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Month by Month...

Always a fascinating reminder of each of our entries into the world: http://www.webmd.com/baby/ss/slideshow-fetal-development Have a glorious last weekend in September!

Endometriosis Update...

It’s estimated that 176 million women world-wide have endometriosis, in varying stages and degrees. In a landmark collaboration between 34 academic endometriosis research centers and three diagnostic/pharmaceutical companies – an unprecedented initiative for a single disease – the World Endometriosis Research Foundation (WERF) has released global standardised tools for the collection of biological samples...

ASRM: News and Research...

The American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) has a News and Research page on their website that is informative and of-the-moment in terms of infertility issues and reproductive medicine. I have been a proud member of the organization since 1989, serving on its Ethics Committee – and highly recommend the site.

Looking Back...

In 2010, the 50th anniversary of the Pill, I was interviewed for the cover story of New York magazine. The piece, “How the Pill Changed the World,” was an excellent overview of how, indeed, the pill had changed the world and women’s place in it. I was quoted as saying, “We don’t completely know what determines who is fertile and who is not,” says Dr. Jamie Grifo, the compassionate, plainspoken...