Why Schools Should Bring Infertility into Sex-Ed Discussions

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Ahh… October. Between the flannel shirts and cute boots I have in my closet, this time of year gets me feeling all warm and fuzzy. Better still, one of my favorite holidays is in October...

PGS 102 – What to Expect on Your PGS Report Card

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From what I’ve gathered, infertility treatment is a lot like high school: it’s highly hormonal, everyone’s in your business, and there’s nothing but test after test after test. I’d term it “Infertility High”, as goodness...

Build Your Family Celebrity Style!

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Perhaps it was a well-intended co-worker at a holiday party or a family member at Christmas dinner who asked, “So, when are you having kids?” while you were innocently sipping your eggnog. If starting or...

Genetic Counselor Awareness Day: What Our Counselors are Thankful For

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November 9, 2017 is the first annual Genetic Counselor (GC) Awareness Day. As a company dedicated to providing genetic information, we at CooperGenomics are so very proud of our expert genetic counseling team! They are...

Why We’re Adopting

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Working as a gay man in reproductive genetics, one could easily assume that if I want to have children, I will likely go the route of in vitro fertilization (IVF) with an egg donor and...

Knowing (and possibly freezing) the Eggs in Your Basket

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In the last couple of years, egg freezing has become a hot topic of discussion (pun intended), and it’s not because of the popularity of Elsa or Anna from Disney’s Frozen. Well-known companies have begun...

What to Expect from a Fertility Workup – The Guys Edition

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Per the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, infertility affects women and men equally. About 33 percent of infertility cases can be attributed to male factors, 33 percent to female factors, and one-third to a combination...

Why is Everyone Talking About “Three Parent Babies”?

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Sickle cell anemia. Cystic fibrosis. These are conditions that you may have heard of in a biology class, on the news, or maybe through a friend. Two genetic conditions you probably have not heard of...