Navigation Links
Texas Fertility Center Physicians Suggest that Low Fertility Rates in the U.S. Can be Combated with Egg Freezing
Date:2/20/2013

Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 20, 2013

Declining fertility rates affect a country’s ability to care for its elderly population and to continue to innovate and protect itself. According to a recent Wall Street Journal article by Jonathan V. Last on Feb 12, 2013, a fertility rate of 2.1 children per woman is necessary to maintain the standard population level. An average number above 2.1 indicates growth. Today’s fertility rate, the average number of children a woman bears over a lifetime, hovers at 1.93.

The article cites maternal age as one factor affecting the birth rate. According to Texas Fertility Center, a woman’s age has a strong impact on her ability to conceive. Female infertility rates increase as women wait too late to have children. This delay may be attributed to a woman’s desire to establish a career, or a decrease in societal pressure to have children as soon as possible. According to the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (http://www.asrm.org) maternal age is the number one factor affecting fertility in the U.S., with 1 out of 7 couples having fertility issues.

Fortunately, America's fertility issues can be combated with egg freezing, says Dr. Kaylen Silverberg with Texas Fertility Center. This advanced reproductive technology enables women to delay having children—or preserve fertility—until they are ready.

About Egg Freezing at Texas Fertility Center
Texas Fertility Center reported one of the first live births from frozen oocytes (eggs) in the United States. Technology in the past did not allow eggs to be effectively frozen, because ice crystals would form during the freezing process. When the egg was thawed, it was destroyed.

“Now, thanks to more advanced technology called vitrification, you can freeze your eggs until a time of your choosing,” says Silverberg. Fertility preservation--egg freezing __title__ ]--helps women proactively preserve fertility, and protect it prior to cancer treatment.

“Our advanced egg freezing technology gives tomorrow’s mothers peace of mind, with the potential to increase American fertility rates over time. For more information, please visit http://www.txfertility.com.

About Texas Fertility Center
Texas Fertility Center (TFC), one of the nation’s leading full-service infertility practices, provides advanced Infertility and Reproductive Endocrinology services to patients throughout Texas, the Southwestern United States, and the Americas. Since 1980, TFC has been recognized nationally for outstanding pregnancy rates, cutting-edge laboratory procedures, and innovative research programs. For more information, please visit http://www.txfertility.com.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/2/prweb10436880.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Texas Fertility Center Opens New Fertility Clinic in San Antonio
2. Cato Research and Cato BioVentures Announces the Opening of Houston, Texas, Office
3. Texas Fertility Center Responds to Dateline Story on IVF Lab Mix-Up
4. Dallas-Fort Worth Fertility Associates Celebrates First Birth in North Texas from Advanced Trophectoderm Biopsy Screening Technology
5. Time bomb: Military ordnance in Gulf poses threat to shipping, says Texas A&M proffesor
6. Texas Teacher May Be Among First Lone Star Astronauts
7. Why Texas is #1 in Business: Local BioTech Company Expands
8. Texas Medical Center, the largest concentration of medical research, educational and healthcare organizations in the world, announces the first Houston Stem Cell Summit to highlight the latest stem cell research and commercialization efforts
9. NSBRI Renews Space Life Sciences Graduate Programs at MIT, Texas A&M
10. Worlds smallest semiconductor laser created by University of Texas scientists
11. United States Rocket Academy Welcomes XCOR Aerospace to Texas
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/6/2016)... ... December 06, 2016 , ... The Osteoarthritis ... the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) to consider OA as a serious disease. As ... about the growing population of OA patients, many of whom may experience progressive ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... ... December 06, 2016 , ... ... ("GPP") portfolio company, today announced it has acquired the assets of Theorem ... Chiltern International and focuses on clinical trial drug packaging, labeling, storage, reconciliation, ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... , Dec. 6, 2016  SRI International ... $150 million from the National Institutes of Health,s ... the Division of AIDS (NIAID-DAIDS) to support the ... non-vaccine pre-exposure (PreP) agents. Under the seven-year contract, ... product development services for candidate HIV-prevention products that ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... , Dec. 5, 2016 Axovant Sciences Ltd. ... company focused on the treatment of dementia, today announced ... the treatment of Alzheimer,s disease will be presented at ... on Friday, December 9, 2016 in San ... results of both simple and complex measures of activities ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:11/14/2016)... Calif. , Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... biometric identification market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes ... & Sullivan Award for Visionary Innovation Leadership. ... in the biometric identification market by pioneering ... verification solution for instant, seamless, and non-invasive ...
(Date:6/22/2016)... -- On Monday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ... for the Biometric Exit Program. The Request for Information ... explains that CBP intends to add biometrics to confirm ... States , in order to deter visa overstays, ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160622/382209LOGO ...
(Date:6/15/2016)... , June 15, 2016 ... report titled "Gesture Recognition Market by Application Market - Global Industry ... - 2024". According to the report, the  global gesture ... in 2015 and is estimated to grow at ... billion by 2024.  Increasing application of ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):