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Fertility Facts and Statistics

Infertility is a very common condition estimated to affect approximately 1 in 8 couples. This may even be an underestimate since many couples never end up seeking care. As patient awareness and education increases, the number of couples seeking care and achieving their goal of family building will increase. Presently the CDC estimates that ART (Assisted Reproductive Technologies) accounts for slightly more than 1% of total U.S.

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Day 3 vs. Day 5 embryo transfers

We often get asked about the differences between doing an embryo transfer on Day 3 or Day 5.  Many of our patients are Internet savvy, and they seem to all want Day 5 transfers, as they believe that the “literature” says that this will give them a better chance of having a baby.  In fact,

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Meet Robin Collet

Robin Collett is our New Patient Coordinator who will call you, after you have scheduled your appointment with a nurse, to make sure that you are fully prepared for your first appointment at Texas Fertility Center. She takes the time to review your benefits with you as well as make sure that you have all the necessary paperwork ready when you arrive at the office.

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Miscarriage

Last week on our radio talk show (Talk Radio 1370 AM at noon each Saturday), we discussed a very frustrating problem of miscarriage. Losing a pregnancy in the first trimester is so common that health professionals may not realize how devastating the event can be to a couple. Approximately 15% of all pregnancies end in a miscarriage.

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To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate

Now that flu season is upon us, the question continually arises, “Should I get the flu shot if I am pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant?”  The answer is “YES!” with very few exceptions.  According to the CDC,

“…No evidence exists of risk from vaccinating pregnant women with inactivated virus or bacterial vaccines or toxoids.

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Not all fertility centers are created equal

I think it is important for patients to understand that you do have a choice regarding where you decide to seek your fertility treatments. I received a phone call from a patient, just recently, that really stood out in my mind and really inspired me to convey the message of why it is important to do your “homework” when selecting your fertility center.

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Meet Anna Hernandez

Anna Hernandez has been with Texas Fertility Center for one year.  Anna is our front office coordinator and she is responsible for greeting and checking in patients for appointments, making sure all forms are accurate, and making reminder calls to our patients regarding their appointments.  She usually is the first point of contact for patients who are being seen at our Mopac office. 

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Peer Support Group

Texas Fertility Center has initiated a peer support group that was developed to help couples and individuals trying to conceive cope with the struggles fertility treatments can often cause. The goal is to help patients find “friends” going through infertility treatments and give them an outlet to discuss their feelings with others who understand what they are going through.

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