Fertility Stories

Fertility Patient and Fertility Doctor

A unique perspective as a fertility patient and fertility doctor

A unique perspective as a fertility patient and fertility doctor Dara Havemann MD brings more to the table than her training and experience as a DFW fertility doctor. She brings her firsthand experience as a fertility patient. Like so many members of the Dallas IVF team, Dr. Havemann faced infertility struggles and turned to fertility…

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Doctor Overcomes Fertility Struggles

Lowell Ku MD understands fertility struggles firsthand

Lowell Ku MD understands fertility struggles firsthand As an award-winning and nationally recognized DFW fertility doctor, Dr. Ku understands the technical side of fertility treatments. As someone who faced fertility struggles with his wife, he also understands the personal side of it. Although approximately 12% of U.S. couples struggle with infertility, Dr. Ku and his…

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Embryo Freezing After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

From breast cancer diagnosis to embryo freezing

From breast cancer diagnosis to embryo freezing Shelly and her husband’s embryo freezing journey started with a breast cancer diagnosis. “I switched jobs in 2013 to find a better work/life balance because we wanted to start a family. During a visit to my obgyn, my doctor found a lump in my breast, and testing revealed…

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IVF with PGS would help this couple sidestep infertility

DIVF Fertility Story ~ Lea & Brian Even after seeing nine fertility specialists, this couple still felt unheard, their dreams unfulfilled. Finding the right center, the right IVF lab and the right physician makes a world of difference. Lea gave birth to her adorable baby boy Chase and wonders: What if I had given up?


Genetic Testing and PGD for ALD

Sarah Chesworth - Genetic Testing and PGD for ALD

PGD erased a devastating genetic disorder from this family’s gene pool Tyler and Sarah Chesworth knew they would have obstacles to overcome before having children. Fortunately, an advanced reproductive technology called preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) would give them peace of mind and the ability to protect their babies – and their family’s future generations –…

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He was diagnosed with cancer, but didn’t give up on daddy dreams

Dallas IVF Fertility Story ~ Nikki & De A cancer diagnosis sidelined this couples plans to start a family, but they didn’t give up. Nikki and D wouldn’t give up on their dreams, and pursued IVF until a frozen embryo transfer gave them their fresh new start.


Best news for beating the biological clock

Over 40 and hoping to get pregnant? When both parents have fertility hurdles to overcome, finding the right doctor can fast-track your plans for a family. Dallas IVF designed a plan that resulted in the birth of baby Seth. It’s harder but not impossible to get pregnant after 40. Watch Stacy and Jeff’s Fertility Story


IVF and LGBT family building

IVF and LGBT Family Building

IVF was the best yes for these expecting mothers Of all the obstacles they faced, turns out IVF was the easiest to overcome. Not many couples can say this about the advanced reproductive technology that Dallas IVF provides from its McKinney, Frisco and Plano fertility centers. Ashley and Jennifer (Jen) made the decision to pursue…

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Sharing in the joy of motherhood with reciprocal IVF

Sharing in the joy of motherhood with reciprocal IVF

When April and Rochelle met, sparks flew. They knew they couldn’t live without each other and so they got married and hoped to have children; it was a dream they felt they’d never really obtain. The couple tried five rounds of artificial insemination (IUI) with a doctor in Dallas, but were unsuccessful using April’s eggs….

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