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The HRC Fertility Blog is a resource for patients and those seeking infertility related issues and articles. Check back often or subscribe to this blog as it is changed weekly by the HRC staff.

HRC Fertility/OC Releases Live Birth Stats

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HRC Fertility/Orange County recently announced it achieved a live birth rate per patient of 83.3 % for women under 35 in a fresh IVF cycle. According to the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART), national statistics were a 57% live birth rate per female patient with the same characteristics of being under 35 using their own eggs in a fresh IVF cycle. The infertility specialists in Orange County are Drs. Mickey Coffler, Jane Frederick, Sanaz Ghazal and Daniel Potter.

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Fertility Authority Interviews Dr. Daniel Potter at PCRS

Gender selection is becoming more widely accepted and can help couples that may be interested in choosing the gender of a baby before they become pregnant. HRC's Dr. Potter explains the different reasons a family may opt to choose the sex of their baby: 


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Fertility 101 with Dr. Mickey Coffler!

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Dr. Mickey Coffler be holding a free Fertility 101: Exciting New Fertility Options Seminar at the Tri-City Wellness Center. All those who attend will receive a free new patient consultation.

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A Baby Girl for Jayne Cornwill!

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Dr. Daniel Potter's patient Jayne Cornwill tells The Sydney Morning Herald about her journey to have a little girl.  She dreamed of having a girl and after having three boys her wishes came true with the help of Dr. Daniel Potter and HRC. Click here to read the full story!

You can also watch Mrs. Cornwill's live interview on the Today Show is Sydney.  After having three boys Mrs. Cornwill began to feel gender disappointment.  Which according to senior psychologist, Dr Di Mc Greal, in Melbourne tells Daily Mail Australia that patients with gender disappointment is increasing and more are dealing with it on their own. She also goes on to mention that in severe cases of gender disappoinment a mother will mourn and grieve for the rest of their life. Dr. Mc Greal feels that mothers should't feel like they're alone because this is common and mothers should not feel guilty for wanting a different sex of their baby. To read more click here.


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Dr. Jane Frederick on Total divas!

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Here are some photos from Dr. Frederick's set with Total Divas and Nikki as she prepares for her future family planning.

To watch the clip on YouTube WWE Total Divas Season 3 Episode 1: Eggs Over Freezing | Full Episode click here.


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Redbook discusses Embryo Adoption with Dr. Jane Frederick!

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Have you ever thought about embryo adoption?  Redbook just recently published the article "Making the Choice to Adopt... An Embryo?".  Dr. Jane Frederick explains about the recent popularity embryo adoption has gained. She mentions, “There are over 400,000 embryos in storage across the country, and unfortunately thousands of them have been abandoned,” says Frederick. “Over the last 10 years, I’ve seen couples become more open to the idea of doing something altruistic and donating their unused embryos to other couples.”

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Dr. Jane Frederick will be at Saddle Memorial Sept 30th for Fertility 101!

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Dr. Daniel Potter traveled to London to discuss gender selection!

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As a strong advocate for reproductive freedom and equality (including compensated egg donation, compensated surrogacy, single parenting and same sex parenting) Dr. Potter is dedicated to providing his patients with the highest pregnant rates in a warm and caring atmosphere.  Dr. Daniel Potter has noticed a 20% increase in patients from the IK every year.  To help meet this growing demand Dr. Daniel Potter traveled to UK bringing awareness through seminars and new consutaltions to discuss the process of gender selection for international patients; including the science, logistics and cost, as well as the ethical aspects of gender selection and the legal challenges faced by UK gender selection proponents.

Dr. Daniel Potter is nationally and internationally recognized for his expertise in the areas of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis for gender selection. To date, patients have traveled from all 50 US states and 74 different countries to seek care with Dr. Potter for these services.

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Prevention of Down Syndrome, Genetic Disease and Breast Cancer with IVF

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Come join Dr. Mickey Coffler for the "Doc is In" where he will be addressing Prevention of Down Syndrome, Genetic Disease and Breast Cancer with IVF on August 7th at 6:00 pm.  

