Live chat: Dr. Kim Thornton on infertility

Infertility, the inability to become pregnant or maintain a pregnancy, is often a sensitive issue that affects more families than we may realize. More than 72.4 million people around the world are affected by infertility, according to the World Health Organization.

Today, there are many resources that help couples who are struggling to have a baby, including Boston IVF. One of the larger facilities in New England, Boston IVF has locations throughout Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire. The physicians at Boston IVF are affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard School of Medicine.

On Friday, April 4, we will be chatting at noon with Dr. Kim Thornton, a reproductive endocrinologist and Clinical Director of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis at Boston IVF.

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Dr. Thornton is providing general advice and information about infertility in this chat. Please consult your doctor for answers to specific medical questions.

Dr. Kim Thornton, a reproductive endocrinologist and Clinical Director of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis at Boston IVF.

Dr. Thornton is the Division Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and an Assistant Professor in the Department of OB-GYN at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Thornton is also actively involved in American Society of Reproductive Medicine, the New England Fertility Society, and the Obstetrical Society of Boston.

Please join us! Submit your questions for Dr. Thornton about infertility in the field below.