How Do I Know if I am a Candidate for In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)?
Your reproductive endocrinologist will evaluate your medical history and review any test or lab results when you visit a fertility clinic for in vitro fertilization. If you have any of the following symptoms, you may be considered a candidate for in vitro fertilization (IVF).
- Blocked fallopian tubes
- Unexplained infertility
- Severe male factor infertility
- Ovulation disorders
- Previously unsuccessful fertility treatments
What are the Different Types of IVF Clinics?
There are several types of clinics to choose from including:
- Private practice fertility clinics
- University-based fertility clinics
- Hospital-based fertility clinics
While you may be referred to a specific IVF Clinic, you should do your own research to help be more prepared before your appointment.
How Should I Prepare for an In Vitro Fertilization Clinic Appointment?
A couple considering in vitro fertilization should bring any previous medical records of fertility treatments or work-up to their appointment. It is recommended to call you insurance to determine if you have any coverage for fertility treatments. DFW Fertility Associates is in network for most major insurance carries. At your appointment the fertility specialist will likely review your medical history, perform an ultrasound and go over various fertility treatment options including IVF.
The fertility specialist at Dallas-Fort Worth Fertility Associates care for women with infertility and are highly trained in IVF techniques. Our physicians care for patients in Southlake, Keller, Grapevine, Colleyville, Denton and their surrounding areas. DFW Fertility Associates has two fertility clinics located in Dallas and Southlake.