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Carolina Conceptions
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.

 

Infertility & Hypothyroidism

Infertility & Hypothyroidism

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...

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Egg Retrieval Anesthesia

Egg Retrieval Anesthesia

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...

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Lab Safety

Lab Safety

Recently, two IVF clinics have been in the news related to lab issues that lead to the potential loss of frozen embryos and frozen eggs which were being stored at these facilities. This type of event is very rare, and two events happening (in Ohio and later in...

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Consider Becoming a Gestational Carrier

Consider Becoming a Gestational Carrier

Did you know that one in eight couples has difficulty conceiving or maintaining a pregnancy? Of this group, there are women who still dream of motherhood, and have viable embryos, yet cannot carry a pregnancy at all due to medical complications. These women need a...

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Physician-Referred Exercise Program

Physician-Referred Exercise Program

I’ll never forget the day I sat through a lecture about exercise. ‘If you could take a pill that would help you lower your blood pressure, improve your sleep, lose weight and maintain that weight loss, control your blood sugars, lower your risk of certain cancers,...

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