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Preserving Fertility

by | October 31, 2012

I am so incredibly blessed to be part of a wonderful team here at TFC that changes people’s lives every day. I am awestruck when those same patients can then change my life in a very personal way with their heartfelt gratitude. Recently, I had a patient who was newly diagnosed with cancer who came read more

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Laparoscopy

by | July 1, 2012

A laparoscopy is a minimally invasive, outpatient procedure, which allows a physician to perform complex procedures using only 2-3 small incisions in the belly button and the lower abdomen. During this procedure, the abdomen is inflated with gas (carbon dioxide). This creates more space in the abdominal area and allows your physician to evaluate the read more

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Next Step: Surgery

by | June 28, 2012

After completing your fertility evaluation, your physician may recommend surgery as a next step. Surgery can be an excellent way to diagnose and treat many gynecological problems such as: endometriosis, ovarian cysts, pelvic and/or intrauterine adhesions, uterine fibroids, endometrial polyps, fallopian tube disease and obstruction, and congenital abnormalities of the pelvic organs such as a read more

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What Happens After Egg Retrieval?

by | April 25, 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 more

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My OB/GYN Thinks I Need Help Getting Pregnant….Now What?

by | March 30, 2012

Growing up, almost every girl dreams of having their own family. You play it out in your head a million times, thinking about exactly when it will happen and what it will be like. Never in a million years did you think that having a baby could be so difficult. Infertility affects approximately 6.1 million read more

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