Infertility help - What are the options?
Infertility help is usually available to couples who have not been able to conceive after one year of unprotected sexual intercourse. Couple generally see their general practitioner and are often referred to a fertility specialist.
During the first visit, your medical and gynecological history will be taken, as well as a physical and pelvic examination of the female. The male may be referred to an urologist for testing. Following the examination and testing, the couple will meet with a doctor to discuss options and plan a course of action.
Each patient and situation is different and there are a variety of treatments available. Tests will often determine the cause of the infertility and then the doctor will discuss your options. However, it is important to know that numerous couples never find out the cause of their infertility.
The improved understanding of fertilization has enabled specialists the ability to offer more options to infertile couples.
However, it is also important to receive infertility help in the area of emotions. Infertility is one of the hardest journeys that many couples go through. It is important to keep communication open between you and your spouse, and also have a friend or counselor in which to confide.
Learn More About the Emotional Aspects of Trying to Conceive.
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