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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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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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What TFC Is Doing To Help the Infertility Community

by | September 1st, 2012

Out of pocket? What TFC is doing to help the infertility community Caring for patients involves more than infertility diagnosis, treatment and resolution. Texas Fertility Center physicians and staff spend time, here in Austin and Washington D.C., advocating for those faced with infertility. These efforts include building awareness among our legislative delegation about infertility, supporting…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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Gestational Surrogacy

by | August 8th, 2012

For women and couples who are unable to conceive due to an irregular or absent uterus – or if other fertility treatments have failed – gestational surrogacy may allow them to grow the family of their dreams. Gestational surrogacy (a.k.a. gestational carriage) is the scenario in which the woman carrying the pregnancy is not genetically…Read the Rest of Article

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TFC Celebrates Our 26th Annual IVF Baby Reunion

by | June 5th, 2012

The physicians and staff at Texas Fertility Center and Austin IVF celebrated our 26th Annual Baby Reunion Sunday at the Dell Jewish Community Center. It was a fun-filled celebration that included bounce houses, face painting, balloon animals, a clown and pictures galore! Over 400 parents and children attended, which provided an amazing opportunity for us all…Read the Rest of Article

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Why TFC? Mental Health and Acupuncture, Research

by | June 5th, 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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