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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 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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TFC Pauses to Remember Acts of Sacrifice this Memorial Day

by | May 28th, 2012

This Monday, America recognizes the men and women in uniform who died in service to their country. We at Texas Fertility Center regularly share news and coping strategies for dealing with infertility in this space. On this day, we dedicate our message to remembering, and encourage you to observe a moment of silence on Memorial…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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Why TFC? Who We Are

by | May 8th, 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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Not a Lot of Good Swimmers? What You Can Do To Enhance Your Fertility

by | March 13th, 2012

It can be downright depressing getting back a semen analysis (sperm test) that is not ‘ideal’. However, don’t feel alone. There are MANY MANY guys in your situation (even if they are not talking about it!). It’s true that there are a number of fertility treatments that may help you to conceive, even with low…Read the Rest of Article

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The Sperm Story

by | February 2nd, 2012

Infertility is not an issue isolated to the female gender. Boys are invited too! Infertility is not an issue isolated to the female gender.  Boys are invited too!  In fact, 40% of couples who seek evaluation will have some degree of a sperm problem, and in 25% of cases, the only identified problem is a…Read the Rest of Article

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12 Resolutions of a TFC Fertility Specialist

by | January 2nd, 2012

The new year will bring renewed hope for many couples trying to get pregnant. As you resolve to make changes to enhance your fertility (such as maintaining an optimal weight, diet and lifestyle), you may wonder what steps your fertility doctor will take to enhance his or her skills and improve your chances. First of…Read the Rest of Article

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TFC: Embryo Biomarkers Key to Predicting IVF Success

by | December 20th, 2011

Dr. Kaylen Silverberg, has been asked to serve as the principal investigator on a worldwide embryo biomarker study that could lead to a more precise method of selecting viable embryos for transfer in IVF cycles.  The findings will hopefully benefit couples that struggle with infertility and recurrent miscarriage, as well as women of advanced maternal age….Read the Rest of Article

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IVF and Ovarian Cancer

by | November 15th, 2011

As I was reading the headlines in the news I came across this statement:  “Women given drugs during fertility treatment to stimulate their ovaries to produce extra eggs have an increased risk of developing borderline ovarian tumors”, Dutch researchers said.  What ?!?! I continued to read the study which further stated that women who had…Read the Rest of Article

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