News report: Genetic Tests for People Who’d Rather Not Know

Fertility Associates of Memphis responds to non disclosure testing Some people have a family history of diseases that cause devastating symptoms, in some cases significantly impacting quality of life. Increasingly, these disorders are found to have a genetic cause. Some forms of Alzheimer’s dementia, for example, are now known to be associated with specific genetic mutations. For many patients, the ability to test for such…

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Doctors at Fertility Associates of Memphis Share Groundbreaking Research at National Conference

The doctors at Fertility Associates of Memphis shared their latest research at the annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) this week, breaking new ground at the world’s premier reproductive medicine conference. Although it is a private practice, Fertility Associates of Memphis enjoys a long tradition of research and teaching. At the 2014 ASRM meeting, Fertility Associates of Memphis embryologist Dr. Jianchi…

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News report: Apple, Facebook to pay for female employees to freeze eggs

Fertility Associates of Memphis expert responds to the benefits of egg freezing Silicon Valley is known for offering valuable job perks, but the latest moves by Apple and Facebook could help the companies attract more female employees. According to national reports, Apple and Facebook are adding a new perk: Free egg freezing that would let female employees delay parenting for a few years.  Facebook started…

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Meet Dr. Amelia Bailey

This blog is a Q&A with Dr. Amelia Bailey, a reproductive endocrinology and infertility specialist who joined Fertility Associates of Memphis as Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery. Why did you specialize in infertility? I love how this field incorporates everything I enjoy doing: hearing personal stories from patients while getting to know them, offering both medical and surgical treatment as appropriate, and being a part…

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Healthy Eating While You’re Pregnant

Every day, patients ask doctors at Fertility Associates of Memphis what NOT to eat during pregnancy to avoid listeria. Listeria is a bacteria that can contaminate food and cause a serious infection, so it is an important public health concern in the U.S. – especially in pregnant women.  In fact, the incidence of listeriosis among pregnant women is approximately 13 times higher than in the…

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