When to Consider Fertility Testing and What to Expect
1 September 2023
1 September 2023
It can be challenging and disappointing when natural conception is unsuccessful, especially when you are not sure why you are having trouble. We know that the journey towards becoming a parent can take its toll, and you need people in your corner that can give you answers. The team at Monash IVF can provide you with information and support throughout the process.
Many factors may be contributing to your difficulty in conceiving naturally. Certain factors may make your need for fertility testing a little more urgent than others. We recommend that you consult with Monash IVF when you start trying for a baby if you have previously been diagnosed with or treated for the following:
If you have not experienced any of the above, fertility testing can still help us pinpoint how our team can help you start your family. We understand that it can be hard to know where to start. However, we find that it helps our patients to know that officially infertility is defined as being unable to fall pregnant after 12 months of regular unprotected intercourse for females who are under 35 years old and after six months for females who are over 35 years old. Deciding can be difficult, but we recommend that you consult with one of our fertility clinicians if you are having trouble after this window of time.
Early Intervention: Discovering fertility issues early can provide more time to explore various treatment options and improve your chances of having a successful pregnancy.
Informed Decision-making: Understanding your fertility status can help you make informed decisions about your family planning and lifestyle choices.
Mental Preparedness: Knowing your fertility status can also provide emotional relief or prepare you for potential challenges, helping you to plan accordingly.
A is an important, proactive step in understanding your reproductive health. Whether you are currently trying to conceive or planning for the future, this comprehensive assessment can provide valuable insights into your fertility status, helping you make informed decisions and take appropriate actions as needed.
If you are thinking about starting a family and want to learn more about fertility testing, please do not hesitate to book a free, no-obligation with one of our nurses. Our friendly team can talk you through your options and discuss your concerns about falling pregnant.
Disclaimer: This blog post is for informational purposes only and should not be considered as medical advice. Always consult with healthcare professionals for diagnosis and treatment.