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    Treating Infertility

    Read the latest about causes of infertility, fertility tips, and insights from our reproductive endocrinologists about what to expect during fertility treatments. Additionally, learn about how Dr. Koulianos and Dr. Inge will develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. Please feel free to contact us or call 251-438-4200.

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    • April 19, 2017Apr 19, 2017
    • Uncategorized
    • By teamalabama

    National Infertility Awareness Week

    The Center for Reproductive Medicine celebrates National Infertility Awareness Week April 23rd - 29th 2017.

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    • November 9, 2016Nov 9, 2016
    • Research, News
    • By teamalabama

    A Guide to Zika and Fertility

    What is Zika? How is Zika Treated and Prevented? Read our guide about the Zika virus and its correlation to fertility and pregnancy.

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    • October 26, 2016Oct 26, 2016
    • Fertilty 101, Infertility
    • By teamalabama

    Trouble Getting Pregnant for More Than Six Months?

    Have you tried unsuccessfully to conceive for more than 6 months? Deciding to see a board-certified reproductive endocrinologist is the first step towards finding a solution.

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    527 views | 1 share
    • October 6, 2016Oct 6, 2016
    • Fertilty 101
    • By teamalabama

    What makes The Center for Reproductive Medicine different?

    You asked and we answered your fertility questions. Learn about the treatments offered at The Center for Reproductive Medicine and why our fertility clinic is right for you.

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    • October 5, 2016Oct 5, 2016
    • Research, Fertility Diet, How to increase fertility
    • By teamalabama

    Natural Fertility Supplements

    Several vitamins and supplements have been suggested to play a role in female fertility and male fertility. Learn more about natural fertility supplements.

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    • October 4, 2016Oct 4, 2016
    • Wellness, Fertility Diet, How to increase fertility
    • By teamalabama

    Preconception Diet

    Preconception nutrition includes a balanced diet of proteins, low glycemic index carbohydrates, and healthy fats . Learn more tips about fertility foods and preconception diets.

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    • September 29, 2016Sep 29, 2016
    • Fertilty 101, IVF Procedure, Infertility
    • By teamalabama

    Fertility Classes

    At The Center for Reproductive Medicine we believe that medicine is more than just a job, it is a calling. Our fertility team strive to do the best for patients in delivering the highest standard of science, surgical skills, treatment, and communication.

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    • September 26, 2016Sep 26, 2016
    • Fertilty 101, Endometriosis
    • By teamalabama

    Endometriosis Myths

    We answer common myths about Endometriosis. Learn about what is true and what is false when it comes to Endometriosis.

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    • September 26, 2016Sep 26, 2016
    • Fertilty 101, Infertility
    • By teamalabama

    What Could Be Wrong?

    Infertility is caused by men and women equally. 40% of the time, the infertility is the result of a male factor, and 40% of the time it is the result of a female factor.

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    • September 19, 2016Sep 19, 2016
    • Fertility After Cancer, Fertility Preservation
    • By teamalabama

    Fertility Preservation

    In recent years, The Center has applied new technology to give cancer patients the opportunity to conceive after cancer treatment have damaged their reproductive organs. We are here to help alleviate the process and educate both men and women on their fertility options after cancer every step of the way.

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    • September 16, 2016Sep 16, 2016
    • IVF Procedure, Infertility
    • By teamalabama

    What is Elective Single Embryo Transfer (eSET)?

    Dr. Koulianos explains in depth about what Elective Single Embryo Transfer (eSET) is and answers common questions about pregnancy rates, complications, and the ideal candidates for eSET. Learn more about this other method of IVF treatment.

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    • September 6, 2016Sep 6, 2016
    • IVF Procedure, Research, Infertility
    • By teamalabama

    Fertility Treatments and Science

    At The Center we believe in educating patients about their fertility treatments. Our team of embryologists provide insight into the question of how should a fertility clinic help patients feel they are in control of their fertility treatment?

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    • September 6, 2016Sep 6, 2016
    • IVF Procedure, Finances, IVF Costs
    • By teamalabama

    Financial Counseling and IVF Treatment

    Fertility patients that need to go through IVF treatment are introduced to all the programs offered at The Center that range to financial planning, fertility treatment classes, and fertility medication classes.

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    • September 2, 2016Sep 2, 2016
    • Fertilty 101, Infertility
    • By teamalabama

    Fertility Treatment and Women's Health

    Dr. Inge explains what role should fertility treatment play in women’s health. Dr. Inge describes what reproductive endocrinology is and the process and communication between fertility clinics, fertility specialists, and OB-GYNs.

