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Breaking the Stigma of Egg Freezing in the Black Community with Dr. Carolyn Alexander

Published on February 20, 2021 by SCRC Contributor

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.

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Black History Month

Published on February 12, 2021 by SCRC Contributor

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. 

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Infertility During COVID-19

Published on July 8, 2020 by SCRC Contributor

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.

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What You Need to Know About Conception During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Published on June 10, 2020 by SCRC Contributor

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.

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Choosing the Best Fertility Clinic for LGBTQ Families

Published on April 10, 2020 by SCRC Contributor

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.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Published on March 13, 2020 by SCRC Contributor


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.

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What to Know About the Sperm Analysis Process

Published on February 12, 2020 by SCRC Contributor

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. 

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Hope After Infertility: What Are My Options?

Published on January 29, 2020 by SCRC Contributor

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. 

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Fertility Resolutions 2020: What To Do If You Want To Have a Baby

Published on January 16, 2020 by SCRC Contributor

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. 

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Infertility and Depression

Published on December 12, 2019 by SCRC Contributor

Infertility is a clinical diagnosis that does not encompass the range of complicated emotions it brings with it. It isn’t talked about much and there’s little research on its impact on couples.

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