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Exceptional Patient Care from Dr. David Diaz and IVF Team

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

“We are overwhelmed with the care and support that Dr. Diaz and his entire staff have shown us throughout this process. We will forever be grateful for this opportunity you have given us to start our family. With lots of love.”  -Cheryl and Brian 11/2011

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“Thank you for taking such good care of me. You helped us get our beautiful baby girl in 2010 and we didn’t even have to think twice where to go when we were ready for #2. Your staff is so kind and I consider them family.”  -Denise N.  9/22/2011

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“Since my first visit, Dr. Diaz and his staff have treated me with exceptional care. I truly appreciate all the support I’ve received throughout this journey. Everyone has been wonderful—thank you.”  -Graciela R. 11/2011

“The whole staff was caring and patient with all of my questions. Thank you for all the positive comments. You guys are wonderful. Thank you!”  -Diana A.  11/2011

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“Dr. Diaz and his staff have taken good care of me. I appreciate all the support and kindness I’ve received through the entire process. It’s the beginning of my dream come true. Thank you.”  -Chhavy C.  9/2011

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“We appreciate all that has been done for us. All of the staff has been wonderful and so caring. Thank you!”  -Shawna Baughman 11/2011

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“The whole staff is really nice and wonderful. They answer all of our questions. They gave us hope all the time. They were with us during our journey.”  -Leonor B.  11/2011

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“It was fast and easy procedure. No pain. All the staff are great and friendly. All the staff gave clear instructions on how to use the drugs. I did refer my friend to your office for IVF procedure.”  -Maggie T.  11/2011

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“Thank you to all the great staff at West Coast Fertility for gently helping and caring for us in this wonderful journey in our lives. Much appreciated.”  -Juan and Rebecca  9/2011

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“Couldn’t have asked for a better experience! Thanks so much!”  -Tavia A. 9/2011

Fertility Seminar with Dr. David Diaz at West Coast Fertility Centers on October 25

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

A fertility questionnaire by Merck showed that 91% of the 585 couples surveyed wished that they would have seen a fertility specialist sooner if they could do it all over again.

Do not wait! Get all your infertility questions answered and find out what the best fertility options are currently available.

Since 1988, West Coast Fertility Centers have been successfully helping patients build families. Join David Diaz, MD and Team  for a Free Fertility Seminar on…

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 6PM

11160 Warner Ave., Suite 411

Fountain Valley, CA 92708

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RSVP online for this fertility seminar

RSVP by phone 714-513-1399

Agenda

– Meet & Greet, Refreshments

– Reproductive Advancements Explained

– Meet Our Fertility Team

– Tour our Facility – Labs/Surgical Suite

– Private, Mini-Consultations

 

 

Happy Thoughts and Reflections from Our Wonderful Patients

Friday, September 16th, 2011

“Thank you so much for the picture.  We will be 27 weeks tomorrow and we are having a girl!  We could never begin to thank all of you for everything that you have done for our family.  Kevin and I are amazed everyday that we have James and now a little girl on the way.

ivf treatment at West Coast Fertility Centers with David Diaz, MDNurse Joan with our valued patients

The care that was given to me by Dr. Diaz, Joan, Maritza, Beth, you and the entire staff was beyond anything we could have ever hoped for.  I will never forget the day that Dr. Diaz sat us down to discuss our options after all of the tests and x-rays. I was terrified that I would never be able to have children. As we sat at the table in his office and Dr. Diaz explained what the options were for us, he never rushed us, he listened to us, and he understood our fears.

It was then that I truly knew we chose the right doctor.  I believed with all my heart that when he said he would do all that he could to make our dreams of having a family come true that he would. Lucky for us that we found all of you with your medical expertise. We are still overwhelmed – IVF worked twice for us!!  We are truly blessed.

We look forward to introducing all of you to our new addition in December.”

With many thanks in our hearts,

Shea and Kevin N.

