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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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IVF Success Rates: How Fertility Clinics Stack Up

by | April 2, 2013

The SART and CDC just released the 2011 comparative success rates for fertility clinics. Texas Fertility Center consistently ranks above the national average for IVF success rates. However, we emphasize that this is just one data point to consider when deciding on a fertility clinic. One of our fertility specialists, Dr. Kaylen Silverberg, says: “Even 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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Donor Embryos: The 3rd Option in 3rd Party Reproduction

by | January 29, 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 more

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Infertility Once Made Hugh Jackman Miserable

by | January 3, 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 more

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