This presentation about fertility is directed toward IVF patients and features Sangita Jindal, Ph.D., HCLD, and Mark W. Surrey MD. Dr. Jindal describes in detail the journey of eggs and embryos in the lab and advises how to interpret pregnancy rate statistics. The presentation begins with the advantages of SCRC-Santa Barbara which takes a holistic mind-body approach to reproductive medicine by focusing on nutrition, meditation, and acupuncture in addition to traditional infertility treatments. Dr. Surrey elaborates on the age factor, patient evaluation, and infertility treatment options while Dr. Jindal (Minute 15) discusses what sets this lab apart as well as the role of SART, aka the Society for Reproductive Medicine, plays in setting standards for IVF programs nationwide. Spoiler alert: Genetic testing of the embryo contributes to a higher implantation rate

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