Category Archives: Infertility Treatment Advancements

Egg Freezing for Fertility Preservation: Contemporary Women with Contemporary Choices

Egg Freezing for Fertility Preservation: Contemporary Women with Contemporary Choices

Having a baby is life goal shared by many women.  In fact, for most the question is not whether they will have a child, but when they will have a child.  Fortunately, this goal is achieved naturally for most women, but for others, personal circumstances, career choices or medical conditions can become limitations to becoming […]

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IVF Success Rates Increase in 2012

IVF Success Rates Increase in 2012

Since Louise Brown’s birth as the first in-vitro fertilization (IVF) baby in 1978, the number of IVF pregnancies and IVF success rates have steadily increased throughout the years.  Recently, the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies (SART) and its 379 member clinics reported that IVF processes have helped conceive over 61,000 babies in the United States […]

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Single Embryo Transfer Success Rates Continue to Improve

Single Embryo Transfer Success Rates Continue to Improve

At the Houston Fertility Institute, our goal is to help patients take home a healthy baby. Advancements in assisted reproductive technology have helped make this possible. Today, we can achieve better pregnancy rates by transferring fewer embryos. As a result, single embryo transfer success rates continue to improve. For good candidates, single embryo transfer reduces […]

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HFI Participates in Clinical Trials for New IVF Treatment

HFI Participates in Clinical Trials for New IVF Treatment

Introduction Houston Fertility Institute (HFI) is proud to announce its participation in a clinical trial for a new investigational in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment. This trial, the Thrive-IVF Research Study, is for patients who have previously not been successful with IVF. HFI is one of 20 participating sites chosen from around the country. What is […]

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Thrive-IVF Research Study

Have you had multiple failed IVF cycles? Participate in this IVF  Research Study. The Thrive-IVF Research Study is evaluating the effectiveness, safety, and tolerability of an investigational medication in women who have had repeated IVF failures despite having good-quality embryos. The investigational medication is being evaluated to determine if it improves the chances of getting […]

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Fertility Preservation Options for Cancer Patients

Fertility Preservation Options for Cancer Patients

Whether you are putting off starting a family due to your professional career or have been thrust into this by a medical condition, at Houston Fertility Institute (HFI) we understand the pain, sorrow and anxiety associated with what you are going through – and we can help.  Recent medical advances in the treatment of infertility […]

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