Texas Fertility Center News

Flu and Fertility: Should I Get a Flu Shot?

by | January 31st, 2013

Texas Fertility Center patients frequently ask us about the flu vaccine, and whether they should take this precautionary step prior to or during fertility treatment. Your goal is to get pregnant, so protecting your health is of paramount importance now and in the future. What TFC Fertility Friends Frequently Ask About Flu It’s January/February. Should…Read the Rest of Article

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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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Coenzyme Q 10 and Female Fertility

by | January 14th, 2013

Coenzyme Q 10, aka Co Q 10, but also known as ubiquinone, is a fat-soluble, vitamin-like compound that naturally occurs in most cells of the body, primarily in the mitochondria. Co Q 10 is needed for the basic function of cells and is the source of energy for the mitochondria. Mitochondria are the organelles inside…Read the Rest of Article

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IVF Lab Mix-ups: Could It Happen to You?

by | January 10th, 2013

The Dateline story “Inconceivable” aired this week and brought to light the nightmarish scenario of transferring embryos to the wrong patient during an IVF cycle. Texas Fertility Center would like to respond to the news with sympathy for the families involved, as well as reassurance for couples currently undergoing infertility treatment. IVF lab mistakes, like…Read the Rest of Article

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Making Sense of Fertility Coverage in 2013

by | January 8th, 2013

Your goal is to become pregnant in the New Year. At Texas Fertility Center, we resolve to help you navigate your insurance company’s call center maze and complex insurance forms that will hopefully result in your being able to maximize your coverage for infertility diagnosis and treatment. Investigating and understanding your insurance plan takes patience,…Read the Rest of Article

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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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by | December 22nd, 2012

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Casting Call: Texas Fertility Center Searching for Docu-series Stars

by | December 14th, 2012

Texas Fertility Center routinely consults with women in Central Texas who want to get pregnant with donor sperm combined with intrauterine insemination (IUI) or in-vitro fertilization (IVF), as well as women who want to explore elective egg freezing to delay getting pregnant. For this reason, the producers of a docu-series in development recently sought out…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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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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