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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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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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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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Have your Voice Heard: Support the Family Act of 2011

by | August 13th, 2012

As you know, infertility treatment is often not covered by insurance.  This unfortunate fact prevents many couples who could easily benefit from fertility diagnosis and treatment from even seeking care.  In fact, studies have shown that fewer than 50% of couples with infertility ever see any medical professional and less than 20% eventually see a…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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Infertility Awareness Week 2012: Don’t Ignore the Pain of Infertility

by | March 27th, 2012

Your best friend calls you to tell you that she’s pregnant with her third baby. And they weren’t even trying. She’s never had any trouble getting pregnant before and this is no exception. On the other end of the line, you’re happy for her but crushed at the same time. Why is so easy for…Read the Rest of Article

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Taking the stress out of sperm collection for an IUI

by | February 16th, 2012

There are few things that are as pressured as having to collect a specimen for an intrauterine insemination, or IUI. Not only are men expected to collect a specimen on demand, but then they get graded on the quality of it! Here are a few pointers on helping to make “the deed” a little less…Read the Rest of Article

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Choosing an Egg Donor

by | January 2nd, 2012

Egg Donor Needed You receive the news from your fertility doctor that you need an egg donor to conceive, wow; now what? We want you to know two things. First, you are not alone. At Texas Fertility Center (TFC), we coordinate up to eighty egg donor cycles a year. Second, it is natural to grieve…Read the Rest of Article

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National Infertility Awareness Week

by | April 28th, 2011

Couples having trouble with conception are certainly not alone; approximately 1 in 6 couples are thought to have issues with infertility. An infertility evaluation is warranted after one year of trying if the woman is under age 35. For women over age 35 an evaluation is recommended if they have been trying for 6 months…Read the Rest of Article

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