Fertility Consultation

We’re Focused on You

The Reproductive Medicine Associates of Northern California team remains dedicated to providing world-class infertility care, innovative procedures, and personalized treatment to give couples struggling with infertility their best chance to have a healthy pregnancy and successful delivery.

Our physicians, nurses, financial counselors, and additional team members offer the widest scope of treatment options and choices in care. We stand ready to address any and all questions and concerns.

The Reproductive Medicine Associates of Northern California team approach offers individualized care dedicated to keeping care feeling local and personal. Every patient gets assigned a dedicated team of professionals consisting of a doctors, nurses, and financial coordinators. Our entire team takes pride in offering the simple touches and conveniences to help each patient stay positive.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Female Infertility Consultations:

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1. Getting Started

Before beginning the treatment process, it’s important for our physicians to get a sense of who you are as a patient and what you hope to achieve. During your initial fertility consult, your physician may ask you some of the following questions to learn more about your medical history:

  • How long have you been trying to conceive?
  • Have you ever been pregnant before?
  • If you have received any kind of fertility treatments before, what were they, and what the outcome was?

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2. Fertility Testing

During your initial fertility consult your physician may also recommend certain tests to help better understand your fertility. Below are a few of the most common tests ordered:

  • Blood work in order to test for infectious diseases, hormone levels, or genetic abnormalities.
  • A complete physical examination including an ultrasound to give the fertility doctor a better understanding of the reproductive system.
  • A hysterosalpingogram (HSG), a type of x-ray that may be used to reveal blockages in the fallopian tubes or other uterine abnormalities.

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3. Next Steps

The fertility doctor will go over specific fertility treatment plans in detail, although a follow-up infertility consultation may be required. Patients will also have the opportunity to talk with one of our financial representatives or to answer questions about cost, payment plans, insurance issues, and emotional well-being. You plan of care may involve the following treatment options:

  • Ovulation Induction (OI)
  • Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)
  • In vitro Fertilization (IVF)
  • Reproductive Surgery
  • Using an Egg Donor and/or Gestational Carrier

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