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We are still here! COVID-19

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, CFI is practicing social distancing and taking other recommended measures.  CFI will continue to schedule new patient consultations via telemedicine and will provide information to anyone with questions about treatment of infertility.

Email to set up a consultation with Dr. Tamer Yalcinkaya, Dr. Tolga Mesen or Dr. Kristen Cain, or call one of the below numbers:

Ovulation induction and intrauterine insemination procedures will be scheduled after April 6th.
Nursing questions should be directed to:

Financial and all other questions should be directed to:

Ask the Doctor questions should go to:

Carolinas Fertility Institute Coronavirus Information

Dear CFI patients and Family, We are carefully monitoring the unfolding situation with the COVID-19 (Corona Virus) and monitoring the CDC recommendations on how to control the spread of the virus. The safety of our patients and staff are of utmost importance to us.  Because of this we kindly ask that you notify us immediatelyContinue Reading

5 Things to Know About Using Donor Eggs for IVF

Dealing with infertility can be overwhelming and isolating. However, you are not alone in your struggle, even if it is a very personal one. According to the most recently completed report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), assisted reproductive technology (ART) cycles resulted in over 68,000 live births in the United StatesContinue Reading

Female Fertility Tests: What to Expect

According to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the inability to have a child affects 1 in every 7 women in the United States. That is not to say that infertility is solely a female problem. Both partners need to be evaluated once infertility has been diagnosed.  Female fertility tests can be very basic orContinue Reading

Taking Care of Yourself While Dealing with Infertility

Dealing with infertility is an emotionally and physically challenging process. As you focus on getting pregnant and building your family, you also need to focus on taking care of yourself. That includes taking care of both your body and mind. So in addition to following your fertility specialist’s guidelines for diet, exercise, and medication, makeContinue Reading

What is Secondary Infertility?

Some people assume that if they’ve successfully conceived before, then they won’t have a problem getting pregnant again. Unfortunately, that’s not true. Millions of couples experience secondary infertility, or the inability to get pregnant after having one or more children previously. When a couple is unable to get pregnant for the first time, it’s calledContinue Reading

How to Prepare for Successful IVF treatment

Fertility treatments can be emotionally and physically taxing, so it’s important to ensure each cycle of treatment has the highest chance of success possible. If you are going through the process of in vitro fertilization (IVF), there are certain things you can do before and during the treatment to increase your chances of getting pregnant. Continue Reading

Fibroids and Pregnancy: What You Should Know

If you are on a fertility journey, chances are you have come across a lot of information about different conditions and treatments. You may have seen uterine fibroids mentioned in relation to fertility and pregnancy. Uterine fibroids are pretty common, which means many women deal with them while trying to get pregnant. When it comesContinue Reading