 

“We are so happy for your family. You make our job so extremely rewarding!”

David Diaz, MD and entire staff

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Poteat Triplets’ Visit to West Coast Fertility Centers

Friday, September 9th, 2011

What a heart-warming and delightful afternoon we all had with a surprise visit from the Poteat triplets. They brightened up our day with their beautiful faces and it was just so wonderful to see how happy and healthy they’re all doing. The triplets were accompanied by their adorable older sister.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plenty of pictures were taken of this precious occasion. Joan, our nurse practitioner, took the triplets to the back office and showed them their family picture hung on our wall.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I had the most amazing experience with Dr. Diaz and his wonderful staff. Our triplets are now 6 years old and I can’t imagine life without them.” –Dawn P.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Baby Announcement -Introducing Adorable Griffin Robert

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Proud parents of newborn Griffin Robert Murray share pictures of their healthy baby boy.

“We are enjoying every moment with him, and hope to bring him in for a short visit to meet you one day soon.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day of Arrival: June 20th

Weighing in at 7 lbs., 5 oz. and 18.5 inches long

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Picture taken at 2 months old. Adorable Griffin Robert weighs over 11 pounds now.

We love hearing from our valued patients and we so look forward to meeting the entire family soon.

David Diaz, MD and West Coast Fertility Team

 

 

New Insights from Recent U.S. Fertility Survey

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Interesting Highlights from Survey

-91% of couples would have seen a fertility specialist sooner if they could do it all over again.

-54% of women incorrectly assume that fertility begins to decline at age 36 or older.

-62% of women surveyed believe news stories about celebrities over 40 having babies are good because they give hope.

-76% of potential patients and 71% of current patients are concerned about the number of injections.

-57% of women surveyed receive unsolicited advice from family and friends.

-3 out of 4 couples are concerned about the possibility of multiple births.

In the weeks to come, be on the lookout for comments and explanations regarding this survey from both David Diaz, MD, FACOG (Reproductive Endocrinologist & Fertility Specialist) and Joan Moody, RN, CNP (19 years’ experience with infertility).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Information regarding the survey

Merck recently conducted a survey to gain a deeper understanding of the fertility patient experience. 585 couples were surveyed over a 2 year period. In all cases, the woman (or both the woman and the man) had fertility issues.

All participants surveyed had difficulty getting pregnant in the past 24 months prior to the survey. Of the 585 couples surveyed, there was only one respondent per couple; 259 were women and 326 were men. Women were between ages 18-44 years old whereas the men were between  ages 18-54 years old.

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The 4 Crucial Fertility Questions

Monday, August 1st, 2011

The 4 Fertility Questions


 

 

 

 

 

1)      Is there an egg?


2)      Is there enough sperm?


 

 

 

 

 

3)      Can egg and sperm meet?


 

 

 

 

 

4)      Can implantation occur?


 

 

 

 

 

Testing can be performed for fertility questions 1 through 3. Testing can be completed in one month.

1) Egg/Ovarian Reserve Testing:

-FSH (Follicle stimulating hormone)

-LH (Luteinizing hormone)

-Estradiol (Estradiol is secreted by developing follicles as they grow and is therefore an excellent measure of ovarian and follicular function)

-TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone)

-AMH (Anti-Mullerian Hormone)

-Pelvic Ultrasound to determine Resting AFC (Antral follical count) This involves counting the resting follicles that are found on the ovary at the beginning of the menstruation. A high AFC indicates that a woman has a large number of eggs remaining in her ovary whereas low AFC shows that a woman may have a reduced number of eggs and therefore reduced fertility

 

2) Semen Analysis Testing – Amount of fluid, Sperm count (millions/ml), percentage of sperm motility, speed, shape (morphology)

 

3) Fallopian Tube Testing Hysterosalpingogram (HSG)- x ray to check if there are blockage in the fallopian tubes. Normal fallopian tubes are critical for egg transport.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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What NEW Fertility Treatments are Available? Find Out at Our Seminar!

