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Learn the ABCs of Fertility – Fertility Acronyms

Feeling overwhelmed by fertility acronyms? TFC is here to help

Starting infertility treatment can feel like you’re swimming through an alphabet soup of fertility acronyms. However, you aren’t alone as you navigate this vast world of fertility terms. The team at our San Antonio fertility center wants you to feel empowered. As a result, we’re going to explain some of the most common terms you’ll see during fertility treatment.

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Beyond IVF – Other Fertility Treatments

Learn about your options for other fertility treatments

In vitro fertilization, or IVF, is often the first treatment that comes to mind when people think about fertility treatments. Thinking about fertility medications, egg retrieval, fertilization and embryo transfer can be overwhelming. While IVF is the best treatment option for some hopeful parents it is not the only option.

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Why TFC? Embryology and Andrology

When a patient of mine recently moved to California, she asked me to refer her to a specialist who could continue her care. Drs. Vaughn, Hansard, Burger, and I have each noticed that when we provide our patients with a couple of names, they frequently ask us why we chose those particular specialists over many others in the same area.

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Our Latest Study is Published in Fertility and Sterility!

We are so excited to share the publication of our latest research study in Fertility and Sterility! It is the largest prospective study in the world comparing Crinone vaginal gel to IM progesterone for IVF. The study, which evaluated 511 patients going through IVF in 2009, demonstrated statistical superiority of Crinone compared to IM progesterone for all patients,

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Giving It Your Best Shot

You’re ready to devote your time, emotional reserves, and discretionary income to getting pregnant. Up until now, your physical discomfort has been at the hands of skilled and ultra-competent healthcare professionals. You’ve endured blood draws, vaginal ultrasounds, and possibly even laparoscopic day surgeries. But that was different. Now it’s you or a significant other who will literally stick it to you.

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Famous and Infertile: Celebrities Who Have Dealt with Infertility

Up until recently, infertility was an intensely private matter. Women would go to great lengths to hide their challenges…which unfortunately led many to believe that infertility was a rare phenomenon. A refreshing thing has happened in the last 5 to 10 years. We have become more open about the issue of infertility – and many women are coming forth with their own stories.

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Does Every Woman Undergoing an Infertility Evaluation Need a Laparoscopy?

In general, couples who have had trouble conceiving for 6-12 months should undergo a basic infertility evaluation. The tests include obtaining a semen analysis from the woman’s partner, undergoing an evaluation for ovarian function, having a pelvic sonogram, and undergoing a hysterosalpingogram (HSG). The final diagnostic test is a laparoscopy. However, this procedure is not always necessary.

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