Infertility

Cancer treatments of any kind can have a drastic effect on female fertility. In a recent study, as many as two-thirds of women who underwent chemotherapy stopped menstruating after treatment. If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer and are hoping to start a family after...

If you have received an infertility diagnosis, then you’ve probably been informed that the road to conception may be longer than anticipated, and may have more than its fair share of downs than ups before you experience the joy of giving birth to a baby. It...

After 12 months of unsuccessful pregnancy attempts at home (six months if you are 35 years or older), you head to a fertility center for a diagnosis. Basic diagnostic tests complete, you are called in to hear your official infertility diagnosis, and the verdict is...

The decision to use a surrogate comes more easily to some; for example, men who want to become fathers but need a gestational carrier to make that happen. For others, it is a more challenging decision because it means surrendering the dream of carrying their...

Polycystic ovary syndrome, also known as PCOS, is a disorder that affects the endocrine system. Roughly 7-10% of childbearing age in the U.S. have this disorder. It also known as a very common cause of infertility. What Causes It? The underlying cause of this disorder is not...

The frustrating news: After finding the right fertility center and undergoing all of that testing, the diagnosis is “unexplained infertility.” Ugh! You wanted concrete answers and solutions! The good news: This is by no means the end of the road. Having unexplained infertility simply means the...

A hysterosalpingogram (HSG), is a fairly standard part of the infertility testing protocol. The test allows doctors to view the interior walls of your fallopian tubes and uterus, specifically looking for blockages or irregular shapes/contours that prevent conception or cause miscarriages. How Does an HSG Work? HSGs...

Fertility Center of Dallas is Tier 1 BSWQA Network Provider Fertility Center of Dallas is proud to be a Tier 1 Network Provider for the Baylor, Scott, & White Healthcare plan. If you are part of the Select Exclusive Quality Alliance (SEQA) Plan, the Exclusive Quality Alliance...

Untying your tubes – called a tubal ligation reversal – is possible, but the success of the procedure (aka, your ability to get pregnant afterward) depends on various factors. Women planning to reverse your tubal ligation need a surgeon who is especially conscientious about completing the...

Preimplantation genetic testing (PGT) is a relatively new offering in the world of IVF. It allows embryologists to test embryos for chromosomal and/or genetic abnormalities that might prevent successful implantation and/or a healthy, live birth. Because it is an adjunct treatment option for individuals or couples...

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