When to seek help?

When to see a fertility specialist?

Every person is unique. Some couples may persistently try for having a baby, while some may consult fertility experts soon.

Technically, infertility is when a couple is unable to fall pregnant after

  • Six months of trying via the natural process for having a baby (if you’re over 35)
  • 12 months of regular trying(if you’re under 35)


 If you have yet not conceived after regular efforts, its time you talk to our fertility experts, to look into the right cause of infertility.

When to consult a fertility specialist right away?

If you are trying for a baby, and you suffer the following complications, it’s better your resort to a fertility expert for help.


  • irregular or absent periods
  • PCOS or endometriosis
  • recurrent miscarriage
  • pelvic inflammatory disease
  • tubal damage (or previous tubal ligation surgery)
  • known genetic concerns
  • fibroids
  • premature menopause


  • anti-sperm antibodies
  • poor sperm shape (morphology) or movement (motility)
  • ejaculatory or erectile concerns
  • low sperm count
  • absence of sperm (azoospermia)
  • known genetic concerns
  • issues from a prior vasectomy

Fertility tests that specialists might suggest

Our fertility specialist will first take a case review. Then, they’ll decide which tests or procedures are best for you with this.

For women, tests may include

  • Hormone Assays: A comprehensive blood test, taken on the second day of your cycle to measure, Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), Luteinizing Hormone.
  • Preconception genetic carrier screening
  • A comprehensive antenatal blood test. 
  • Repetitive cervical screening tests
  • An AMH blood test- to measure your ovarian reserve
  • A pelvic ultrasound
  •  HyCoSy or a Sonohysterogram- a specialized pelvic ultrasound for complex cases

Your fertility specialist will start by reviewing your medical history and general health. This will help them decide which tests or treatment procedures best suit patients.

For men, tests may include

  • A blood test to examine male hormones
  • A blood test to screen STDs such as HIV, Hep B Hep C.
  • A semen analysis to check sperm antibodies and possible infections
  • preconception genetic carrier screening
  • In the case of abnormal semen results like low sperm count, poor motility, and poor morphology- some patients will need to have multiple semen analyses completed.


Contact us to book a consultation.

When to seek help?

OMA IVF is here to support you through your journey of fertility. Several couples live in distress due to infertility issues. We alleviate your stress by accurate diagnosis and adept fertility treatments. 

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