As we continue to adjust to life during the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak it is important that we adjust our activities. Fertility treatment is ESSENTIAL care for those that need it. Our goal is to continue continue to provide this care for all of those seeking treatment–but it will require their assistance as well. Here in Colorado our use of social distancing has clearly reduced the severity of the outbreak. I’ve summarized in a videoblog the recommendations to keep our patients, our staff and our community safe: https://youtu.be/7sBN7WgC35I .
So please continue to stay safer-at-home when possible and follow established social distancing when out in public place.
With kindness and support,
Robert Greene, MD, FACOG
Conceptions Reproductive Associates of Colorado
As fertility treatment resumes following the pause created by the COVID19 Outbreak, we have experienced marked improvement in air quality. Many are unaware the of the unfortunate effects that pollution has upon fertility. Here on the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day is a great time to update you on how our improved environment can boost your chances of achieving and maintaining a healthy pregnancy: https://youtu.be/Iq93CXlrp4Q .
I hope that you found that information to be encouraging. Let’s see if we can take it a step further and make some better choices as we move forward in to the future.
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Treatment for fertility patients has been challenging during the COVID19 Outbreak. There is agreement that fertility treatment is essential and not elective. But whether or not it was urgent created some confusion as whether or not treatment should be continued or halted during the early days of the outbreak in the United States.
At this point, it is becoming more apparent that various regions are experiencing this pandemic very differently. Here’s the latest update for patients seeking care at our center in Colorado: https://youtu.be/Ky5lcP-Rzus.
Stay safe, stay well and if you can please stay home.
~Robert Greene, MD, FACOG
There is increasing concern over Corona Virus or COVID19 as this infection spreads. In perspective there are other infectious diseases that people seeking pregnancy should also consider. Here is a link to a videoblog we recently created to try to answer some of these questions and provide some practical advice: https://youtu.be/a6p4uUC8hgk
One of the most common questions that patients focus on is identifying the reason for not becoming pregnant easily. I typically begin a consultation by re-framing the question. Take a listen: https://youtu.be/XhPXGE9Q6ps
In our effort to remain relevant and provide you with current and relevant content–we’re starting a new YouTube Channel called Clinical Conversations. My partner in this project–Lisa White–is a licensed counselor that has actually gone through fertility treatment herself.
Our goal is to help support you by providing you with some short dialogues about topics that you find to be most relevant. Consider signing up or emailing us some suggestions for topics.
If you can’t find us at the link above just search “clinical conversations–fertility chats” on YouTube.
We hope to see you there!
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