed intercourse
  • 36. Ovulation induction
  • 37. Intrauterine insemination (IUI)</li></li></ul><li>What Is In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)?<br /><ul><li>IVF - an infertility treatment procedure in which one or more eggs, each removed from a ripe follicle, is fertilized by sperm outside the human body before being placed in a woman's uterus to implant and result in pregnancy.</li></li></ul><li>What Else Can Be Involved With IVF?<br /><ul><li>TESE – Testicular Sperm Extraction
  • 38. *ICSI – Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection
  • 39. *AZH – Assisted Zonal Hatching
  • 40. PGD – Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
  • 41. Cryopreservation of eggs, sperm & oocytes</li></ul>*Included in the cost of IVF at Fertility Partnership<br />
  • 42. What’s The Cost?<br /><ul><li>Average U.S. fertility clinic can run $15,000+ per IVF cycle
  • 43. Not at Fertility Partnership
  • 44. At least 30% less than other clinics
  • 45. How?
  • 46. Use the latest technologies to pass savings on to patients
  • 47. Why?
  • 48. It’s our passion</li></li></ul><li>Our Passion<br />
  • 49. Chances Of Success<br /><ul><li>Much depends on woman’s age
  • 50. 90% of eggs gone by age 30
  • 51. In any given month, chances of getting pregnant at age 30 is 20%
  • 52. At age 40, chances go down to 5%
  • 53. Don’t wait to get help!
  • 54. Under age 30, seek help after one year of trying
  • 55. After age 30 seek help after six months</li></li></ul><li>Alternatives/Additional Assistance<br /><ul><li>Egg donation
  • 56. Sperm donation
  • 57. Embryo adoption
  • 58. Gestational carrier (surrogacy)
  • 59. Adoption</li></li></ul><li>Mind-Body Connection Is Real<br /><ul><li>Find a doctor who gets it!
  • 60. Consider alternative treatments to supplement medical care
  • 61. Anything that will help put you in a positive frame of mind
  • 62. Acupuncture
  • 63. Acupressure
  • 64. Massage therapy
  • 65. Chiropractic care</li></li></ul><li>Don’t Be Afraid To Ask For Support!<br /><ul><li>Infertility support groups
  • 66. Infertility & Adoption Support – www.infertilityandadoption.org
  • 67. Counselors specializing in infertility
  • 68. Online support groups
  • 69. www.DailyStrength.org
  • 70. www.SupportGroups.com
  • 71. Facebook & Twitter groups</li></li></ul><li>Our Promise<br />Fertility Partnership is dedicated to helping begin families by using the latest technology to offer top quality, compassionate fertility care at a significantly lower cost.<br />
  • 72. Our Goal<br />That everyone, regardless of ethnicity, <br />culture, sexuality or economic status be <br />welcomed, embraced and encouraged by Fertility Partnership in their quest <br />to have a baby.<br />
  • 73. Our Clinic<br />
  • 74. Our Clinic<br />
  • 75. Our Services<br /><ul><li>Semen analysis
  • 76. Diagnostic laparoscopy
  • 77. Hysterosalpingogram
  • 78. Hysteroscopy
  • 79. Removal of uterine fibroids
  • 80. Destruction of endometriosis
  • 81. Ovulation induction</li></li></ul><li>Our Services<br /><ul><li>Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)
  • 82. In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
  • 83. Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) and Assisted Zonal Hatching (AZH) are included in the cost of IVF
  • 84. Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)
  • 85. Testicular Sperm Extraction (TESE)</li></li></ul><li>Our Staff<br />
  • 86. Dr. D. Elan SimckesMedical Director<br /><ul><li>More than 20 years of experience helping families grow
  • 87. Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School graduate
  • 88. Assisted during some of Israel’s first in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures
  • 89. Ten years with Infertility Center of St. Louis & Sher Institute of Reproductive Medicine
  • 90. Provided OB/GYN and infertility care for more than 5,000 women
  • 91. Certified by American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology</li></li></ul><li>Andria SimckesExecutive Director<br /><ul><li>Provides strategic guidance & leadership for all aspects of the practice
  • 92. Washington University in St. Louis School of Law graduate
  • 93. Extensive legal, management & economic development expertise
  • 94. Former executive director of Greater St. Louis Regional Empowerment Zone
  • 95. 2008 Democratic candidate for Missouri State Treasurer</li></li></ul><li>Lisa Ray<br />Laboratory Director<br /><ul><li>More than 25 years experience at nation’s top fertility programs
  • 96. Center for Human Reproduction
  • 97. New Hope Center for Reproductive Medicine
  • 98. Alabama Fertility Specialists
  • 99. Manages Fertility Partnership’s quality control program, trains medical staff on latest techniques & serves as liaison with regulatory agencies
  • 100. Graduate degree in reproductive physiology from Southern Illinois University Carbondale</li></li></ul><li>Aaron BuckEmbryologist<br /><ul><li>Formerly with New Hope Center for Reproductive Medicine
  • 101. No. 8 clinic in the U.S. for successful IVF pregnancies
  • 102. Six years of experience
  • 103. Performs some of the most technically challenging & delicate procedures at Fertility Partnership
  • 104. Sperm preparation
  • 105. ICSI
  • 106. Embryo grading
  • 107. Embryo transfers
  • 108. Embryo cryopreservation</li></li></ul><li>Tami NolenOffice Administrator<br /><ul><li>Manages day-to-day workings of Fertility Partnership
  • 109. More than ten years experience managing economic development and public service offices
  • 110. Former office manager for Greater St. Louis Regional Empowerment Zone
  • 111. Former assistant to administration of St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley</li></li></ul><li>Contact Us<br /><ul><li>p: 636.441.7770
  • 112. tf: 800.BabyToday
  • 113. info@fertilitypartnership.com
  • 114. www.fertilitypartnership.com
  • 115. Twitter: fertilityprtnrs
  • 116. Facebook, Flickr & LinkedIn: Fertility Partnership
  • 117. SlideShare & YouTube: FertilityPartnership</li>

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