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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.
Now that the COVID-19 vaccine has become more widely available, many patients are wondering: Should I get the vaccine? Here are some of the most frequently asked questions from our patients regarding COVID-19 vaccination: Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe? Yes. At the time...read more
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This week is National Infertility Awareness week. This week millions of people unite to help bring awareness and remove the stigma of infertility. We hope you feel encouraged and connected with so many this week. As we help to spread awareness, we think it’s...read more
This week is National Infertility Awareness week. This week millions of people unite to help bring awareness and remove the stigma of infertility. We hope you feel encouraged and connected with so many this week. As we help to spread awareness, we think it's...read more
One common question the andrology laboratory receives is what type of vial of donor sperm should I order? In a previous post, one of our Embryologists, Callie, explained the difference between vial types and what type should be ordered for IVF and IUI procedures. This...read more
The number of primary eggs are reserved in the outside layer of the ovaries. These primary eggs develop and grow through a nuclear maturation (meiotic divisions) and cytoplasmic process (forming cell organelles) to become matured eggs in different stages of follicles....read more
First, consents need to be signed. You will be given PGT consents by Carolina Conceptions along with your other IVF consent forms to be signed with a notary or in the office. If you are interested in reading the PGT consent it is listed on the website. You will also...read more
Going through IVF can be an overwhelming experience for many of our patients, there is an enormous amount of information that is given all at once. At the onset of the FET, many questions arise like what I can expect, how long it takes, does the doctor do the transfer...read more
At Carolina Conceptions, the transfer of a specimen from one clinic to another is the top priority of the staff handling it. We want to assure our patients that their embryos, eggs, and sperm will reach their intended destination, whether they are coming into our...read more
At Carolina Conceptions, we assess embryo development on Days 1, 3, 5, and 6 post-retrieval. On these days you will receive a call from one of our embryologists, updating you on the status of your embryos. On the day of your egg retrieval (Day 0), we assess the...read more