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“You Should Consider Using Donor Eggs”- Now what?

When a patient finds out they need to use an egg donor in order to conceive, there are many emotions and overwhelming thoughts that goes through ones mind. Finding a starting point can be difficult when you’ve never travelled down this path before. Here are a few things we recommend when you find out […]

By |February 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on “You Should Consider Using Donor Eggs”- Now what?

The 2016 Success Rates are in…and they ROCK!

The 2016 fertility success rates are in and we are proud to announce that once again our partner clinic, HRC Fertility Orange County, achieved donor egg success rates that rank among the top nationwide! The CDC reported in 2014 that HRC Fertility OC ranked #3 nationally for egg donation using fresh embryos. Of the […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The 2016 Success Rates are in…and they ROCK!

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea: Silent Infections That Can Cause Infertility

Chlamydia and gonorrhea are two types of preventable bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STIs) that, if left untreated, can lead to infertility. Chlamydia is often a silent infection, showing no symptoms. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 10-15% of women with untreated chlamydia will develop pelvic inflammatory disease. Chlamydia is also responsible for […]

By |January 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Chlamydia and Gonorrhea: Silent Infections That Can Cause Infertility

How to Kickstart 2017 with Attainable New Year’s Resolutions

As we enter 2017 it is time to think about your new year’s resolutions. For those with infertility and have resolved to have a child by the end of the year, here are a list of possible resolutions to help achieve your dreams of building a family. Remember, setting intentions on short attainable goals […]

By |January 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Kickstart 2017 with Attainable New Year’s Resolutions

Coping Strategies to Help You through the Holidays!

Winter means it is time to gather by the hearth with egg nog, fluffy blankets, and holiday tunes. Seeing as it is also the time for family gatherings where children run wild, this time of year is not typically full of cheer for those struggling with infertility. Below are a few strategies to get […]

By |December 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Coping Strategies to Help You through the Holidays!

My Egg Donor Experience- Donor C

I originally found out about Donor Nexus from a close friend of mine who worked with them & absolutely loved it. Becoming an egg donor meant more to me than just the compensation. I think as women, it has always been a dream of ours to become mothers someday. Becoming an egg donor meant […]

By |December 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on My Egg Donor Experience- Donor C

Taking Birth Control Pills Before Your IVF Cycle? Find Out Why!

Oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) are the most commonly used method to prevent pregnancy. So, why are they often used at the beginning of fertility treatment?

At the beginning of the menstrual cycle, each ovary has several small “follicles”, or sacs. Each follicle has an immature egg inside, just waiting to grow and mature. The pituitary […]

By |November 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Taking Birth Control Pills Before Your IVF Cycle? Find Out Why!

An Attitude of Gratitude

Thanksgiving is a time for all of us to be thankful and reflect on what is good in our lives. Unfortunately, for some of us, this can be tricky. The holidays can spark mixed emotions. Some look forward to the holiday season while others would rather avoid it because of the anxiety and stress […]

By |November 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on An Attitude of Gratitude

How to Overcome Your Fear of Needles

Trypanophobia is defined as the fear of injections, and this affects approximately 10% of the population, where 20% of the population has a fear of pointy objects in general. Although this is a learned condition, most people acquire it by age four to six. If this applies to you, you are not alone. Unfortunately […]

By |November 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Overcome Your Fear of Needles

My Egg Donor Experience- Donor B

All my life I dreamt of becoming a mother. When I was about 7 months pregnant and loving every single moment of growing a beautiful life inside of me, I thought about women who could not experience this. I started to research what I could do to help and that’s when I came across […]

By |November 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on My Egg Donor Experience- Donor B