COVID19 Pandemic - Impact on Pregnant Women and Those Seeking Infertility Treatments - Curetalks

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COVID19 Pandemic – Impact on Pregnant Women and Those Seeking Infertility Treatments

Currently, very little is known about the impact of COVID-19 on reproduction and pregnancy. But as the COVID 19 pandemic began to affect lives around the world, out of an abundance of caution, the ASRM task force released a mandate on March 17th, 2020 recommending fertility clinics to suspend all new infertility treatments, cancel embryo transfers, and suspend all elective surgeries. Almost a month later, in an update#2 released on April 13, the ASRM states “While it is not yet prudent to resume non-emergency infertility procedures, the Task Force recognizes it is also time to begin to consider strategies and best practices for resuming time-sensitive fertility treatments in the face of COVID-19.” 

We are talking to reproductive endocrinologist and virologist Dr Cindy Duke of Nevada Fertility Institute and infertility specialist Dr Aimee Eyvazzadeh (The Egg Whisperer) to learn about the rapidly changing recommendations in this field, how the patients are getting affected and the future landscape of infertility treatments. 

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Talk Recorded on May 01, 2020, 05:00 pm EST </> Embed Find COVID-19 Clinical Trials
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  1. P

    I believe I have been diagnosed with PCOS. I have irregular menstrual cycle. And i have been getting spotting for the past one month.

  2. A

    1. Are Fertility Doctors looking into HEIR egg retrieval method for women over 45?

    2. What are you looking for in women age 47-49 wanting to use OE and what would recommend?

    3. Most Fertility doctors will not work with women over 45 looking to use OE. Is there any recommendations or guidance to expand the age to women under 50?