UPDATED July 8th, 2020
To our patients:
First, thank you for all of your questions, emails and voices of concern that
you have shared during these unprecedented times. Here at Lane Fertility,
we are committed to providing support to our team and our patients. In
addition we are also here to support the patients that are having challenges
accessing care at this time.
We appreciate the trust that you have placed on our team and we take this
We have continued to monitor the evolving Coronavirus
(SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19) developments and evaluate how to move
forward, we are balancing our responsibility to our patients, team,
international collaborators and our community as a whole. As of May 1,
2020, and in line with the American Society for Reproductive Medicine
current guidelines for clinics offering fertility services we have resumed all
But, our office looks different in order to keep you and our team safe.
1. We will continue to care for all patients that are currently in cycle
2. We will evaluate cycle starts for patients by ensuring their health at
the beginning and throughout their cycle. All patients will be
screened for Covid-19 and other infectious symptoms at each visit.
3. We are available for new patient consultations, follow up
consultations, and any patient questions.
4. All patients will continue to be offered the option of telemedicine for
consultations and continuing care.
We appreciate the urgency of treatment for many of our patients and we
will continue to look at options to ensure that care is maintained. Please
contact us by telephone, email and video chat so that we can continue to
serve your needs. Our goal is to prepare our patients for treatment such
that we are able to move quickly to beginning general treatment cycles as
soon as possible as circumstances evolve.
Additionally, please note that current early data from the Royal College of
Obstetricians and Gynecologists suggests the following about Coronavirus
(SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19) and pregnancy:
1. Expert opinion is that the fetus is unlikely to be exposed during
2. The large majority of women will experience only mild/moderate
3. There is no data suggesting increased risk of miscarriage or early
pregnancy loss in relation to Covid-19
4. Early data suggests that there is no increased susceptibility or
severity among pregnant women
We will continue to execute our mission Your family, our mission to ensure
that you receive the best and most timely care possible. Thank you for
doing your part to help keep our community safe.
The team at Lane Fertility Institute