Doctors’ Blog

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.

Why Does Infertility Awareness Matter to Me?

“After 11 years in the field of infertility, and having cared for thousands of infertility patients, having listened to their stories, celebrated their pregnancies and cried with them during their losses, I feel just as dedicated and passionate about caring for infertile patients as I did when I chose the field.”

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.

So You Want to Donate Your Eggs?

Egg donation is an incredibly altruistic opportunity to enhance the lives of others struggling with the pain of infertility. Deciding to donate is a complicated decision that should be carefully considered rather than accepted as an easy way to make money.

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.”