RSC Bay Area In the News

Dr. Weckstein Weighs In On Ovarian Reserve Testing

Dr. Weckstein Weighs In On Ovarian Reserve Testing

A recent Women's Health article featured rise of ovarian reserve testing. The test is inexpensive, easy to undergo and has provided insight for many women about the future quantity of eggs. But the test may not be for every woman says Dr. Louis Weckstein, medical director at the Reproductive Science Center in California, in the article.
In the Race for Life, Which Human Embryos Make it?

In the Race for Life, Which Human Embryos Make it?

The Eeva test, shown in the video, uses a computer algorithm and tiny cameras to detect the rate of embryonic cell division. The test then rates each embryo's chance as high or low. This allows doctors to only implant the embryos with the highest chances of implanting and developing into a baby, thus reducing the chances of a high risk multiples pregnancy and increasing the chance of a women becoming pregnant with a single embryo transfer.
8 Ways to Boost Male Fertility

8 Ways to Boost Male Fertility

From detoxing to eating healthy and exercising, Dr. Sgarlata discusses a few small changes that can make a big difference in male factor infertility – a cause of one-third of all fertility problems.
Three-Person Babies Could Save Lives

Three-Person Babies Could Save Lives

Dr. Sara Pittenger Reid explains the science behind a technique of replacing an embryo's unhealthy mitochondria with healthy mitochondria from female donor and how it could help to save lives.
Everything You Wanted to Know About Egg Freezing- Vogue

Everything You Wanted to Know About Egg Freezing- Vogue

The news of Apple and Facebook offering coverage for egg freezing procedures has sparked increased interest in the subject. Our own Dr. Sara Pittenger Reid is interviewed by Vogue Magazine about the decision and process of egg freezing
Top 5 PCOS Questions and Answers

Top 5 PCOS Questions and Answers

By Fertility Authority - PCOS affects about 5 to 10 percent of women of reproductive age. Dr. Deborah Wachs answers fertility patients’ questions about PCOS.
Get Used To Embryo Adoption

Get Used To Embryo Adoption

By Sarah Elizabeth Richards - TIME Magazine profiles Kelly Burke, the RSCBA patient who gave birth using an embryo that had been on ice for 19 years.
'Test-Tube Babies' Now Having Children

'Test-Tube Babies' Now Having Children

"I'm just glad IVF was there so now I get to start my own family," said Strickland, 27, who was conceived at the San Ramon branch of the Reproductive Science Center.
HuffPost Live: Dr. Weckstein Interview

HuffPost Live: Dr. Weckstein Interview

Along with the Strickland family - one of RSC's "first families" - Louis Weckstein, MD was recently interviewed by HuffPost Live host Nancy Redd on the advances in IVF technology.
Can You Afford Fertility Treatments?

Can You Afford Fertility Treatments?

Leticia Uribe, the business office supervisor at Reproductive Science Center of the San Francisco Bay Area contributes advice to this article looking at several ways to pay for fertility treatments.
Local Couple Celebrates 'miracle child'

Local Couple Celebrates 'miracle child'

After losing both children to an under-the-influence driver, Carmen Pack and her husband turned to RSC to help build their family again. Now they will be celebrating the success of new beginnings at RSC's Family Day.
Donor Egg Usage Has Doubled in 10 Years

Donor Egg Usage Has Doubled in 10 Years

Statistical data from the CDC shows that donor egg usage in IVF has nearly doubled since 2000. Reproductive Science Center has partnered with Donor Egg Bank USA to offer frozen eggs to couples pursuing treatment.
Infertile Ground

Infertile Ground

Progressive Fertility Treatments to Enhance Chances of Conception
Infertility: How to Cope During the Holidays

Infertility: How to Cope During the Holidays

Lots of us look forward to spending time with family around the holidays, but for those coping with infertility, the celebrating a child-centric holiday can be difficult and often painful.
The Story of Baby Gavin

The Story of Baby Gavin

NBC 11 Bay Area tells baby Gavin's story, featuring Dr. Mary Hinckley and RSC's IVF program.
Struggling to Conceive: Male Infertility Issues

Struggling to Conceive: Male Infertility Issues

Dr. Mary Hinckley and patients are interviewed on Good Morning America's report, "Men, Too: Infertility Is Not Just a Female Problem: Healthy Young Men Face Infertility, Battle Social Stigma."
Test Tube Baby Family Reunion

Test Tube Baby Family Reunion

The whole gang was there - the first test tube babies to be conceived, the kids who came from frozen embryos, and the fraternal twins separated in the lab and then born years apart.