Heterosexual Couples

Family building options for heterosexual couples

When diagnosing infertility, the physicians at Western Fertility Institute consider the reproductive health of both the male and female partner. Testing both partners in an important step in diagnosing infertility as there are various causes of infertility both in men and women. The physicians at Western Fertility Institute recommend evaluating both the female and male partner prior to starting any infertility treatments to avoid losing valuable time with ineffective treatments that aren’t addressing the specific cause of infertility.

The physicians at Western Fertility Institute will evaluate the female partner by performing the following tests:

Testing to evaluate Ovarian Reserve

Anti-Mullerian Hormone blood test (AMH)
Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)/Estradiol blood test
Antral Follicle Count

Testing to Determine Uterine Factor

Saline Ultrasound
Hysteroscopy
MRI of the Uterus

Testing to Determine Tubal Factor

Hysterosalpingogram (HSG)
Laparoscopy

The physicians at Western Fertility Institute will evaluate the male partner by performing the following tests:

Semen Analysis
Sperm Chromatin Structure Assay (SCSA)
Testicular Biopsy

Once the physicians at Western Fertility Institute have determined the cause of infertility the next step is to establish the best treatment option for you and your partner. A few of the most common treatment options include the following:

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