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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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Looking for Donor Sperm

by | February 29th, 2012

Couples with severe male factor infertility, single women, or same-sex couples are some types of patients that will consider the use of donor sperm to help with conception. Once this is decided upon, it can be a little overwhelming to try to choose the right donor. Here are some tips: Find a sperm bank that…Read the Rest of Article

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“Waiting to Start a Family: Options to Preserve your Fertility.”

by | October 7th, 2011

College. Career. Marriage. Baby. The new natural order in a woman’s life sometimes wreaks havoc on nature’s design for fertility. Studies show that approximately 20 percent of women wait until after age 35 to begin their families.* Society tells women that they can have it all without warning them that waiting too long to have…Read the Rest of Article

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Alternative Parenting

by | July 19th, 2011

We are so fortunate in these modern times with the medical advances that have been made to make parenting possible for so many people who otherwise may never have had the chance. Alternative parenting includes single women, gay and lesbian couples, older women needing donor eggs as well as women with partners with severe male…Read the Rest of Article

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Making Treatment Choices

by | July 15th, 2011

One of the most difficult choices facing patients is whether and when to move from one step of the fertility process to another. Agreeing to see a fertility specialist and choosing to pursue a treatment plan is often a decision that is reached by couples after much discussion and struggle. If one particular intervention does…Read the Rest of Article

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