Coronavirus News

ASRM Webinar for Patients: Answering Your Questions

ASRM Webinar for Patients: Answering Your Questions

Presented by the ASRM COVID-19 Task Force Friday, May 1, 2020 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT Panelists Alan Penzias, MD Boston IVF, Waltham, MA, ASRM Practice Committee Chair Sigal Klipstein, MD InVia Fertility Specialists, Northbrook, IL, ASRM Ethics Committee Chair-Elect...

Fertility/COVID-19 eBook by Theralogix

Fertility/COVID-19 eBook by Theralogix

Supplements can play a vital role in your health, and in your fertility journey. We offer a variety of supplements to support your fertility through our trusted source at Theralogix. We want to make these exceptional products available to you. Fertility/COVID-19...

ASRM Webinar: April 14 – Take Care Of Yourself

ASRM Webinar: April 14 – Take Care Of Yourself

Live Webinar - April 14, 2020 at 3:00 PM CT Taking Care of Yourself During the COVID-19 Pandemic   Hosted by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Mental Health Professional Group of ASRM Learn practical self-care tips and how to access needed...

COVID 19: Questions Patients Have

COVID 19: Questions Patients Have

Presented by ASRM and the MHPG Developed by the Mental Health Professional Group Q: If I’m trying to get pregnant, should I stop trying to conceive due to the Coronavirus? A: If you don’t have COVID-19, there is no medical reason to change your plans regarding trying...

Coping During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Coping During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Presented by ASRM and the MHPG, the below document, developed by the Mental Health Professional Group, provides timely and practical information you may find useful in communicating with your patients. Emotional Responses Fertility patients are unsurprisingly anxious...

Infertility Patients and COVID-19

Infertility Patients and COVID-19

Recommendations from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine for patients considering or undergoing fertility treatments. (Provided 3/31/2020) COVID-19 AND PREGNANCY We don’t know much yet about COVID-19 and how the virus may affect fertility, pregnancy, or the...

Beyond Infertility: Mind Over Matter Webinar

Beyond Infertility: Mind Over Matter Webinar

Join Dr Megan Clapton as she shares ways to lower anxiety and stress and teach us how to use mindfulness during this uncertain time. This event will be great for anyone, but especially fertility patients. To attend the free meeting, follow the instructions below:  1....

Love In The Time of COVID-19 Web Series Part 2

Love In The Time of COVID-19 Web Series Part 2

We understand this pandemic has been an extremely stressful time for all of our patients. Placing your hopes and dreams on hold, in response to the COVID 19 pandemic, adds to an already stressful journey. As part of our response to this evolving situation, we are...

Additional COVID-19 FAQs (provided by SART.org)

Additional COVID-19 FAQs (provided by SART.org)

These FAQs provided by SART.org (Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology) The goal of this communication is to help give patients a clear understanding of the March 17 ASRM COVID-19 Task Force guidance. SART knows that it can be devastating for people who have...

COVID-19 and Pregnancy – Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19 and Pregnancy – Frequently Asked Questions

From: UMMC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Am I at more risk of contracting COVID-19 if I’m pregnant? Based on our current knowledge from recent experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic, the answer is NO.  Pregnancy does change your immune system making you...

Safety and Practices at MRM

The safety and well-being of our patients and employees is a top priority for MRM. In accordance with CDC recommendations, MRM is following appropriate infection controls to prepare for and prevent the spread of coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19). These actions include:

  • Hard surfaces are cleaned using disinfectant wipes with at least 70% alcohol, including, but not limited to examination tables, vital signs chair and ultrasound machines.
  • Sterilization and cleaning of all medical instruments.
  • Professional cleaning of all laundry that has been in contact with persons during clinic, including towels, gowns and sheets.
  • Proper disposal of biohazard waste daily.
  • Use of Personal Protective Equipment by all MRM staff who encounter patients while in clinic.
  • Use of recommended hand hygiene, as well as cough etiquette, by all MRM staff before and after contact with patients.
  • Strategic scheduling to avoid overcrowding of waiting areas.
  • Strict “stay home” policy for employees with respiratory illness and/or fever.

Please also review information from the CDC about coronavirus to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases.