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We believe there is nothing more universal than the desire to build a family. But we also know that the journey to achieving that family is never identical. In our ongoing podcast, the doctors at Reproductive Science Center of the San Francisco Bay Area discuss all things related to fertility and infertility treatment. We share our knowledge and expertise because we believe everyone has a right to the family of their dreams, no matter the route they take to get there.

We believe there is nothing more universal than the desire to build a family. But we also know that the journey to achieving that family is never identical. In our ongoing podcast, the doctors at Reproductive Science Center of the San Francisco Bay Area discuss all things related to fertility and infertility treatment. We share our knowledge and expertise because we believe everyone has a right to the family of their dreams, no matter the route they take to get there.

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United States

Description:

We believe there is nothing more universal than the desire to build a family. But we also know that the journey to achieving that family is never identical. In our ongoing podcast, the doctors at Reproductive Science Center of the San Francisco Bay Area discuss all things related to fertility and infertility treatment. We share our knowledge and expertise because we believe everyone has a right to the family of their dreams, no matter the route they take to get there.

Twitter:

@RSCBayArea

Language:

English


Episodes

What You Can Expect From Your Case Manager

9/11/2020
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.

Duration:00:07:42

Cancer and Fertility Treatment

7/29/2020
Dr. Mary Hinckley discusses cancer and (in)fertility and what patients should know.

Duration:00:12:02

Patient Experiences- Avoiding Pitfalls of Evaluation and Treatment

7/22/2020
Dr. Mary Hinckley describes patient experiences and how to navigate the fertility process to optimize your success.

Duration:00:13:39

Have to Have a Baby Fast- Expedited Fertility Treatment/ Success Rates Matter

7/17/2020
Dr. Mary Hinckley describes the process of expedited fertility treatment plans and how to find success.

Duration:00:12:31

Low Cost Fertility Treatment

7/17/2020
Dr. Mary Hinckley discusses low cost fertility treatment options.

Duration:00:17:48

Fertility: Should You Freeze Your Eggs?

2/18/2020
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.

Duration:00:07:52

Male Age and Fertility

2/14/2020
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.

Duration:00:07:58

Fertility Treatment Success Story: From Beginning Stages to Baby

11/19/2019
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.

Duration:00:24:18

How Am I Going to Fit Fertility Treatment Into My Already Crazy Schedule?

8/29/2019
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.

Duration:00:11:16

When to Consult a Reproductive Endocrinologist

8/29/2019
Deborah Wachs, MD, REI, shares information on reproductive endocrinology and how this field is integral to addressing infertility or any other fertility concern.

Duration:00:12:08

What Does My AMH Really Mean?

8/29/2019
Deborah Wachs, MD, REI, discusses anti-müllerian hormone (AMH), including what it measures and how it can be used to guide fertility treatments.

Duration:00:09:51

Reciprocal IVF

8/28/2019
Sara Reid, MD, REI, shares information on reciprocal IVF, including how the process works and the best candidates for this procedure.

Duration:00:05:12

Donor Sperm FAQs

8/23/2019
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.

Duration:00:10:00

Why You Should Do Genetic Carrier Screening

7/30/2019
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.

Duration:00:09:59

How to Choose Which Type of IVF is Right for You: Fresh, Frozen, PGT or Not

7/30/2019
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.

Duration:00:08:00

Endometrial Receptivity

7/29/2019
Endometrial receptivity is the short time span when your body is ready to host an embryo. Dr. Erin Lewis of the Orinda Clinic explains this concept.

Duration:00:08:21

Is Embryo Biopsy Right for Everyone?

7/29/2019
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.

Duration:00:11:52

Single Moms by Choice

6/4/2019
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.

Duration:00:09:48

Banking for Baby #2

5/30/2019
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.

Duration:00:12:13

Elective Egg Freezing

4/1/2019
You may want children but the time isn't quite right. Find out about egg freezing from Dr. Mary Ramie Hinckley.

Duration:00:10:04