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“The Triangle’s Best Choice for Infertility.”

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.

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Aspirin May Lower Toxemia Risk

Aspirin May Lower Toxemia Risk

By: Dr. Bill Meyer Low dose aspirin (LDA), at a dosage of 60 to 150 mg started prior to 16 weeks’ gestation may lower the risk of preeclampsia (toxemia) in women who are at risk for the disease. The cause of preeclampsia remains unknown, but is thought to be a result...

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What Should I Eat While TTC?

What Should I Eat While TTC?

By: Terry Hunter, RN @ Carolina Conceptions  This is a very common question asked by our patients.  As we all know, our diet is important for our overall health and well-being.  What we eat can also affect whether we ovulate or not each month.  If we do not ovulate,...

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The Connection Between Vitamin D & Fertility

The Connection Between Vitamin D & Fertility

By: Tammy Enders, RN, BCN, OCN   Low levels of Vitamin D are connected with infertility in both men and women. Vitamin D is a steroid hormone that has been shown to have an impact in IVF outcomes, endometriosis and PCOS in women. Women who have the appropriate amount...

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Take Control Over the 2WW

Take Control Over the 2WW

by: Dr. Ryan Blazei, Reproductive Psychologist  The Two-Week Wait, or 2WW, is that time between ovulation and the expected date of your next period. No one likes to wait. But when you're waiting for a positive pregnancy test, waiting can feel tortuous. And, if you're...

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Can RESOLVE Help?

Can RESOLVE Help?

RESOLVE is the National Infertility Association, a non-profit, charitable organization that "works to improve the lives of women and men living with infertility." RESOLVE has a phenomenal website full of free support and strategies that many patients find helpful....

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To SSRI or Not While TTC?

To SSRI or Not While TTC?

Untreated, antenatal (pre-pregnancy) depression is associated with unhealthy lifestyle choices, adverse pregnancy outcomes like preterm birth <32 weeks gestation, and even future "behavioral and psychiatric illness in the offspring," reports the American Journal of...

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Former Patient Shares Her Story

We just love it when a patient is brave enough to share her fertility journey with others. It helps to inspire those of us still waiting and hoping for the family we always dreamed we'd have. Thank you for sharing Autumn! We know 2017 is going to be an amazing year...

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Why Choose Carolina Conceptions?

Why Choose Carolina Conceptions?

Carolina Conceptions is a private fertility clinic comprised of experienced board certified reproductive endocrinologists who are dedicated to delivering compassionate patient care with the latest world-class technology when needed, resulting in outstanding success...

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