What are Infertility Risk Factors?
- Age: A women’s fertility declines as she get older. It drops significantly after she turns 35. Men over age 40 are usually less fertile than younger men.
- Alcohol and tobacco use: Excessive use of alcohol and/or tobacco reduces a couple’s chances of getting pregnant.
- Being overweight and underweight: When a man or woman is overweight or underweight, they put themselves at risk for fertility issues
How is Infertility Treated?
Some of the most common ones include:
- Ovulation Induction
- Intrauterine Insemination
- In Vitro Fertilization
- Donor Egg
- Fertility Preservation
- Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery
How long will it take to establish a diagnosis?
The answer to this varies from patient to patient. Please consult directly with your physician for an answer to this question.
How will you monitor my treatment and how often?
That depends on which treatment you are using. But, generally all cycles are monitored with ultrasound.
Do you take insurance?
Yes, we are contracted with most plans. However, not all plans cover infertility treatment and care. Our office will need to verify with your insurance what benefits you have.
If a Reproductive Endocrinologist is needed, who do you recommend?
Dr. Tamer Yalcinkaya, renowned Fertility Expert at Carolinas Fertility Institute (CFI).