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The Effectiveness of Fertility Testing

by | January 16th, 2018

The truth about the effectiveness of fertility testing A recent article in Glamour has left some women with questions about the effectiveness of fertility testing. To clear up the uncertainty, Austin fertility specialist Kaylen Silverberg MD breaks down the facts. The effectiveness of fertility testing With more women delaying motherhood to pursue their careers, education  

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PGS versus PGD

by | October 3rd, 2017

TFC is here to explain the different types of genetic testing Genetic testing has given us an incredible gift – the power to prevent the transfer of inheritable genetic diseases to our children. It also lessens a woman’s risk of miscarriage, as it significantly increases the likelihood that fertility specialists will transfer genetically normal embryos  

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TFC has a new perspective on genetic testing

Anthony Propst, MD

by | June 23rd, 2015

Broader is better. If you visit St. Louis this summer, don’t miss Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code at the St. Louis Science Center. It took 13 years and $3 billion to complete the Human Genome Project that maps out DNA—that familiar double helix that holds the blueprint for your health, personality traits and appearance. A genetic  

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Genetic Screening Day

by | August 18th, 2014

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  

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