Making families a reality
This means holding your hand through appointments in the office – and extending that relationship beyond those doors as your trusted source for fertility information online. Our blog space was designed to provide medical advice, answers, opinions, and guidance to commonly asked patient questions. The articles are written by our physicians and staff so you know you are reading information you can trust. Occasionally, we include guest blogs on topics we think will be of interest to you.
Our blog entries have been indexed into the category topics below to help you find what you’re looking for faster. Each topic category will open up with a variety of related articles written to help you on your journey to parenthood.
By: Katherine Rowe, LAc, FABORM @ Triangle Acupuncture Many of the patients we treat at Triangle Acupuncture Clinic have struggled with infertility and are cautiously excited when they receive the news they are finally pregnant. Fast forward a couple weeks into the...read more
$5,500 Cycle Fee Includes: Cycle Monitoring, Egg Retrieval, and Freezing of up to 20 eggs. Cycle fee does not include: Physician Consult, Medications, or Anesthesia (for Egg Retrieval). The Egg Freeze Cycle must be completed during January or February 2019. For more...read more
Terry Hunter, RN @ Carolina Conceptions Our hope is that you and your partner get pregnant during your first cycle of treatment at Carolina Conceptions. However, many couples come back time and again for multiple rounds of IUI and even IVF. Sadly, some of these...read more
Meaghan Bowling, MD Fertility tracking apps are everywhere. Here, Dr. Bowling reviews some of the common misconceptions about tracking your ovulation, and when to seek help from a fertility specialist. What exactly is my cycle length? One of my top questions for...read more
Elisa Miller, RN @ Carolina Conceptions With fertility treatments on the rise, more attention has been placed on nutrition and fertility. In general, we all know that a well-balanced diet is essential for overall health and well-being, but when speaking in terms of...read more
Dr. Bill Meyer @ Carolina Conceptions Should infertility patients have their thyroid level checked? Yes. However, whether physicians should treat subtle abnormalities of thyroid function remains controversial. Overt hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) often will have...read more
Both patients and their physicians know that a twin pregnancy is a potential outcome when it comes to fertility treatments. As REI physicians, we always counsel patients on the medical risks of multiples for both mother and babies. Twin pregnancies are at risk for...read more
These questions often causes much anxiety for patients and usually does not get answered fully until the day of egg retrieval. Anesthesia provokes many reactions in people including fear, anxiety, nervousness and sometimes on occasion, excitement. All of those...read more
Dr. Meaghan Bowling, MD, FACOG This article from CNN covers one woman’s struggle with IVF and discusses the issue of insurance coverage (or lack thereof) of fertility treatments for couples struggling to conceive in the United States. Since...read more
Dr. Meaghan Bowling This article from The Atlantic described the surprising trend that pregnancy rates are dropping around the world, with one exception: pregnancy rates for women in their late 30s and early 40s are on the rise. This shift in pregnancy rates for...read more