IRMS addresses Multiple Miscarriages and Pregnancy Loss

Experiencing a pregnancy loss can be a devastating event, unfortunately more women and couples experience miscarriage or pregnancy loss than most people realize. Approximately 15- 20% of all pregnancies are lost in a miscarriage; most often early in the first trimester (within the first 13 weeks). The miscarriage rate may be even higher when you…
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What is AMH?

You may have heard a lot about AMH or been asked “What’s your AMH level?” AMH stands for Anti-Mullerian Hormone and is one of the ways that we can estimate your ovarian reserve. Ovarian reserve can only be estimated, as we cannot actually count the number of good quality eggs that are in your ovaries….
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How soon after a miscarriage until I can try again?

Women who have a miscarriage often wonder when it is safe to try again. The traditional answer has been to wait 3-6 cycles until trying to become pregnant but there is very little scientific evidence behind these recommendations. A recent study observed women who tried to become pregnant in fewer than 3 cycles after a…
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Why you need to commit to quit smoking…..today

The detrimental effects of smoking on cardiovascular health are well documented, however the effects on fertility may not be well known. Smoking can cause delays in time to conception and increase the likelihood of infertility. Smoking women appear to have an accelerated loss of their eggs, an increased time to conception, and a decreased likelihood…
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PCOS… or not?

PCOS is a condition involving irregular periods, elevated levels of male hormones (hyperandrogenism) that can cause male pattern hair growth, and ultrasound findings of polycystic ovaries. PCOS is very common, affecting 5-10% of all women. Occasionally, the symptoms of PCOS can actually be caused by another underlying condition that is indistinguishable from PCOS without an…
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