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Dr. Laura Meyer

Dr. Meyer provides comprehensive, compassionate, and individualized care to all of her patients on their journey to parenthood. Says Dr. Meyer, “I believe in empowering patients through education and counseling, and partnering with them to develop care plans that meet their specific needs, values and treatment goals.” Dr. Meyer has extensive experience in ovulation induction, egg freezing, in vitro fertilization, preimplantation genetic testing, and recurrent pregnancy loss. Her areas of interest include reproductive genetics, third party reproduction (donor sperm, donor egg, and gestational surrogacy), and medical fertility preservation for girls and women with cancer.

Fertility Treatment | Fertility Testing

By: Dr. Laura Meyer
December 27th, 2021

If you’ve spent the past year trying to conceive without success, the prospect of a brand new year may bring renewed hope and determination. It might also bring up difficult emotions as you've had to navigate the holiday season and approach another year without a baby in your arms.  No matter which end of the spectrum you’re on right now, there are some simple steps you can take to prepare for a healthy pregnancy and baby. Let’s explore how you can maximize your chances of success with fertility treatment in 2022. Skip to a specific section: Make a Plan Get to Know Your Insurance Coverage Reach Out for Support Be Proactive About Your Health Know What You Can (and Can’t) Control Embrace the New Year with New Hope More Infertility Resources

cancer | Fertility Preservation | Egg Freezing | Fertility Testing

By: Dr. Laura Meyer
October 12th, 2021

Cancer touches the lives of almost all Americans. Up to 40 percent of people will at some point face a cancer diagnosis, so we see and feel its effects in our families and across our communities.

Fertility Treatment | COVID-19

By: Dr. Laura Meyer
September 24th, 2020

Infertility can be a stressful and challenging experience even in “normal” times, let alone during a global pandemic. As a reproductive endocrinologist, I spend my days working with individuals and couples to help them achieve their dream of building a family. During this challenging year, I have watched many of my patients grapple with questions about how to reconcile their concerns about COVID-19 with their desire to have a baby.