Same-sex couple talks about trials of starting a family

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FCOC Patient Opens Up About Choosing Donor Eggs

By the time a patient has entered The Fertility Center of Charleston offices, they know that having a baby is not going to be easy for them as for some couples. Due to advanced technology, patients have various procedures to choose from to help them start their family. For some patients, choosing a donor egg is the best option. A forty three year old patient from The Fertility Center of Charleston tells her story of … Read More

Fertility Support Group Meeting – Monday, Dec. 15

Fertility Support Group
Monday, December 15th
1280 Hospital Drive, Suite 300

Mix & Mingle: 5:30 PM – 5:45 PM
Guest Speaker: 5:45 PM – 6:30 PM Lynne Galbally, M.A., LPC

Enjoy the opportunity to meet other Fertility Center of Charleston patients and support each other through the journey of having a family. Counselor, Lynne Galbally, will speak about cautious optimism-the balance between believing and the fear of disappointment.

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Many cancer patients turning to fertility preservation

Breast cancer affects 1 in 8 women. For those women diagnosed at a young age, a major concern is the ability to conceive after treatment. Through fertility preservation offered at the Fertility Center of Charleston, women have a chance to start a family after cancer despite the effects treatments can have on fertility. Dr. Stephanie Singleton explains, “Some treatments like chemotherapy and radiation can have an adverse effect on a woman’s fertility. Egg freezing is … Read More

Dr. Stephanie Singleton Discussed Egg Cryopreservation on News Channel 4

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Stop the Clock

Local Physician Highlights Cryopreservation Key Factors

For women, the biological clock starts ticking in the mid twenties, and for some is well before they are ready to start a family. Egg Cryopreservation, also known as Oocyte Cryopreservation, is becoming a well-known option for women wanting to have children—just not yet. This process allows young women to take control of their reproductive freedom by storing healthy unfertilized eggs for future use.

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Dr. Singleton shares some facts about fertility and how The Fertility Center of Charleston can help.

The Fertility Center of Charleston: The Facts of Where Life Begins

Quick Answers to Infertility Questions

Did you know that evaluations and treatment for infertility can happen very quickly? Your evaluations typically occur in your menstrual cycle immediately following your initial consultation and treatment can usually begin in the very next month!! If you have been trying to get pregnant for months don’t give up! Come in to The Fertility Center of Charleston and get … Read More

The Fertility Center of Charleston partners with EMD Serono to Provide Compassionate Corps Program to Reduce Cost of Fertility Treatment for Eligible Military Veterans and their Spouses

The Fertility Center of Charleston joins EMD Serono, Inc. in its commitment to U.S. military veterans and their spouses with the introduction of the Compassionate Corps Program. Through the program, veterans and their spouses may be eligible to receive free fertility medicine. “We are proud to be a part of a new way to help serve the men and women of our military who may be experiencing financial barriers to fertility treatment,²says Dr. Stephanie Singleton. … Read More

Top Ten Fertility Facts

Your Family Starts Here. Be In The Know With These Top Ten Fertility Facts.

Did you know that…
1. …45% of infertility is related to the male partner? This is a good reason to get a semen analysis early in your fertility evaluation. Please call The Fertility Center of Charleston to schedule an appointment and / or to pick up a semen analysis kit.

2. …approximately 10-15% of women of reproductive age suffer from endometriosis … Read More

The Fertility Center of Charleston celebrates National Infertility Awareness Week with free consultations this week only! Must be scheduled by Friday, April 25.

Know the facts about infertility. This week is National Infertility Awareness Week. Read ten top facts here.

1. Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive after one year of unprotected intercourse (six months if the woman is over age 35) or the inability to carry a pregnancy to live birth.

2. Infertility affects 7.3 million people in the U.S. This figure represents 12% of women of childbearing age, or 1 in 8 couples. (2002 … Read More