Pregnancy

After decades of diagnosing and treating infertility, the specialists, nurses, and staff at Fertility Center of Dallas witness the toll the fertility treatment rollercoaster takes on individuals and couples. What begins as an exciting adventure (Let’s get pregnant!), turns into the reality of an infertility...

While it’s true women are born with a set quantity of eggs, egg quality is dependent on other factors. This means there are things most women can do to improve egg quality. 7 Ways to Optimize Egg Quality Things like chromosomal or genetic abnormalities are unavoidable and...

Most people are familiar with the fertility basics, but few truly understand how complicated it is to get pregnant. There are so many factors involved, including both partners' health and lifestyle choices. This makes for plenty of fertility myths, which we like to counter by shedding...

Women and couples facing fertility treatments can have a tough time over the holidays. Each one focuses on family, which is a beautiful thing, but that can be painful when you are surrounded by children and other family members’ pregnant bellies. 5 Ideas to Honor Yourself...

In the past 10 to 15 years, fertility specialists have become even more aware of what a “whole body system” the body is for each of our patients. We simply cannot look at the reproductive system on its own. Instead, we have to view it in...

Having one functioning fallopian tube should not affect your ability to get pregnant as long as there aren’t other infertility factors at work. If, however, there is an anatomical abnormality or blockage in your functioning tube or you are diagnosed with additional infertility issues such...

It’s never too early to prepare yourself to get pregnant. Most importantly, there is a direct correlation between fertility and your physical and emotional well being. 6 Things You Can Do Right Now To Prepare For Pregnancy If you are planning to get pregnant or have a...

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...

Knowing when you’re ovulating is essential because it takes an egg to grow a baby. Plus, the female egg has a shorter lifespan than healthy sperm. So, while sperm can enjoy swimming around in the cervical and fallopian tubes for days (three to five days...

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