Fertility Choices

How do you pursue further fertility choices after completing the initial fertility evaluation?

  • Women and couple with unexplained infertility (no fertility factor detected) or mild male factor:

    Choices are timed intercourse (if not done before), followed by ovarian stimulation and IUI for 2-3 cycles followed by IVF. IVF with single embryo transfer may be preferred in women not accepting twins or fetal reduction.
  • Women who do not ovulate regularly:

    choices are ovarian stimulation with oral or injection medication with IUI for 2-3 cycles followed by IVF. IVF with single embryo transfer may be preferred in women not accepting twins or fetal reduction.
  • Women with blocked fallopian tubes.

    IVF is the best option for achieving a pregnancy. In some women laparoscopic surgery to correct the fallopian tubes can be considered.
  • Men with moderate to severe male factor:

    IVF with ICSI yields the best chances for pregnancy.
  • Women with prior unsuccessful fertility treatment

    may require careful evaluation of prior treatment to improve response to stimulation, mild stimulation IVF, PGD and other interventions.
  • Women with markedly diminished ovarian reserve

    can parent children through donor eggs with partner or donor sperm.
  • Single women interested in extending their fertility

    using egg freezing or embryo freezing using donor sperm.
  • Same sex female couples

    can parent a child through donor sperm and IUI.
  • Same sex male couples

    can parent a child through using a donor oocytes and a gestational carrier.
  • Women desiring to extend their fertility

    can use egg freezing or embryo freezing with partner or donor sperm. Eggs or embryos can be used years later to conceive.
  • Women at risk for reduced fertility

    due to a disease or disease treatment: options are egg freezing or embryo freezing using partner or donor sperm.
  • Women with recurrent pregnancy loss

    may require surgery to correct the uterine cavity, ovarian stimulation and IUI or IVF with PGD.
  • Women desiring pregnancy with a specified sex

    for family balancing requires IVF with PGD, embryos are tested for X and Y chromosomes to determine the sex of the embryo.
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