Friday, July 15th, 2011

At West Coast Fertility Centers, we’re always investigating and doing research on new fertility treatment options and advancements to be able to simply offer our patients more. Our inquisitive minds and our in-house, accredited laboratories and surgical suite allow us to be creative to find different solutions and techniques to treat infertility on a continual basis.

We understand the value and importance of family. Since 1988, we have been helping patients build families and we are aware that time and budget are concerns.

We’ll be sharing “New Fertility Treatment Options” at our in-office seminar on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 6PM. We hope you can join us for a warm and informative evening. Infertility affects 15-20% of the population. If you know of anyone who has been unsuccessfully trying to get pregnant, please inform them about our upcoming seminar.

“Family faces are magic mirrors.  Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present, and future.” -Gail Lumet Buckley

Seminar Agenda: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 from 6-7PM

Reproductive Advancements Explained

Meet Dr. David Diaz & Our Fertility Team

– Tour our Facility – Labs/Surgical Suite

Private, Mini-Consultations

Location: West Coast Fertility Centers, 11160 Warner Ave., Suite 411, Fountain Valley, CA 92708

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Can Flossing, Brushing and Seeing Your Dentist Get You Pregnant 2 Months Faster?

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

According to a medical study conducted in Australia on a group of 3,416 pregnant women, the study shows that women with gum disease took an average of 2 months longer to become pregnant. This “SMILE study” was announced at this year’s European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) held in Stockholm.

Additionally, non-Caucasian women with periodontal gum disease were more likely to take over a year to get pregnant probably due to the fact that they have a higher level of inflammatory response to the condition.

Hart, a Professor of Reproductive Medicine at the University of Western Australia (Perth, Australia) states that “Until now, there have been no published studies that investigate whether gum disease can affect a woman’s chance of conceiving, so this is the first report to suggest that gum disease might be one of several factors that could be modified to improve the chances of a pregnancy.”

“Periodontal (gum) disease is a chronic, infectious and inflammatory disease of the gums and supporting tissues. It is caused by the normal bacteria that exist in everyone’s mouths, which, if unchecked, can create inflammation around the tooth; the gum starts to pull away from the tooth, creating spaces (periodontal pockets) that become infected. The inflammation sets off a cascade of tissue-destructive events that can pass into the circulation. As a result, periodontal disease has been associated with heart disease, type 2 diabetes, respiratory and kidney disease, and problems in pregnancy such as miscarriage and premature birth. Around 10% of the population is believed to have severe periodontal disease. Regular brushing and flossing of teeth is the best way of preventing it.” (Excerpt from ScienceDaily.com)

Watch Fox News Report about Impact of Gum Disease on Pregnancy

Read full article on how Gum Disease Can Increase the Time It Takes to Become Pregnant

Read more about How Gum Disease Affects Chances of Conception

Video Tribute for All Fathers | July 4th Quotes

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

“You don’t have to deserve your mother’s love. You have to deserve your father’s. He’s more particular.”    ~ Robert Frost

In case you missed the heartfelt Father’s Day Tribute Video that we sent out on June 19th via email, here it is again for your viewing. To all the special fathers and fathers-to-be that have been a part of West Coast Fertility Centers since 1988, we thank you for letting us be a part of your lives.

Click to play Tribute Video for Fathers & Fathers-to-Be

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Happy Fourth of July to you and your family from West Coast Fertility Centers!

“I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.”  ~Simone de Beauvoir

“You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from happiness.  You may think you have overeaten, but it is patriotism.” ~Erma Bombeck

“May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our own country!” ~Daniel Webster

“The winds that blow through the wide sky in these mounts, the winds that sweep from Canada to Mexico, from the Pacific to the Atlantic – have always blown on free men.” ~Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all!
By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall.”
~John Dickinson

“We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.”  ~William Faulkner

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