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Dr. Jane Frederick on KTLA!

With NIAW in full affect this week, KLTA's Courtney Friel reaches out to Dr. Jane Frederick for tips when trying to conceive.Please click on the link below to watch the full interview on the KLTA website.

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What to do when you Can't Pregnant - 2nd Edition in the News!

Dr. Daniel Potter and Jennifer Hanin released in Fall of 2013 their second edition of What To Do When You Can't Pregnant and received great reviews. If you would more details on how to order a copy visit their website for more details.

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Super Doctors 2014

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Congratulations Dr. Jane Frederick for receiving the Southern California Super Doctor Award for 2014.  Stay tuned for the January issue of Los Angeles Magazine where the super doctors of 2014 will be published.

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Diagnostic and Treatment Options Podcast with Dr. Jane Frederick

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Approximately 1 in 5 couples have trouble conceiving a child. Both men and women can be infertile, so what are the fertility evaluation and treatment options for men and women?

Listen here to Dr. Jane Frederick as she explains the effect of age on reproduction, as well as the latest advances in the causes of infertility in her latest podcast.

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USC honors Dr. Daniel Potter!

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In October Dr. Daniel Potter was the guest of honor at USC's Gala as the celebrate the 40th anniversary of USC Dornsife's JEP program.

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of USC Dornsife's Joint Educational Project (JEP) is from left, JEP Executive Director Tammara Anderson; event co-chair Sharon Tesoriero; USC Dornsife Dean Steve Kay; USC Dornsife alumna, actress and humanitarian América Ferrera; USC Dornsife alumnus and Trojan Health Volunteer founder Daniel Potter, and event co-chair Deena Lew. Photos by Steve Cohn.

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Dr. Potter's 2nd Edition of What To DO When You Can't Get Pregnant has been released!

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We are very excited as Dr. Daniel Potter's Book " In What to Do When you Can't Get Pregnant 2nd edition" is now available for purchase on Amazon. 

Dr. Daniel Potter and Jennifer S. Hanin provide a step-by-step guide to having a baby using the latest in reproductive technologies. Some of the topics you will learn about is: Adopting a healthy "fertile" lifestyle to increase conception, finding a fertility doctor and how to make a good match, and recognizing when it may be time to consider egg or sperm donation, surrogacy, adoption, or other alternatives, and much more. This will be the only guide you will ever need to navigate the complicated maze of technology and science leading to parenthood and make informed choices about your treatment, family, and future.


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Dr. Mickey Coffler gives seminar in Tel Aviv


Dr. Mickey Coffler was invited by Viva Surrogacy to speak at Tel Aviv seminar on July 30th on IVF and PGD a and surrogacy options for Israelis in California.  He was very excited and happy to see all the warm smiles and the enthusiasim of the audience.



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Dr. Daniel Potter's Visit to Australia

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Dr. Daniel Potter was very excited about his visit to Australia.  He really enjoyed seeing all the new faces at the seminars held in Sydney and Melbourne.  He also enjoyed seeing familiar faces at the baby reunion. Here are some publications you may have seen recently or would like to know more. 



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Speaking at Cal State Fullerton


Dr. Jane Frederick joins the Cal State University Nursing midwifery program on April 14th.  She discusses and answers questions about Fertility 101 and had a wonderful time meeting with the group.  

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Jane L. Frederick, M.D. opens the Bonding Room at Saddleback Memorial Medical Center


Dr. Frederick pictured in the new Bonding Room, which was dedicated in her honor for her generous funding towards the project.  The Bonding Room is a place to stay overnight and provides parents who have given birth through a surrogate mother a place to bond with their new baby.  

Dr. Jane Frederick's contribution was also mentioned in a Suzanne Rico's blog on Fertility Authority as she opens up about her expereince going through surrogacy and how The Bonding Room would have made a difference to have given a private room to bond with their new baby. Follow this link to read the full story.

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