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Smoking and Fertility

Trying to conceive? Well, all you smokers should be aware that smoking that cigarette is going to greatly decrease your chances of pregnancy. Smoking not only has the detrimental effects that you hear about all the time, like cancer, emphysema, and COPD; but it also has a huge effect on your reproductive system. The nicotine…. read more

Late life fertility challenges for women

Janet Jackson(50), Kelly Preston(48), Halle Berry(47), Elizabeth Edwards(50), Geena Davis(48), and Holly Hunter(47) were all celebrities that had babies late in life. While there is some chance that they were naturally conceived, a majority of these women most likely needed assistive reproductive technologies. Whether they froze their own eggs or embryos when they were younger…. read more

Fertility and Weight

According to an Australian article, fertility and weight have a direct correlation to each other. People don’t ever enjoy being told that they are overweight or obese. Unfortunately, it’s something that needs to be said for those people that are trying to have a baby. Obesity and excess fat has many detrimental effects. Increased insulin…. read more

#MOMTHING: Holderness Family & NCCRM

At NCCRM, we know Mother’s Day can be so difficult for people who are trying to have a baby.  The journey can be long, arduous and doesn’t always turn out the way you wanted.  However, over the years since NCCRM opened in 1992, we have been fortunate enough to help thousands of people become parents.…. read more

National Infertility Awareness Week 2015

25 Things to Say (and Not to Say) to Someone Living with Infertility To Say: Let them know that you care. The best thing you can do is let your infertile friends know that you care. Do your research. Read up about infertility, and possibly treatments or other family building options your friend is considering,…. read more

Women Seeking Essure Removals

Remember the Academy Award nominated blockbuster film, Erin Brockovich?  The film starred Julia Roberts and followed the real life story of Brockovich (pictured below) who fought against the energy corporation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E). Now, Brockovich is leading the fight against the maker of Essure, a permanent birth control option that many women…. read more

Check out NCCRM’s new office….

Come take a tour of our gorgeous, newly renovated office. We’re still located in the same building in Cary, NC.          

Seeking Asian Egg Donors

Earn up to $4500.00 for each completed egg donation cycle at NCCRM. The North Carolina Center for Reproductive Medicine (NCCRM) is seeking Asian egg donors.  For women who qualify and live outside of the Raleigh/Durham area of North Carolina, NCCRM will pay for your transportation and accommodations to our medical facility in Cary, NC.  …. read more

New Gestational Surrogacy Group

              NCCRM has started a Gestational Surrogacy Group for women interested in carrying a child for another couple.  This group also serves as resource for couples seeking to meet gestational surrogates. If you are interested in joining this group, click here to go to the group’s page on Facebook. …. read more

Win up to $10,000 toward your child’s education!

Click here to enter and learn more. Click here to view video entries from last year’s contest.    


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