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6 minutes | Mar 31, 2021
Fertility: What is PCOS
What does a PCOS diagnosis mean for a patient and will it impact her chances to conceive? Dr. Laura Eisman discusses PCOS and its ramifications.
6 minutes | Feb 25, 2021
In today's discussion, Dr. Laura Eisman talks about Endometrial Receptivity and what it has to do with fertility and IVF pregnancies.
8 minutes | Sep 10, 2020
What You Can Expect From Your Case Manager
What exactly does an IVF case manager do for their patients? We speak with one case manager, Kayla Mercer, from the Reproductive Science Center of the San Francisco Bay Area to find out.
12 minutes | Jul 28, 2020
Cancer and Fertility Treatment
Dr. Mary Hinckley discusses cancer and (in)fertility and what patients should know.
14 minutes | Jul 21, 2020
Patient Experiences- Avoiding Pitfalls of Evaluation and Treatment
Dr. Mary Hinckley describes patient experiences and how to navigate the fertility process to optimize your success.
18 minutes | Jul 16, 2020
Low Cost Fertility Treatment
Dr. Mary Hinckley discusses low cost fertility treatment options.
13 minutes | Jul 16, 2020
Have to Have a Baby Fast- Expedited Fertility Treatment/ Success Rates Matter
Dr. Mary Hinckley describes the process of expedited fertility treatment plans and how to find success.
8 minutes | Feb 17, 2020
Fertility: Should You Freeze Your Eggs?
Sima Taghi Zadeh, RN, MHA, shares her story of freezing her eggs, including why she made the decision, how she found the process to be, and what her life is like now.
8 minutes | Feb 13, 2020
Male Age and Fertility
We focus a lot on female age and fertility in our fertility practice and in the media. But, there are also known effects of male age on fertility and the health of their children. In this episode, Louis Weckstein, MD, addresses all of the varying factors that can impact men's fertility.
24 minutes | Nov 18, 2019
Fertility Treatment Success Story: From Beginning Stages to Baby
Dr. Michael Homer interviews his patient, Jamie Silverman, who represents a fertility success story -- from the beginning stages of checking her fertility health and options to becoming the proud mother of a little girl.
10 minutes | Aug 29, 2019
What Does My AMH Really Mean?
Deborah Wachs, MD, REI, discusses anti-müllerian hormone (AMH), including what it measures and how it can be used to guide fertility treatments.
12 minutes | Aug 29, 2019
When to Consult a Reproductive Endocrinologist
Deborah Wachs, MD, REI, shares information on reproductive endocrinology and how this field is integral to addressing infertility or any other fertility concern.
11 minutes | Aug 29, 2019
How Am I Going to Fit Fertility Treatment Into My Already Crazy Schedule?
Deborah Wachs, MD, REI, discusses the time considerations surrounding fertility treatments, including frequency and duration of appointments. She also shares why having a support system in place prior to treatments can have a significant impact on success.
5 minutes | Aug 28, 2019
Sara Reid, MD, REI, shares information on reciprocal IVF, including how the process works and the best candidates for this procedure.
10 minutes | Aug 23, 2019
Donor Sperm FAQs
Sara Reid, MD, REI, discusses the pros and cons of using a known sperm donor versus an anonymous donor. She also talks about in-office versus home insemination and success rates of insemination.
10 minutes | Jul 30, 2019
Why You Should Do Genetic Carrier Screening
There's been a massive explosion in knowledge surrounding genetics in recent years. Genetic carrier screening is one option for individuals planning to become pregnant, as it screens for hundreds of genetic diseases. Louis Weckstein, MD, RE, explains why this simple test is so important for detecting diseases and informing parents of potential risk.
8 minutes | Jul 30, 2019
How to Choose Which Type of IVF is Right for You: Fresh, Frozen, PGT or Not
Advancements in frozen embryo transfers are expanding options for individuals seeking IVF solutions. In determining whether to do fresh or frozen, age becomes a dominant factor. Louis Weckstein, MD, RE, explains the difference between the two, as well as why pre-implantation genetic testing (PGT) is an important consideration for anyone undergoing IVF.
12 minutes | Jul 29, 2019
Is Embryo Biopsy Right for Everyone?
Pre-implantation genetic testing helps prevent certain genetic diseases and disorders from being passed along to a child. Dr. Mary Ramie Hinckley discusses who can benefit from an embryo biopsy and how the process works.
10 minutes | Jun 4, 2019
Single Moms by Choice
Many women want to become mothers but don't have the partner planned to co-parent. Dr. Michael Homer discusses how to become a single mother by choice.
12 minutes | May 29, 2019
Banking for Baby #2
Planning for your future can also include family planning. Dr. Mary Ramie Hinckley discusses how fertility specialists work to plan for your ideal future family.
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