Infertility

Welcome Dr. Kathryn Imgrund

Kathryn Imgrund, M.D. Advanced Gynecologic Surgery and Infertility PREG is so very excited to introduce Dr. Kathryn Imgrund, who is welcoming new patients at our Columbia center. Dr. Imgrund will spearhead our advanced gynecologic surgery program for our Columbia and Lowcountry centers while also coordinating care for patients presenting with all types of fertility challenges. Originally from Waco, TX, she…

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PREG is Paying it Forward During National Infertility Awareness Week

In honor of our patients and those struggling with fertility issues the team at Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group (PREG) has taken the hashtag #WECANALL to the next level during National Infertility Awareness Week, April 24-30th. As part of National Infertility Awareness Week, we’re honoring our patients and their struggles by doing our part to share a random act of kindness…

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Dr. Kathryn Snow Discusses Secondary Infertility

Dr. Snow, what is secondary infertility? Secondary infertility refers to couples’ experiencing infertility after they have already had a child. This is very frustrating for these couples because they didn’t have any issues conceiving their first child, but now they have tried to conceive again, and they just can’t. Unfortunately, a good number of secondary infertile couples will take longer…

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Annual Fertility Testing

Tori Bishop MS, FNP-BC, PREG Nurse Practitioner and Director of Nursing, discusses the need for annual fertility testing. Tori, what is annual fertility testing? Sometimes I think we, as clinicians, do a really poor job of talking to women about taking control of their fertility. It starts in adolescents. We preach don’t get pregnant before you’re ready. Then later, society…

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Legal Matters in Regard to Reproductive Care

PREG works with a variety of experts regarding family and reproductive endocrinology. We recently sat down with attorney James Fletcher Thompson of Thompson Dove Law Group in Spartanburg, South Carolina to discuss areas of legal counsel and the law surrounding fertility and reproductive medicine. Thompson Dove Law Group focuses on building families, offering services in the areas of adoption, custody,…

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The Evolution of Fertility Care & The Future

We sat down with PREG founder and medical director, kDr. John Nichols to talk about the evolution of reproductive endocrinology and fertility treatment. Dr. Nichols, please explain how infertility care and treatment have grown since its inception. Back in the day when infertility medicine had begun, there weren’t as many options as there are today. For example, if it was…

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Q & A with Dr. Payne On Secondary Infertility

The Doctor Is In!  Q & A with Dr. John Frederick Payne, MD Reproductive Endocrinologist & PREG Partner On Secondary Infertility  What is Secondary Infertility and how does it happen? Secondary Infertility is infertility after having had a prior pregnancy which could have ended in any number of ways from delivery of a child, to a miscarriage or even an ectopic pregnancy.…

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