The Domar Center for Mind Body Healthat Boston IVF focuses on scientifically valid, mind/body healing modalities. Alice D. Domar, PhD is a pioneer in the application of mind/body medicine to women's health issues. She established the first Mind/Body Center for Women's Health and conducts ongoing ground-breaking research in the field. Her research focuses on the relationship between stress and different women's health conditions, and creating innovative programs to help women decrease physical and psychological symptoms.
The Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicineat Massachusetts General Hospital is a leader in the study, advancement, and clinical practice of mind body medicine. The Institute's clinical programs treat patients with a combination of relaxation response techniques, proper nutrition and exercise, and reframing of negative thinking patterns. Clinical studies over the years have shown the effectiveness of these interventions on a wide range of medical problems caused or made worse by stress, such as hypertension, pain, insomnia, and infertility, among many others.
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine(ASRM) is a multidisciplinary organization committed to the advancement of reproductive medicine by serving as the leading advocate for patient care, research and education. These goals are accomplished by developing educational material and programs for professionals, patients and other interested parties.
RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association, established in 1974, is a non-profit organization with the only established, nationwide network of chapters mandated to promote reproductive health and to ensure equal access to all family building options for men and women experiencing infertility or other reproductive disorders.
The InterNational Council on Infertility Information Dissemination(INCIID) is a nonprofit organization that helps individuals and couples explore their family-building options. INCIID provides current information and immediate support regarding the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infertility and pregnancy loss, and offers guidance to those considering adoption or childfree lifestyles.
The American Fertility Associationis a national, non-profit organization providing men and women, health care professionals, public officials and the media, both nationally and internationally, information about infertility.
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