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Patients Monitoring Outside of Life IVF Center

Please complete the pre-IVF requirements and send us the results; without these results, we will not be able to perform any procedure. If you have any question or concerns regarding completing our pre-IVF requirement, please contact our office for assistance. Similarly, you and your partner must complete all consent forms. You may contact our front desk to send you a set of consent forms. Please read thoroughly, sign, date, and send them to us via fax or e-mail.

Next, find a local monitoring facility. Just like those patients who monitor at Life IVF Center, you will be asked to take blood test and ultrasound during the cycle. For the blood test, please find a facility that can run these hormone tests as STAT order (same day result). Most facilities can run these tests, but not all of them are able to run them as STAT. Please verify with your facility as early as possible. For ultrasound, please find a facility that can perform trans-vaginal ultrasounds. We will need them to provide us the follicle count, sizes, and endometrium lining measurement. Please also locate a local pharmacy so we can order most of your oral medication, and a specialty pharmacy of choice so we may order your fertility medications. Please provide us with the phone number and fax number to these pharmacies.

Give us a call on your CD1 so the nurse can send the lab order sheet to you via e-mail (You will need to install Adobe to download the PDF document). Please print out the order form and take it to your facility for CD2 or 3 baseline monitoring. Please try to do your monitoring test as early in the day as possible. We need to receive your results before 4:00 PM California time for the doctor to review it on the same day. Finally, please patiently wait for your treatment plan, it will be sent via E-mail at the end of our clinic business day.

Travel Information

To help patients who are not local, below is some travel information that may be useful to patients planning their trip to visit our clinic, or to stay locally for the treatment. We have negotiated rates with some local hotels and several are even able to help transport you to and from our facility. Please be sure to verify with the hotel before booking.

Depending on where you fly in, you may need transportation services and we have provided a few shuttle services that can pick you up from the airport. There are several companies that are able to speak Mandarin, to help our Mandarin-speaking or out-of-town patients.

The following hotels offer discounted rates for our patients. Please mention you are a patient of "Life IVF Center" when you book the reservation.

1.Hampton Inn & Suites

2720 Hotel Terrace Drive, Santa Ana, CA 92705

(714) 556-3838, (800) 861-8148

Hampton Inn & Suites Website

Rate: $129 + Tax (Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu)
$89 + Tax (Fri/Sat/Sun)

2. Best Western plus Orange county Airport

2700 Hotel Terrace Drive, Santa Ana, CA 92705

(714) 432-8888, (800) 432-005

Best Western plus Orange county Airport Website

Rate: $79 + Tax

3. La Quinta Inn & Suites, Orange County-Santa Ana

2721 Hotel Terrace Drive, Santa Ana, CA 92705

(714) 540-1111

Rate: $72 + Tax

All of these Hotels will have the following Amenities & Services:
  • Free shuttle to / from John Wane Airport (SNA) and to Life IVF Center
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wireless High-Speed Internet Access
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Newspaper
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center
  • Guest Laundry Facilities
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Fitness Center
1.

From John Wayne, Orange County Airport (SNA): This is the closest airport, only 4.7 miles (10 minutes) from Life IVF Center.

You may request that your hotel pick you up. Most hotels near the airport offer free shuttle Service.

2.

From Long Beach Airport (LGB): 25 miles from Life IVF Center

Super Shuttle: (800) BLUE VAN (800-258-3826)

The shuttle can take you directly to/from your hotel or home

Supper Shuttle Website

3.

From Los Angeles International Airport (LAX): 45 miles from Life IVF Center

A.

Supper Shuttle: (800) BLUE VAN (800-258-3826)

The shuttle can take you directly to/from your hotel or home

Supper Shuttle Website

B.

Blue Sky Transway : (888) 366-2688, (626) 968-2688

Mandarin speaking available

C.

Lucky Shuttle: (888) 595-8965, (626) 821-0442

Mandarin speaking available

D.

Eric Express: (714) 624-2724

Mandarin speaking available

E.

California Yellow Cab: (949) 444-4444, (714) 444-4444

California Yellow Cab Website