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Important Information Regarding the COVID-19 Vaccine

Dr. Payne has been closely monitoring the pandemic and all relevant guidelines from the CDC to keep our patients and staff safe. He asked for this information recently released by ASRM and other organizations to be shared with everyone. Please visit: https://asrm.informz.net/InformzDataService/OnlineVersion/Individual?mailingInstanceId=9766608&subscriberId=1077377896

The Doctor Is In! – Dr. Nichols answers questions about “Egg Retrieval During IVF”

Dr. John E. Nichols, Jr., MD Reproductive Endocrinologist and Infertility Specialist PREG Founder Medical & Laboratory Director Dr. Nichols answers questions about “Egg Retrieval During IVF” What is egg retrieval in IVF? The process of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), which is an aggressive and thankfully very successful fertility treatment, is comprised of several steps. One of the first steps we…

PREG patients Blair and Donnie Young are thrilled to celebrate the season and the news of their PREG miracle.

Donnie and Blair Young struggled with infertility issues for years, but their love for children — and getting decked out for the Christmas holiday — made their idea coma naturally to provide a mailbox for neighborhood kids to drop off letters to Santa and the Youngs could ensure those letters would reach the North Pole. (Photo credit: WLOS Staff) FLETCHER,…

Dr. Cookingham discusses Traditional & Minimal IVF

The Doctor Is In! Dr. Cookingham discusses Traditional & Minimal IVF Lisa Marii Cookingham, M.D. Reproductive Endocrinologist Columbia PREG Facility What is traditional IVF in a nutshell? Traditional IVF is what most people think of as the gold standard for treating patients with fertility issues. We stimulate the ovaries with fertility medications to try to get a large number of…

The Doctor Is In! Dr. Payne on Simply IVF

The Doctor Is In! Q & A with Dr. John Frederick Payne, MD Reproductive Endocrinologist & PREG Partner Discusses Simply IVF What is Simply IVF? Simply IVF is PREG’s term for IVF using the INVOcell device. It is a revolutionary assisted reproductive treatment that allows our fertility specialists to provide in-vitro fertilization (IVF) at approximately half the cost and similar…

Donor Inseminations

Nurse Practitioner and Director of Nursing Tori Bishop Discusses Donor Inseminations Tori, how long have you been with PREG? I’ve been with PREG since 2015, but I’ve been in healthcare since 2000. PREG is absolutely the best place I’ve worked because every day I get to go to work and be part of miracle-making. It may sound obvious but what…

Dr. Travis McCoy Discusses Male Infertility

Dr. Travis W. McCoy, MD Director of Male Infertility Director of Surgery What is male infertility? Male infertility implies that there is a problem with the sperm to adequately fertilize eggs. It is involved in approximately 45-50% of the patients having some component of a male factor. Approximately one in eight men will have significant sperm issues. One in two…