Infertility

The Doctor Is In! Q & A with Dr. John Frederick Payne, MD

Q & A with Dr. John Frederick Payne, MD Reproductive Endocrinologist & PREG Partner Aggressive Treatment & Financial Aspects On Infertility Awareness When is a patient diagnosed with having fertility issues? The percentage of couples that would be considered infertile is roughly one in seven of fertility age or 12-14% of the population. Couples would be given a diagnosis after…

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The Doctor Is In! The PREG Doctors answer questions related to infertility

The PREG Doctors answer questions related to infertility: Dr. John E. Nichols, Jr., MD Reproductive Endocrinologist and Infertility Specialist PREG Founder Medical & Laboratory Director   Dr. Nichols answers questions about Da Vinci Robotic surgery   What are the advantages of using the Davinci robot for surgical cases? What has happened in surgery over the last 40 years is incredible!…

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National Infertility Awareness Week©, April 21-27, 2019 NIAW

Since 1989, RESOLVE, The National Infertility Association has sponsored National Infertility Awareness Week© (NIAW) to promote and heighten issues surrounding infertility affecting millions of Americans. Great strides have been made nationally through providers and clinics like PREG in regard to infertility and reproductive issues. However, there’s still more to be done as we expand the national conversation so EVERY couple…

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Infertility… It’s more than a woman thing.

Infertility affects one in eight couples! While fertility issues are thought to be more closely related to women due to multiple possibilities including irregular menstrual cycles, ovulation disorders, egg quality and quantity issues and problems with the fallopian tubes, we can’t overlook the possibility that about one third to one half of infertility problems are related to male factor. When…

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Choosing the Right Doctor

Finding the right physician under any circumstance can be a difficult and frustrating venture. For individuals specifically needing help with fertility, there are many complicated medical decisions on top of what seems like endless amounts of information. Therefore, finding the right physician is extremely important. The main question for most patients is, “how do I choose a reproductive endocrinologist?” At…

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What role does the financial staff play when it comes to patient care?

Financial Counselors at PREG are more than just staff members who speak to patients about financial options. They’re also great listeners! They understand the physical, emotional, and financial stress infertility causes our patients, and some have even gone through treatment themselves. Our Financial Counselors are very engaged in our patients’ plan of care. When a new patient calls to schedule…

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Why Starbucks covers pricey IVF for even its part-time baristas

September 5, 2017, 7:41 AM – For some couples, finding a job that offers benefits to cover infertility treatments could be the difference between having kids and not. You might expect a tech company or big bank to offer coverage for treatments like in vitro fertilization, but Starbucks also offers the perk even for part-time baristas. Anna Werner reports. View…

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