FYI Videos

Created to provide information to patients on assisted reproductive topics, these micro-videos are a collaboration between ASRM and SART.

These videos are listed with the newest video first.
  • Fresh and Frozen Embryo TransfersStart With SART first slide

    Run time: 5 min 25 sec 
    Presented by Brooke V. Rossi M.D.
    Many IVF patients have heard or read about the differences between fresh and frozen embryo transfers. The goal of this SART micro-video is to explain to explain fresh and frozen embryo transfer.

  • #Start with SARTStart With SART first slide

    Run time: 2 min 27 sec 
    Here’s why you should #StartWithSART: The very first thing you should do when evaluating a clinic is verify that it is a member of SART, a non-profit organization that sets the standards for infertility care. When you start with SART, you can rest assured that you are getting the highest quality of care.

  • Donor Eggs Fresh Or Frozen?Donor Eggs Fresh or Frozen first slide

    Run time: 4 min 44 sec 
    Presented by Kelly Lynch, M.D.
    Donor eggs can help many patients with infertility to conceive successfully. This SART micro-video will briefly review the options of using fresh and frozen donor eggs.

  • What Is A Gestational Carrier & Who Needs One?

    Run time: 9 min 19 sec 
    Presented by Mark P. Trolice, M.D.

    While traditionally the eggs and sperm have originated from a couple in a relationship, and the embryo transfer occurs in the woman who provides the eggs, ART has developed variations to accommodate patients' unique circumstances which may involve egg donation, sperm donation, embryo donation, and a gestational carrier.

  • Preparing for In Vitro Fertilization (IVF): Lifestyle Preparing for In Vitro Fertilization (IVF): Lifestyle Factors Factors

    Run time: 3 min 04 sec 
    Presented by Brooke Rossi, M.D.
    This micro-video discusses lifestyle factors that may affect in vitro fertilization, or IVF, outcomes.  Although many of the topics discussed also affect general fertility, for the purposes of the video, we are focusing on IVF.

  • Stress and Infertility Stress and Infertility

    Run time: 4 min 54 sec 
    Presented by William D. Petok, Ph.D.
    Medical procedures, cost, uncertainty about the outcome and unwanted or unhelpful advice from friends and relatives are all stressors associated with infertility and its treatment.

  • Who Needs An Egg Donor?

    Run time: 5 min 47 sec 
    Presented by John M. Norian, M.D., FACOG

    Who needs donor eggs? Older women with age related fertility decline are the main group of patients who need donor eggs. Some younger women have early ovarian failure or ovarian insufficiency where both their number of eggs and ovarian function are greatly diminished. Same sex male couples or single males also require donor eggs as part of fertility treatments. Lastly, certain rare genetic conditions may require donor eggs.

  • The Difference Between IUI and IVF 

    Run time: 8 min 36 sec 
    Presented by Mark P. Trolice, M.D.

    It is important to know Intrauterine insemination (IUI) or In vitro fertilization (IVF) can both be successful at helping grow your family.

  • Understanding the SART Clinic Report 

    Run time: 4 min 50 sec 
    Presented by Amy E.T. Sparks, Ph.D., HCLD

    During this video we will discuss the SART Clinic Report concepts and I'll demonstrate some of the new report features that give providers and patients the ability to view outcomes based on patient and treatment variables.



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