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Florida Institute for Reproductive Medicine In Vitro Fertilization Program – 176 Consecutive Patient Reviews — Kevin L. Winslow, M.D.

In an effort to continually improve our IVF program, patients going through IVF were asked following their embryo transfer (prior to their pregnancy test) to grade on a scale of 1-4 (1 strongly disagree, 2 disagree, 3 agree and 4 strongly agree) ten different aspects of their IVF experience.  In addition patients were encouraged to make […]
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The Florida Institute for Reproductive Medicine – One of the largest Donor Embryo Programs in the Country – Kevin Winslow, M.D.

Couples going through in vitro fertilization frequently have additional embryos that are cryopreserved.  The majority of couples end up using these embryos for a second or third pregnancy.  Approximately 10% of couples will not use their cryopreserved embryos.  At the Florida Institute for Reproductive Medicine we strongly encourage these couples to consider embryo donation.  For […]
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Freezing Eggs No Longer Experimental

  FREEZING EGGS NO LONGER EXPERIMENTAL 63 Babies Born – Florida Institute for Reproductive Medicine   The American Society of Reproductive Medicine recently removed the label “experimental” in describing egg freezing. To date over 4000 babies have been born from frozen eggs, health data on these babies has been extremely reassuring. Pregnancy rates using cryo […]
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Florida Institute for Reproductive Medicine named a “Center of Excellence” by United Health Care

United Health Care “Center of Excellence” program encourages women to obtain infertility treatment at Centers of Excellence. In addition, members with no infertility benefits may be able to receive a discount if they seek treatment at one of these Centers. This helps ensure that women are receiving the best possible care from a reproductive endocrinologist […]
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Choosing an IVF Program – PATIENT BEWARE!

Don’t be misled by statements reporting we have the largest IVF, donor egg IVF or gestational surrogate IVF program.  The truth is that what is often being represented is far from what you’re probably interested in.  Ask specific pointed questions, i.e. how many IVF pregnancies have come from your current lab, not another lab or […]
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Single Embryo Transfer – The New Reality

We are pleased to announce Florida Institute for Reproductive Medicine is now one of a select group of IVF programs in the nation now offering Day 5 Laser Embryo Biopsy.  This technology allows for the laser extraction of multiple cells from a day 5 embryo to test for genetic normalcy prior to transfer.  Prior day […]
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da Vinci Robotic Microsurgical Tubal Reversal

For women who wish to have a tubal reversal, we offer state of the art Robotic Assisted Microsurgical tubal reversal using the most advanced surgical tools available today, and are able to still do this at a very affordable cost.  Without question, having a tubal reversal performed laparoscopically is associated with a much faster recovery, […]
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Maybe the Best IVF Value in the Country

Have you thought about in vitro fertilization but are concerned about the investment? The Florida Institute for Reproductive Medicine offers a package of three fresh IVF cycles as well as the transfer of all cryopreserved embryos.  This package includes intracytoplasmic sperm injection as well as assisted hatching if indicated, and it includes cryopreservation of embryos […]
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Paying For Infertility Care

Diagnosis and treatment of infertility is expensive.  Unfortunately most insurance companies continue to look at infertility as an elective part of health care – frequently not covering diagnostic testing or treatment.  Infertility costs for the most common treatment (i.e. ovulation induction with washed intrauterine insemination) ranges between $500 – $600 at the Florida Institute for […]
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Egg Freezing

The ability to freeze a human egg offers at least two important options for women: fertility preservation for women faced with potentially sterilizing therapies and individuals postponing childbearing, as well as couples requiring in vitro fertilization (IVF) who are ethically opposed to freezing (pre)embryos.  Being able to freeze eggs also allows for the establishment of […]
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