Posted By Elana Klemm, MA, LPC, NCC 12-1-2019 Compassionate Care Counseling Services www.elanaklemm.com It always seems as if the holiday season sneaks up on us so quickly. The holiday months consist of multiple family-oriented gatherings to celebrate, show love, and catch up with relatives you haven’t seen since the previous year. The harsh reality? Unfortunately, [...]
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As I write this blog, I am reminded of just how far we’ve come since the birth of Louise Brown (1stIVF baby) 40 years ago. The fertility medicines that were used in the early years were obtained from the urine of menopausal women and were administered by intramuscular (deep muscle) injection. The medications we now [...]
Yoga and Fertility is profound and has produced significant results in a woman trying to conceive. Yoga is the journey into the self through the self. Yoga cracks us open at the core of our being and brings out the truth of who we and what we truly want in our life. Science has [...]
By now many of you have heard that RBA has been acquired by an entity called Prelude, and you may be wondering, what is this all about, and will there still be an RBA? The short answer is “yes”. RBA is and will always be RBA. We will still be caring for those infertile couples [...]
Welcome everyone! The recent epidemic of the Zika virus and its association the severe birth defect, microcephaly, has many women who are pregnant or desiring pregnancy understandably worried. The purpose of this blog is to provide information on Zika infection and how to protect yourself and your baby. 1.) Zika virus is a mosquito-borne flavivirus. [...]
MyEggBank is now in its 6th year of formal operation with over five thousand cases completed since its beginning. The bank has evolved from being an offshoot of Reproductive Biology Associates to becoming a national network of egg production centers and recipient treatment centers. At its inception the bank and the centers in the network [...]
The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease. We feel it is appropriate with this being Men’s Health Month to reflect on a recent survey which stated that across the board men prefer optimal health to a lavish lifestyle. This is [...]
Hello everyone! I’m thrilled to write this blog and share some thoughts with you. In this blog post, I will try to dismiss common fertility myths with explanations. If you have been trying to conceive without success, don’t get discouraged. I am hoping this post will empower you with positive information. Fertility apps… Period trackers… [...]
Welcome to our new blog! As I write this first blog post I am amazed at all of the progress and advancements RBA has made since its inception back in 1983. Just to give you some historical perspective, when RBA was created there were less than 50 babies as a result of IVF. There was [...]