Fort Worth Fertility
Surrogacy in the United States is well-developed, and there are many IVF clinics that provide surrogacy services. For the State of Texas we have decided to work with Dr. Robert Kaufmann and his team at Fort Worth Fertility.
245 Babies Delivered
Using Gestational Carriers FW Fertility has performed IVF using egg donors that resulted in 245 healthy babies being delivered using an egg donor since 2013.
28 Years Experience
Fort Worth Fertility has been offering IVF treatment to a diverse range of families for more than 10 years.
90% Success Rate
In 2014 Fort Worth Fertility achieved a pregnancy success rate of 68% for Fresh Embryo Transfers using egg donors.
Surrogacy in the United States is well-developed, and there are many IVF clinics that provide surrogacy services. For the State of Texas we have decided to work with Dr. Robert Kaufmann and his team at Fort Worth Fertility in Fort Worth (“FWF”) because of the reputation of Dr Kaufmann, FWF’s pregnancy success rates and the broad scope of services they offer.
The center provides a broad range of state of the art medical services to optimize the chance of success. Its pregnancy success rates consistently rank among the highest in the country.
There are a range of options available to intended parents at FWF. The IPs have the option of transferring one or two embryos. They also have the option to split eggs from one egg donor, fertilizing half of the eggs with sperm from each of the IPs in cases of same sex male parents.
FWF is conveniently located approximately 30 minutes from Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport. For Australians, there are direct flights to DFW. In general, the medical and legal aspects of the process can be streamlined and take just a few days, allowing intended parents to have time to enjoy the cultural and environmental attractions of Texas.
We offer a total package service that includes cooperation with an Arlington (mid way between Dallas and Fort Worth) based law firm specializing in ART law together with a Dallas based surrogacy agency and the option of working with a range of external egg donor agencies.
One of the first steps in starting your journey is having a Skype call with Dr Kaufmann so you can ask him any questions that you may have.
In Texas you will need to take out comprehensive health insurance policies for the surrogate and your child to avoid what is otherwise prohibitive medical expenses in the USA.
In most cases you can expect to have an FET approximately 3 months after you commence your journey with us.
FWF offers, and recommends PGS which involves an embryo biopsy on Day 5 and results within 24 hours so that a fresh Day 6 embryo transfer can still be achieved.
Generally, FWF will be responsible for monitoring the surrogate for the first 12 weeks of her pregnancy after which responsibility will be passed to her local obstetrician and/or midwife who will be agreed upon in advance and noted in the Gestational Carrier Agreement.
FWF performs hundreds of successful FET cycles annually and this number, together with the number of surrogacy cases, continues to grow.
Dr. Robert Kaufmann
Dr. Kaufmann is a board certified infertility specialist in reproductive endocrinology, infertility, obstetrics and gynaecology. With over 18 years of experience, he has truly established himself as top fertility expert. He graduated from medical school at the Sackler School of Medicine. He subsequently completed an obstetrics and gynaecology residency and a reproductive endocrinology fellowship at Wayne State School of Medicine. His experience stretches beyond the FWFC, having worked as the Division Director of Reproductive Endocrinology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC and as a Co-Chairman for the National Donor Oocyte Meeting.
Dr. Kaufmann has also been very active in medical literature. He has published 50 articles, abstracts and book chapters on various topics such as in-vitro fertilization, blastocyst culturing and cryopreservation and donor egg donation and preimplantation genetic diagnosis.
He has a real passion and drive to help his patient achieve their drams to become parents. He understands the hardship and struggle that comes with infertility treatments. He and his wife have been through it themselves and have had two successful in vitro fertilizations. This experience has truly intensified his desire to help others by providing them personalized and compassionate infertility treatments.
Dr. Kaufman`s work, drive and compassion have not gone unnoticed. In 2005 and 2013, Fort Worth Magazine honoured him as one of “Fort Worth, TX Top Docs”. In 2007 and 2013 he was considered as a Top Doctor in America for gynaecology and obstetrics.
Why We Recommend Fort Worth Fertility
We have brought FWF into our team for 3 simple reasons:
Their good pregnancy success rates using gestational carriers and egg donors.
Their modern facilities and excellent reputation embryologist.
Their competitive pricing and the surrogacy friendly laws of Texas.
We have validated these claims with independent third parties and former patients. The data compiled and analysed by CDC for fertility clinics across USA is publicly available and supports the claims of FWF.
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