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Microarray for specific micro duplication before IVF

Hi, I am a 37 year old women with a daughter who is 18 months old. Because of a health problem, my daughter did a Microarray that indicated a microduplication that is highly unlike to be significant. Still,l it generated lots of anxiety in our family. Is it possible to test for this specific microduplication before the IVF (microarray)? How much it would approximately cost? Thank you!...

Missed polyp

I had a miscarriage in March of 2017. During the beginning of March through May, I had multiple vaginal ultra sounds. None of the Vaginal US showed a Uterine polyp. Today 11/06/17 I had a Femvue done and the Dr. N found a Cervial polyp and a uterine polyp. Why weren’t these polyps found in the previous vag US I had? Could this 1 cm uterine polyp be one of the many reasons I had a miscarriage?...

Over 50

I am 57 and my husband is 59. We underwent fertility treatments in 2005 with my eggs (I was 45). We were unsuccessful. Can we try now with an egg donor? We are both healthy....


I am trying to look for a Frequently asked questions while on IVF medication. for example how a diet should be, how much excersice should I do etc.......

Tubes tied

Hello, i got a tubal ligation about 8 years ago and now i have decided that i want to have another child, i spoke to my physician and she said that IVF was what i needed to do because i would have a better chance then getting a reversal. What would the steps i would need to do? We have had a very close friend get pregnant with HRC help and have heard nothing but amazing things about your facilitie...

Estradiol E2 levels and Clomiphene for over 40 Female?

Hello, I am a 45-year-old female with history of on average 30 day cycle. Earlier this year, I found out i have a blocked fallopian tube. Given my age, we decide to proceed with IVF. In Feb 2016 I laparoscopy wherein both my tubes were cut in order to have a "clean" uterus. May 2016 I started a long term protocol (may 4 day 21) using first Arevkap to suppress pituitary gland, the...

8 yrs Post Vasectomy Questions

Hello. My husband and I would like to have one or two more children before I'm too old (I'm 38). He had a vasectomy about 8 years ago. From researching online it seems that IVF would be our only option, is that correct? If so we live in Fullerton, CA would everything be done at that office? Would it be possible to chose the gender of our baby? Would it be possible to have twins?...

Azoospermia and Clomid Use

I am a past cancer patient who received chemotherapy and cured about 25 yrs ago as a young man. Now that I am wanting to have a child naturally I find that I am producing no sperm (azoospermia). My FSH is 23, LH 8.4 and testoserone is 382. I want to use clomid or other medication first. I believe clomid would only marginally help since my FSH is high, but want to try a medication approach...

IVF and surrogacy after endometrial cancer

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I am a 49 year old nulliparous woman who was diagnosed with stage 1 endometrial cancer just as I was about to attempt IVF. Conservative treatment with Provera and Mirena showed no change in the histology and, in view of that, I underwent a recent hysterectomy with preservation of my ovaries. I wish to attempt IVF with donor sperm and surrogacy and was hoping that you would consider me. My antim...

From Australia

Hi. I'm interested in traveling to US for gender selection. I have frozen embryos, and understand I can have them sent to US to be thawed, PGD tested and transferred back. What happens to the other embryos? Can you refresh them?...

Ivf treatment after cancer?

Dear Doctor I am 51 and have been on the lupron shots for over 5 years, because of having breast cancer at the age of 43. I would like to know if i could be a candidate for IVF treatment?...


Hi! I am struggling and so is my RE. We have twins from our first IVF (rescue icsi) 5 years ago and have been trying for another baby for over two years, undergoing two more IVFs, and FIVE embryo transfers of 1-2 embryos. Our last transfer was fresh. From our third IVF, i had 32 eggs retrieved, 27 mature, 25 fertilized. we transferred a 6AA and almost 6AA, it was almost full hatched. We had a...

Fertility question

I am trying to find out what I need to do in order to get tested for fertility. What is the first step for me to get this process started?...

IVF schedule for overseas patients

Hello, I'm a former patient of Dr. Coffler in Newport Beach and I had a successful IVF treatment at first try, and now I'm blessed with a beautiful and healthy 9 month old baby boy. I have shared my enthusiastic experience with my brother (33 years old) and his wife (26 years old). They are facing issues conceiving a baby and they just failed their first IVF. They would very much like to be trea...

Endometriosis and IVF

Hello, I was wondering if IUI would be in option for me before jumping to IVF. I have had two excision surgeries for stage iv endo. The first surgery indicated possible SIN in my tubes as well as adenonymosis. My right tube was blocked and my left tube was opened during surgery. I then had a second surgery after 4 months of Lupron and the surgical notes indicated that my left tube was still ope...

Unicornuate uterus

I just had a failed FET with PGS 6aa normal embryo. My RE thinks it is because of my unicornuate uterus. My lining was 9 a week before transfer. My RE is pushing a surrogate. But are there any other options to increase my chances of implantation? I'm 38 years old. I was thinking about an endometrial scratch, embryo glue, low dose aspirin regimen or an endometrial receptive array? I'm just not unde...

Gender Selection for Family Balancing using frozen embryos

My wife and I have 5 boys and we are considering doing gender selection for family balancing to have a girl. Is it possible to do IVF at home in Australia and then ship the frozen embryos to the US for PGD/PGS? If so how long does this process take and is it possible to have them implanted immediately following test results to avoid having to refreeze? Obviously we would travel to the US for ...

Age Limit For Donor Egg

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Does your clinic have an age limit for donor egg recipients?...

want a baby

I am a healthy 57 year old. My husband and I are interested in having a baby. I am a professor and my husband is a doctor, and we both have lots of love to offer for a baby....

Best protocol for bad embryo quality

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Hi, I just failed IVF #1 due to poor morphology and quality of the embryos with antagonist protocol using Follistim, Menopur and Ganarelix. All were PGD abnormal. For round #2, my RE is recommending the Long Lupron protocol. Is this the best protocol to help with egg quality? My RE wants to use a higher dose of Menopur and lower dose of Follistim, but I thought too much LH in the Menopur can cau...

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