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    • September 2, 2016Sep 2, 2016
    • Fertilty 101, Infertility
    • By teamalabama

    What to Expect from Fertility Treatment?

    "No one part of science, medicine and care is more important than another. The combination is what pays off for fertility patients and is what they should expect from reproductive medicine today." Read more about what should fertility patients expect from fertility treatment as told by the perspective of Dr. Koulianos.

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    • September 1, 2016Sep 1, 2016
    • Research, News
    • By teamalabama

    Zika Virus Updates

    For the most up-to-date information on Zika Virus and other mosquito-borne diseases in Alabama, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) has established a dedicated website to providing details relating to the Zika Virus.

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    • August 4, 2016Aug 4, 2016
    • IVF Procedure, Infertility
    • By teamalabama

    What is Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection?

    Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) is the process of injecting a sperm into a mature oocyte (egg). The sperm is chosen based on how normal it appears. The sperm is picked up using a microinjection needle and injected into the oocyte.

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    • August 2, 2016Aug 2, 2016
    • Fertilty 101, IVF Procedure, Wellness, Infertility
    • By teamalabama

    Considerations for Couples Starting IVF

    Those couples who do not respond to traditional fertility treatments find themselves confronted with decisions concerning In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). There are several strategies that can assist couples when starting IVF.

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    580 views | 0 shares
    • August 1, 2016Aug 1, 2016
    • IVF Procedure, Infertility
    • By teamalabama

    Assisted Hatching

    Assisted Hatching is a lab technique that breaks down the outer proteins of an embryo to help it implant into the uterus.

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    668 views | 0 shares
    • August 1, 2016Aug 1, 2016
    • IVF Procedure, Infertility
    • By teamalabama

    IVF With ICSI

    Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) is an additional component of an In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) cycle usually used because of male factor infertility issues or as a result of poor fertilization on a previous IVF cycle.

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    • August 1, 2016Aug 1, 2016
    • IVF Procedure, Infertility
    • By teamalabama

    Ovulation Induction and Ovulation Monitoring

    Ovulation Induction during IVF treatment uses fertility medications to mimic the body's natural hormones and to develop multiple eggs which will increase your chances for pregnancy.

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    870 views | 0 shares
    • August 1, 2016Aug 1, 2016
    • IVF Procedure, Infertility
    • By teamalabama

    Embryo Transfers

    Not all Day 2 or 3 embryos can develop to a blastocyst with a loss of about 45 - 60% of your embryos as they are cultured the extra 2 or 3 days. Therefore, those embryos that do make it to a blastocyst for transfer on Day 5 are considered the best or hardiest and it is a natural selection process.

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    563 views | 0 shares
    • August 1, 2016Aug 1, 2016
    • Fertilty 101, Infertility
    • By teamalabama

    What is Endometriosis?

    Endometriosis is a common cause of infertility in women. The generally accepted percentage of women with Endometriosis is 5% to 15%.

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    1017 views | 0 shares
    • August 1, 2016Aug 1, 2016
    • Infertility, surgical procedures
    • By teamalabama

    What You May Not Know About Tubal Reversal

    We describe The Center’s tubal reversal services and provide facts that can help couples make the best choice as they select a provider for tubal reversal.

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    1332 views | 3 shares
    • November 16, 2015Nov 16, 2015
    • Research, Wellness, Fertility Diet, How to increase fertility, Infertility
    • By teamalabama

    Fertility Diet

    Maintaining a healthy Body Mass Index (BMI) is important to fertility. Multiple studies have shown that having a BMI that is too high or too low can adversely affect your chances of conceiving.

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    1132 views | 3 shares
    • November 16, 2015Nov 16, 2015
    • Wellness, Infertility
    • By teamalabama

    Stress and Fertility

    At The Center for Reproductive Medicine, we are here to help you manage the anxiety that frequently arises during fertility treatments. Learn helpful tips and tricks to outsmart stress.

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    850 views | 3 shares
    • November 16, 2015Nov 16, 2015
    • Fertilty 101, Infertility
    • By teamalabama

    Communicating with Your Partner

    Many emotions arise during fertility treatment that can be challenging to deal with not just for you, but also for your spouse. Learn how to help your partner open up about their new feelings.

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    1396 views | 3 shares
    • June 29, 2015Jun 29, 2015
    • IVF Procedure, Infertility
    • By teamalabama

    Why Elective Single Embryo Transfer (eSET)?

    Elective Single Embryo Transfer (eSET) is rapidly becoming a preferred method of IVF embryo transfer, due to the long and short-term risks of high-order multiple pregnancies. We are proud to offer our patients this option.