20 Questions you must ask your Fertility Doctor

20 Questions you must ask your Fertility Doctor

The idea of visiting a fertility specialist may arouse mixed emotions – it can be daunting and yet give you hope. Since you would be hearing a lot of new medical terms, diagnostic tests and treatments, it is a good idea to have a list of questions you can ask your fertility doctor.

About diagnosis

  • What tests would we undergo and how likely are these tests to establish a diagnosis?
  • Does my partner need additional testing?
  • What is our diagnosis?
  • How does the condition prevent us from having a baby?
  • Can the condition worsen, improve, or remain constant, over time?
  • How much do the tests cost? Are these tests covered under my insurance?

About treatments

  • What type of treatment you recommend first?
  • Does the treatment involve medication, surgery, or both?
  • What are the risks of treatment?
  • Are there any long-term effects of the treatment?
  • Are there less invasive treatments we can try first?
  • What does the recommended treatment cost?
  • Are there multi-cycle packages?
  • For any out-of-pocket costs, are any special payment plans/financing available?

About success

  • What are your success rates for the recommended treatments?
  • What are my chances to get pregnant with the given treatment?
  • Are there multiple cycles of treatment required?
  • What is my prognosis? How likely is it for me to give birth to a healthy baby with the recommended treatment(s)?

About Lifestyle

  • Are there lifestyle habits that might affect fertility, such as smoking or alcohol?
  • How does stress affect fertility?

Whether you want to balance your family or want to ensure your baby will be a healthy baby, consult a fertility specialist right away.

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