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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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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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Sometimes Symptomless, Endometrial Polyps Can Cause Infertility

by | September 7th, 2012

If you’ve checked the box “bleeding between periods” or “irregular menstrual periods” on your health history form, your obgyn or fertility doctor may suspect a number of causes, including endometrial polyps. These overgrowths on the inside lining (endometrium) of the uterine wall are common and usually benign, but can interfere with your goal of getting pregnant. Studies…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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Dr. Burger Shares That “DHEA May Hold New Promise for Diminished Ovarian Reserve”

by | August 2nd, 2012

We are really excited about our recent press release and what it may mean to our patients  “DHEA May Hold New Promise for Diminished Ovarian Reserve” — Natural Hormone Produced 6 Fold Increase in IVF Success Rate –!  “We are excited that a relatively inexpensive option such as DHEA has the potential to help our…Read the Rest of Article

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Hydrosalpinx and Infertility

by | June 26th, 2012

What is a hydrosalpinx? Though it sounds like an exotic Egyptian relic, a hydrosalpinx is a swollen and blocked fallopian tube. Because the end of the fallopian tube is closed off by scar tissue, fluid abnormally collects, causing further swelling and dilation of the fallopian tube. Hydrosalpinges usually occur as a result of previous pelvic…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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Poor Ovarian Reserve and IVF Outcomes

by | May 30th, 2012

In general, women with low ovarian reserve will have difficulty in achieving pregnancy. But what about in advanced reproductive technology (ART) such as IVF? Ovarian Reserve Let’s first discuss what the term ovarian reserve means. Ovarian reserve refers to quantity, or number, of eggs remaining that are available to achieve pregnancy. We are unable to…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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