Challenges in one of these four areas

  • Sperm: low count, motility or shape.
  • Eggs: Ovulation problem or poor egg quality.
  • Uterus: Fibroids, polyps or abnormal shape
  • Tubes: blocked or abnormal function

3 simple tests:

  • Semen analysis
  • HSG (tubal x-rays
  • Ultrasound and blood tests

There are different options:

  • Ovulation induction (OI) with Intrauterine insemination (IUI)
  • IVF
  • With or without ICSI
  • With or without embryo biopsy
  • 3rd party reproduction
  • Donor egg IVF
  • Donor Sperm
  • Gestational surrogacy

There are different chances:

  • OI/IUI - average is 15% per cycle.
  • IVF
    • under age 35: 50-60%
    • Over age 35: depends on age of the woman.

There are different costs (not including medications):

  • OI/IUI: $1320-$2500
  • IVF: $11,900
  • IVF with embryo biopsy: $17,550 (excluding PGD lab fees)