Dr. Carolyn Alexander @bheggfreezemd and Real Estate Syndicator Lisa Hylton @lisahyl discuss the stigmas around fertility in the Black community and how the power of testimony led Lisa to freeze her eggs in her mid 30's with Dr. Alexander.
This Black History Month, SCRC is shining a spotlight on Black women and infertility to help spread awareness and help women of color on their journey to creating a family.
From disrupted schedules to financial instability, COVID-19 has reshaped our world in the past few months. With such blatant disturbance comes fear and an incredible amount of stress for everyone affected. Such stress is normal in times like these—we all look to our schedules and routine for stability and reassurance.
If you’re reading this, you or your partner are probably wondering if you should keep trying to conceive during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Starting a family is a big decision, and there’s a lot to consider—even in the best of times.
Deciding to have a baby is a big, exciting (and perhaps a little scary) decision. In the LGBTQ world, there’s quite a few options ahead of you, but if you’ve landed on this page, you’re probably at least toying with the idea of surrogacy.
Greetings from your Southern California Reproductive Center Family,
We are writing to you regarding the outbreak of the respiratory disease called COVID-19 and our preparedness efforts for this public health issue. SCRC Medical Group, PC and its affiliated companies (“SCRC”) want to reassure you that the health and safety of our patients, staff and community is our top priority. Below is information about COVID-19, what we are doing and what you can do to help.
Though culturally we tend to think of infertility as a woman’s issue, it’s as likely to occur in men as in women. Because of this, one of the first tests your doctor will order is a sperm analysis. The test will reveal many things about sperm health, including concentration (count), motility (its ability to move as it should) and morphology (the size and shape of the sperm), all of which are critical to conceiving.
Some couples get pregnant on the first try. For about 85% of couples, pregnancy happens within a year. For everyone else, the path to parenthood is a little more complicated.
The end of 2019 brings about the end of another year, and the start of a brand new decade. 2020 used to feel so far away, and now it’s here. You’ve been wanting to start your family and now you’re ready to take the next step, to start of the decade with a baby of your own.