Family Planning and Reproductive health
Family Planning and Reproductive health
RRM is a medical discipline that looks at reproductive health from a restorative perspective.
"What's wrong?"
"What's wrong?"
RRM focusses on this question, then restores or optimizes natural function without suppressing or bypassing the problem.
Cycle or Fertility Charting
Cycle or Fertility Charting
Fertility or cycle charts are an important tool to carefully time tests and medications in women; changes in the chart empower her to know her body and the effects of treatments.
Restorative Andrology
Restorative Andrology
An emerging field in RRM that looks exclusively at identifying and restoring male reproductive function.
RRM is not one charting method.
RRM is not one charting method.
All believe in empowering the patient with scientifically sound and well researched knowledge about their fertility.
Education
Education
The International Institute for Restorative Reproductive Medicine offers unparalleled opportunities for continuing education and professional development.
Together.
Together.
We will transform Reproductive Medicine.

Together. Transforming Reproductive Medicine.

The International Institute for Restorative Reproductive Medicine is the leading voice in uniting providers and researchers who share a common belief that patients deserve scientifically-based and well researched reproductive health care services that cooperate with and restore reproductive function. To address reproductive health problems, Restorative Reproductive Medicine (RRM) exclusively focuses investigations and treatments on identifying and correcting abnormalities, restoring or optimizing normal reproductive function.

Membership

Becoming a member of the International Institute for RRM allows you to join a growing network of professionals and supporters who are helping transform reproductive medicine. As a member, you take an active role in shaping a future in which Restorative Reproductive Medicine, backed by quality research and years of experience, becomes the standard of care in reproductive health services.
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Research

One of the cornerstones of our Organization, IIRRM sponsors and endorses research that focuses on a restorative approach to reproductive health. Our goal is simple…..every patient, every clinician, every teacher should have access to well studied, scientifically sound clinical knowledge of Restorative, Reproductive Medicine, including cutting edge research results.
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Online Education

Explore live and recorded Webinars, research training, and resources and an interactive Forum with case discussions. Listen and learn without the formality of an online learning system. Look for links to online training and watch for 2 upcoming courses currently in development that will be offered virtually.
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Latest webinars

Missed a recent webinar? All webinars are also recorded for viewing when convenient for you. Check out the latest webinars below.

Practical Application and Integration of the “FEMM app” in Clinical Practice

Danielle Koestner, MD presents the practical application and use of the Fertility Education and Medical Management (FEMM) app in clinical practice, followed by a discussion. FEMM is an app and fertility management tool that is free to download, and teaches women how to monitor hormonal activity and identify ovulation, to manage both health and fertility.

Grand Rounds: A Comparison of Standard (ART) versus Restorative Reproductive Medicine (RRM)

Dr. Whittaker reviews the success rates and limitations of ART and the treatments offered by the NaProTechnology (a version of restorative reproductive medicine) as well as its limitations. Develop an understanding of both approaches and better understand the impact on a societal level of ART.

May Journal Club: Dopamine, vascular permeability, and inflammation as relates to endometrium, pelvic pain, and pregnancy loss

Dr. Carpentier shares his experience with and looks into the science behind the use of dexamphetamine treatment as a novel off-label treatment for a number of female chronic disorders that do not respond well to conventional therapy including recurrent pregnancy loss, inflammation, and ongoing pain.    The primary article of focus for this journal club, "The neurotransmitter dopamine modulates vascular permeability in the endothelium", along with a list of references can be downloaded to accompany the webinar.

Continuing Education in RRM

IIRRM offers ongoing CME-accredited live webinars on topics related to RRM throughout the year.

All Webinars are held at 8 pm GMT (London, UK time)

  • RRM Grand Rounds is the 4th Thursday of each month.
  • Journal Club is held the 2nd Tuesday of each month, with an RRM Research Update replacing every 4th Journal Club.
  • A webinar series dedicated to the education of Teachers is held quarterly, on Weds.  

Webinars are free for all current IIRRM members, we ask you to register online through our website or by email invitation, so we can issue CME and send you a confidential access link to join each webinar.  Anyone interested in learning more about RRM from students just beginning their careers to researchers and medical experts in the area looking to build their knowledge.  You can join IIRRM to attend here.

Recent Conferences and Recordings

17th Annual International Virtual Conference for Restorative Reproductive Medicine

Celebrate 20 years of bringing together a community of medical professionals and supporters who are helping to transform reproductive medicine at the 2020 International RRM Virtual Conference.  Hear the latest developments, innovations, and research in the area of RRM.  Listen to our Fireside Chat in which 6 clinical cases of PCOS were presented, with each presentation highlighting a different science-based method of charting that assists in identifying, managing, and treating a patient with PCOS.

RRM Research Updates: Hormonal monitoring of the menstrual cycle, with comparison to ultrasound

Presented by Professor Leonard F. Blackwell, Massey University, New Zealand, Dr. Blackwell was trained in organic chemistry, biochemistry and reproductive physiology. He studied under Professor James Brown at the University of Melbourne in the physiology of ovulation and in the development of the Fertility Meter, a device for monitoring ovarian activity in all its manifestations and one of the only true quantitative point-of-care devices in existence.  For the past 36 years, Len was involved in the research and development of urinary assays as point-of-care diagnostic kits and recently with quantitative immune-chromatographic assays. Sadly, Dr. Blackford passed away in late 2020.

North American Virtual Conference for RRM 2020

Access to recordings and slides from this year's North American Conference and Annual meeting for RRM are now available. Held on July 22, 2020 "virtually", we are grateful to everyone—including the attendees, speakers, and facilitators—who made the conference a success. We heard from Amy Beckley, PhD, on the power of testing progesterone urine metabolites, Dr. Patrick Yeung on endometriosis adhesion prevention, and Dr. Joe Stanford on STORRM as well as a number of new RRM research abstracts. While we couldn't meet physically we enjoyed the opportunity to see everyone virtually. Conference attendees receive free access to recordings and slides.

16th Annual General Meeting and International Conference for RRM

Recordings from IIRRM's AGM and International Conference for RRM held in Dublin and Restorative Reproduction hosted by NeoFertility are now available for purchase. Updates in progesterone, DHEA and the Oestradiol curve, immunological aspects of infertility and reproductive health, treatment of silent endometriosis, an overview of the new Neo app and case studies as well as some surprising discoveries! Fill out the online evaluations for each day to receive up to 12 CME/CPD are available until Sept 27, 2019.

RRM Gives hope to couples After Failed IVF

New Paper Published.

Spotlight

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