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Is it wrong to be jealous of someone else's pregnancy?

Nov 5, 2013 @ 12:58 PM – by CARE Fertility

 Women undergoing infertility treatment often experience very raw, primitive emotions that take them by surprise. Emotions start to fly when your dream has become one's reality before yours.

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10 Things to do During the Wait Before Your Pregnancy Test

Oct 29, 2013 @ 09:04 AM – by CARE Fertility

Going through an infertility treatment cycle is a true test of patience.  The waiting period before a pregnancy test can be performed ranges from 11 days following ovulation for IUI patients to 9 days following an embryo transfer for IVF patients.   Some women describe it as the longest two weeks of their lives!  It does not have to be a time of high anxiety, however.  Below are some suggestions to help you pass the time more quickly, maintain a positive mood, and reduce stress

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Are antidepressants safe to take during pregnancy?

Oct 22, 2013 @ 09:10 AM – by CARE Fertility

Q:  I was having a hard time coping after my mother's death last year, and my PCP put me on the antidepressant, Zoloft.  It really seemed to give me a lift, and I've stayed on it.  Now I am trying to get pregnant.  Are antidepressants safe to take during pregnancy?

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Stress and Infertility

Oct 15, 2013 @ 09:03 AM – by Patricia McBride-Houtz

  In daily life, most of us manage fairly well in meeting the challenges of our basic needs like food and shelter, going to work, and managing our personal business.  The demands of infertility treatment, however, can overwhelm even the most resilient individual and leave the person feeling depressed, anxious, and out-of-control.  

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Exercise and Pregnancy

Oct 3, 2013 @ 09:26 AM – by CARE Fertility

I'm trying to get pregnant, will exercise help or not?

 

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Antidepressants During Pregnancy

Sep 25, 2013 @ 12:22 PM – by CARE Fertility

I was having a hard time coping after my mother's death last year, and my PCP put me on the antidepressant, Zoloft.  It really seemed to give me a lift, and I've stayed on it.  Now I am trying to get pregnant.  Are antidepressants safe to take during pregnancy?

Mother's Day Survival Tips

May 10, 2013 @ 11:20 AM – by CARE Fertility

Mother's Day is probably the most difficult holiday for women struggling to conceive.  Although Christmas and Thanksgiving also emphasize the joys of family, Mother's Day specifically celebrates motherhood.  When you're desperately trying to achieve that goal and not having any success, the celebration surrounding Mother's Day can be emotionally draining and painful.

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Complimentary Session!

Jul 17, 2012 @ 10:22 AM – by SEO Admin
As a part of CARE's commitment to providing comprehensive care, we are now offering a complimentary session with our Health Psychologist, Dr. McBride, to our patients. (Please note, complimentary sessions exclude third party evaluations)
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*Texas Rising Star*

Jul 16, 2012 @ 10:11 AM – by SEO Admin
Congratulations to Dr. Christine Mansfield for being honored as a 2012 Texas Rising Star in this months issue of Texas Monthly Magazine!!
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Tonight - News Story on Channel 33

Jun 22, 2012 @ 01:41 PM – by SEO Admin
Tonight at 9 pm on Channel 33 - Male Factor Infertility Story featuring Dr. Kevin Doody and one of our patients! We are so grateful to be featured as we love any chance to spread awareness and educate as this effects so many people.
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