They Always Imagined They’d Have Three Kids until She Got Cancer

Jan 12, 2016 | Fertility Care
Beautiful fertility story out of Redbook magazine. Many families can relate to the last paragraph of their story "those six embryos are still sitting in a freezer 20 miles from our house. Every three months I get a bill for the storage, and even though it's a waste of money, I keep paying it. Somehow, those embryos represent the only hope I have left of that big family gathered for a lively celebration, and even though that dream will never be realized, I'm still not quite ready to let it go."

California Woman Beats Cancer and fulfills Dream of a Family

Jan 06, 2016 | Fertility Care
Read Emily Bennett Taylor's beautiful fertility story about a young woman whose life was forever changed by a cancer diagnosis in 2012. Watch her give a powerful speech at the World Conference on Lung Cancer. She shares her fertility story starting at the 10 minute mark: Vimeo.com/139345074

Infertility treatment does not cause developmental problems

Jan 05, 2016 | Fertility Care
We know that multiple pregnancies (twins, triplets etc) are associated with prematurity which is linked to developmental problems. This recent study will continue to give IVF patients reassurance that IVF treatment does not cause developmental problems. Read the article here.

What Every Woman Should Know About her Fertility

Oct 23, 2015 | Fertility Care
Great article written by, Amy Klein: What Every Woman Should Know About Her Fertility.  Honored to have been interviewed for it and quoted too!

Get ahead of Cancer Initiative, Free Cancer Gene Screening

Oct 09, 2015 | Fertility Care
Watch the video from  Fox2 KTVU's 9AM morning show Friday morning.  Interview is about a local family who lost their daughter to Lynch syndrome at the age of 23.  Sweet Jacqueline Rush is now with us only in spirit. If she had been tested for Lynch Syndrome earlier, she would be alive today. I promised her that I would do everything I could  to spread the word about genetic screening in order to hopefully save lives. Her doctors diagnosed her with "constipation" in high school after years of rectal bleeding. We now have the opportunity to test more people because of reduced testing costs thanks to: getaheadofcancer.counsyl.com On March 30, 2014, Jacqueline lost her battle with cancer at the young age of 23. She was diagnosed with Stage 3 colon cancer when she was just 20 years old.  It’s highly likely that her cancer was present when she was having some health issues during high school. Knowing about Lynch Syndrome and the likelihood that it was the cause of her family’s colon cancer history would have saved her life. The guidelines for testing are in part based on very expensive test costs. Now that companies like Counsyl are using technology to bring...

Choosing to Sparkle Every Day

Sep 19, 2015 | Fertility Care
I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Paula Jenkins of Welcoming Spirit in Episode 2 of her  Series: Jump Start Your Joy!  this week. We spoke about my job,  how I deal with stress, how I view happiness as a choice, and about my work with a transgender teen. Hope you find inspiration.

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