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.
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...read more
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...read more
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,...read more
Tessa Prentice, CMA @ Carolina Conceptions It is never too early to start taking folic acid, even before you plan to conceive. Taking a prenatal vitamin with folic acid is advised years before conceiving. One study showed that women who took folic acid for at least a...read more
Last month we posted an article about coping with infertility during the holidays. Since this time of year can be the most stressful while struggling with infertility I thought it would be nice to revisit the topic. RESOLVE posted this helpful article that offers...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 by the end of February 2018. For more...read more
Dr. Ryan Blazei, Clinical Psychologist It is that time of year – the holidays are upon us. This season can be a wonderful time, but it can also be highly stressful. Holidays bring many demands – shopping, preparing for gatherings, travel, and visiting with extended...read more
Carolina Conceptions is proud to offer INVOcell, the affordable, simple, and more natural form of IVF to help you create the family you want. For many couples struggling with infertility, access to treatment is often not possible. Financial challenges, religious,...read more
by: Jill Carrozza, BS, Embryologist @ Carolina Conceptions I recently had the privilege to attend an ASRM (American Society of Reproductive Medicine) meeting in San Antonio, TX. This meeting is a compilation of fellow reproductive endocrinologists, nurses,...read more
Carolina Conceptions is one of three infertility centers in the country that has been chosen to evaluate EVIE, a slow release sperm insemination device. Early studies show a doubling in pregnancy rates over conventional IUI. Currently we are enrolling up to 40...read more