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IVF Lab Mix-ups: Could It Happen to You?

by | January 10th, 2013

The Dateline story “Inconceivable” aired this week and brought to light the nightmarish scenario of transferring embryos to the wrong patient during an IVF cycle. Texas Fertility Center would like to respond to the news with sympathy for the families involved, as well as reassurance for couples currently undergoing infertility treatment. IVF lab mistakes, like…Read the Rest of Article

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Making Sense of Fertility Coverage in 2013

by | January 8th, 2013

Your goal is to become pregnant in the New Year. At Texas Fertility Center, we resolve to help you navigate your insurance company’s call center maze and complex insurance forms that will hopefully result in your being able to maximize your coverage for infertility diagnosis and treatment. Investigating and understanding your insurance plan takes patience,…Read the Rest of Article

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Infertility Once Made Hugh Jackman Miserable

by | January 3rd, 2013

Hugh Jackman, star of the holiday film Les Miserables, experienced a difficult time conceiving before adopting his children, Oscar (12) and Ava (7). The actor shared his story on a December episode of the talk show Katie. The Pain of a Failed IVF Cycle In-vitro fertilization (IVF) resulted in miscarriage for the Jackmans, and they…Read the Rest of Article

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Casting Call: Texas Fertility Center Searching for Docu-series Stars

by | December 14th, 2012

Texas Fertility Center routinely consults with women in Central Texas who want to get pregnant with donor sperm combined with intrauterine insemination (IUI) or in-vitro fertilization (IVF), as well as women who want to explore elective egg freezing to delay getting pregnant. For this reason, the producers of a docu-series in development recently sought out…Read the Rest of Article

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Find Peace and Joy (Despite Infertility) this Holiday Season

by | December 12th, 2012

Infertility doesn’t take a holiday, so the added stress of a hectic, emotionally charged month can leave you feeling Grinchy. At Texas Fertility Center, we know the struggle to get pregnant can steal your holiday joy. What’s festive about infertility? Our fertility specialists have talked to hundreds of women – over three decades of December…Read the Rest of Article

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We Feel Your Pain: TFC Is Making Fertility Care Affordable

by | November 19th, 2012

Ouch! Thirty years and more than 12,000 babies born gives our fertility center unique experience in identifying every available cost-saving benefit for our patients. “Our goal at Texas Fertility Center is to ensure that every patient has as much information as possible about ways to ease the financial burden of infertility treatment,” says Missy Dillard,…Read the Rest of Article

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TFC Presents Data on Ovarian Reserve Testing and Novel Progesterone Administration at Annual ASRM Meeting

by | November 6th, 2012

Since its inception, Texas Fertility Center has devoted significant time and resources to fertility research because we know that even a small tweak to treatment protocols can lead to the birth of your baby. Our fertility specialists and scientists strive each and every day to perfect the miraculous breakthroughs that led to the very first…Read the Rest of Article

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TFC Staff ‘Setting the Course’ for Reproductive Medicine

by | October 30th, 2012

We were in San Diego last week, along with 6,000 fertility specialists, nurses and scientists, for the American Society for Reproductive Medicine’s annual meeting ~ ASRM 2012. Texas Fertility Center sent Drs. Kaylen Silverberg and Natalie Burger; Tom, Kristin, and Hank from the TFC lab; Third Party Reproductive Coordinator Leanne; Director of Clinical Operations Kathy…Read the Rest of Article

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What Does Infertility Have in Common with Breast Cancer?

by | October 9th, 2012

The infertility community shares a sobering statistic with breast cancer patients: One in 8 women will face a breast cancer diagnosis and one in 8 couples will experience infertility. Like advances in reproductive medicine that offer hope for a cure, breast cancer treatment and early detection are helping women survive their breast cancer diagnosis. You…Read the Rest of Article

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TFC Takes Steps to Cure Breast Cancer

by | October 2nd, 2012

At Texas Fertility Center, we passionately advocate for women’s health issues, from changing laws to make infertility treatment affordable to raising awareness about breast cancer prevention and treatment. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, TFC will share blog topics, Facebook posts and Twitter tweets that encourage our online friends to get involved. When you LIKE, share…Read the Rest of Article

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