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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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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 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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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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What Happens After Egg Retrieval?

by | April 25th, 2012

The days following the egg retrieval can be both an exciting and stressful time. At Texas Fertility Center, we make sure that we are keeping you informed every step of the way. The day after the egg retrieval, our embryologists will call you to review your fertilization report. They will let you know how many…Read the Rest of Article

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Your Egg Retrieval

by | April 23rd, 2012

One of the most successful treatments in modern technology of infertility is Invitro Fertilization, or IVF. You probably know about the injections, the blood work and the ultrasounds by now; but what about the egg retrieval? Even though you’ve heard the word retrieval many times in your journey of IVF, you are likely to have…Read the Rest of Article

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Quit Smoking! Your Sperm Will Thank You For It

by | February 7th, 2012

Close to 20% of Americans over 18 smoke cigarettes. That’s a pretty high number considering the well known serious health issues that this unhealthy vice can cause. For you smokers, did you know that your fertility is affected each time you or your partner lights one up? Let’s talk a little further about why you…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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