Heat Affects Fertility in Men

Record high heat could keep couples from conceiving
June is not only when temperatures start to rapidly rise; it is also National Men’s Health Month.   Low sperm count is a common cause of infertility in men, and heat actually can play a detrimental role when a couple is trying to conceive.   Dr. Stephanie Singleton of The Fertility Center of Charleston explains, “The ideal temperature for sperm production is three to four degrees below body temperature.  … Read More

June is National Men’s Health Month

While infertility is not a health concern for many men, it is an issue that should not be overlooked. Dr. Stephanie Singleton of The Fertility Center of Charleston explains, “Male factor infertility represents up to 45% of cases of infertility. This is a statistic that surprises many of our patients. At The Fertility Center of Charleston, we treat both the female and the male.”

The first step to determining male factor infertility is a simple … Read More

One Cause of Infertility Often Goes Unnoticed

March is National Endometriosis Awareness Month

March is National Endometriosis Awareness Month, and for some women this is a condition that can affect their fertility without them even being aware. States Dr. Stephanie Singleton of The Fertility Center of Charleston, “Endometriosis is a gynecological condition that affects many women during their reproductive years. It creates an inflammatory process within the pelvis that can cause debilitating pain and infertility.”

Endometriosis affects more than 5 million women. … Read More

Dr. Stephanie Singleton Announces the Opening of The Fertility Center of Charleston

Stephanie Singleton, M.D. announces the opening of The Fertility Center of Charleston. She states, “At the Fertility Center of Charleston, we look forward to helping families through the fertility process.”

The only female reproductive endocrinologist in the area, Dr. Singleton has been caring for patients locally since May 2012. She is board certified in both reproductive endocrinology and infertility and in obstetrics and gynecology. She is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and … Read More