Our practice is dedicated to helping patients understand and evaluate their medical options, make important decisions and manage the emotional stress that accompanies infertility.
Help with Starting a Family
Starting a Family
In young, healthy couples who are trying to get pregnant, 40-60% are successful in the first three months.
But if you’re still not pregnant after a year, it’s time to see us at BH OBGYN, for a basic infertility evaluation. We perform diagnostic testing, treats underlying conditions, and provides artificial insemination in the office, helping many patients go on to conceive and have a healthy baby.
Frequently Asked Questions
Female infertility is most often caused by:
• Ovulation problems such as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
• Fallopian tube blockages
Gynecologic problems and other health conditions also affect a woman’s ability to become pregnant. These are a few examples:
• Uterine fibroids
• Pelvic adhesions
• Cancer treatment
• Poorly controlled diabetes
• Autoimmune thyroiditis
• Systemic lupus erythematosus
If you have a condition known to affect fertility, talk with our doctors about your plans before you start trying to get pregnant. He can help you prepare your body ahead of time, giving you the best chance of a healthy pregnancy.
Male-factor infertility is often caused by:
• Low sperm count
• Poor sperm motility
• Abnormally shaped sperm
• Testicular blockages
• Enlarged veins in the testes
Men can also develop fertility problems due to conditions such as undescended testicles, diabetes, and sexually transmitted diseases.
In addition to identifying and treating any gynecologic problems, the doctors at BH OBGYN perform a basic workup to determine the cause of your infertility. Your basic infertility evaluation includes blood work, ultrasound, and medication management. We also perform artificial insemination in the office. During artificial insemination, he uses a special syringe to place sperm in the vagina near the cervix or in the uterus near the fallopian tube opening. We also have wonderful reproductive and infertility specialists who we work with personally that provide additional support and guidance during your journey.