6 10, 2017

Did you know that October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month?

By | 2017-10-17T20:16:10+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Blog, Northern Virginia|0 Comments

Miscarriage is one of the most devastating and emotionally taxing experiences that a couple can face. Sadly, it is a relatively common occurrence affecting roughly one in five pregnancies. A small percentage of women (1-2%) will have three or more consecutive, spontaneous miscarriages. The cause of recurrent miscarriages is complex in nature and can [...]

2 10, 2017

Breast Cancer Survivors Hope for a Family

By | 2017-10-18T09:26:30+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Blog, Boston|0 Comments

More than 300,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2017. At the time of this life-changing diagnosis, a multitude of thoughts surrounding your current and future life may race through your mind. For many women, future plans to build a family may become even more of a priority than before. We want [...]

27 09, 2017

The Basics of Comprehensive Chromosome Screening (CCS)

By | 2017-10-17T20:18:01+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Blog, Colorado|0 Comments

Whether they’ve been trying to get pregnant for years or have simply waited until the “perfect moment,” some women may find their chances of having a successful pregnancy are dwindling due to age or infertility. Though struggling with infertility and the fear of miscarriage may prove overwhelming and stressful, women facing these problems can [...]

19 09, 2017

Family Building for Gay Male Couples

By | 2017-10-17T20:19:13+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Blog, San Francisco|0 Comments

CCRM prides itself on helping individuals and couples of all sexual orientations have the families they want. If you are a man in a same-sex relationship hoping to build a family, you may wonder what options are available to you, and what the process looks like. In order to conceive a child, we will [...]

1 09, 2017

PCOS Isn’t a Dead End

By | 2017-10-17T22:09:31+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Blog, Colorado|0 Comments

If you are a woman suffering from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) you know it can be a frustrating and sometimes painful disorder to live with.  It is also the leading cause of infertility in women. September is PCOS Awareness Month, and we want to not only raise awareness about this disorder that affects so [...]

30 08, 2017

CCRM Laboratories: The Key to Success

By | 2017-10-17T22:10:08+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Blog, Northern Virginia|0 Comments

Many factors must come together to help our patients achieve a successful, healthy pregnancy. While the expertise of our world-class doctors and staff is an essential piece of the equation, a critical part of the in vitro fertilization (IVF) process happens in a place that most patients never see: our laboratory. CCRM labs are [...]

17 08, 2017

Family Building with Embryo Banking

By | 2017-10-17T20:25:12+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Blog, Colorado|0 Comments

For some couples, building a family is not an easy process. Men and women alike can experience fertility complications that make having a child difficult. Fortunately, modern scientists and researchers have pioneered technologies and treatments that help couples have the family they deserve. In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)  In vitro fertilization is one of the [...]

21 07, 2017

Tenth Time is the Charm for Single Mother by Choice

By | 2017-10-17T20:26:31+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Blog, Colorado|0 Comments

Zola is only four years old, but the young lady already knows her “birth story.” “She understands that Dr. Surrey put her in my belly (via in vitro fertilization), according to her proud mom, Traci Kodeck, of Towson, Maryland. Of course, Zola’s birth story doesn’t begin to cover Traci’s long and difficult path to [...]

23 06, 2017

How CCRM Changed the IVF Landscape

By | 2017-10-17T22:02:26+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Blog, Boston, Colorado, Minneapolis, New York, Northern Virginia, Orange County, San Francisco|0 Comments

CCRM continually raises the bar by finding new and innovative ways, so that individuals have the best chance at having a healthy baby. Our research efforts have resulted in numerous important advances in the field of reproductive endocrinology. CCRM changed the in vitro fertilization (IVF) landscape by pioneering comprehensive chromosomal screening (CCS) and in [...]

20 06, 2017

Acupuncture: An Alternative Approach to Infertility

By | 2017-10-17T20:28:16+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Blog, San Francisco|0 Comments

Used for thousands of years for its therapeutic benefits, acupuncture is the cornerstone of Chinese medicine. Sterile, hair-thin needles are inserted into the skin at specific points (commonly referred to as acupuncture points). When these points are stimulated it has a regulating effect on the endocrine and nervous system. U.S. doctors are increasingly recommending [...]