Journal Club: The efficacy of psychological interventions for infertile patients

 View the article : The efficacy of psychological interventions for infertile patients: a meta-analysis examining mental health and pregnancy rateKatja Hämmerli, Hansjörg Znoj, Jürgen Barth; The efficacy of psychological interventions for infertile patients: a meta-analysis examining mental health and pregnancy rate, Human Reproduction Update, Volume 15, Issue 3, 1 May 2009, Pages 279–295, https://doi.org/10.1093/humupd/dmp002View Slides:

Special Lecture: Navigating Infertility: Optimizing Emotional Health and Well-Being of Couples Trying to Conceive

Navigating Infertility: Optimizing Emotional Health and Well-Being of Couples Trying to Conceive by Marc Sherman, Organic Conceptions  Introduction by Dr. Phil Boyle    We’re sorry, this content is only available to current IIRRM Members.  Please Log In below or click here to become a member of the International Institute for Restorative Reproductive Medicine.  Need to renew? Just login below and visit your account page. As a member in addition to accessing our library of webinars, conferences, and continuing education. We also host multiple live webinars most month of the year, as well as regional and international conferences. CME accredited webinars […]

Journal Club: Non-Apnoea Sleep Disorders Increase Infertility

Presented by Lynn Keenan, MD   Download the article Referenced Article: Wang, I-Duo & Liu, Yung-Liang & Peng, Chung-Kan & Chung, Chi-Hsiang & Chang, Shan-Yueh & Tsao, Chang-Huei & Chien, Wu-Chien. (2017). Non-Apnea Sleep Disorder Increases the Risk of Subsequent Female Infertility-A Nationwide Population-Based Cohort Study. Sleep. 41. 10.1093/sleep/zsx186. STUDY OBJECTIVES: Non-apnea sleep disorder (NASD) increases the risk of hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, chronic kidney disease, cardiovascular disease, and stroke. However, the risk and the time interval of NASD to female infertility has not been thoroughly understood. Our study aimed to determine whether NASD increases the subsequent risk of […]

Journal Club: Stress and Infertility: Does Psychological Therapy Help?

Presented by Paul Carpentier, MD, CFMC Download the article   Referenced Article: Katja Hämmerli, Hansjörg Znoj, Jürgen Barth, The efficacy of psychological interventions for infertile patients: a meta-analysis examining mental health and pregnancy rate, Human Reproduction Update, Volume 15, Issue 3, May-June 2009, Pages 279–295, https://doi.org/10.1093/humupd/dmp002 ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND Psychological interventions for infertile patients seek to improve mental health and increase pregnancy rates. The aim of the present meta-analysis was to examine if psychological interventions improve mental health and pregnancy rate among infertile patients. Thus, controlled studies were pooled investigating psychological interventions following the introduction of assisted reproductive treatments (ART). METHODS […]

Grand Rounds: Disrupting the Psychological Impact of the Infertility Journey: Research Findings from Doubt to Struggle to Surrender to Unexpected Pregnancy

Presented by Dr. Kate Webster, MD and Marc Sherman, Founder of Organic Conceptions   Learning Outcomes: Understand the psychological impact of infertility on the couple Learn techniques to help couples cope with infertility Understand the psychological impact stress can have on pregnancy rates and techniques to support couples struggling with infertility   We’re sorry, this content is only available to current IIRRM Members.  Please Log In below or click here to become a member of the International Institute for Restorative Reproductive Medicine.  Need to renew? Just login below and visit your account page. As a member in addition to accessing our […]

Improving Pregnancy Outcomes through Stress Management

https://vimeo.com/181243296 “Improving Pregnancy Outcomes through Stress Management” by Christine Silverstein, EdD, RN Dr. Silverstein’s webinar Q&A begins at 53:30 in the video below, following Dr. Caruso’s talk. We’re sorry, this content is only available to current IIRRM Members.  Please Log In below or click here to become a member of the International Institute for Restorative Reproductive Medicine.  Need to renew? Just login below and visit your account page. As a member in addition to accessing our library of webinars, conferences, and continuing education. We also host multiple live webinars most month of the year, as well as regional and international conferences. […]