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The Alphabet Soup of PGT PGD PGS Sep 19th, 2019

In the past 30 years, Embryo biopsy for genetic testing has evolved in extraordinary ways.  Embryo biopsy is used to assess for chromosomal normalcy and/or severe genetic diseases; this  has been a revolutionary accomplishment. The technique is performed by highly skilled embryologists using a laser microscope to make a pinhole...

Endometrial Biopsy: What to Expect Jun 11th, 2019

Let’s start with the basics. The endometrium is the soft fleshy lining tissue in the very central portion of the uterus. When it is well developed, by week 3 of your cycle, it makes secretions that can provide nutritional support to an embryo, and it makes certain adhesive molecules to...

IVF Meds; A Simplified Approach Jun 9th, 2019

Injectable medications for IVF sound alike, look alike, and can be very confusing! We are here to help at every step of the process.   You will have a full discussion of the medications with Dr. Moomjy, and you will have a full teaching session with her nurse, Diana.  Additionally,...

What is a Saline Sonogram? May 28th, 2019

What is a Saline Sonogram? A Saline Sonogram a most detailed assessment of the uterine cavity. Basic ultrasound can provide great information about the uterine muscle/uterine wall and about the ovaries. Basic ultrasound can easily identify uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts, and normal ovarian follicles. The uterine cavity is buried centrally...

What is an IUI? Apr 10th, 2019

IUI Procedure from Maureen Moomjy on Vimeo. What is an IUI? IUI is the abbreviation for Intrauterine Insemination. In reality it is two procedures. One for you as the patient and one for your partner. Fair enough right? On the day of a scheduled IUI, the partner provides a specimen...