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Embryo Adoption

Do you offer embryo adoption? What is the cost? Can one bring in embryos from a third party and undergo an FET at one of your clinics? How much does that cost? I tried calling the 866 number but was on hold too long. Thanks. I am specifically interested in seeing Dr. Potter. Thanks....

Missed miscarriage treatment

Hello, After an FET cycle, I was pregnant and found a heartbeat at 6 weeks. However, at 6w5d, the heartbeat stopped and I only had slight spotting. It has been 4 weeks now and there is no sign of bleeding. My cervix is closed and an empty sac is seen intact in US. I am confused if I should do a D&C or take the pill to induce abortion? I am leaning towards D&C as the pill seem to be quite...

How old is too old to have IVF treatment? Does menopause play a factor?

I am 52 years old, and have been in the same relationship for over 19 years. I'm going through menopause, and my last period was 3/2015. Can I have a child using IVF with a donor egg and my partner's sperm?...

Are we good candidates for IUI

I am 39 and my husband is 45. His sperm is not motile, but we are otherwise healthy. We tried IVF twice; the first time I had a clinical pregnancy and the second time I had an ectopic pregnancy (this was my second ectopic. My first was years before]. In this second ectopic, they removed the left fallopian tube. Would we be good candidates for IUI with a sperm donor? Thank you for your help with th...

IVF cost

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Does the IVF cost include anesthesia, operating room fee and ICSI?...

3rd ivf

I am 53 years old. I have had 2 myomectomies in the last 4 years to prepare for IVF. I have had 3 IVFs that did not take. Is my uterus too weak to take it? is there a possibility for a 3rd one?...

Endometrial Scratching before FET

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Hello Dr., I am 39, and have a 5 day BBB blast ready for FET transfer. I asked my RE to do an Endo Scratching to improve the odds of implantation. The RE did it on Day 13. and asked me to call in Day 1 to start FET cycle. Online research indicate, Endo scratch should be done between Day 19-21... ie. 4-5 days before AF. I asked the RE again if I should do another scratch around day 21, but ...

Intrauterine Insemination is it an option?

My husband and I have been trying to get pregnant for a year now. When we got married two year ago we discovered I have severely tilted uterus which makes sex very painful. Now we are looking into treatments for tilted uterus and the option I like the best is Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) and my question is am I a candidate for IUI? If I see a fertility specialist will he turn me down because we...

Ivf surrogacy cycle

Hi We are an Australian couple looking at doing gestational surrogacy with our own genetics. Could you please outline the cost involved for single embryo transfer and if multiple embryos are collected are the remaining ones frozen for later attempts if required. Many thanks....

Does HRC offer the option of shared egg donation?

Does HRC offer the option of shared egg donation?...


Sorry if this posted twice. I am a 35 year old with five children. Four boys one girl. I obviously am interested in family balancing. I read that your Laguna Beach office possibly is doing the Microsort procedure. I would like more details on this. Any information, including possible costs and how often travel would be needed. We reside in Texas. I have no issues getting pregnant, and get ...

Dr. Peck - Embryo transfer at your new practice?

Dr. Peck, I saw you while at another place and I want to use 1 of my 5 frozen embryos from the other place. But I want you to be my Dr., I went in for 3 visits with a different Dr. at the old place and my husband and I are not happy and we want to go with you. So I did a search and found you working here now with the hopes that something like this could happen? You are amazing and I want you to...

Fertility treatment process

Hi there, My husband and I are both over 30, under 35 and have been trying to conceive for 10 months, with one miscarriage in between. We are planning on seeking your fertility help if we are not successful this month. I wanted to know what the process is for fertility counseling so that we may be prepared. I realize that the process may be different depending on the type of treatment. But I'd ...

Gender selection/family balancing

Hello! I'm 26-years old and interested with my husband (28-year old) for gender selection, and would like to have a baby boy in our family after 2 girls. I'm at the moment pregnant in our second child which will be a girl and would like to ask how early can I do IVF+PGD when I have given birth and if I do not nurse? Is it true that after giving birth there is more chance to have IVF success in ...

GSN/Natera confidence calls

I am desperate for some information and advice. I have no fertility issues (3 successful pregnancies and no miscarriages) and back in 2011 did 24-chromosome screening with single gene testing for a genetic recessive disease with GSN. We used day 3 biopsies. The first round of IVF I got pregnant with my son. This time we did a FET with a perfect looking "normal" embryo. I had 2 bhcg of 91 and 760 a...

Tubal Ligation Reversal

Hi, I am 27 years old with 2 young girls (5 and 3). Both were delivered via Cesarean and after my second my husband and I decided it was best to have my tubes tied (financial reasons). Life has changes, my girls are getting older, and I now completely regret the decision and want another child. Do you do tubal reversals? I'm young, healthy, and prefer to live a natural lifestyle. I'd rather not do...

Odd symptoms after HSG

After a few years of trying to conceive, I finally had an HSG done this month and no blocked tubes. However, while I didn't have any cramping immediately following the procedure, I did start to have period-like cramps starting the same day I had a positive OPK result. The cramps lasted steadily for 4 days with lower back pain here and there. Around the 5th day my breasts started to become tender a...

Immune treatment

Do you treat those with immune issues (Hashimoto's) who are trying to get and stay pregnant- and if so, what do you use to treat them?...

Questions for Embryologist

Hello. I will be choosing a clinic tomorrow to start my egg freezing process - as I would like to get it done before my bday. Would you be able to answer the following egg freezing questions at your earliest convenience tomorrow? 1. How many women have cryopreserved oocytes with your facility? 2. Of this stored number, how many women have thawed all or some of their oocytes at your facili...

Would like to have another child after tubal ligation

Hi, I'm 38 years olds and I had bilateral tubal ligation and my husband and I are thinking about having another child. We already have two lovely daughters and would like to have a son. What are my options? What are the risks and financial costs involved? I'm concerned about multiple pregnancies. We would like to assist with all my children college tuition so our budget is around $10,000. Is...

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