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Nurses Week is coming soon!

During the week of May 6th, Mandell’s Clinical Pharmacy is looking forward to celebrating nurses. At Mandell’s Clinical Pharmacy, we want to know how your Fertility Nurse at your clinic has made a difference in your journey. If willing to honor your nurse during Nurses Week, here’s the details: Please send email to: social@mandellsrx.com We’ll…

Terry Malanda guest stars on Inside Reproductive Health Podcast

Does First Class Service Win In The End?

Our Co-Owner Terry Malanda joins Griffin Jones, the host of the Inside Reproductive Health podcast, to discuss the importance of first class service for customers and how important it is to choose the right pharmacy.  The right pharmacy must understand what the patient is going through and help them navigate through that landscape.  The staff…

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A Mother’s Heart

When I was a kid my mom always told me this story, Once upon a time there was a woman with a broken heart that couldn’t have a baby. The woman prayed and prayed, and went to see many doctors until finally her belly started to grow. It grew bigger, and bigger , and bigger…

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Becoming a Surrogate

Choosing to carry a baby for a couple or individual as a surrogate mother is a complex and selfless decision. Emotional and physical health, the time commitment, and your current family unit are all considerations when investigating agencies, surrogacy requirements, and more. If you’re considering becoming a surrogate, this guide details what you need to…

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What Should I Ask My Doctor Before Taking Fertility Medication?

Fertility medication is usually one of the first steps in infertility treatment. Before jumping in, schedule a thorough conversation with your doctor to learn more about each prescribed medication for fertility. Being informed will help you feel more in control during this journey. Not sure what to ask? These questions can help get you started.…

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Handling Infertility at the Holidays

The holiday season can be the most wonderful time of the year. But if you’re dealing with infertility during the holidays, it may be challenging to celebrate. Our tips will help provide emotional support for infertility as you navigate events, family interactions and more. Plan Ahead Traditional holiday gatherings with young families can serve as…

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Fertility Preservation: When Is It Worth Exploring?

Infertility treatments commonly focus on achieving pregnancy as soon as possible. In some cases, treatment is designed to prepare for a future pregnancy using fertility preservation methods. Fertility preservation  has been common for cancer patients for years, however other patients with certain medical diagnoses, older maternal age, or who choose to put off conception for…

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The Basics of IVF

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is one of the most common and successful ways to conceive when faced with fertility challenges. At Mandell’s Clinical Pharmacy, we break down the basics to help you understand what IVF is and how it works. Hopefully this information helps you feel more comfortable on your fertility journey! What is IVF?…

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Vitamins To Take When You’re Trying to Conceive

Clean eating and a balanced diet provide nutrients that contribute to a healthy pregnancy. As you’re trying to conceive, vitamins can supplement these nutrients. This helps account for deficiencies that can potentially cause fertility issues. Research is still forming around the specific role of vitamins for fertility, but experts agree that incorporating vitamins into your…

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5 Questions to Ask Your OB/GYN About Infertility

Discussions about infertility can be stressful—even with your OB/GYN. Your doctor is a critical partner on your path to starting a family, so it’s important to thoughtfully prepare for each OB/GYN appointment. Know what topics you’d like to cover and write down your questions in advance. These questions to ask your OB/GYN about infertility are…