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Aggressive Treatment & Financial Aspects

The Doctor Is In! Welcome to a new feature from PREG where our doctors weigh in on a variety of fertility-related issues designed just for you! Dr. John Frederick Payne, MD Reproductive Endocrinologist & Partner at PREG. Aggressive Treatment & Financial Aspects Dr. Payne, what is aggressive fertility treatment and at what point do you consider it? Aggressive fertility treatment…

Patient Education & Fertility Preservation

Welcome to a new feature from PREG where our doctor’s weigh in on a variety of fertility related issues designed just for you! Dr. Karenne Fru, MD, PhD Reproductive Endocrinologist Answers questions about Patient Education & Fertility Preservation Dr. Fru, you’ve stated that one of your biggest roles is that of educator for your patients. Can you share more about…

The Doctor Is In!

Welcome to a new feature from PREG where our doctor’s weigh in on a variety of fertility related issues designed just for you! Dr. John E. Nichols, Jr., MD Reproductive Endocrinologist Medical & Laboratory Director Dr. Nichols answers questions about his goals, both personal and professional for PREG in 2020 Dr. Nichols, it’s 2020 and we’re wondering what your personal…

Why the independent clinic model isn’t disappearing…yet

With private-equity backed centers and large fertility networks dominating the fertility world today, is there still space for the independent clinic? On this episode of the Inside Reproductive Health Podcast, I talked to Dr. John Nichols of Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group in Greenville, South Carolina. Dr. Nichols began his career in academic medicine, but left after six years to start…

Insurance Benefits in the New Year

Help us serve you better. Learn How Insurance Changes May Affect You in the New Year As we start a new year, you will be asked for an updated insurance card even if you’ve been seen recently. Many patients will have a new insurance plan, and others may have the same plan, but have different benefit coverage for diagnostic services…

‘Today’ show’s Dylan Dreyer pregnant after ’emotional journey’ with secondary infertility – By Amy Haneline, USA Today

There’s about be yet another “Today” show baby! Meteorologist and third hour co-host Dylan Dreyer announced to her colleagues Wednesday that she is expecting baby No. 2, a boy, after “an emotional journey.” The 37-year-old mom revealed in April that she had suffered a miscarriage and was struggling with secondary infertility — a term used to describe the inability to…

Simply IVF From A Physicians Perspective

As a fertility specialist I’m fortunate to have the opportunity to help patients achieve pregnancy, have a family and fulfill their dreams. Consulting with those struggling with fertility issues, I’m careful to customize the treatment for each patient according to their wishes, their medical history and to give them the highest chance of getting pregnant. Simply IVF has expanded our…

A Couples Reproductive Journey – Her Story

When I became a new bride and wife, I dreamed about the life that lay ahead for my husband and I and all of our grand plans. Infertility was an issue I never dreamed would come in the way of our happily ever after. Now, after being diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, I know this is a painful reality for…