Affording Infertility: Costs Vary, Insurance Coverage Increases

The one question that The Fertility Center of Charleston team hears often is, “How much is it going to cost?” The team is committed to making sure that fertility treatment is possible for any couple or individual seeking help with conception. However, there is not a simple answer to cost. Dr. Stephanie Singleton explains, “Not every patient situation is the same, cost and coverage varies depending on each patient’s specific situation as well as insurance … Read More

Same Sex Couple Shares Their Infertility Journey

Malinda and Shena Crocket-Fife are now the parents of three children under the age of five. As a same sex couple, starting a family took a lot of thought and consideration. The Fifes turned to The Fertility Center of Charleston for guidance. Malinda explains, “From day one, they did not see a same sex couple. They saw two people that wanted to start a family and made the dream come true.”

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Infertility in your 40’s

For couple Becca and Tim Mottley, meeting in their 40’s meant the clock was ticking on starting a family. At first, they tried naturally to conceive. But two years and miscarriages later, they decided to turn to Dr. Stephanie Singleton and The Fertility Center of Charleston for help. Becca explains, “From the day we walked in and sat down with Dr. Singleton, she was honest, straightforward and tells you exactly what you need to do.  … Read More

It’s Family

Summerville couple Malinda Fife and her partner Shena-Crocket Fife, are expecting twins any day now. This happy family would not be here without The Fertility Center of Charleston. Explains Malinda Fife, “We started with a phone call, from the first ring it was personable. They were intrigued, engaged and they wanted us to be successful. We started with another place and it was not that way. We felt like a number.”

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Through a Father’s Eyes

Often women share their fertility journeys with others, but you don’t always hear from the men. Recently, two of The Fertility Center of Charleston fathers share their fertility stories, and give an inside look at fertility through a father’s eyes.

Jeff Yandle, will be celebrating his first Father’s Day this weekend. He and his wife had been trying for several years on their own and then decided to seek help. He explains, “We had been … Read More

Lucky, Blessed, Full of Joy

“Lucky, blessed, full of joy,” this is how Sarah Yandle describes her life now that she is a mother to 9 month old Wesley. Getting to this point, however was not easy. Yandle and her husband Jeff tried to start a family for several years with no luck and then turned to The Fertility Center of Charleston. She explains, “You feel like ‘Why me?’, but Dr. Stephanie Singleton reminded us of the reasons we could … Read More

Mother’s Day Letter: A Graduated Patient Shares Her Journey

Anita Shaw plans to spend this Mother’s Day with her children including a brand new baby girl. But not along ago, this was a holiday filled with frustration. Shaw had a son, but when it was time to expand her family, she and her husband could not conceive. Anita’s infertility journey inspired her to write a book about the experience: Why I Wait: My Journey Through Infertility. She explains, “I had no idea that infertility … Read More

National Infertility Awareness Week is April 21st-27th

National Infertility Awareness Week is April 21st-27th. This week helps bring awareness to infertility and the number of people that it affects. Anyone can be challenged to have a family. No matter what race, religion, sexuality or economic status you are, infertility doesn’t discriminate.

With locations in Mt. Pleasant & Savannah, The Fertility Center of Charleston (TFCoC), Dr. Stephanie Singleton and her staff compassionately guide each patient to parenthood using the latest advanced reproductive … Read More

Endometriosis Awareness Month

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month with a mission to raise awareness of a disease which affects an estimated 176 million women worldwide. Thirty to forty five percent of women with infertility can pinpoint endometriosis as a factor. Endometriosis is an often painful disorder in which tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus — the endometrium — grows outside of the uterus (endometrial implant). Endometriosis most commonly involves ovaries, bowel or the tissue lining … Read More

In Her Words: Savannah, GA Patient on Why She Chose TFCoC-Savannah

When Brooke Brennan and her partner decided it was time to start a family, the first step was finding the right reproductive endocrinologist. Says Brooke, “We had two good friends who had met with Dr. Stephanie Singleton of The Fertility Center of Charleston in Savannah and spoke so highly of her and the staff. We met with another physician in Savannah, but felt more at home with Dr. Singleton.”

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