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Center for Human Reproduction
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World-renowned infertility treatment and research center in New York City, New York
World-renowned infertility treatment and research center in New York City, New York

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The Guardian writer Rebecca Seal tells her and her partner's infertility story, trying to conceive, to diagnosis, to treatment, to baby:

"Two years passed and nothing happened, at least not to us. We seemed to be surrounded by people who only needed to look at each other to get pregnant. Couples who hadn’t even met when we first started trying were already lapping us."

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CHR's Dr. David H. Barad discusses legal rights for LGBT couples regarding sperm or egg donation, and how US law protects their choices.

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A study of 1,508 women, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that for women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), frozen embryos may be more successful:

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Dr. David H. Barad explains that the false positive rate of PGS and embryos' natural ability to correct chromosomal abnormalities mean that many embryos that aren't being used after screening as "abnormal" can grow into healthy babies.

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Most couples keep inferility woes to themselves or possibly close friends and family. Check out one woman's story on why she shared her intimate infertility struggle in a public space -- with her entire friend list on Facebook:

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The New York Times reports that a new study of 25,000 women in the Netherlands found that IVF treatment was not associated with the risk of breast cancer:

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In this video, Dr. David Albertini talks about the laboratory research we perform at the Center for Human Reproduction. Our research program gives CHR physicians novel tools for accurate diagnosis and individualized treatments:

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When you're trying to conceive through IVF, you may hear plenty of ideas about what you can do to boost your chances for success. Parents Magazine asked experts to distinguish between the myths and the facts:

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CHR's Dr. Vitaly A Kushnir explains that finding the "right" IVF center for each patient means going beyond comparing success rates:

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"Four lesbian women are suing a U.S. state for discrimination for insisting women have unprotected sex with a man to prove they are infertile... [in order to] claim insurance coverage for treatment."
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