Your 1st Visit

Your 1st Visit

A reproductive health evaluation will help you to identify any cause for concern with regards to your reproductive health. If you’re planning for a baby, you should consider having an evaluation about your reproductive health if you check any of the following boxes:

  • You have yet to conceive after 1 year of having regular unprotected sexual intercourse
  • You are older than 35 years of age and have not conceived after trying for 6 months without using birth control
  • You are older than 40 years of age and have not become pregnant within 6 months of trying without using birth control
  • Your menstrual cycle is irregular
  • You or your partner has a known fertility problem such as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), endometriosis, or male factor infertility
  • You have had recurrent miscarriages

During your visit to Alpha IVF, a complete evaluation on you and your partner will allow our doctor to recommend a suitable treatment option that has the highest chance to succeed, while weighing any risks. This should take into consideration the best option clinically and also which will suit your lifestyle and financial situation.

We understand how difficult this is for most patients considering the many misconceptions associated with fertility issues and to take the courage to schedule a visit can be one of the most difficult choices to make for some. Making an appointment to see a fertility specialist is a big step but be assured that our team of fertility experts will assist you in every step that you take throughout your journey with us.

Prior to your appointment, having an idea of what happens during your first consultation might be helpful in aiding you to make an informed decision.

Below is an illustration of what typically happens during a patient’s first consultation:

 

Pre consultation

  • Be Early
    We strongly encourage you and your partner to arrive at least 2 hours prior to your first scheduled appointment as there are processes to undergo before your consultation with your doctor.
  • Bring along your existing reports (if any)
    If you have any existing relevant reports, it will be useful to bring them along with you on this visit.

A series of assessments will be performed on both you and your partner before you meet our fertility specialist to discuss any issues concerning your reproductive health and the best options available for you.

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