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Five Important Questions about Fertility Preservation

Fertility preservation refers to a set of treatment options that allow patients to have a child at a later point in time. These treatments generally involve the conservation of reproductive tissue, eggs, and sperm. There are many reasons why patients seek out fertility preservation treatments, including:

●  Being diagnosed with cancer. Many can cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation can compromise fertility for both males and females.

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Visit the New Website for the Fertility Center of California in Tustin

The Fertility Center of California (FCC) has launched a new website dedicated to serving patients who visit our office in Tustin, California. We hope you’ll check out the new FCC Tustin website to learn about our services for growing LGBTQ families, insemination, our cryobank, male/female infertility, the donor sperm program, and more.

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Five Questions Men Have About Freezing Their Sperm

As egg freezing continues to rise in popularity among women, sperm freezing awareness and education seem to somewhat wane. In discussions about fertility, there remains a continued focus on the female partner, and this is understandable as age and fertility for women are closely related. However, age and fertility for men also have a correlation, but one that is simply less well-known.

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How to Research Finding a Sperm Bank

Once you’ve made the decision to use sperm donation to build your family, it’s time to determine where your donor sperm will come from. You don’t necessarily want to choose the first sperm bank you come across or the closest facility to home.

When researching which sperm bank is right for you, these are some important factors that you’ll want to consider.

What Is the Sperm Bank’s History and Reputation?

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How to Make the Transition to Using a Sperm Donor

When couples are made aware that there is a need to use a sperm donor to help grow their family, this transition can be emotionally wrought. It is difficult to change your mindset through the steps from wanting to have a child with one’s partner, to the partners struggling to conceive, to having a male infertility issue in which conception is not possible even with fertility care, to needing to use a sperm donor unless other family-building options such as adoption are under consideration.

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Why We Need to Change the Way We Think About Male Fertility

Most people are aware that women have a biological clock. Beginning at age 35, women’s chances of getting pregnant decrease and the likelihood of birth defects increase. What many people don’t know is that infertility is just as common for men as it is for women.

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Why Are More Men Considering Sperm Freezing?

Sperm freezing, also known as male fertility preservation, is steadily increasing in popularity. More than ever, men are considering their future family planning goals, and are doing so with the level of foresight that is often only limited to female partners.

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Three Things Growing Families Need to Know About Sperm Donation

For families looking to grow their family with the help of sperm donation, the process can seem daunting, even confusing.

Below are three important points to keep in mind when navigating sperm donation to ensure you have the smoothest, most stress-free experience possible.

1. Sperm donors must go through extensive screening.

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Do Younger Men Need to Care about Their Fertility?

Conversations about fertility consideration and care begin early for women, who often start to hear comments and receive questions about family-planning goals in their early 20s, but these same conversations rarely (if ever) extend to young men. 

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Three Reasons to Consider Sperm Freezing

Choosing to freeze your sperm at a cryopreservation facility isn’t like choosing where to sit at a baseball game or how to order your steak. It’s a crucial life decision in several cases:

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