Fertility Blog Posts by Dr. Rink Murray

Dr. Rink Murray, reproductive endocrinologist & infertility specialist

About the author

Dr. Rink Murray is a reproductive endocrinologist for Tennessee Reproductive Medicine and specializes in predictors of in vitro fertilization (IVF), success in patients with poor prognosis, fertilization in couples with unexplained infertility and ectopic pregnancy. He also has an acute interest in endocrine disorders, recurrent pregnancy loss, and microinvasive surgery.

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You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby

Minimal-stimulation, known as mini-IVF, can reduce costs, clinic visits, drug reactions and multiple births. For some people, it may increase pregnancy rates and in others it can reduce pregnancy success. It is not for everyone. Dr. Murray says who might benefit from mini IVF.

Your Baby, Your Right to Sex Selection. But Is it Wrong?

Technological advances have upped the game by giving parents the option of selecting the sex of their child before pregnancy. It’s called sex selection (sometimes referred to as gender selection) and is possible by evaluating the genetic makeup of embryos formed in the lab to be implanted in the woman’s womb.

Why Success Rate Numbers Don’t Add Up to Real Success

Tennessee Reproductive Medicine has been fortunate this year to receive a lot attention for having some of the highest IVF success rates in the country. While the attention these numbers bring is nice to experience, we don’t — and never have — measure our success rates just in “numbers.”