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We are open and conducting consultations and follow up appointments via video conference and are excited to be expanding our in-office appointments.   At RMSCVA, we understand that 2020 has been a difficult spring both due to the risk of serious illness or death caused by COVID-19...

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A two week vacation in the Bahamas feels more like two days, while the anticipated two week wait (TWW) can feel more like two years. It’s hard to let those hours, days and weeks tick by without feeling like you’ll lose your mind. But, you can,...

Preparing for your first IVF cycle requires attention in three realms: the logistical, the physical, and the mental/emotional. Take the time to review the following suggestions to enjoy a demystified and satisfying IVF experience. The IVF Logistics The more educated and informed you are about the process,...

Egg freezing (oocyte cryopreservation) offers the remarkable ability to preserve future fertility many years before you’re ready to start a family. It’s also the means of preserving fertility when it is compromised by a cancer diagnosis and/or treatment side effects. You benefit from optimal fertility chances...

Are you seeking - and receiving - the infertility support you need? For some, an infertility diagnosis and the ensuing fertility journey are public knowledge - shared online via blog or social media posts and part of everyday communication with family members and friends. For...

We are excited to share with you that Dr. Williams’ research on PCOS has been published in the November – December 2019 issue of Human Reproduction Update titled “First-line ovulation induction for polycystic ovary syndrome: an individual participant data meta-analysis.” Research on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Polycystic ovary...

Pursuing fertility treatments is exciting – and possibly terrifying – which means it’s almost impossible to not stress out. Unfortunately, stress is the last thing your body needs because that fight/flight/freeze response to stress sends cortisol and adrenaline through your system, which can impede the beneficial...

The team here at the Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia maintains a diligent finger on the pulse of recent reproductive and fertility-oriented research. Recently, we feel especially connected to a study published by the UVA School of Medicine, authored by one of our...

Fertility blogs can be a source of comfort, commiseration, and way to feel more connected to others who are walking – or have walked – along the same infertility path you’re traveling now. For many women, fertility blogs are their first “support group,” via comment sharing,...

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