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What else can I be doing to improve my chances of getting pregnant?

One of the most common questions patients ask us is, “What else can I be doing to improve my chances of getting pregnant?” Keep in mind, this question is coming from a patient population who are taking fertility medications, giving themselves injections, having their blood drawn, undergoing vaginal ultrasound exams, enduring uncomfortable medical procedures and [...]

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Accredidation

What does it mean for a surgery center to be accredited? Accreditation is an external, independent review of a healthcare facility according to nationally accepted standards involving the facility’s procedures, processes, and outcomes. In other words: The facility has taken extra steps to meet and exceed strict standards to ensure patient safety and to provide [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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

View full article on CBS news.com 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 [...]

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