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Fertility / IVF Treatment 

 

Causes of Infertility

Infertility is usually defined as the inability to conceive or become pregnant after a year of trying.  This parameter shifts to 6 months if the woman is older than 35 years.

Natural conception depends upon many factors including:

 

 

Fertility Screening

During your first visit, the doctor will require a thorough medical history followed by an examination which may include tests, to assess your fertility potential.

Some of the common tests that may be performed include:

The Ultrasound scan also enables the doctor to examine the womb and ovaries carefully to check for abnormalities such as polyps, fibroids and ovarian cysts.  These tests are normally arranged / carried out during your initial consultation.