What happens at your first fertility appointment?
First Appointment These will include a blood test to measure your progesterone level (ovulation test), an assessment of your Rubella immunity (German measles) and a semen analysis (sperm test).
If you have already had these tests done within the last six months to one year they do not normally need to be repeated..
What should I ask at my first IVF appointment?
10 IVF Questions to Ask Your DoctorAm I a candidate for “Mini IVF” or “Natural IVF”?What are my options for embryos that won’t be used?How many eggs will you try to retrieve?Will you use a 3-day or 5-day transfer?Are my embryos, eggs and / sperm stored onsite or at another location?Should my embryos be frozen prior to transfer?More items…•
How do I prepare for my first fertility appointment?
Do your research about your doctor. Check reviews, forums, and ask questions over the phone. If you are plus-size, check before your appointment if there are any BMI restrictions at the clinic you are interested in going to. Ask for initial consultation pricing and if the office takes any kind of insurance.
Does IVF usually work the first time?
Overall, for women starting IVF, 33% had a baby as a result of their first cycle, increasing to 54-77% by the eighth cycle. The cycle-specific rate varied by the age at which women started treatment and the number of previous cycles performed, but the cumulative live-birth rate continued to rise with repeated cycles.