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Donor Embryos: The 3rd Option in 3rd Party Reproduction

by | January 29th, 2013

Third-party reproduction involves a donor who is willing to provide gametes (reproductive material) to a couple or individual hoping to get pregnant. Over time, oocyte (egg) and sperm donation has become familiar to those searching for viable choices to resolve infertility. Donor embryos are the latest option for patients, and one of the most intriguing….Read the Rest of Article

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How Third-Party Reproduction Can Help Infertility

by | August 21st, 2012

Third party reproduction refers to the use of donor egg (oocyte), donor sperm and/or gestational carrier services. It can make pregnancy possible for individuals and couples who might otherwise not have options for having a child. Texas Fertility Center provides a variety of donor services – including an in-house donor egg program, which allows us…Read the Rest of Article

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Getting Intentional about Third-Party Reproduction

by | August 10th, 2012

When you decide to pursue third-party reproduction as an alternative to childlessness or adoption, you solidify your intentions to become a parent. As an intended parent in Texas Fertility Center’s donor services program, you can achieve your dream of growing or starting your family through the use of donor eggs, donor sperm, and/or gestational surrogacy….Read the Rest of Article

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Why TFC? Embryology and Andrology

by | May 15th, 2012

When a patient of mine recently moved to California, she asked me to refer her to a specialist who could continue her care. Drs. Vaughn, Hansard, Burger, and I have each noticed that when we provide our patients with a couple of names, they frequently ask us why we chose those particular specialists over many…Read the Rest of Article

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Choosing an Egg Donor

by | January 2nd, 2012

Egg Donor Needed You receive the news from your fertility doctor that you need an egg donor to conceive, wow; now what? We want you to know two things. First, you are not alone. At Texas Fertility Center (TFC), we coordinate up to eighty egg donor cycles a year. Second, it is natural to grieve…Read the Rest of Article

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Texas Fertility Center Celebrates First Frozen Egg Donor Birth in Texas

by | August 4th, 2011

You may have recently seen our announcement of the first baby born from a frozen donor egg in Texas.  We are so happy and proud to have been able to bring this new technology to Texas!  See the full story below… Frozen Egg Birth  

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Famous and Infertile: Celebrities Who Have Dealt with Infertility

by | July 7th, 2011

Up until recently, infertility was an intensely private matter. Women would go to great lengths to hide their challenges…which unfortunately led many to believe that infertility was a rare phenomenon. A refreshing thing has happened in the last 5 to 10 years. We have become more open about the issue of infertility – and many…Read the Rest of Article

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Expectations

by | June 16th, 2011

As little girls growing up, we often dreamed about the children that we were going to have. Later, we were cautioned not to have sex or to at least use protection by our parents who didn’t want us to get pregnant at a young age. Thus, it is frustrating and challenging to discover that you…Read the Rest of Article

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Success Rates: Truth or Fiction?

by | June 13th, 2011

One of the most daunting challenges that I face in my everyday practice is giving reliable and realistic expectations for success of various treatments, especially in older women, or women with diminished ovarian reserve. Most of the large published reports involving treatments such as surgical correction of infertility or ovarian stimulation with intrauterine insemination studied…Read the Rest of Article

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