Patient Resources

Fertility acupuncturists

Zen Fertility – Julie Chang, L.Ac

Heidi Brockmyre Fertility Acupuncture 

Chantal Davis, Free Flow Health

Karen Sulgar- Acupuncture Continuum 

Nutritionists

Tara Coleman, Clinical Nutritionist 

Elizabeth Shaw, Registered Dietitian 

Therapists and psychologists

Karen Hall, PhD   Clincal Psychologist specialists in infertility, pregnancy loss, and grief

Laura Carr,  LMFT   Therapist specializing in infertility

Katherine Ellis-Hernandez, PhD  Family Health Psychologist specializing in infertility, marriage, and family building

Daniel Singley, PhD, The Center for Men’s Excellence

Click here to visit RESOLVE’s website for a complete listing.

Male fertility specialists

Martina Bastuba, MD  Male Fertility Specialist & Sexual Medicine Specialist

Genetic counselors

Gina Davis, MS, LCGC  Advocate Reproductive Genetic Counseling

San Diego Perinatal Genetic Counseling Services

Support groups

San Diego Cookies Infertility Support Group. Peer-led infertility support group that meets every other week on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 PM. The meetings are held around San Diego. Click Here to register for the group.

Click Here for a list of Southern California Infertility Support Groups.

Additional fertility resources

FSMG is committed to providing the latest information on fertility care. We recommend the following websites to help you learn more about reproduction and fertility.

Mother to Baby California   Information on medications, breastfeeding and more

National professional societies

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (asrm.org) is a resource for reproductive endocrinologists, obstetricians, gynecologist, urologists, and basic scientists who treat and investigate problems of fertility, sterility, and the physiology of reproduction. There are links to clinic locations and annual clinical outcomes as reported to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control). The website also offers information for patients on a variety of topics related to infertility.

The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (sart.org) is responsible for the collection and standardization of IVF patient outcomes (pregnancy) and other data. The data is reported by clinic site. The website also has patient information on a wide variety of infertility issues.

Additional fertility information, resources & patient advocacy

RESOLVE (resolve.org), is a national non-profit organization that for more than 20 years has assisted people facing infertility by providing information, support, and advocacy.

The American Fertility Association (theafa.org) is a national advocacy organization. They offer online information on a wide variety of subjects related to fertility and reproductive endocrinology issues. A monthly newsletter is published online.

The Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Association (pcosupport.org) provides up-to-date educational resources that are available to women and girls with PCOS. It provides online discussion forums, periodical newsletters, stock publications, conferences and symposia, local chapters, and support groups.

The Endometriosis Association (endometriosisassn.org) is an organization for those with endometriosis. Its goal is to provide education, support, and research.

The North American Council on Adoptable Children (nacac.org) is committed to meeting the needs of waiting children and the families who adopt them. This association provides resources, information, and supports adoptive families and prospective adopters through their quarterly newsletter Adoptalk.

Livestrong Fertility  (livestrong.org/we-can-help/fertility-services) is a national LIVESTRONG initiative dedicated to providing reproductive information, support, and hope to cancer patients and survivors whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility.

Pharmacies

Here is a list of pharmacies that specialize in fertility medications:

  • La Jolla Discount Pharmacy ( 858-622-1800)
  • Rancho Santa Fe Pharmacy (858-756-3096)
  • Stroheckers Pharmacy (877-252-9393)
  • Integrity Specialty Pharmacy (integrityrxsp.com)
  • MDRx Pharmaceutical Care (mdrusa.com)
  • Freedom Fertility Pharmacy (freedomfertility.com)

Medication instruction resources

Click Here to visit Freedom Pharmacy’s Injectable Medication Video Guides

Intramuscular injection video

Subcutaneous injection video

 

Biohazard disposal information

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