25 Years of History

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Northern California Fertility Medical Center opened its doors on Sept 28, 1992 when a Reproductive Endocrinologist, Carlos E. Soto-Albors M.D, embarked on a mission to provide the Greater Sacramento Region, as well as the Northern California area, specialized care by …


Cytomegalovirus (CMV) and Pregnancy


What is cytomegalovirus? Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a member of the chickenpox family of viruses.  It is extremely ubiquitous in the population and affects people of all ages.  In the U.S. 1/3 of children have been infected by age 5 and …


Zika Virus and Pregnancy 2017

The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology has provided us with a wonderful video and infographic with the latest information on the Zika Virus. Be sure to check out the CDC website for the latest news on Zika and recently …


Celebrating Father’s Day During Infertility Treatment

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What is there to celebrate on Father’s Day when you aren’t (yet!) a father? Good question. Father’s Day and Mother’s Day – along with every other holiday, baby shower, pregnancy announcement, etc. – are perpetual thorns to the hearts of …


Endometriosis: Facts You Need to Know


What is endometriosis? Endometriosis occurs when the lining of the uterus (endometrium) implants in the pelvis outside of the uterus.  The endometrium is shed each month during the menstrual period and exits the uterus not only via the cervix and …