Proper diet and exercise are important for ideal reproductive functioning. Women who are significantly overweight or underweight may have difficulty getting pregnant. Recognizing that nutrition plays an important role in reproduction we can refer you for nutritional counseling by a registered dietitian.
Infertility and the treatment can be very stressful at times. We can refer you for emotional counseling with a licensed counselor who has many years experience with Infertility and offers the Mind and Body Program developed at Harvard. Two study groups with similar infertilities undergoing infertility treatment in Boston showed the Mind and Body program participants had an increase of pregnancy rates up to 60% compared to those who did not participate in the Mind and Body program.
For the patients who would like a more holistic approach, acupuncture can be used to complement an infertility treatment.
Urological Consulting Services for Sperm Retrieval/Aspirations - TESA, MESA, PESA
Urologists specializing in sperm retrieval/aspiration techniques are available to perform these procedures at HFC in order to obtain sperm that can not be otherwise ejaculated in a patient's semen due to obstructions, illnesses, previous vasectomies, congenital disorders etc. Sperm retrieved in this manner is generally used in conjunction with IVF/ICSI procedures.
Finding out if your insurance will cover infertility treatment can be difficult to do. Our experienced financial staff consultants are ready to assist you in understanding your policy and helping you get the answers you need some insurance plans state no Infertility coverage when in fact they may cover some testing and treatment. Several finance companies now specialize in short and long term loans for infertility treatment and offer competitive rates for those who qualify. Private consultation and applications can be sent from your home via phone or email directly to these finance companies. Contact our office to discuss the financial options and plans available to you.
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