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Should I see a fertility specialist?

by | July 16, 2013

Getting pregnant is supposed to be easy, right? Unfortunately it’s not easy for everyone. One in eight couples will struggle with infertility. When you should involve a fertility specialist depends on your age as well as if you have any obvious obstacles like irregular menses. First I should explain that trying to conceive means unprotected read more

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What San Antonio Should Know about Fertility Specialist Dr. Summer James

by | May 14, 2013

Q: You were once chief resident, and likely had your pick of sub-specialties. Why did you choose reproductive endocrinology? A: We perform rotations as interns, so I spent time with reproductive endocrinologists during my residency. I saw my first ultrasounds during that time, and experienced moments when couples saw or heard the baby’s heartbeat. That read more

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After Infertility: Advice from TFC Parents

by | April 2, 2013

Texas Fertility Center’s 27th IVF Baby Reunion, set for April 7, got us thinking: What words of comfort, encouragement and advice can our parents with success stories offer current patients? Surely they remember what it’s like in the trenches: braving fertility drug injections, mood swings and revolving-door fertility appointments. Our TFC fertility nurses, reproductive endocrinologists read more

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Fertility Preservation Can Boost U.S. Fertility Rates

by | March 12, 2013

Fertility rates have people talking. As someone struggling with infertility, and actively pursuing fertility treatment to overcome it, you may read the news headlines about America’s declining fertility rate with dismay. After all, Texas Fertility Center knows that you would give anything to help bump up the fertility rate! Our declining fertility rate is caused read more

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Sometimes Symptomless, Endometrial Polyps Can Cause Infertility

by | September 7, 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 more

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