October 2009 Blog Posts Archives

Infertility A Blessing in Disguise?

Here's a way to re-frame things: Michele Olson of thinkmarriage.org suggests that infertility could actually be helpful to couples.In this article from the Wausau Daily…

Posted by Sonja Kristiansen, MD on Oct 28, 2009

Economy Makes Saving Embryos Tougher Decision

A recent study found that there is indeed an expected correlation between the United States economic downturn and people's choices regarding their frozen embryos.In other…

Posted by Sonja Kristiansen, MD on Oct 22, 2009

Safer Fertility Treatment Must Be Made Available

The New York Times' recent series on "21st Century Babies" provides a distressing glimpse into an unpleasant side of reproductive medicine. Besides being the Medical Director…

Posted by Sonja Kristiansen, MD on Oct 14, 2009

Surrogacy The Final Stop In the Journey For Some

The Wall Street Journal has published a detailed article on the growing prevalence of international surrogacy as a way to build American families. The piece…

Posted by Sonja Kristiansen, MD on Oct 09, 2009

How Do My Patients Want Their Loved Ones To Think About Infertility?

Every now and then I run across unusually good advice to friends and loved ones of infertility patients. This Q&A by Dr. Miriam Stoppard on…

Posted by Sonja Kristiansen, MD on Oct 08, 2009

When Fertility Really Is About Your Diet

No woman wants to be told she needs to lose weight, least of all my patients who have struggled (sometimes for years) with trying to…

Posted by Sonja Kristiansen, MD on Oct 06, 2009

Another Step Forward Toward Fertility Preservation

A drug used to treat ovarian cancer (cisplatin) promotes egg cell death by way of a particular enzyme. The good news: a drug used to…

Posted by Sonja Kristiansen, MD on Oct 02, 2009

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