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Take Control of the Calendar with Elective Egg Freezing

by | August 12th, 2014

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Buying Time to Start a Family Have you flipped the calendar to August, only to realize that you’re halfway through another year without prospects for a permanent relationship, or without time to start a family because you’re climbing the career ladder? You’d like to plan a family – just not right now. For the most… read more…

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Genetic Screening

by | August 3rd, 2014

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Are you planning to start a family in the near future? Genetic screening is recommended for ALL women of reproductive age. Genetic diseases like Cystic Fibrosis and Spinal Muscular Atrophy are more common than you think. In fact, 1 in 16 individuals carry a genetic mutation for one of these disorders. There are usually no… read more…

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Traveling During Fertility Treatment

by | July 15th, 2014

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Yes, You Can Travel During Fertility Treatment But Not During the Active Phase of an IVF Cycle Summer brings out the traveler in all of us, but if you are in the midst of fertility treatment, you may be wondering if you can take a trip. At Dallas Fort Worth Fertility Associates, we always work… read more…

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Dr. Laura Lawrence’s Personal Journey with PCOS

by | July 8th, 2014

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I’m Dr. Laura Lawrence, and I would like to explain my very personal reason for choosing to be a Reproductive Endocrinologist (fertility specialist). My own experience with PCOS not only shaped my career, but it also affects the way I interact with my patients every day. Like most young women, when I initially started having… read more…

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Weight Control and PCOS

by | July 1st, 2014

Helping Patients with PCOS and Fertility Issues Lose Weight Women with PCOS or polycystic ovarian syndrome, struggle with weight gain. In fact, approximately 60% of them are overweight or obese. PCOS makes it difficult for women to lose weight because it is associated with insulin-resistance. Insulin is the hormone that helps convert the food you… read more…

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