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What is an Oocyte?

We learn in biology class that a woman produces an egg, the man produces some sperm, they meet up during intercourse, and a baby is created. But what comes before the egg? The answer to that question is an oocyte. While women are born with upwards of a million oocytes, by the time they reach [...]

By | July 6th, 2015|Science & Technology|

The Scoop on Egg Freezing Parties

Women will use any excuse to throw a party. There are housewarming parties, divorce parties and even parties to sell you products to clean your house. So the newest party type should be of no surprise - egg freezing parties. But why in the world would women want to throw a party around the subject [...]

By | June 22nd, 2015|Health & Medicine|

Who Egg Freezing Is For

When I first heard about egg freezing, it was in the context of allowing women to protect their reproductive biology from the harmful effects of chemotherapy during cancer treatment. One of the side effects of a chemotherapy regimen is its potential to cause temporary or permanent damage to a woman’s ovaries. By freezing the eggs [...]

By | June 8th, 2015|Health & Medicine|

Egg Freezing & Corporate Benefits

Over the past few months, there has been a lot of press about egg freezing. Facebook, Apple, and Citigroup announced late last year that their benefits would now cover the cost for women to freeze their eggs. Heck, even Kim Kardashian went to a consult appointment on her show, Keeping up with the Kardashians. Of course, [...]

By | June 1st, 2015|News & Updates|

Meet Katie

My name is Katie, and I am many things in this world. I am a mama to probably the cutest, smartest and funniest seventeen-month-old little boy. I am a wife of three years to my best friend. I am a daughter of two wonderful parents and a sister to a pretty cool brother. I am [...]

By | May 18th, 2015|News & Updates|

The Stigma Attached to Infertility

As a little girl, I used to daydream about being a mother. Of course I’d be married to a handsome guy and we would have three perfect babies, two boys and a girl. As I got older, I hung on to the dream and always assumed when the time came, achieving that dream would be [...]

By | April 24th, 2015|Opinion|

What Is Egg Freezing?

So you’ve mapped out your future and everything is planned down to the month. You’ll have the keys to that executive washroom after your 10th year of ladder climbing. There will be a few cruises to the Caribbean, that leap out of a plane to land on a target in the middle of a field [...]

By | April 22nd, 2015|Health & Medicine|

Video Testimonial of First Frozen Egg Baby Born in California

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zQeg5ZBnX4 Cadyn’s mom was busy establishing her career as a business entrepreneur when one day she decided it was time to have a baby and start her family. She asked Dr. David Diaz at the egg freezing program at West Coast Fertility Centers in Orange County, California to thaw the frozen eggs and inseminate them [...]

By | January 12th, 2015|Testimonials|

Egg Freezing Cost Comparison

West Coast Fertility has been a pioneer in the science of egg freezing since the year 2000. Our egg freezing and thawing techniques have resulted in the births of over 200 babies. Our center has one of the largest experiences dedicated to the science of ovarian stimulation, egg harvesting, processing and expertly freezing eggs for [...]

By | January 12th, 2015|News & Updates, Science & Technology|

What Women are Saying about Egg Freezing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCequo2TgKk Unlike past generations, women today are waiting longer to start their families because they’re completing higher education, looking for their life partner or climbing the career ladder. Our patients who froze their eggs shared their reasons on why egg freezing was important to them. “I did not want my biological clock to dictate when [...]

By | December 16th, 2014|Testimonials|