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Introducing the New TFC Website

by | January 27, 2014

We expanded our fertility footprint with new fertility clinics that opened last year in San Antonio, joining our clinics in Austin and Round Rock. We will open a new clinic in South Austin in 2014!  Now, we welcome the online community to experience our redesigned Texas Fertility Center website. When TFC opened in 1980, the 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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TFC & D.C.: Giving Voice to Fertility Advocacy

by | May 8, 2013

Fertility specialists and all those affected by the disease of infertility will converge on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. this month as part of the National Infertility Association (RESOLVE) Advocacy Day (resolve.org/advocacyday) on May 8. Texas Fertility Center has a long history of participating in advocacy efforts, both at the state and national level. In 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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