National Doctors’ Day

Posted by on Mar 30, 2020 in Uncategorized
National Doctors’ Day

Today, Monday, March 30th, is National Doctors’ Day. Obviously, as a physician, I recognize this in honoring and paying tribute to the generations of physicians before me who paved the way in my career. This year, however, it is especially poignant. Today, our doctors, nurses and support staff are the front lines in our war […]

Fertility Nurses Take on COVID-19

Posted by on Mar 25, 2020 in Infertility, IVF, Pregnancy
Fertility Nurses Take on COVID-19

From the ‘other half’ of the Rinehart medical team!Lisa Rinehart, RN, BSN, JD and co-author of Getting Pregnant for Dummies (Wiley Publishing 2020) will be part of a new series entitled Fertility Nurses Take on COVID-19, a weekly webinar to support nurses during this unprecedented time.  The onslaught from COVID-19 that we are all experiencing is a harrowing […]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, COVID-19 Style!

Posted by on Mar 17, 2020 in Uncategorized
Happy St. Patrick’s Day, COVID-19 Style!

As I was driving to work early this morning, I have to admit that I was a little annoyed at Mayor Lightfoot and Governor Pritzker. It’s St. Patrick’s Day… and it’s Chicago. For the 35 years I have lived in Chicago, St. Patty’s day has meant the parade, dying the river green and gathering in […]

Facts and Fiction in the Age of Covid-19

Posted by on Mar 17, 2020 in Uncategorized
Facts and Fiction in the Age of Covid-19

No matter where you turn, you are inundated with information about the coronavirus. This variety of virus is new so thatthere is very little scientific information, yet loads to ‘ponder’ by the news and other sources less in the know, which makes it difficult to separate the facts from the fiction and ignore the hype that […]

Home Sweet Home – The Endometrial Receptivity Array (ERA)

Home Sweet Home – The Endometrial Receptivity Array (ERA)

In the beginning… Since its introduction in 1978, IVF has become a mainstay in the treatment of infertility. Original success rates were very low with a 5% pregnancy rate per transfer being considered excellent. Today that number if closer to 40 – 50 % in younger patients. The majority of research and improvement in success […]

Now Available: Getting Pregnant For Dummies

Posted by on Mar 4, 2020 in Infertility, IVF, Miscarriage, Pregnancy
Now Available: Getting Pregnant For Dummies

John S. Rinehart MD, PhD, JD, Lisa Rinehart RN, BSN, JD and Jackie Meyers Thompson are proud to announce the release of: Getting Pregnant For Dummies Does age matter in trying to get pregnant? Does Marijuana affect your ability to conceive? What are the best strategies for LGBTQ+ individuals and families? How far can and […]

Getting Pregnant for Dummies By Dr. Rinehart

Posted by on Feb 14, 2020 in Pregnancy
Getting Pregnant for Dummies By Dr. Rinehart

With the Love that defines Valentine’s Day, we introduce our new book Getting Pregnant for Dummies, to help create and build the ultimate testament to Love…your family! This hands-on guide addresses the common barriers to achieving pregnancy and offers tips to maximize your potential for fertility. Available on AMAZON.COM and BH.COM For millions of people, starting […]

Doctor, What’s Wrong? – First Trimester Bleeding

Posted by on Oct 22, 2019 in Pregnancy
Doctor, What’s Wrong? – First Trimester Bleeding

Bleeding early in a pregnancy is scary and sometimes can be concerning. It can be the first sign that there is something wrong with the pregnancy and the will end as a first trimester loss. Other times the bleeding has no significant correlation to the outcome of the pregnancy.  So how to tell the difference […]

The truth about Testosterone…a contraceptive Not a fertility enhancing drug!

Posted by on May 20, 2019 in Infertility, Pregnancy
The truth about Testosterone…a contraceptive Not a fertility enhancing drug!

The Increasing use of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) has tripled in the last ten years for men over the age of 40. The use of TRP has also increased in younger men.  Historically, the indications for TRP have been erectile dysfunction and fatigue, yet the question(s) remains as to if it is being used in […]

UP IN SMOKE? Male fertility and cannabis

Posted by on May 13, 2019 in Infertility, Pregnancy
UP IN SMOKE?  Male fertility and cannabis

Male Factormakes up @ 40% of all infertility diagnoses.  With that in mind, information and education to that which may affect male fertility, should be taken into serious account.  One of the trending topics of late has been Cannabis use and its effects.  Cannabis has been around a long time but recent changes in legislation […]